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And Other Interesting Tidbits From Its Earnings Call

During its earnings call with financial analysts following the release of its 2015 Q3 results, Tesla appeared unfazed by the news of cheap batteries being made available to GM, and also announced it would constrain Autopilot use.


Bob Lutz has some not-so-nice things to say about Ferdinand Piech, going so far as to blame the former Volkswagen Group exec for the company's diesel woes.


Volt Demand Offsets Some Of The Diesel Stench

Green-car sales stabilize a tad as Toyota Prius demand rises.


Expect the new Chrysler Town & Country to not only feature a PHEV powertrain when it arrives in January, but looks that are inspired by the 200 sedan.


Major changes could make Woodward Avenue, Detroit's unofficial main street, more friendly to pedestrians and cyclists.


Volvo will rapidly expand its plug-in line across its entire range ahead of an all-new, all-electric car, set to launch before the end of the decade.


We have our first look at the Chevy Bolt's interior, which features two screens and melds the look of the Volt and Sonic cabins.


Also, VW's Diesel Scandal Is Apparently An American Conspiracy

European automakers don't think their diesels will be able to hit upcoming EU standards, so they're asking for a break. Whether legislators go along with it remains to be seen.


Volvo is continuing its work on the new S90 sedan, bringing a basic, diesel-powered model to test out in the Spanish sunshine.


Researchers discovered several vulnerabilities in the Tesla Model S that allowed the popular electric sedan to be hacked. They worked with the EV maker, and the holes have been patched.


In a roundtable discussion, Bob Lutz tries to predict the future of motoring. The result is science fiction that's based on advances of multiple technologies that already exist today.


Chevrolet has released the officials on the 2016 Volt, with the EPA listing the hybrid at 106 MPGe, 42 MPG combined, and with 53 miles of EV range.


Tesla Announces Model S 0-60 In 2.8 Seconds With Ludicrous Mode

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced a new 'ludicrous mode' for its Model S sedan, which enables 0-60 launches in just 2.8 seconds.


The city of Stockholm, Sweden is banning all motorized traffic in the old city center for one day this fall.


Formula E is coming to your Xbox One, as Turn 10 Studios has announced that the entire 2014/2015 grid will be offered in Forza Motorsport 6.


BMW is using the 5 Series as a test bed for its hydrogen fuel cell systems, which deliver up to 245 all-electric horsepower and can travel 300 miles per tank.


Sets New Record Average Speed Of 119.279 MPH

John McGuinness shows why he's one of the top motorcycle racers in the world with a win in the SES TT Zero Challenge on the Isle Of Man. His 22nd-TT win breaks his own electric-motorcycle record with an average speed of 119.279 miles per hour from a standing start.


Book Will Detail History And Its Affect On Motorsports Today

Electric motorcycles have come a long way in the past 45 years. A new book by Ted Dillard will tell the story of their rise, and how it intersects with technological innovation, renewable energy and motorsports. At least, it will if the Kickstarter campaign supporting it continues down a successful path.


Andretti is bringing former F1 driver Justin Wilson over from Indy to race in Formula E at the upcoming Moscow ePrix, the penultimate round of the championship's inaugural season.


Toyota could loan its fuel-cell and plug-in-hybrid tech to Mazda, in exchange for that company's expertise developed through its efficient Skyactiv engines.


Run It, Race It, Relish It

Attention electric vehicle owners and enthusiasts! The Refuel 2015 date has been announced, and so it's time to check out what's on this year's battery-powered high-speed agenda.

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