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Panasonic, Tesla will be tasked with boosting battery production.

Lower battery costs, higher energy density will make EVs more attractive, but will also put strain on battery inventory.

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Auto market shows no progress towards CAFE goal.

Fuel-efficiency average doesn't budge from 2015 or 2104 level, as more trucks sales offset higher plug-in vehicle demand.

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Partner OSVehicle makes the Tabby EV base.

Renault says it's the first mass-market automaker to make its electric-vehicle technology open-sourced.

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American automakers offset some of impact of lower Prius sales.

Plug-in vehicle sales for 2016 jumped about 27 percent as offerings from Tesla, General Motors, and Ford boost demand.

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It's totally unexciting, but that's just great in this situation.

Hop in, sit down, relax.

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Tesla, BYD will benefit if charging-time mandate removed

Country's rule necessitating 10-hour maximum charging time may be eliminated next year.

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And that's not counting the 200,000 plug-in trucks and buses

China beat the US and Europe in plug-in vehicle sales last year, and is only going to lengthen its lead.

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Those who do appear to like the concept, though.

What's that cord doing?

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Company says its system boosts fuel-economy by 50 percent.

TCO, anyone?

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Watch out, Uber, Google and Chrysler are on the prowl.

Google, Chrysler may unveil ride-sharing component to autonomous-driving Pacifica minivans as soon as the end of 2017.

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Test finds double the NOx, but Audi says A3 has been independently tested to comply with legal levels.

European Union arm tests Audi's A3 diesels and finds double the legal limit of nitrogen oxides were emitted.

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Hey Tesla, how ya doing?

GM expects to make more deliveries in California, Oregon this month.

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Wonder where people got the idea that EVs have limited range?

Remember who trademarked the term.

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South Korea, Porsche are pulled further into the fray.

Regulators around the world question oversight over emissions-testing policies that failed to stop 11 million VW diesels from being programmed to rig the system.

But it can say, 'sponsored by Volkswagen.'

VW might also have to pay for hydrogen stations for cars it doesn't sell.

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Nikola CEO: 'This truck will come to market, I promise you that.'

The real test will come down the road.

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Offers start in California some time in early 2017.

Want details? You can't have them, yet.

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Tesla has paid out 159 bounties, but we don't know how much money.

Everyone's being mysterious.

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28 companies warned the DOJ last month that the money could upset the apple cart.

Here comes the cash.