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Sleeker look, more power, greater range highlight the popular EV.

2019 Nissan Leaf EV offers more power, better looks and less noise.

First step: a "zero emission zone" in central London by 2025,

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The companies will have 600 Smartscooters available for rent in the City of Lights.

The scooters use swappable batteries to eliminate waiting for a charge.

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It's meant to do what the manufacturers sometimes don't: Promote electric cars.

We ride in Hyundai's self-driving Ioniq EV and find it to be pretty normal, which is a good thing. The car ran no red lights and did nothing unexpected.

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Hyundai's next line of fuel cell SUVs will have a range of 348 miles, besting the current Hyundai Tucson by 30 percent.

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"It will be a long while before there is a production car. If CES goes badly, it's all over."

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A gas-powered Alfieri comes in 2019; electric follows a year later.

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Blue Oval numbers may change results for last month's hybrid, plug-in sales.

GM, Nissan and Tesla gains are offset by Toyota's hybrid-sales declines in October.

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New Cooper S E Countryman promises 24 miles of EV range.

It's like a miniature (no pun intended) BMW X5 xDrive40e.

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A handsome new body is paired with high-tech options and efficient engines.

The dowdy old Equinox is gone, replaced by a sleek new crossover that gets up to 40 mpg on the highway.

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The SolarCity event is planned for the San Francisco Bay area, but timing might change.

The vertical integration continues. Get it?

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It's 'examining the potential' for a small roll-out next year.

Who needs gas stations?

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From racing to crossovers, Jag is juiced for EVs.

Jaguar as an electric leader? It's no longer a leap.

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Can Nissan make the Leaf sportier with a new mode, like Tesla? Or should the company be taking a more comprehensive approach to building an electric NISMO?

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Expect a production version by 2018 or 2019.

That 300-mile figure is a real-world estimate, but if it's even remotely close, Volkswagen could be preparing the first affordable, mass-market, high-range EV. Don't tell Tesla.

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Norway's leaders want to "encourage more environmentally friendly vehicles by using the carrot instead of stick."

A spokesman for Norway's Ministry of Transport has denied that the country is planning on banning gas and diesel vehicles by 2025, saying new technology would do the job (in the long term) rather than regulations.

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That's a big bump over next year's 420-hp facelift.

More power than a Lamborghini Aventador SV and torque from 0 rpm.

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Peter Savagian spent 18 years working on GM's electrification efforts.

Announcement via LinkedIn says he joined the growing team at Chinese-backed EV maker Faraday Future.