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Wild two days of racing in Hong Kong.

A disqualification and a crash in the pit.

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Tesla would have you believe that everything is fine. They're probably right.

ETC

This in a city where a 200-square-foot micro aparatment can cost a half-mil.

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Policies would be backed by AXA and QBE.

Tesla once again offering something most OEMs don't.

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Company says Teslas are only half as polluting as conventional vehicles.

Tesla electric vehicles are tested to be dirtier in Hong Kong because of coal-based power sources.

Motorsports

Team Aguri Also Confirms Antonio Felix da Costa

The FIA Formula E Championship will race in Hong Kong one year from now, while Team Aguri confirms that race winner Antonio Felix da Costa will return to the cockpit.

Motorsports

Tokyo, New York Already Under Consideration For Season 4

Discussions are already underway for new Formula E races in seasons to come in locations like Hong Kong, Australia, Tokyo, and New York.

Five Uber drivers arrested in Hong Kong after a raid by police. The issue is potentially illegal taxi operations.

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The Hong Kong subway system makes $2 billion in annual profit thanks in large part to the fact that it controls the land that its stations are situated on. Fares still support the system's operating costs.

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Distracted driving continues to be a scourge to road safety around the world. In the US, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ran a graphic commercial in April appealing to young people about the dangers of texting and driving. In Hong Kong, Volkswagen helped with a technologically savvy way to make people understand the peril.

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It looks like electric delivery truck maker Smith Electric Vehicles is getting plugged back in this summer. The Kansas City, MO-based company, which halted production last year, is getting a $42-million equity investment from Hong Kong-based lithium-ion battery maker Sinopoly Battery Ltd. The catch, of course, is that Sinopoly will be the exclusive battery supplier for Smith and its Newton trucks. But that's certainly better than a sharp stick in the eye.

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More than 600 Ferrari models, representing every era of the famed automaker's production, celebrated 30 years of presence in Hong Kong with a gathering at the Asia World Expo this past weekend. The event marked the largest single gathering of Maranello's sports cars ever organized in China. The weekend culminated with Marc Gene, Scuderia Ferrari's test driver, unveiling the new 458 Speciale.

Two Wheels

Zero officially became many as the maker of electric motorcycles had its largest single-fleet sale to the city of Hong Kong.

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Since the Detroit Auto Show almost 12 months ago, Tesla began calling 2012 the Year of the Model S. Following the US launch earlier this year, the all-electric sedan is about to go on sale in Europe. Tesla's latest email newsletter reveals a bit about how the company is preparing audiences around the world – namely Canada and Hong Kong – for the Model S.

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A biker in Hong Kong shot video for 20 minutes riding an electric Brammo Enertia. Here's a few observations from viewing it, which you can do below:

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The best way we can think of to get customers into your gas stations is by offering complimentary fuel. The next best way? Lego Ferraris. For a limited time, Shell gas stations are offering six tiny Lego Ferrari kits when you fill up your tank.

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After abruptly resigning on Friday after 19 years at Audi, former CEO Johan de Nysschen's future has come more clearly into focus today. Nissan has announced that de Nysschen will be joining the company effective July 1. His official title will be Senior Vice President of Nissan Motor Company in charge of the Infiniti division.