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Virginia poised to limit license-plate reader records

Bills Received Bipartisan Support; One Could Set Nation's Shortest Retention Limit

Virginia could soon set the strictest limits in the nation on how long law-enforcement agencies can retain automated license-plate reader records.

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GreenTech Auto restarting production later this year

Will the rubber really hit the road for GreenTech Automotive (GTA) this year? The company said "yes" last week after announcing that it finished building its factory in Tunica, MS. With that done, the company's low-speed neighborhood-electric vehicles (NEV) will start production by the end of 2014. In the meantime, the company is shipping its stuff over from a temporary factory in Horn Lake, MS, about 30 miles away.

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Virginia will scrap illogical tax on hybrid vehicles

That sound you hear is the sound a few thousand Toyota Prius owners from the Old Dominion State clapping. That's because a tax on hybrids that Virginia enacted last year will most likely be eliminated.

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Terry McAuliffe leaves MyCar EV startup

Being one of the founders of an electric car company can be a bittersweet experience, as top executives at Aptera, Tesla and Fisker have found out. We can now add another name to the list: Terry McAuliffe, founder of

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Mississippi automaker unveils $15k MyCar electric car, gets visit from Bill Clinton

A Mississippi-based automaker unveiled a two-seat city electric vehicle and got visits from former President Bill Clinton (D) and state Gov. Haley Barbour (R) to mark the occasion.

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Greentech Automotive's MyCar is actually getting built

What the world apparently needs now, according to the former chairman of the Democratic National Committee, Terry McAuliffe, is a U.S.-made, low-speed electric vehicle. Yes, in the age of the Nissan Leaf and the Mitsubishi i, Greentech Automotive began building the MyCar in Horn Lake, MS on November 11th. McAuliffe says that his car has one big advantage: