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Department of Energy may sell Fisker Automotive

The fate of Fisker Automotive has been hanging for months, but now an offer for the company has been “signed” and is “on the table.”

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Nissan demos its self-driving cars for 2020

At the Nissan 360 event in Southern California, executive vice president Andy Palmer said “zero emissions” and “zero fatalities” will be the twin pillars of Nissan’s future product strategy.

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Amazon opens one-stop-shop for home automation

“The aim is to simplify your life and help you live comfortably by automating everyday tasks and giving you remote access to your home when you’re away,” the company says on its new store, which is heavy with guides and introductory manuals.


Why men love their Tesla Model S electric cars

While the Model S is a very different kind of car, it seems to have a very stereotypical kind of buyer. Tesla has 29 percent fewer female owners than the average luxury brand.

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100x more electric car fast-chargers by 2020?

By the end of 2013, the number of charging stations is expected to rise threefold to 5,900 and triple to 15,200 in 2014. With rapid growth, worldwide fast-charging stations could top 199,000 by the end of this decade.

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Tesla's 2017 car may be called the Model E

Tesla is expected to sell as many as five different models by 2016: the two sedans and crossovers mentioned above, plus a sports car to replace the much-loved Roadster. Could the Model E be the firm’s next two-seater?

The Honda Fit EV gets 188 MPG (equivalent).

The 5 most energy-efficient cars of 2013

Gasoline and diesel cars don’t even come close to these electric cars (and one plug-in hybrid), each of which offer the equivalent of more than 100 MPG.