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The Porsche Taycan Turbo S 192-Mile Range Now Makes It The Least Efficient EV, Beating Itself

There were a lot of words spilled when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency claimed the 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo could only achieve an estimated range of just 201 miles, making it the least-efficient electric car on sale today. But it’s more powerful sibling, the Porsche Taycan Turbo S, is even worse. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Interpol Wants Carlos Ghosn, Seven Already Detained Over Escape To Lebanon

Carlos Ghosn’s great escape, what we all already knew about the planned Trump emissions rollback, Volkswagen’s Dieselgate settlements, Renault and Nissan’s bad year in stocks, and Hyundai and Kia’s low sales. All of this and more in The Morning Shift for Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s Why The Porsche Taycan Turbo’s EPA Range Is So Bad

This week, we learned the EPA rated the new 2020 Porsche Taycan Turbo’s range at just 201 miles on a charge. That’s worse than almost every other electric car on sale today, and far worse than the 300 miles Porsche teased a couple of years ago, so what made the EPA figure so low?Read more… […]

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Donald Trump Doesn’t Know Shit About Cars

Right off the bat, I’d like to remind everybody that’s considering banging out angry emails about “politics” and “bias” that I’ve also written about how a prominent Democratic presidential candidate didn’t know shit about cars. I think it’s important to revisit the idea that powerful politicians don’t know shit about…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Will Automakers Fight In Trump’s War On California? (Maybe Not)

President Donald Trump is officially waging legal war against California over vehicle emissions, the other war (trade war) is forever, General Motors may have screwed Ford and Fiat Chrysler, and so much more going on in The Morning Shift for Thursday, September 19, 2019.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trump’s Attempt To Rollback Full Efficiency Standards Is Blowing Up In His Face: Report

The Trump Administration’s attempts to scale back Obama-era fuel efficiency and emissions regulations isn’t going smoothly lately, with much of the auto industry rejecting the proposal, the State of California ignoring the proposal, and even the EPA is reportedly struggling to scientifically justify said proposal. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Fiat Chrysler Will Recall 862,520 Gasoline Cars For Not Meeting Emissions Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency has announced that Fiat Chrysler will recall 862,520 vehicles for failing to meet U.S. emissions standards, Reuters reported early Wednesday. Surprisingly, the cars involved allegedly weren’t diesels, but actually gasoline vehicles like the Dodge Caliber and Jeep Compass.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Trump Will Start a War With California This Week Over Auto Emissions: Report

President Trump’s plan to rollback Obama-era fuel economy targets is set to be unveiled this week, and if a new report from Bloomberg is accurate, that’ll include a revocation of California’s authority to set its own auto emission standards. For automakers, it’s their worst fear come alive. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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