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Toyota Expects A Collapse

With pickup truck sales staying strong, factories slowly reopening, and car sales in China increasing for once, we’re firmly in the “recovery” period for coronavirus in the auto industry, right? Toyota doesn’t think so. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, May 12, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Sincerely Hope The New Electric Fiat 500 Makes It Back To America

Fiat has revealed the next generation of the compact 500, being pitched as “the first FCA car born full electric” (translated from Italian). While the outgoing 500e was originally a gasoline-powered car converted into an EV, the new one, apparently, was designed to be electric from the onset. Theoretically, that…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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GM Debuts New EV Platform It Pioneered Two Decades Ago

The sign reads “our electric future is now” but it should have read “our electric future is 20 years ago.” GM just debuted a new skateboard-style electric vehicle platform for its upcoming EVs, which will sound strange to those of us who still remember GM debuting a skateboard-style electric vehicle platform circa 2002…Read more… Continue […]

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GM Debuts New EV Platform It Pioneered Two Decades Ago

The sign reads “our electric future is now” but it should have read “our electric future is 20 years ago.” GM just debuted a new skateboard-style electric vehicle platform for its upcoming EVs, which will sound strange to those of us who still remember GM debuting a skateboard-style electric vehicle platform circa 2002…Read more… Continue […]

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Colorado Passed A Dealership Bill Designed Entirely For Tesla And Rivian

The Colorado Senate Friday approved a bill 22 to 12 that will allow electric vehicle manufacturers, like Tesla and electric truck manufacturer Rivian, to sell their products directly to consumers, bypassing the traditional dealership system. There is a caveat however, the bill only allows company that sell solely EVs…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Colorado Passed A Dealership Bill Designed Entirely For Tesla And Rivian

The Colorado Senate Friday approved a bill 22 to 12 that will allow electric vehicle manufacturers, like Tesla and electric truck manufacturer Rivian, to sell their products directly to consumers, bypassing the traditional dealership system. There is a caveat however, the bill only allows company that sell solely EVs…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Why Tesla May Move To Less Energy-Dense Batteries For Its China-Built Cars

Why Tesla may put a less energy-dense battery type in some of its Chinese-built cars; Europe wants to compete with Asian battery manufacturers, but it won’t be easy; GM is making major changes that will affect plant workers; Renault is struggling; More on the GM-FCA racketeering lawsuit. All that and more in the…Read more… Continue […]

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The Coronavirus Is Hitting China’s Car Market Hard

The coronavirus evidences the truly international nature of the automotive industry, some virus-related Hyundai woes and air quality concerns in Beijing. All that and more in a very China-heavy The Morning Shift for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Electric Cars Are Better For The Environment Than A 50 MPG Gasoline Car: Report

Electric cars increasingly seem to be the answer for lowering America’s transportation emissions numbers. Not only do they already produce zero emissions in the process of driving, but even pollute far less than gasoline cars when you take into account the emissions generated in the production of the electricity…Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Jaguar Hits Pause On i-Pace Production With Battery Shortage: Report

Jaguar’s electric tall wagon the i-Pace is a pretty good car, and it’s finally selling reasonably well for the British automaker, moving some 18,000 units across 2019. Unfortunately, that good sales streak may be coming to an end shortly as Jag pauses production for a week starting Monday, according to The Times. A…Read more… Continue […]

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The Porsche Taycan Comes In Pink Oh My God

As humans, we have the exquisite ability to see a whole range of wonderful colors. Researchers have chalked healthy humans eyes up to being able to distinguish around a million. So why are most of our cars the same shade of sludge? If you wind up getting a Porsche Taycan and you don’t immediately paint […]

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