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T.E.N. Future Transport News 27th March 2015: Jezza Leaves, Soulful Expansion

TEN76
March 27, 2015
Welcome to T.E.N! Short for Transport Evolved News, T.E.N. is recorded every Friday to help your weekend get off to a flying start by making sure you ...

Mercedes-Benz Announces GLE Plug-in Hybrid SUV for 2015 New York Auto Show

2016 GLE – Euro Spec
March 27, 2015
With the New York Auto Show just a week away, Mercedes-Benz has become the latest automaker to announce that it will soon offer a plug-in hybrid varia...

Charging Battle Rages on as Ecotricity Hits Back at Tesla in New Press Release Surrounding Court Case

Tesla's Superchargers are currently the preferred way for Tesla owners to refuel their cars.
March 26, 2015
It's a tale of two west-coast businesses: one in the U.S. and one in the UK. Both trying to change the world forever by encouraging car buyers to dump...

Honda Fit EV Now Available to Lease from $199/Month, But on Used Cars Only

The Honda Fit EV was produced in limited numbers to satisfy California's ZEV mandates.
March 26, 2015
Japanese automaker Honda -- like its fellow countryman Toyota -- has never been a fan of electric vehicles, choosing to make just enough of its limit...

Confirmed: 2015 Kia Soul EV Coming to Georgia, Oregon, Washington, Texas and Hawaii Soon

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March 26, 2015
Just over three weeks since it confirmed that it would be bringing market expansion plans for its Kia Soul EV forward due to sales success in the stat...

UPDATE: Tesla Motors, Ecotricity Ordered By Court to Provide More Documents in Ongoing Battle Over Charging Stations

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March 25, 2015
[UPDATE: Following contact from Tesla Motors to report errors in the Bloomberg article cited in the original article, we've made adjustments to the or...

Electric Cars Outlive Dinosaur Clarkson at BBC Top Gear, Electric Car Owners Rejoice

Jeremy Clarkson
March 25, 2015
They've been enemies for about as long as we can remember, caught in a never-ending fight to the death for supremacy in the automotive world. But a...

Volkswagen Considers Solid-State Battery Packs for Super-Long Range Electric Cars

Volkswagen e-Up!
March 25, 2015
Despite only joining the modern plug-in vehicle market in late 2013, German automaker Volkswagen now offers four different electric and plug-in hybrid...

U.S. State of Illinois Suspends Alternative Fuel Rebate Program With Immediate Effect

These days, Washington is tryin
March 25, 2015
Depending on where you live in the U.S., a varying amount of financial incentives are available to assist with the purchase cost of a brand-new plug-i...

Nissan LEAF Electric Car Battery Pack Proves 99.9 Reliable, Busts Battery Replacement Myth

Are you ready for National Drive Electric Week?
March 25, 2015
Back in 2010 when the Nissan LEAF first launched, critics of electric cars claimed that the LEAF's lithium-ion battery pack would last just three yea...

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