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    Report: Tesla in talks with BMW about batteries, charging collaborations
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    With Toyota and Daimler no longer holding Tesla shares, the electric vehicle company might be looking for a new partner – possibly a Bavarian one. In a new interview with Germany's Der Spiegel, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that he has had talks with BMW execs about future collaboration. "We are ...

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    Report: Audi following Tesla with 450-kilometre EV family car
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    The press days are finished at the LA Auto Show, but things said there are still making news. While in California, Audi technical development chief Ulrich Hackenberg told reporters that his employer plans to release an electric car with a range of 450 kilometres (280 miles) "around 2017." ...

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    Video: We drive the fuel cell vehicles of the 2014 LA Auto Show
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    We Get An Early Steer Of The Toyota Mirai, Volkswagen Passat HyMotion And Audi A7 H-Tron The LA Auto Show is known for its environmentally friendly vehicle debuts. At last year's show, hydrogen fuel cell concepts from Honda and Toyota joined a lease-ready Hyundai Tuscan FCEV to cast a green hue ...

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    Green: Elon Musk goes deep, says 'Nobody should be CEO forever'
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    When someone achieves as much as Elon Musk has, it's easy to become fascinated not just with what the person is doing, but who that person is on a personal level. Sure, many of us are curious about what the future of Tesla or SpaceX looks like from inside the mind of its CEO, but some of us are ...

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    Video: We take these Acton Rocket Skates out for a spin
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    Some of the most memorable Road Runner cartoons feature Wile E. Coyote strapping rockets onto his roller skates in ill-advised attempts to catching the blindingly fast bird. Things never seemed to work out for Wile E., but they do seem to be looking up for Acton founder Peter Treadway. The first ...

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    Two Wheels: Energica strips Ego naked, presents Eva electric streetfighter
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    Meet Eva, the latest electric motorcycle from Energica, freshly revealed at the 100th edition of EICMA (Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori) in Milan. The Italian company has stripped its Ego, turning the bones of its superbike into a naked streetfighter. The result is an ...

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    Los Angeles: Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro packs plug-in hydrogen powertrain
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    The Name Is Almost As Complicated As The Technology If you think a plug-in diesel hybrid is an expensive proposition, just wait until you hear details about the just-revealed Audi A7 Sportback H-Tron Quattro. The "H" in H-Tron, as you might guess, stands for hydrogen, so say hello to a new ...

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    Los Angeles: Toyota Mirai offers promising tech, unfortunate looks
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    Is there some rule that all cutting-edge, ultra-efficient or emissions-free vehicles need to look, uh, weird? No? Then would anyone care to explain the Toyota Mirai, a vehicle that for all it's hugely, wildly promising technology, will forever be pigeonholed based on its odd styling? Looks ...

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    Los Angeles: Mini forgets to bring car to LA, shows Citysurfer concept scooter
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    See that red thing? It's the Mini Citysurfer Concept. It is not, in case you were wondering, an automobile. Yet despite this apparent shortcoming, Mini has placed it on a plinth at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. The electric scooter weighs in at 18 kilograms (40 pounds), can hit 25 km/h (15 ...

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    Los Angeles: 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550 PHEV offers the best of both worlds it's ready to conquer
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    The Mercedes-Benz S-Class just keeps growing – both in terms of dimensions and in terms of variants. Nevermind the S-Class Coupe for a moment and focus only on the sedan: in North America alone, you can get the big Benz in S550, S600, S63 and S65 spec, and at the Los Angeles Auto Show this ...

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