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Super material could dramatically increase Tesla cars range


The highly coveted luxury electric sedan from Tesla – the Model S – boasts an impressive range for the segment – the EPA rates it for no less than 265 miles. But traveling that distance without the need to top up the batteries – impressive as it may be – pales in comparison to traditionally fueled cars – which can go ...
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BMW plans six front-wheel drive models by 2017
The new UKL1 MINI platform is also used to underpin new models from the BMW brand. Because of cost cutting, the German premium brand will also use it as a ...
US: study points out that car “voice recognition” is a hassle
A new research coming from the J.D. Power experts has found that a communications “breakdown” is the main problem for many motorists – the car’s voice recognition system is painstakingly ...
2015 Chevrolet Tahoe and Suburban get timely updates
Without moving to esthetically differentiate the 2015 model year of the Tahoe and Suburban large SUVs, General Motors felt that some discrete upgrades were in order to keep customer interest ...
[Videos] Futuristic BMW i8 tech also available on “standard” models
BMW’s i8 sports car is at the forefront of the company’s technology prowess. It’s performance rivals that of a supercar, the fuel consumption could be mistakenly thought to belong to ...
China: Tesla signs charging system deal with Unicom
The California-based electric automaker has reached a deal with China’s second biggest mobile-phone operator to further enhance the company’s charging points network. The carmaker, led by billionaire entrepreneur and co-founder Elon ...
[Video]GM vehicles get dual wireless charging system for smartphones
Visteon Corp, a major global automotive supplier, has provided the first dual compatible wireless charging system – actually the first such system for the company – to be installed in ...
Volvo thinks downsizing is good for the company
Among the many new things the recently launched Volvo XC90 brought for the Swedish automaker, there’s one that caught our attention. The large-size SUV spearheads a powertrain revolution. Volvo Cars – ...
iPhone owners can remotely start their Tesla Model S
Remote starting and locking/unlocking of vehicles is not entirely new, but usually you do need the key fob. For Tesla Model S owners that have an iPhone that’s not a ...
Supplier claims auto usage of aluminum could triple
According to many industry observers, analysts and even executives from top suppliers, Ford’s move to produce the F-150 pickup truck with an aluminum body is shaping up as the crucial ...



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Super material could dramatically increase Tesla cars range
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