Ethanol trains limited to 40 mpg in ‘high threat’ areas

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The DOT has announced a new 40-mph speed limit rule for trains that are carrying ethanol and other flammable liquids in 'high threat' areas.

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Toroidion is Finnish for megawatt electric supercar

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The Toroidion 1MW supercar has had its official reveal at Top Marques in Monaco. This megawatt electric concept hails from Finland, and is the first fruit of a four-year effort.

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Toroidion is Finnish for megawatt electric supercar originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 19:57:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Recharge Wrap-up: Video shows Tesla robots at work, Ghosn disappointed by China’s EV market

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Meet Tesla's assembly robots named after X-Men characters. Carlos Ghosn says China needs to ramp up EV incentives before Nissan will introduce more. Total will convert French petroleum refinery to make biodiesel.

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Google almost bought struggling Tesla in 2013

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As Tesla struggled in 2013, the company was so close to being gobbled up by Google that Elon Musk and Larry Page shook on a preliminary deal.

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Google almost bought struggling Tesla in 2013 originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 20 Apr 2015 17:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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$62 million spent so far on Tesla Gigafactory

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Tesla has spent $62 million so far prepping its Gigafactory in Nevada.

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Chevrolet FNR is a sharp vision of the future in Shanghai

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The Chevrolet FNR concept imagines the future of motoring with a sleek, autonomous driving capsule at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. Its neatest trick is the dragonfly-door design that open to add some sharper edges to the look.

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Why Lexus shies away from plug-in hybrids

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Lexus's Mark Templin isn't sold on plug-in hybrid powertrain technology as a viable way to reduce emissions.

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Cadillac CT6 gets a plug in Shanghai, will come to US

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Cadillac announces a new plug-in hybrid option for the CT6 during the Shanghai Motor Show, and the model is coming to the US.

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Bicycles vs. cars in the battle for our roads

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An op-ed in The Washington Post argues that private automobiles own the road in cities, and mandatory bicycle helmet laws as a way for governments to avoid building a better infrastructure for bikes.

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Larte tunes up an aggressive Tesla Model S

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Larte's aftermarket kits for the Tesla Model S add style and cut weight with basalt-fiber components.

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