Tag: Green

A Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Can Actually be a Bold Ride

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OK, I’ll be the first to admit that a Mercedes-Benz Sprinter cargo van probably doesn’t belong on a site like BoldRide.com. It’s more appropriate for DieselWeiners.com, or some German fanboy site like that.

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Zelectric Bug is the EV Beetle for a New Generation

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In the 1960s, a generation of Americans adopted a funny little German car, which would go onto become the defining image of the decade. That car was the Volkswagen Beetle. Continue Reading »

Mazda6 Diesel Sets World Speed Record

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Falling oil prices may finally make diesel fuel more attractive to Americans. If so, let me be the first to suggest the Mazda6 diesel starting shipping to the U.S. immediately.

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Tesla May Sell Its 50,000th Model S By The End Of The Month

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Tesla could hit a milestone at the end of the month, selling its 50,000th Model S. This is an impressive number, even more so because back in January they sold their 25,000th Model S meaning they’ve double the lifetime sales of the model in just 9 months.

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GM Backs Michigan Governor in Anti-Tesla Bill Signing

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Since Tesla began selling cars in the U.S., it’s been fighting an uphill battle with big(ger) business and greedy lawmakers. The company’s latest battle comes from Michigan, where Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill, with backing from General Motors, that “strengthens” the ban on the electric car company’s direct sales.

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You Can Buy A Real-Life Hoverboard, Sort Of

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Where does sci-fi end and reality begin? If you ask the team at Arx Pax, that line is getting grayer by the day. The Northern California startup is asking you to help fund its new Hendo Hoverboard on Kickstarter— and it actually works. Sometimes. Continue Reading »

Is This The Electric Supercar of the Future?

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It’s not just the average commuter car that’s going hybrid or full-electric these days. Even supercars are making the switch. A time when it’s no longer a novelty to hear of electric supercars being developed isn’t too far in the future. The latest contender with an all-electric supercar comes from a small Italian carmaker by the name of Tecnica. Continue Reading »

Zap! All-Electric Audi R8 e-tron Coming in 2015

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The idea of an all-electric Audi R8 supercar is nothing new. What began as a concept, revealed at the 2009 Frankfurt Motor Show, quickly became the on-again off-again pet project of Audi’s head of technical development, Dr. Ulrich Hackenberg. Continue Reading »

Ferrari Denies SUV, Four-door, and Motorcycle Rumors

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Last week’s hot-button topic, aside from the unorthodoxy of a hybrid Lamborghini, was the prospect of Ferrari venturing into the arena of motorcycle production. The impetus? A patent application for a V-twin engine. Continue Reading »

Next-Gen Porsche 911 Could Go Hybrid

Porsche seems determined to have hybrid power in just about every model, and CEO Matthias Muller seems to be fully in support of the idea. He told Australian outlet Car Advice that it could come to fruition for the 2018 911, which is expected to be fully redesigned.

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