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Tesla unveils a new SUV, the Model Y

Mar 15, 2019
The Model Y looks a lot like a taller version of the Model 3 sedan.
Tesla Model Y promotional photo
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Tesla launches $35,000 Model 3 ... finally

Mar 1, 2019
The announcement moves Tesla closer to taking EVs mainstream.
The announcement moves Tesla closer to taking EVs mainstream.
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VW invests in more charging stations to tackle "range anxiety"

Feb 8, 2019
A Volkswagen subsidiary is pouring half a billion dollars into more charging stations for electric vehicles as sales grow. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
Charging plugs sit connected to a Volkswagen e-Golf electric automobile to an electric charging station outside the Volkswagen AG (VW) factory on May 8, 2018 in Dresden, Germany.
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California voters to have their say on gas tax hike

Oct 29, 2018
Gas taxes pay for fewer road repairs thanks to inflation and better fuel efficiency.
A sign promotes street repairs being funded by California's year-old gas tax.
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California voters to have their say on gas tax hike

Oct 29, 2018
Gas taxes pay for fewer road repairs thanks to inflation and better fuel efficiency.
A sign promotes street repairs being funded by California's year-old gas tax.
Jed Kim/ Marketplace

Chinese firms remain optimistic about U.S. trade

Aug 22, 2018
Despite current tensions, many businesses expect disruption to be short-lived.
An electric concept car by two Chinese companies displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show Asia in June 2018. The U.S. accuses China’s government of aggressively working to undermine America’s high-tech industries through unfair trade practices and industrial policies.
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Tesla's China plant will serve the world's biggest electric car market

Jul 11, 2018
This week, Tesla announced its plans to build a plant in Shanghai amid trade tensions between the U.S. and China
A view of a fully electric Tesla car on an assembly line at the new Tesla Motors car factory in Tilburg, the Netherlands, during the opening and launch of the new factory, on Aug. 22, 2013.
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Norway offers incentives to push its residents to buy electric cars

Mar 21, 2018
Norway says it will stop selling gas and diesel cars altogether by 2025.
Go Ultra Low Nissan LEAF on charge on a London street.
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Artificial demand is driving the electric vehicle market in China

Jan 10, 2018
The cars are roughly the same price of regular autos, but not everyone can drive one.
A man walks past electric cars and tricycles on a sidewalk in Beijing in 2017.
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What's a mechanic to do when electric cars bring less work?

Aug 30, 2017
No more changing our oil. Fewer service needs could mean more competition for what's left.
Matthew Moreno works on a vehicle at a Valvoline Instant Oil Change in Los Angeles.
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