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Automakers Ask Trump To Ease Emissions Rules, EV Mandates – Get Ready For A War

It didn’t take the “Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers” long to cobble together a lobbying request for President-elect Donald Trump to roll-back emission mandates and “alternative powertrains” (think plug-in electric vehicles) requirements.  Just ~48 hours after Hillary Clinton ceded the election to Trump, the group has put together a eight page letter (PDF here)…

4 months ago by Jay Cole 170

Porsche Says Mission E Is “Priority One”

All hands on deck…declares Porsche in regards to develop of the pure electric Mission E. Porsche research and development chief Michael Steiner says that the automaker is shifting resources towards the development of the long-range electric Mission E as its now a “top priority” item for Porsche. Steiner noted that this…

4 months ago by Eric Loveday 67

October 2016 Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales Report Card

A year ago plug-in electric vehicle sales were pretty bleak, with October of 2015 showing the 6th consecutive monthly pullback. Now a year later those old results seem far in the past, as this month’s result – while not the huge gains we have been used to, still marks a full year’s…

4 months ago by Jay Cole 50

The Evolution Of The Porsche Panamera Plug-In E-Hybrid

The new Porsche Panamera 4 E-Hybrid was announced in September and officially unveiled in Paris, and is a significantly improved vehicle compared to the previous generation. The powertrain performance has increased, which has made the new plug-in hybrid Panamera signficantly quicker to 100 km/h (62 mph), now coming up in…

5 months ago by Mark Kane 21