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April 23, 2012  

Automakers rethink “just-in-time”

Natural disasters; plant explosions wreak havoc on global parts supply.

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April 19, 2012  

Ford’s Focus Electric named pace car for NASCAR

The automaker’s first all-electric offering will lead the field at Sprint Cup race in Richmond, VA.

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April 17, 2012  

Magna E-Car inaugurates Michigan plant

Facility will manufacture components for hybrid and electric cars.

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March 14, 2012  

Metals and minerals scarcity

A PwC report says shrinking supplies of critical metals and minerals could seriously affect seven key industrial sectors over the next five years.

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March 14, 2012  

Driving an EV future

The automotive industry is investing in the development of electric vehicles and hybrids as it moves to meet NAFTA environmental standards that come into effect in 2016.

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March 5, 2012  

Obama’s rule of 55

US President says Detroit’s automakers are on track to build cars that average 55 miles per gallon by 2025

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March 5, 2012  

GM suspends Volt production

Automaker halts production of its prized EV at Detroit plant for five weeks

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February 15, 2012  

Honda’s hybrid nightmare not over yet

Fuel-efficiency class-action settlement at risk

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February 7, 2012  

GM bullfrogs the Volt

General Motors’ Chevrolet Volt is plugging into green energy provider Bullfrog Power to launch a special edition of the electric vehicle (EV).

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January 6, 2012  

GM finds fix for Volt fires

After vehicle fires following government crash tests last year, GM says it’s found a fix for iffy batteries in its coveted Chevy Volts

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December 30, 2011  

Check out how Nissan’s LEAF is built [VIDEO]

Nissan opens its factory doors to show how its little electric car is built

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December 29, 2011  

German village of 145 set to lead renewable revolution

Canada’s making headway in its green energy efforts, but a tiny village in Germany is already showing bigger nations the future of electricity

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December 1, 2011  

BMW and Toyota team to develop green vehicle batteries

The German automaker will also supply Toyota with diesel engines

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November 30, 2011  

GM offers loaner Volts after battery fires during crash tests

GM hopes free loaner cars boost consumer confidence about its plug-in electric car after crash-test fires

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November 29, 2011  

Toyota unveils “smartphone on wheels” [VIDEO]

In anticipation of the Tokyo Motor Show, Toyota pulls out all stops to steal the electric vehicle spotlight