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GM ready to jolt Tesla with new Bolt

The Chevrolet Volt (above) has a news sibling, the Chevrolet Bolt concept.

Pull over, Tesla. The Chevrolet Bolt wants to pass. At least General Motors hopes that’s the case with its all-electric Bolt concept car debuting at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The Bolt, the sibling of the Chevrolet Volt, has a 200-mile range as a pure electric car, according to GM, and it ...

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Toyota unveils Fuel Cell Vehicle in Colorado

The Toyota hydrogen fuel cell car could debut be in the U.S. market in 2015.

Seventeen years after the Toyota Prius became the first mass-produced hybrid car, Toyota is leading automotive innovation again. Its zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric car will makes it North American debut June 27 at the Aspen Idea Festival. With previous exterior details of the car, currently named the FCV, announced recently in Japan, the North ...

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Range anxiety still deterent in electric car sales

The Mitsubishi miev electric provided a lot of drivers' range anxiety.

Not too many years ago, the term range anxiety might pertain to a golfer who’s nervous on a driving range or rancher uncertain about spending time on an open range. But with an increasing number of auto manufacturers offering electric options, range anxiety is a major reason why car buyers have been wary of switching ...

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Tesla, Elon Musk get massive 60 Minutes recharge

Elon Musk has appeared on 60 Minutes on several occasions touting his Tesla electric car.

Elon Musk and his empire at Tesla Motors is not new to 60 Minutes. But each time the entrepreneur appears on the enduringly popular Sunday night news program — an old, new or updated segment — there’s something to discover. The interview of Musk on March 30 by Steve Kroft covered familiar ground, the passion ...

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