General Motors Leads in Solar Energy Use

General Motors leads the automotive industry in solar energy use in the United States, according to the Solar Means Business report released by the Solar Energy Industries Association. Continuing its investment in clean, renewable energy, the company will break ground later this month on an 850-kilowatt array at Bowling Green (Ky.) Assembly, home of the Chevrolet Corvette. Bowling Green Assembly’s ...

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Porsche Set to Build Electric Cars

Porsche is set to roll out its first100% electrically powered vehicle. The supervisory board of Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche gave the green light at the weekend, revealing that the vehicle would be launched at the end of the decade. In the words of Dr. Oliver Blume, Chairman of the Executive Board, Porsche is thus “beginning a new chapter in ...

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Emission Scandal Latest: VW Presents Technical Measures To German Gov

…Commences Correction Measures on Affected Vehicles The Volkswagen Group has presented specific technical measures for the EA 189 engines affected with a displacement of 1.6 and 2.0 litres to the Federal Motor Transport Authority. This means that correction measures have been fixed for the majority of the vehicles affected. In the development of the solutions, the focus was on maximum ...

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New Jeep Cherokee Night Eagle Limited Edition Revealed

Plans to continue the success of the remarkable Jeep Cherokee range of 4×4 vehicles have been announced, with details of a stylish new Cherokee ‘Night Eagle’ version. Based on the Longitude ‘Plus’ mid-trim level, Cherokee Night Eagle features black styling cues which reassert Jeep’s personality and unique flair for customization. It will cost £36,795 OTR when it goes on sale ...

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First Bentley Bentayga Rolls off Production Line

The very first production Bentley Bentayga, the catalyst for one of the biggest investment programmes in the company’s history, today left the assembly line at Bentley’s iconic headquarters in Crewe, UK. Four years on from the initial concept stage, during which time over 1,500 UK jobs have been created, the car – part of an £840 million investment programme – ...

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Unique Ford Suit Helps Teach Young People Dangerous Effects of Driving Under the Influence of Illegal Drugs

Ford Motor Company has created a unique suit to show young people the dangers of driving under the influence of illegal drugs. Ford developed the suit together with scientists from the Meyer-Hentschel Institute in Germany to simulate some of the effects of drugs such as cannabis, cocaine, heroin, and MDMA (commonly known as Ecstasy). These include slower reaction time, distorted ...

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Toyota Hydrogen Car Wins Best Innovative Award

Highlighting a commitment to innovation, superior design and appeal to Hispanic families, the Hispanic Motor Press Awards has named the 2016 Toyota Mirai among its Best Cars of 2016. The Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle was honored with the Innovation Award, while the Tacoma mid-size pickup was selected best Pickup L-Duty truck. Jack Hollis, group vice president of Marketing, Toyota ...

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