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Swiss college students set a new world record for the fastest electric car

Students from ETH Zurich and Lucerne University have developed the world's fastest electric car, much faster than any production electric or gas engine car. The Grimsel ran a time of 1.5 seconds from 0-to-62 in just 100 feet.
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Musk wants Tesla to own SolarCity, but his end game is even bigger

Focus on short-term returns from Tesla's planned acquisition of SolarCity misses the point of CEO Elon Musk's long-term holding-company plan. Look for Tesla Motors, Tesla Energy, SpaceX, and SolarCity to share a common parent.
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Turn your license-plate frame into a wireless, solar backup camera with Pearl

A team of ex-Apple employees have developed Pearl RearView, an intelligent backup camera that uses a smartphone and your vehicle's onboard diagnostics port (OBD) to keep both you and those around you safe from unintended impacts.
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Volvo's S90 luxury sedan looks to leave Mercedes, BMW in its rear view

Volvo has created an all-new midsize luxury sedan to compete with the best of Germany, Japan, and America. From any angle, the 2017 Volvo S90 is a winner.
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Integrity, trust and future tech developments on VW annual meeting agenda

VW Group CEO Müller presented the company's plan for the next decade at the annual meeting. Vehicle electrification, autonomous cars, mobility services, cleaner gas engines, and the diesel recall program were all on the agenda.
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California DMV gives Faraday Future permission to test self-driving cars

Faraday Future will begin testing self-driving cars on public roads in California later this year. The Chinese-backed startup received permission to do so from California's DMV last week.
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How Tesla is helping Nissan sell electric cars

Nissan's next-generation Leaf could offer 340 miles of range in its most powerful configuration. The extra range will help make the Leaf more popular in Europe, but Nissan also credits Tesla for making EVs trendy and desirable.
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The next Dodge Journey could have Italian citizenship

Dodge has started working on a replacement for the Journey, one of the oldest members of its lineup. The crossover will allegedly switch to rear-wheel drive by adopting a platform borrowed from Alfa Romeo.