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Dieselgate continues: When a journalists’ lie costs € 6 billion

BMW were accused yesterday by the AutoBild Germany that they are in the same situation with Volkswagen with the BMW X3 2.0 diesel engine that emits 11 times more than the legal limits. The German journalists later rectified the information, but BMW had already fallen by 10% on the stock exchange. The Volkswagen crisis, or Dieselgate, gets in some cases ...

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NAIAS 2012: Ford C-Max Hybrid and Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid

Ford presented the first pictures with Ford C-Max hybrid and Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in Hybrid. They will be officially launched at the Detroit Auto Show 2012 (North American International Auto Show – NAIAS 2012) in January. Ford presented the first official pictures and information about the two versions of the C-Max hybrid compact MPV. We are talking about Ford C-Max ...

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Volvo V60 D6 Plug-in Hybrid – orders lists from spring 2012

Volvo V60 D6 diesel-electric plug-in hybrid will make its debut in spring 2012. The model has a 2.4-liter diesel engine, 215 hp and 440 Nm (324 lb-ft) of torque and emits just 49 grams CO2 per kilometer (127.2 mpg US, 152.8 mpg UK). Volvo published the official details regarding their new V60 D6 plug-in hybrid and announced that the orders ...

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Fisker Karma – the electric desire

Fisker has already delivered the first Karma copy. The client is Leonardo di Caprio, but other celebrities are waiting patiently their electric model, 3,000 units already being reserved. The car manufacturer founded by Henrik Fisker, former Aston Martin designer, created an electric model with an aluminum chassis, equipped with two electric motors and a gasoline engine to charge the centrally ...

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Paris Motor Show 2010: Green is the New Black

On a market that is struggling not to fall, car manufacturers want to attract customers with new environmentally-friendly vehicles. It seems that they are not joking at all, as long as the electric concepts and hybrids did not “miss” Paris Motor Show 2010. “While others are just presenting their new hybrid generation, we have already sold 2.8 millions of cars ...

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