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Green Technology

Tesla swings to loss in 4Q, says Model 3 on target

Tesla swings to loss in 4Q, says Model 3 on target

Unable to string together profitable quarters, electric car and solar cell maker Tesla Inc. is reporting a loss for the last three months of 2016
Published: 02/23/17
Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

Study: Technology trouble dents car and truck reliability

Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners
Published: 02/22/17

Tesla hiring while Faraday aims to start construction

Tesla is hiring up to 200 employees monthly while electric car company Faraday works to start construction in Nevada
Published: 02/20/17

BMW recalling 19,000 i3 plug-in hybrids for fire risk

BMW AG is recalling more than 19,000 i3 REx plug-in hybrids in the U.S. because they could develop a fuel vapor leak that would increase the risk of a fire
Published: 02/17/17
Seattle lab aims to speed development of clean-energy tech

Seattle lab aims to speed development of clean-energy tech

The paint has barely dried on the walls at Washington Clean Energy Testbeds, but already academic researchers and startups are lining up to use the state-of-the-art facility to help speed development of their clean energy innovations
Published: 02/16/17
2017 Kia Niro is most affordable hybrid SUV

2017 Kia Niro is most affordable hybrid SUV

Kia's newest vehicle, the 2017 Niro, is the lowest-priced, gasoline-electric hybrid SUV on the market
Published: 02/15/17
Toyota hopes revamped plug-in sells better than first model

Toyota hopes revamped plug-in sells better than first model

Toyota has revamped its plug-in hybrid with a longer cruise range and quicker charging, including from a regular home plug, hoping it will sell better than the first model from five years ago that officials acknowledged had flopped
Published: 02/15/17

Bills allow gas, registration tax boosts to pay for roads

An Arizona Senate panel has approved a plan increasing vehicle license fees, extending the state gas tax to propane and adding an extra registration fee on electric cars to help fund road improvement projects
Published: 02/14/17

Diesel Cruze tops all gas or diesel cars at 52 mpg highway

General Motors says its new Chevrolet Cruze diesel compact sedan will get up to 52 miles per gallon on the highway, the best mileage of any car that isn't a hybrid or electric vehicle
Published: 02/13/17

Irish firm brings renewable energy to state poultry industry

Bob Murphy's Double Trouble Farms may be the most cutting-edge poultry operation on the Eastern Shore right now. But the significance of the farm in Rhodesdale, Maryland, is not the poultry itself
Published: 02/10/17