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Toyota Prius Sales Stopped for Parking-Brake Recall

| Car News, Recalls, Toyota, USA | October 30, 2016

Toyota Prius Sales Stopped for Parking-Brake Recall

Bad news !!! Toyota is recalling 91,585 Prius hybrids in the USA for parking brakes that may fail to engage, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The issue also has triggered a stop-sale for the popular hybrid.

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Mercedes pulls U.S. E-Class ad touting self-driving car

| Autonomous vehicles, Mercedes-Benz, USA | July 29, 2016

Mercedes pulls U.S. E-Class ad touting self-driving car

Mercedes-Benz has withdrawn an advert in the United States which compared its new E-class with a futuristic self-driving concept car following allegations from local consumer groups that the marketing claims were misleading.

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Tesla Opens Gigafactory to Expand Battery Production, Sales

| Auto Technology, Battery Dealers, Car News, Tesla Motors, USA | July 28, 2016

Tesla Opens Gigafactory to Expand Battery Production, Sales

It’s Tesla Motors’ biggest bet yet: a massive, $5 billion factory in the Nevada desert that could nearly double the world’s production of lithium-ion batteries.

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Nissan Leaf, Sentra recalled for passenger airbags

| Nissan, Recalls, Sri Lanka, USA | July 14, 2016

Nissan Leaf, Sentra recalled for passenger airbags

Nissan North America is recalling a total of 4,520 Nissan Leaf and Sentra vehicles for the 2016 model year for an issue with the cars’ passenger airbag.

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Volvo will let owners lose their keys forever in 2017

| Auto Technology, USA, Volvo | February 22, 2016

Volvo will let owners lose their keys forever in 2017

Next year, Volvo will offer customers the option to ditch the traditional key or even the modern electronic fob in favor of using a smartphone app to control their vehicle.

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Toyota recalls more than 1 million RAV4s for seatbelt problem

| Car News, Recalls, Sri Lanka, Toyota, USA | February 21, 2016

Toyota recalls more than 1 million RAV4s for seatbelt problem

Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 1,124,000 Model Year 2006-2012 RAV4 and Model Year 2012-2014 RAV4 EV vehicles on 17 Feb 2016.

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Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid to Arrive in U.S. with “Made in China” Label

| Cadillac, China, Hybrid, USA | January 16, 2016

Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid to Arrive in U.S. with “Made in China” Label

A Chinese Cadillac? Sold in the U.S.? It’s about to happen, as the brand’s chief marketing officer Uwe Ellinghaus told Bloomberg that the CT6 plug-in-hybrid sedan will only be built in China, and thus will be exported to the U.S. when it goes on sale later in 2016.

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BMW and Nissan partner to deploy dual-standard public fast chargers in USA

| BMW, Car News, Electric Vehicles, Emerging Technologies, Nissan, USA | December 27, 2015

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This is what happens there in US, to promote the use of EVs by the vehicle manufactures, while in Sri Lanka we try to establish few DC fast charging stations paying a high tax for owning an EV.

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Volkswagen Teases Electric Concept Car

| Car News, Concept Vehicles, Electric Vehicles, USA, Volkswagen | December 18, 2015

Volkswagen Teases Electric Concept Car

Next week, Volkswagen will show off its all-electric concept car as it tries to distance itself from the diesel emissions cheating scandal that has eviscerated sales and forced the company to restructure.

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Mitsubishi announces the end of Lancer Evolution

| Car Industry, Mitsubishi, USA | October 25, 2015

Mitsubishi announces the end of Lancer Evolution

Mitsubishi is sending off the tenth-generation Lancer Evolution with a limited-edition model that’s appropriately called Final Edition.

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