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  1. Electric cars finally come into their own

    General Motors and General Automotive Topics
    "The auto industry has danced around the idea of electric cars for more than a century ... But now, with high gas prices, government fuel economy regulations and environmental and other concerns, electric vehicles are making their way to dealer showrooms. There have never been so many to choose...
  2. 2013 Volt is unique, high-tech drive

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    From the Detroit News via AP:|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p The author had some issues with her garage 120v outlet (certainly not the Volt's doing) and some of her statements are peculiar...
  3. Electric cars capture 2012 spotlight

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    Scientists cite sales growth, Volt's success, debut of new models BY RICHARD WILLIAMSON SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE via The Detroit News "As this eventful year nears its end, let it be remembered for the rise of the electric car..."...
  4. Ten Ways To Fix America’s Roads

    Totally Off-Topic
    Living in S.E. Michigan, 'Roads' is a major topic around here so this post on Jalopnik caught my eye: I was directed to Jalopnik by an article in The Detroit News which reprinted some viewer comments: December 7, 2012 at 1:00 am Tom...
  5. Tesla's $102,000 battery-powered model S surges like a supercar

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    BY JASON H. HARPER BLOOMBERG NEWS via The Detroit News The Tesla Model S is an all-electric car with incredible range. That may be the least interesting thing about it. I stepped into the $92,000, battery-powered sedan with low expectations. By the time I exited, I was pretty sure I'd just...
  6. Electric car market is badly in need of a charge From The Detroit News: http://www.d

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    BY DAVID SHEPARDSON DETROIT NEWS WASHINGTON BUREAU A mixed bag of thoughts in this article. Readers' comments ... mostly ridiculous.|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p