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Will this battery change everything?

Imagine an electric car that could travel more than 300 miles on a single charge. A pipe dream? Yes, for now. But a Michigan startup called Sakti3 just might make it a reality. 1,220 more words


Mary Barra's (unexpected) opportunity

The “bombshell” moment of the whole decade-long Chevrolet Cobalt ignition-failure saga—for which General Motors has already set aside $1.1 billion, with far more costs possible—occurred on April 29, 2013, in a conference room at the Detroit airport Westin Hotel. 3,009 more words


Ferrari hopes to add more mileage to sales by lifting production

Drivers will soon see more Ferraris passing them by on the road – about 3,000 more over the coming years.

That’s because Ferrari is ramping up production as demand grows among the growing class of super wealthy (the one’s who can splurge on $1.3 million cars without a second’s thought), according to… 250 more words


This sports car runs on saltwater—but it's no threat to Tesla

When a months-old company called NanoFlowcell AG showed up at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2014, debuting its prototype for a “supercar” powered by saltwater-filled flow battery, onlookers appeared… 502 more words

Revving up with auto electronics

Jim Tierney, who manages the $2 billion Concentrated Growth strategy for ­AllianceBernstein, finds safety in small numbers: He holds a mere 20 or so stocks, often for five years or more. 447 more words


Fiat shares tumble again on fears over Chrysler deal unraveling

Shares in Italian carmaker Fiat SpA fell sharply for the second day in a row on concerns that the company may have to pay heavily to compensate shareholders who have voted against its proposed merger with Chrysler. 344 more words