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Toyota expected to name FCV hydrogen vehicle 'Mirai'

Rather than an abbreviation from three letters, Toyota is expected to call its upcoming hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle the ‘Mirai’.

That’s the word from an anonymous Toyota exec, who asked to remain anonymous, … 100 more words

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Overabundance of utility companies a roadblock to electric cars: experts

Ontario’s overabundance of utility firms may pose a major roadblock to the province’s plan to boost electric car ownership, some experts say.

The experts say Ontario’s 75 independently operated utilities often overlap their efforts and breed inefficiency, holding back upgrades needed so the grid can support what the province expects will be an influx of electric cars in the next few years. 464 more words

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Car Review: 2014 Lexus LS 460 F Sport

It’s a smoking-hot summer’s day, yet I sit in the lap of air-conditioned comfort listening to a 19-speaker audio system capable of rivalling the best home audiophile setup. 792 more words

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Five of the most underrated engines and their true power

You might think that it’s advantageous for an automaker to always claim the highest possible output they can on their engines. But sometimes, in order to get lower insurance rates or sneak into certain racing classes, manufacturers underrate their engines and say they make less power than they actually do. 545 more words

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Understanding Ultra Ever Dry

Ultra Ever Dry was recently featured on television, announcing recent testing and development for use on automotive frames with Nissan.

The footage is amazing, but you need to have in-depth knowledge of Ultra Ever Dry to truly understand what you are seeing.

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Ford officially releases 2015 F-150 horsepower and torque specs

Following last week’s official release of the 2015 Mustang’s specs, Ford has unveiled how much kick we can expect out of the all-new F-150.

But there’s a catch — the automaker just released figures of the new 2.7-litre EcoBoost V6 engine, as well as the base 3.5-litre V6. 123 more words

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