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Zotye Brings Two Smart ForTwo Clones to Shanghai


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The Smart ForTwo is one of the most copied cars in China, and this year’s Shanghai Auto Show proves that the city car remains as popular as ever in the Middle Kingdom.

Zinoro Concept Next Is a Sleek-Looking Electric SUV from BMW and Brilliance


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The Zinoro Concept Next most likely previews the brand’s second model for the Chinese market after the BMW X1-based 1E. The BMW-Brilliance alliance’s brand focuses on building electric cars, with the Concept Next also featuring an all-electric powertrain.

Futuristic Chevrolet-FNR Autonomous EV Concept Unveiled in Shanghai


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GM has lifted the veils of the Chevrolet-FNR, an autonomous electric concept vehicle that offers a glimpse at mobility of the future.

Meet Zombie 222, An All-Electric 800hp Classic Mustang


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Have you ever thought that a classic Mustang would be the ideal car for an electric conversion?

The World’s Safest Bike Has a Roll Cage and Seatbelts


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Get ready for the world’s safest bicycle, dubbed the Babel. It’s been designed to ensure maximum safety primarily for use in traffic-heavy areas, featuring leg-guards, a full seat with backrest, seatbelts and an actual roll cage.

Say Hello To The 1,341HP Toroidion 1MW Electric Supercar Concept [w/Video]


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The Finnish manufacturer Toroidion unveiled the 1MW Concept, a purely electric 1341hp supercar, at the 2015 Top Marques show in Monaco.

Chevrolet FNR Concept Teased ahead of Shanghai Debut


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The Shanghai-GM joint venture will showcase a mysterious concept at the Shanghai Auto Show called Chevrolet FNR. An alleged teaser photo of the study has been published by Chinese website Auto Sohu, with the image showing the front end of the car in a dark studio setting.

Production Version Of Chevy Bolt Concept Will Be Called Chevy Bolt


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Do you think Chevrolet shouldn't have a car called the Bolt while they have a Volt in the lineup? Too bad, they're doing it anyway.

Fiat Recalls 5,600 500 EVs To Fix Software Glitch


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A software malfunction has forced Fiat to call back 5,600 all-electric 500 city cars. The models were built from March 2012 to November 1st 2014.

The automaker explains that “if the vehicle goes in to limp home mode, incompatible software between Electric Vehicle Control Unit and Battery Pack Control Module may cause the electric propulsion system to fully shut down.”

Cadillac Debuts Updated 2016 ELR Coupe With More Power And Improved Chassis


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This is the revised 2016 Cadillac ELR coupe that gains a boost in performance and improvements in handling and connectivity for the new model year, while keeping its design mostly intact. The only cosmetic changes are a tweaked grille and Cadillac's new wreathless badge.

Chevy Cuts Spark EV's Price By $1,650, Could Cost As Low As $14,995 In Some States


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As the electric car market is feeling the pressure from lower gas prices and a steady flow of increasingly fuel-efficient models, automakers are dropping prices of EVs to make up for lost sales.

GM Will End First-Generation Chevy Volt Production In May


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With the redesigned 2016 Chevrolet Volt on the horizon and a lot of the 2015 models at dealerships, General Motors has decided to halt production of the current Volt next month.

New 514hp Model S 70D is Tesla’s Entry-Level Car


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Tesla replaced the base Model S 60 with the 70D, a dual-motor all-wheel drive version with 514hp on tap and an estimated NEDC range of 275 miles.

Tesla Will Launch Something In April That Isn't A Car


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Elon Musk will take to the stage next month to show off a new offering from Tesla Motors that he says isn't a car. The electric carmaker is apparently branching out, but to what?

ROFL! Mini-Me Range Rover Clone From China Is Called The Longer Yuelang X1


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Land Rover officials are no doubt shaking their heads in frustration right now after seeing the ironically named Longer Yuelang X1, which is a poorly conceived and miniaturized replica of sorts of a Range Rover.

French Teens, Rejoice! Renault Twizy 45 Now Legal to Drive from the Age of 14


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The European Union recently introduced a new directive for the harmonization of driving licenses, which concerns light quadricycles. The changes in legislation have already been applied in France, which means that 14-year-olds with road safety certificates are authorized to drive light motorized quadricycles, which were previously reserved for individuals aged 16 and over.

Chinese Brand With Nissan & Volvo-Like Logo Creates Five-Door Beetle-Like EV


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That's not a Nissan badge with Volvo typography and that's not a real VW Beetle 5d: welcome to wonderful world of Chinese automotive inspiration

This Chinese EV BMW i3 Ripoff is Painful to Look At…


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The Chinese seem to love their small, electric city runabouts, especially when they’re styled like something much fancier from the West.

This little EV would not have been offensive at all if it didn’t come with a BMW i3 face, i3-esque rear lights and a Mercedes A- and B-Class-reminiscent rising side crease.

Nissan’s Glowing Leaf Meets World’s First Glow-in-the-Dark Motorway [w/Video]


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Nissan’s unique glow-in-the-dark Leaf has been driven on the world’s first glow-in-the-dark motorway, located in Oss, Netherlands.

Musk: Tesla Model X Due Out This Summer


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Amid range anxiety and software update news for the Tesla Model S, Elon Musk slipped some more information about the upcoming Tesla Model X crossover that's due this year.