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  1. GALLERY: 2015 Honda CR-Z facelift in detailRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    More photos of the new Honda CR-Z facelift that was announced in Japan yesterday, highlighting the cosmetic changes brought about. It's actually the second facelift for the sport hybrid coupe, the first being in September 2012, when the car made its surprise first appearance at the Indonesian International Motor Show ahead of a planned Paris debut.

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  2. Carsa keyless ignitions called a deadlya in lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | WTNH

    Keyless ignition systems, available on many new cars sold in the United States today, allow drivers to start the car with the press of a button while an electronic "key fob" remains in their pocket or purse. The car will not start if the key fob is not detected inside the vehicle.

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  3. Cars' keyless ignitions called 'deadly' in lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CNN

    Many cars today are offered with keyless ignition systems that allow the driver to start the vehicle without inserting a key. In some cars, the engine will not stop even if the electronic key fob is taken out of the vehicle.

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  4. 5. Honda offers facelift of slow-selling CR-Z sports hybridRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Automotive News

    ... of the CR-Z dropped 34 percent to 1,562 vehicles through July. The CR-Z was outsold both by the Nissan Leaf electric vehicle and the Chevrolet Volt range-extender hybrid. Torikai said he hopes the facelift will keep the nameplate's annual U.S. sales ...

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  5. GM builds millionth 1.4-liter engine, will shift production to EcotecRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Engine Operations recently built its 1 millionth 1.4-liter turbo engine, which is used in the Chevrolet Volt, Cruze and Sonic. Employees celebrated the milestone by signing the 1 millionth engine, which will be on display at Flint Engine.

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  6. Panasonic to Close Beijing Battery Factory, Cut 1,300 JobsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Wireless Week

    Panasonic Corp announced Thursday that it will shutter its Beijing lithium-ion battery factory and cut 1,300 jobs, Reuters reported . The move comes amid weak global demand for basic mobile phone and digital cameras thanks to the increasing prevalence of high-tech smartphones, the company said.

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  7. Shopping from the dashboard will drive fraud and ID theftRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Internet Retailer

    B2B e-commerce is larger than retail e-commerce in transaction volume. Read key data on industry sales, trends in marketing and web content, technology investment, and more.

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  8. Audi e-tron quattro concept previews the fully electric Q6 e-tron SUVRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    The Tesla Model X electric SUV is finally going to arrive this fall, but it may not be too long until other automakers release their own fully electric SUVs. Audi has already announced plans to introduce an electric SUV in 2018 and now the automaker has released a few teaser photos of the e-tron quattro concept that previews the new electric Q6 e-tron.

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  9. The Tesla Model S P85D just broke Consumer Reports' scoring system...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Inhabitat

    The Tesla Model S P85D hit the market last December and Consumer Reports did what they do best; they evaluated the heck out of it. The electric luxury car performed so well in nearly every test that is somehow managed to rack up 103 points in a system that doesn't go past 100.

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  10. Utility tools: Impact Duty driver bits are durable, absorb 3x more torque than other impact bitsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Utility Products

    Utility supplies: Milwaukee Tool introduces SHOCKWAVE Impact Duty driver bits . Engineered and tested to be the most durable, best fitting driver bits on the market, the new generation will feature an optimized Shockzone geometry to provide up to 30x longer life and absorb 3x more torque vs. other impact bits.

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  11. Chevrolet's Flint Engine Builds Millionth 1.4-liter EngineRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Auto Channel

    August 27, 2015: No sooner had employees at Flint Engine Operations reached one milestone - 1 million 1.4-liter engines produced - that transition began to production of a new global engine for the next-generation Chevrolet Cruze and Volt. Flint Engine, which opened in 2002, is in the midst of a $200-million upgrade that will see 1.4-liter engine production end this week and the new Ecotec small gas engine production start by year's end.

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  12. GM Flint Engine builds millionth 1.4L engine; transitioning to new engine for Chevy Volt and CruzeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Green Car Congress

    GM Flint Engine Operations recently built its 1 millionth 1.4-liter engine, currently used in the Chevrolet Volt, Cruze and Sonic. Flint Engine is now in the midst of a $200-million upgrade that will end the 1.4-liter engine production this week and begin production of the new Ecotec small gasoline engine - announced for the next gen Cruze and Volt - by year's end.

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  13. 10 automakers sued over keyless ignitionsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Autoblog

    Keyless ignition has rapidly proliferated throughout the auto industry to become a fairly normal feature on new cars. It's supposed to offer the convenience of keeping the fob in your pocket and just pressing a button to drive away.

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  14. Major automakers face lawsuit over deadly 'defect' in keyless ignition carsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    Lawyers have filed a class action lawsuit against most major automakers over what attorneys call a deadly "defect" in keyless ignition systems. Keyless ignition systems, available on very many new cars sold in the United States today, allow drivers to start the car with the press of a button while an electronic "key fob" remains in their pocket or purse.

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  15. More Tesla Praise, Honda Forbidden Fruit, LG Chem Futures: Today's Car NewsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

    Today, we take a break from the plethora of stories about hydrogen fueling stations and go back to a perennial reader favorite, the Tesla Model S--which has earned more good words from Consumer Reports. We report on a small seven-seat Honda utility vehicle we won't see in North America, and look at an intriguing project car from German supplier ZF.

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  16. LG Chem To Become World's Biggest Electric-Car Battery Supplier? Could Be, Report SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | GreenCarReports

    Three major companies compete today to supply the lithium-ion cells that make up the bulk of today's electric-car battery market. That could allow the Korean company to surpass its rivals in the electric-car battery business eventually, according to a new report from Lux Research .

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  17. CWRU researchers efficiently charge a lithium-ion battery with solar cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    Consumers aren't embracing electric cars and trucks, partly due to the dearth of charging stations required to keep them moving. Even the conservation-minded are hesitant to go electric in some states because, studies show, if fossil fuels generate the electricity, the car is no greener than one powered with an efficient gasoline.

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  18. Panasonic to stop making batteries in Beijing, cut 1,300 jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Business Times

    Japanese electronics giant Panasonic Corp on Thursday said it will stop making lithium-ion batteries at its factory in Beijing this month, cutting 1,300 jobs due to weak global demand for basic mobile phones and digital cameras. [TOKYO] Japanese electronics giant Panasonic Corp on Thursday said it will stop making lithium-ion batteries at its factory in Beijing this month, cutting 1,300 jobs due to weak global demand for basic mobile phones and digital cameras.

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  19. Panasonic Is Cutting 1,300 Jobs In BeijingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | BusinessPundit

    Electronics giant Panasonic on Thursday said it will stop making lithium-ion batteries and will shut down the factory that produces the batteries in Beijing. The company will cut 1,300 jobs as it aims to produce higher-grossing items such as electric car batteries.

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  20. Cars Said Ripe for Identity Theft as Shopping Comes to DashboardRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Hackers can already take control of a car. And as vehicles become rolling shopping malls, cybercriminals will have an opportunity to snatch your identity, too.

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