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Formula E: The electric car race generates buzz in Malaysia

As the Formula One season ends, a new series takes its place -- but instead of internal combustion engines, these new cars pack lithium-ion batteries and motors that sound like TIE Fighters.

By November 24, 2014

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12,000 miles in an electric vehicle, or bust

Norman Hajjar hopes to set the record for the world's longest car trip powered by electricity. He also wants to make a point about the need to build out US infrastructure for e-vehicles.

By March 29, 2014

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Lottery opens for first Toyota fuel-cell vehicle

Environmental organization EMA sponsors a contest to win Toyota's first production fuel-cell vehicle, at $100 per entry.

By October 9, 2014

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BMW turns streetlights into electric-car charging stations

The German luxury automaker unveils a prototype "Light and Charge" streetlight, and has two already installed at its headquarters in Munich.

By November 7, 2014

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Seoul partners with BMW and others to encourage drivers to go electric

The new partnership between the South Korean city and BMW, GM, Kia, and Renault Samsung sees prospective electric car buyers being offered up to $24,825 in incentives.

By November 6, 2014

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Samsung patent filings show eye on electric vehicles

Seems Samsung sees some big potential in electric vehicles, and a starting point could be patents for everything from engines to onboard electronics, and even tires.

By December 17, 2013

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Toyota to launch first hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle for about $70K

Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.

By June 25, 2014

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Japan putting 'full weight' of government behind fuel-cell vehicles

The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.

By May 28, 2014

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Surprise: Segway rolls out three-wheeled vehicle

The company known for two-wheeled, self-balancing people transporters throws another wheel into the mix.

By May 21, 2014

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Australian team smashes 26-year-old electric car world record

UNSW's Sunswift eVe has broken a long-standing electric car speed record and now shifts gears to make the car street-legal. And CNET got to take the car for a spin.

By July 23, 2014