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Faraday Future Hits Speed Bump In Nevada

July 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Nevada's treasurer refuses to approve the bonds needed to pay for infrastructure improvements for the company's proposed $1 billion factory in North Las Vegas. He thinks the finances behind the company are shaky and taxpayers could be at risk.


BMW Wins LAPD Contract Over Tesla

June 10th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

The LAPD has decided to lease 100 BMW i3 sedans for routine department duties. The three year lease will cost the city $1.4 million. The i3 was chosen over the Tesla Model S primarily because it costs half as much.


Analysts Predict Increase In Hatchback Sales In US

June 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

IHS Automotive predicts that sales of hatchback vehicles will increase by more than a third over the next few years. The hatchback is the largest selling body style in European, but presently account for less than 5% of US light vehicle sales.



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