Detroit Electric Delays Launch Over Factory Deal

Though the Tesla Roadster is no longer in production, Detroit Electric hoped to fill the Lotus-shaped void left by Elon Musk’s electric automaker. While the company’s executives seem supremely confident, the reborn Detroit Electric is already running into snags, failing to sign a deal with the owners of a proposed factory location.

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Chinese Automaker BYD Could Go All Electric And Hybrid

Imagine if an American automaker like Chrysler announced that in two years time, it would cease building any car powered solely by gas engines. That would be quite the shocker, wouldn’t it? Well a new report suggests that Chinese automaker BYD, which is mostly owned by U.S. investor Warren Buffett, could produce only electric and hybrid vehicles within two years.

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Disabled Millionaire Spearheaded Hybrid Car To Pursue Driving Pleasure

Many of you already know that when the automobile first debuted on the scene, electric vehicles outnumber gas-powered cars by more than a two-to-one margin. By the 1920s though, gasoline was firmly established was the fuel of choice. But this was a time before automatic transmissions, and a disabled millionaire inadvertently led to the development of the first hybrid vehicle.

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