• Connecticut Supreme Court to hear dealers' appeal over Tesla store

    9 days ago - By High Gear Media

    The Connecticut Supreme Court is scheduled to take up the case of whether Tesla should have been allowed to operate stores in the state. It's a case that could help shape a brewing national debate about how consumers buy electric cars, whether current dealers are equipped to sell them, and whether new startup automakers should be subject to laws...
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  • Toyota covers Prius Prime with solar panels to test mileage

    Toyota covers Prius Prime with solar panels to test mileage

    9 days ago - By High Gear Media

    While Toyota has been skeptical of electric cars, the carmaker is expressing optimism about technology that can supplement plugging in: solar. Along with its battery partners NIDO and Sharp, Toyota is experimenting with a new Prius Prime in Japan , equipped with 860 watts of solar panels on the roof, hood, and rear...
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  • Solar Toyota Prius, Tesla court case, the cost of clean energy: Today's Car News

    Solar Toyota Prius, Tesla court case, the cost of clean energy: Today's Car News

    9 days ago - By High Gear Media

    Toyota tests a solar-powered Prius in Japan. The Connecticut Supreme Court will decide the future of Tesla stores. Cost estimates get real for renewable power plans. And General Motors cleans up not just its cars, but its factories and tires. Hybrids aren't just for cars and trains anymore. All this and
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