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Senior couple driving away in convertible

How the Elderly Became the Future of the U.S. Auto Industry

NEW YORK (Bloomberg) — Richard Emmons, 83, likes to spend his weekends cruising around in a 1995 Jaguar convertible with a big 12-cylinder engine. His weekday drive is either a 2009 Volkswagen Eos or the $82,000 Audi A8 sedan he bought in November. After all, this octogenarian…

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EVFleetMaking a Case for EVs in Fleets

Dave Head was the Sonoma County fleet manager for 26 years and an early adopter of hybrids and plug-in electric vehicles, including trucks. These days he recently co-authored a guide for fleets interested in adding EV’s with the Bay Area Climate Collaborative. Head will be holding a…

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NewFiskerLuxury Car Maker Fisker to Build Cars in Southern California

Fisker Automotive is back in business. The luxury car company will establish Southern California’s first new car manufacturing plant in more than two decades in the city of Moreno Valley, where it will begin building its plug-in electric hybrid automobiles. The admired but embattled Fisker…

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