SsangYong‘s Electric Mystery Car... Nissan Nismo vs. Tesla… Chevy Cruze Eco's Shocking MPG…Tesla Adds ‘Creep’ Capability, Remotely

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SsangYong, a Korean automaker, announced that it would debut an electric car at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. The Nissan Leaf Nismo electric racecar faced numerous, and formidable, competitors at a recent event in Japan. The Chevy Cruze Eco will be redesigned for the 2015 model year. Tesla Motors announced that it would heed customer requests and add creep-drive capability to its Model S cars. Details, from MyPerfectAutomobile, are summarized below.

SsangYong engine display

SsangYong engine display

The e-XIV is a smart, trendy hybrid-electric car from Korea’s SsangYong

SsangYong’s Mystery Car in Paris

Korean automaker Ssanyong will debut a mystery car at the Paris Motor Show later this month. The car is thought to be a reworking of the company’s recent electric concept vehicle that was unveiled last year. For the complete story, see:

Nissan Nismo Racer vs. Tesla

Last week at Japan’s Sugo track, the Nissan Leaf Nismo racecar came in second to a Tesla Roadster, which won the all-electric event by just nine seconds. The Nismo is a reworked, off-the-shelf, Leaf electric vehicle. The winning car featured a motor more than twice the size of the Nismo’s. Since 1984, Nismo racing vehicles have taken part in events worldwide, including the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans and the Formula Nippon series. For the complete story, see:

Chevy Cruze Eco: Massive MPG

Chevrolet announced that a restyled Cruze Eco would be available in late 2014 for the 2015 model year. The company is investing $220 million in the Lordstown, Ohio, plant where the Cruze is manufactured. For the complete story, see:

Tesla Remotely Updates Model S

Tesla Motors announced this week that its Model S electric cars would receive a remotely installed add-on for forward-creep capability, allowing the vehicles to roll slowly ahead even when the driver’s feet are not touching the pedals. While traditional, combustion cars have had this feature for years, it is rare on electric-drive vehicles. Tesla will be doing the upgrade remotely, via the car’s computer systems. For the complete story, see:

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