California bill no longer includes zinc or tires

SACRAMENTO—A bill in the California Senate that would have severely restricted the use of zinc or zinc oxide in tires has been revised to exclude any mention of zinc or tires.

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No Canada! All seven teams miss playoffs for first time since 1970

The Ottawa Senators were the last club to be eliminated on Wednesday night, despite beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1. The Philadelphia Flyers’ 2-1 shootout win over the Washington Capitals mathematically eliminated the Sens

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Tesla Model 3 orders start as buyers wait in line outside stores

Eager buyers have already put down deposits to reserve a Tesla Model 3 in those time zones where Tesla Stores are already open today, including both Sydney and Melbourne in Australia. Meanwhile, lines of Tesla fans and future Model 3 owners are waiting patiently in queues outside dozens of Tesla locations in later time zones. While Tesla Motors…

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India’s ambitious goal: all electric vehicles on roads by 2030

Several countries have committed to putting more electric cars on their roads in the near future as a way to reduce air pollution and combat climate change. But what if one country—and a very large one at that—decided to make every car on its roads electric inside of 15 years? That’s the incredibly ambitious goal now being proposed by…

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Editorial: Tough times for oil and gas companies

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Everyone remembers what happened to automotive suppliers when the Great Recession hit the U.S. Most had to enact severe cutbacks. Others went through bankruptcy, sold out or simply went out of business.

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Electric Car Pledge: is carbon the right reason to get buyers to switch?

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Buyers have many different reasons for choosing a plug-in electric car. Creating marketing campaigns that address all of them has bedeviled highly-paid professionals for five years. A new campaign urging North American drivers to make their next car an electric vehicle inadvertently highlights the challenge. DON’T MISS: Green Car People: Who Buys…

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What we can expect from Tesla’s Model 3 reveal tonight

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Tesla Motors built its reputation making sporty, sexy and very expensive electric cars, but it’s staking its future on something more affordable.

Tesla plans to unveil its Model 3 electric car Thursday night at its Los Angeles design studio. At a starting price of $35,000 — before any incentives — the Model 3 is less than half the cost of Tesla’s previous models.

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