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How electric car batteries are improving despite drawbacks, risks

In the race for the next generation battery, lithium-ion technology has made huge leaps in recent years. But the power packs continue to have drawbacks.

Volvo adds snow tires to Canada subscription service

Volvo says some of its dealers showed reticence to the idea of a subscription service, but Volvo Car Canada Managing director Alex Lvovich believes that the network is now on board.

Porsche to price electric Taycan between Cayenne, Panamera

Porsche will position the Taycan below the brand's Panamera sedan when the electric four-door sports car reaches markets next year, with a likely starting price above 80,000 euros (about $92,500).

Elon Musk's big China play for Tesla comes as world's top car market slows

Tesla's breakthrough deal to secure land for a Shanghai factory commits the electric-car maker to a multibillion-dollar investment just as the Chinese vehicle market falters.

Studies link higher crash rates with states that legalized marijuana

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the Highway Loss Data Institute said crashes in states with legalized recreational marijuana have increased up to 6 percent.