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Federal agency probing Tesla fire incidents

DETROIT — The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog is investigating whether Tesla’s Model S electric car is vulnerable to fires because roadway debris can pierce the car’s underbody and battery. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which announced the probe ...

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New standards bode well for electric cars

As a Baltimore County lawmaker and statewide environmental advocate drove a demonstrative lap around a Charles Village block in an electric car Wednesday, whatever sound made by the Nissan Leaf was drowned by louder vehicles rumbling south on St. Paul Street.

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Delmarva Power seeks rate increase in Maryland

SALISBURY — Delmarva Power is asking Maryland state regulators to authorize an increase in electric delivery rates for the company’s nearly 200,000 Maryland customers. Delmarva asked the Maryland Public Service Commission on Tuesday to approve the increase. The change would ...

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