Electric-car revolution faces its biggest test

Are electric cars ready to stand on their own? If you took a spin down to the New York auto show, the answer is probably a hard "no."

FCA pumps up performance cred with Dodge Demon, Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk

Dodge created a specialized version of its 8-year-old Challenger coupe specifically for drag racing by cutting weight, increasing horsepower and making other changes to boost acceleration off the line. Jeep, meanwhile, unveiled a fire-breathing variant of the Grand Cherokee called the Trackhawk.

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