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2015 Volkswagen Jetta Live Photos: Full Details Of Updates For New York Auto Show

2015 Volkswagen Jetta Live Photos: Full Details Of Updates For New York Auto Show

Volkswagen is to launch a revised 2015 Jetta sedan at the New York Auto Show--but wagon duties will move to its VW Golf sister car. The 2015 Jetta is denoted by subtle styling revisions, a new TDI diesel powerplant and a series of equipment and safety system improvements. Styling improvements If...

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Volvo V60L PPHEV plug-in hybrid

Volvo Previews S60 Gasoline Plug-In Hybrid At Beijing Auto Show

Just over a year ago we got a chance to drive Volvo's V60 Plug-In Hybrid. It's a powerful, attractive and fuel-efficient vehicle--but the major talking point is its use of a... read more 13 hours ago by 


 
2013 Nissan Leaf

Where Do U.S. Electric Cars Save Money The Quickest?

Saving money on the energy used for every mile traveled is one of the most attractive aspects of electric cars. Yet varying incentives and other factors mean the savings can... read more 14 hours ago by 


 
Saleen Tesla Model S

Famous Tuner Saleen Releases Tesla Model S Hot-Rod Sketches

No matter how fast a car is, there's always someone who'll want to make it faster. That's why you'll find as many companies tuning high-end cars as there are modifying pony... read more 15 hours ago by 


 
Traffic at the I-10 & I-405 interchange in Los Angeles, California (by Mario Roberto Duran Ortiz)

BMW X5 eDrive Plug-In Hybrid Drive, Honda Accord Hybrid Supply, Car-Use Trends: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: We drive a development prototype of the upcoming BMW X5 eDrive plug-in hybrid SUV, supplies of the Honda Accord Hybrid remain tight, and a... read more April 15, 2014 by 


 
Mitsubishi i electric car at San Antonio Missions National Historic Park

Nine New Projects Announced For Clean Vehicles In National Parks

If you're planning a summer vacation to a U.S. national park this summer, you may start to see a few changes when you get there. The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Clean... read more April 15, 2014 by 


 
BMW X5 e-Drive plug-in hybrid prototype, test drive, Woodcliff Lake, NJ, April 2014

BMW X5 Plug-In Hybrid Prototype: We Drive Future Electric SUV

They're not here yet, but in less than two years, U.S. buyers will have a choice of at least three plug-in hybrid SUV models to choose from. Now, we've driven a prototype... read more April 15, 2014 by 


 
Traffic in Atlanta, Georgia during rush hour (via Wikimedia)

U.S. To Stay Global First In Vehicle Miles Driven, Says Futurist

China may buy more cars, but U.S. drivers will continue to rack up the most miles, according to a futurist. At the SAE World Congress in Detroit, Peter Phelps said the U.S... read more April 15, 2014 by 


 
2012 Coda Sedan

Coda Sedan Electric-Car Rolling Bodies For Sale On eBay

The 2012 Coda Sedan electric car had a long, troubled gestation and a brief life before joining other failed automotive startups in the history books. But at least few... read more April 15, 2014 by 


 
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

Honda Accord Hybrid Remains In Tight Supply; Buyers On Waiting Lists

The Insight may be Honda's flagship hybrid model, but that hasn't stopped the Japanese automaker from putting it out of its misery recently, with no replacement on the... read more April 15, 2014 by 


 
2014 Nissan Leaf

Worst Thing About An Electric Car? Better Half Drives It More

Despite their myriad benefits, electric vehicles do still have their problems. Not everyone can live with the limited range of many vehicles on sale at the moment. They can... read more April 15, 2014 by 


 
2015 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

2015 VW Jetta, Super-Efficient Toyota Engines, New York Auto Show: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: We round up the green cars and concepts of the 2014 New York Auto Show, reveal details on the 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, and talk about Toyota's... read more April 14, 2014 by 


 
Toyota 1.3-liter Atkinson-cycle gasoline engine

Toyota Gasoline Engine Achieves Thermal Efficiency Of 38 Percent

Most internal combustion engines are incredibly inefficient at turning fuel burned into usable energy. The efficiency by which they do so is measured in terms of "thermal... read more April 14, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B Class Electric Drive Live Photos

2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive Now In Production

The first U.S.-market production electric car to wear a three-pointed star is on its way to showrooms. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive has entered production at... read more April 14, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Cruze

New York Auto Show: Green Cars And Concepts Roundup

The 2014 New York Auto Show is fast approaching, and as usual a small roster of green vehicles will be making their debuts. This year it's mainly about production vehicles... read more April 14, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

2014 BMW i3: Polarizing Looks, Average Range--Can It Succeed?

Most of the world's truly significant cars have been striking, even polarizing, designs. But some unusual, even polarizing, designs have been colossal failures. And it... read more April 14, 2014 by 


 
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