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Formula E electric-car race coming to New York City next July

Formula E electric-car race coming to New York City next July

Most drivers likely associate New York City with grueling traffic, scarce parking, and other aggravating situations. But could the Big Apple soon become known for... electric race cars? The Formula E electric-car race series is coming to New York City next summer, organizers announced earlier this...

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox crossover: only turbo engines, diesel optional

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox crossover utility vehicle, unveiled last night in Chicago, will have three engine options, all turbocharged. And bucking recent "death of diesel"... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3

Venturi VBB-3 sets new electric-car speed record (pending certification)

French automaker Venturi used to be known for its distinctive supercars, often turbocharged to give their humble mechanicals a lot more potency. After limited success, the... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
U.S. Postal Service Grumman "Long Life Vehicle"

USPS picks AM General to help build next-generation mail trucks

AM General, the firm best known for building Hummer H1s in both civilian and military versions, has been selected by a rather different governmental agency to help create a... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

When will electric car sales exceed those of cars with engines? Poll results

Cars that plug in to recharge, whether all-electric or plug-in hybrid, are a very small proportion of total U.S. vehicle sales today. And the same applies to their global... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Tesla timing, fossil-fuel billions, Chevy Bolt EV perils, Pacifica safety: Today's Car News

Today, we listen to you on the Model 3, the Mirai makes a case for consistency, and a Chrysler that can crash (very well, might we add). All this and more on Green Car... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
"How to be a clean energy baller" (Courtesy of U.S. Energy Department)

Know what a 'baller' is? Wanna be one for clean energy?

Sometimes, even good intentions can't cover up poor execution. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently launched a campaign to promote clean energy in general, and... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
Nikola Motor Company electric UTV

Nikola's all-electric, all-terrain vehicle packs Tesla-size battery pack

It’s not quite the electric vehicle we were expecting from Nikola Motor Company but this rough-and-tumble buggy is actually the American startup’s first product... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Toyota Mirai

2017 Toyota Mirai price stays same, fuel-cell car adds new color

The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car will enter its second model year in the U.S. virtually unchanged, including its pricing. The 2017 Mirai continues to be Toyota's... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

2017 Chevy Bolt EV: here's what can go wrong for electric-car pioneer

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will be on dealership floors within several weeks, cementing its position as the first affordable 200-mile electric car. It will beat planned... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
Oil well (photo by John Hill)

U.S., China peer-reviewed reports lay out huge subsidies for fossil fuels

Critics of the renewable-energy industry argue that it's unfair that energy sources such as wind and solar often benefit from government subsidies. But the volumes and... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

When do you think the first Tesla Model 3 electric cars will be delivered? Poll results

The Tesla Model 3, a mass-priced electric car that's not yet on sale, has had a huge impact on the auto industry. The fact that Silicon Valley carmaker Tesla Motors could get... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Tesla hack, Chevy Bolt EV & Lyft, Ford electric-vehicle strategy: Today's Car News

Today, Chinese white-hat hackers identify a security vulnerability in Tesla Model S software, how the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car could be connected to Lyft's self-driving... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford F-150

Ford's electric-vehicle strategy: absorb costs in most profitable trucks

Earlier this year, Ford announced that it would significantly expand its lineup of electrified vehicles—including mild hybrids with advanced start-stop systems, regular... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW i3

BMW will electrify its regular cars; what happens to 'i' models?

When the BMW i3 went on sale in the U.S. back in May 2014, it marked not only the debut of the German automaker's first mass-market electric car, but also a new sub-brand... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Lyft will have self-driving cars within five years: Bolt EV's main role?

With a 238-mile range and a $37,500 price before incentives, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV could be a game changer for electric cars. But what if that isn't its only mission? As... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
 

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