Chevy Reports It Met 2010 Carbon-Reduction Goal: 8 Million Tons

Chevy Reports It Met 2010 Carbon-Reduction Goal: 8 Million Tons

Five years ago, Chevrolet made two commitments to reduce its carbon footprint. In December 2010 it launched the first-generation Volt as part of the initial wave of mass-market electric cars. That same year, it also pledged to invest $40 million in projects to reduce carbon emissions. DON'T MISS...

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Teaser for Faraday Future concept car debuting at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Faraday Future Electric Car Concept Coming To 2016 CES

Mysterious electric-car startup Faraday Future will unveil a concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this January. This will be the first substantial clue as to... read more November 27, 2015 by 

Tesla Model X veterans recruitment vehicle  [photo: George Parrott]

Custom Tesla Model X Thanks Company's Veterans, Model S Too

Seeing a Tesla Model X electric SUV on the roads at all is still a rare occurrence; seeing one in flat black is even rarer. That's because there's only one that looks like... read more November 26, 2015 by 

2015 Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel Natural Gas

VW Diesel Fix, Natural-Gas Car Tax Credits, 'Star Wars' Fiat 500e: Today's Car News

Today, Volkswagen proposes a fix for the 482,000 2.0-liter diesel cars in the U.S. equipped with "defeat device" software, a new transportation bill may enable tax credits... read more November 25, 2015 by 

Fiat 500e 'Stormtrooper' custom electric car shown at 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

What Is It With Electric Cars And Star Wars Stormtroopers Anyway?

There it was, in one corner of the Fiat display at last week's Los Angeles Auto Show: an odd black-and-white Fiat 500e electric car. On closer inspection, it proved to be the... read more November 25, 2015 by 

2016 Ford F-150 CNG conversion

Natural-Gas Vehicles To Get Electric-Car Tax Credit In Transportation Bill?

As another Congressional session winds down, the two houses are working to pass a long-overdue transportation funding bill. And the natural-gas industry hopes certain... read more November 25, 2015 by 

2016 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Electric Cars Will Be For Mass Market: CEO Ghosn

The success of the Tesla Model S has automakers--particularly German automakers--scrambling to build pricey luxury plug-in electric cars to compete with the upstart from... read more November 25, 2015 by 

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Volkswagen Proposes 2.0-Liter Diesel Fixes As Crisis Continues

Being a Volkswagen executive these days may be one of the more thankless jobs in the auto industry. Among groups including car buyers, business travelers, and environmental... read more November 25, 2015 by 

2015 BMW i3

2017 BMW i3 Electric Car: 100- To 110-Mile Range, Battery Pack Retrofit?

The BMW i3 electric car is due for a range boost in the near future, Harald Krüger--the company's CEO--said recently. But BMW hasn't publicly discussed the matter... read more November 25, 2015 by 

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

VW Cheats Euro Emissions Tests, Tesla Model X Priced, TDI V-6 Software Fix: Today's Car News

Today, a BBC test shows that Volkswagen "defeat device" software violates European emissions standards, the Tesla Model X electric crossover is priced from $81,200, and VW... read more November 24, 2015 by 

2016 Tesla Model X

2016 Tesla Model X Priced From $81,200; All Versions Can Be Ordered Now

Order books are now open for all versions of the Tesla Model X electric crossover, which will start at $81,200. That includes a $1,200 destination charge, but does not... read more November 24, 2015 by 

2013 Audi A6 TDI

Software To Be Updated In All 2009-2016 VW, Audi V-6 Diesels

It was only three weeks ago that Volkswagen headquarters in Germany came out swinging against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The EPA had issued a complaint in... read more November 24, 2015 by 

Electric-car charging network cards, photo by Patrick Connor, Portland

Roaming To Come To Electric-Car Charging Stations, Eventually

Lack of public charging stations is still often cited as a hindrance to greater adoption of electric cars. But even when stations are available, it doesn't necessarily follow... read more November 24, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec)

VW Diesel Software Cheats On European Emission Limits Too, BBC Test Shows

Around 11 million Volkswagen diesel cars worldwide were equipped with "defeat device" software that allowed them to cheat on emissions tests, VW has said. But initially, it... read more November 24, 2015 by 

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Tesla CEO Musk Seeks 'Hardcore' Engineers To Beef Up Autopilot Software

In three tweets late Thursday, Tesla chief executive Elon Musk said he’s on the lookout for “hardcore software engineers” to “achieve generalized full... read more November 24, 2015 by 

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage GT

Tesla Recall, Pickup Truck MPG, 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla recalls every Model S electric car to check seat belts, we compare pickup truck fuel economy for Ford, General Motors, and Ram, and the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage... read more November 23, 2015 by 


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