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Tesla Supercharger boost, 2017 Kia Niro preview, Jaguar electric cars: Today's Car News

Tesla Supercharger boost, 2017 Kia Niro preview, Jaguar electric cars: Today's Car News

Today, the Tesla Supercharger network is boosted to a rate of 145 kilowatts, we take a look at the 2017 Kia Niro hybrid, and Jaguar prioritizes two new electric cars over a pair of performance models. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla boosts its Supercharger DC fast-charging rate to 145...

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2016 Dodge Dart

SUVs so hot that Dodge Dart, Chrysler 200 may never return

Earlier this year, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles updated its five-year plan, with the Italian-American carmaker focusing more heavily on trucks and SUVs. Two casualties of this... read more 8 hours ago by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Newburgh, New York, up and running - June 2015

Tesla boosts Supercharger electric-car charging rate to 145 kw

By now, the Tesla Supercharger network has provided a superb case study showing the importance of a comprehensive nationwide network of DC fast-charging sites to make... read more 9 hours ago by


 
Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck concept

No VW buybacks yet, Tesla gigafactory opens, CA electric-car sales: Today's Car News

Lots and lots of Volkswagen news today, plus electric-car sales in California and the Tesla gigafactory too. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Some of Volkswagen's 30... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW diesel deception known by highest execs, lawsuits say

Every scandal comes down to a set of related questions: who knew what, and when did they know it? Thus far, in the VW diesel emission scandal, those questions remain... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Record-breaking electric-car parade in Cupertino, California. Photo courtesy of Plug In America.

California bought more electric cars than rest of U.S. combined in June

Sales of plug-in electric cars are not evenly distributed across the U.S. by any means. California, with its pioneering zero-emission vehicle sales requirements, has always... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

VW diesel plan gets preliminary approval, but buyback offers won't start yet

As expected, a federal district-court judge gave preliminary approval yesterday to a plan for Volkswagen to buy back or modify hundreds of thousands of 2.0-liter diesel... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Rendering of Tesla battery gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, Sep 2014

Tesla battery gigafactory opens as pace ramps up to ludicrous

If it's built out to the full size in the original plans, the Tesla gigafactory outside Reno, Nevada, will cover 10 million square feet. That's the equivalent of more than... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf

VW likely to build electric cars in North America by 2020: executive

As it works to recover from the diesel-emissions cheating scandal, Volkswagen's future plans include quite a number of new electric cars. The company has said it will... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Morgan EV3 starts production with limited-edition run

Tesla Autopilot do's and don'ts, VW diesel details, Audi electric cars: Today's Car News

Some VW diesel update details, more electric cars from Audi, and continuing questions over whether retail buyers will get a crack at early Chevrolet Bolt EVs. All this and... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Two more electric cars to follow Audi Q6 e-tron by 2020, maker says

We know that Audi, along with BMW, is convinced that the luxury car market must include high-performance battery-electric vehicles. And we know that VW Group's luxury brand... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage GT

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage preview

The Mitsubishi Mirage has been an unexpected sales success for its Japanese maker. Its sales have remained strong even as those of other subcompacts and minicars declined in... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Lyft drivers to get bulk of early 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric cars? Updated report

The 200-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is expected to start production before the end of the year. General Motors has said that it will not take pre-orders for the... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

Updates to VW diesel cars: a few details, timing emerge on modifications

With luck, owners of the 466,000 Volkswagen and Audi 2.0-liter diesel cars at the center of the VW emission cheating scandal now know that they will be offered a choice of... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

When to use Tesla's Autopilot system, and when not to use it

A fatal May 7 crash now under investigation by the NHTSA has generated plenty of discussion about the capabilities and limitations of Tesla's Autopilot system. Since... read more July 26, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevy Bolt EV, VW redemption, Tesla master plan reactions: Today's Car News

Today, a preview of the 200-mile 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, how Volkswagen plans to restore its green credentials after the diesel scandal, and how industry... read more July 25, 2016 by


 
 

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