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Tesla discounts, Dieselgate documents, Nissan Micra: Today's Car News

Tesla discounts, Dieselgate documents, Nissan Micra: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk reaffirms Tesla's policy against offering discounts on new cars, Volkswagen and Bosch oppose requests for documents related to the "Dieselgate" scandal, and the new Nissan Micra debuts at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Volkswagen and...

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2014 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Fusion Hybrid needs to burn more gas to keep engine healthy: Ford Canada

Here's a riddle to consider. When is it a good thing for a hybrid car to burn more gasoline? The answer, at least according to Ford Canada, is when the hybrid in question is... read more 10 hours ago by


 
Nissan Leaf on scenic drives in Europe

European Millennials will flock to electric cars (if survey results hold true)

Perhaps an even greater challenge than getting today's car buyers to switch to electric cars is predicting the rates of adoption among those who have yet to buy their first... read more 11 hours ago by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Volkswagen fights demands for Dieselgate documents, Bosch joins too

More than a year after its use of illegal "defeat device" software in diesel cars was first revealed to the public, Volkswagen is still dealing with the effects of the... read more 11 hours ago by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW ID concept details, Mercedes Generation EQ, Lexus UX: Today's Car News

We're on the ground at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, and have details on the many green production and concept cars debuting there, including the Volkswagen ID, Mercedes-Benz... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Ottawa resident Ricardo Borba takes delivery of the first consumer Nissan LEAF in Canada

Canada's first Nissan Leaf electric car drive remains committed after five years

Over five years after they first went on sale, Nissan electric cars have racked up an impressive amount of mileage: more than 2.5 billion kilometers (1.6 billion miles). The... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Renault Trezor concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Renault Trezor concept in Paris; electric drive, new design language

Automakers often use concept cars to preview future styling for much more restrained production models. Even when a concept car doesn't make it into production, elements of... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Lexus UX concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Lexus UX small crossover utility concept unveiled in Paris

The Lexus UX concept debuting this week at the 2016 Paris Motor Show represents the Toyota luxury brand's probe of the subcompact crossover segment. It previews a possible... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes previews new electric car lineup with Generation EQ concept

Mercedes-Benz took to the stage at the 2016 Paris auto show with a quirky new concept car that the German automaker says serves as a forerunner to its upcoming lineup of... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Renault Zoe

2017 Renault Zoe electric car: larger battery doubles range

The Renault Zoe electric car is by far the best-selling plug-in vehicle in Europe. Now in its fifth year, the Zoe received a significant battery capacity upgrade at... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Volkswagen ID: more details of all-electric concept car at Paris Motor Show

This morning, Volkswagen held one of the first press conferences at the Paris Motor Show, unveiling the first of several electric cars from different makers. Its Volkswagen... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW shows renderings of ID electric-car concept for Paris Motor Show

Volkswagen presently sells just one all-electric car under its own brand in multiple markets, the e-Golf electric variant of its well-known five-door compact hatchback. But... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW electric-car concept, Tesla Model S race car, National Drive Electric Week: Today's Car News

Today, we have Volkswagen's 2016 Paris Motor Show electric-car concept, Electric GT's Tesla Model S race car, and a recap of National Drive Electric Week. All this and more... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Mark Webber driving a 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid in London

How to promote a Porsche hybrid? Bring its Le Mans sibling into rush-hour traffic

Among the many reasons that carmakers get involved in racing is the value of motorsports as a promotional tool. It's considered a good way to burnish a brand's image, even if... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
National Drive Electric Week 2016: Aspen, CO [photo: Laura Armstrong]

Drive Electric Week: 236 events in 212 cities, 7 countries, 46 US states this year

Between September 10 and 18, more than 120,000 people around the world turned out for National Drive Electric Week—the annual event dedicated to the promotion of... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen e-Crafter

VW e-Crafter, Mercedes Urban e-truck concept: electric vans for Europe

To realize truly significant reductions in carbon emissions, powertrain electrification will have to extend beyond just passenger cars. But electric commercial vehicles have... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
 

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