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Tesla Trounces Hellcat, Electric Cars Get More Fast Chargers: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Tesla Trounces Hellcat, Electric Cars Get More Fast Chargers: The Week In Reverse (Video)

What was the big news this week in electric car charging? And why is one Hellcat owner really, really miserable right about now? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, January 23, 2015. Friday, we covered the growing...

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Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Tesla Sales Model Intrigues Volvo, Lexus, AutoNation--Though Dealers Must Remain, By Law

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has shaken up the auto industry in many ways, and it continues to do so. Now, aspects of Tesla's online direct-sales model are starting to... read more January 23, 2015 by 


 
SilentHawk hybrid-electric motorcycle from Logos Technologies (artist's conception)

DARPA Funds SilentHawk Military Hybrid-Electric Motorcycle Prototype

The military needs stealth modes of transportation, and electric motorcycles are just the thing to travel without noise or much of a heat signature. Logos Technologies, a... read more January 23, 2015 by 


 
Nissan Leaf at eVgo Freedom Station Daly City, California

Electric-Car Fast-Charging Networks: Competition Heats Up

It's always interesting to reporters when a news story produces unsolicited counterpoints from affected parties. Yesterday's announcement of the agreement among BMW... read more January 23, 2015 by 


 
Electric power plant outside Ithaca, New York

U.S. Senate Votes Against Affirming Climate Science Validity

Would you trust a politician who believes the earth is flat? Or that the sun revolves around the earth? Or that the Holocaust never happened? No? Then what do we make of... read more January 23, 2015 by 


 
President Obama inspects the 2011 Chevrolet Volt

Energy Secretary Confirms: U.S. Will Fall Short Of Obama Goal Of 1 Million Electric Cars By 2015

In his 2011 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama set the goal of putting 1 million plug-in electric cars on U.S. roads by 2015. So with 2015 upon us, will the... read more January 23, 2015 by 


 
BMW i3 and Volkswagen e-Golf electric cars using Combined Charging System (CCS) DC fast charging

BMW, VW, And ChargePoint To Build 100 CCS Fast-Charging Sites For Electric Cars

As electric-car drivers know, Nissan and Tesla remain far ahead of other carmakers in availability of DC fast-charging locations for their cars. Now, growing sales of U.S... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Honda FCV Concept

2015 Chevy Spark EV In MD, Japan's Hydrogen Plans, 10K Plug-In Cars In Canada: Today's Car News

We're on the ground at the 2015 Washington Auto Show today, and so apologize for the slower pace of story publishing. We'll be back to our normal schedule tomorrow. In the... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Electric cars on display at EV 10,000, celebrating Canada's 10,000th plug-in electric car delivered

Plug-in Electric Cars In Canada: 10,000 Sold, Good News For 2015

This month, as millions of Americans count down to Super Bowl XLIX, a slightly smaller number of Canadians counted down to EV 10,000, celebrating the ten-thousandth plug-in... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
2016 Toyota Mirai

Japan To Spend $385 Million On Hydrogen For 2020 Olympics Deadline

Tokyo will host the 2020 Summer Olympics, and officials there are already preparing the city to host an influx of athletes--and bask in the global spotlight. Japan is also... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
2015 Ford F-150

2015 Ford F-150 Has Lowest Lifecycle Carbon Footprint: Study

The weight savings afforded by its aluminum body, the 2015 Ford F-150 isn't quite the most fuel-efficient full-size pickup truck, as measured by EPA ratings. But how does the... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Chevrolet Spark EV at CCS fast charging station in San Diego.

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV To Go On Sale In Maryland This Spring

General Motors said today that it will begin selling its 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV in the state of Maryland this spring, the first East Coast state in which the electric... read more January 22, 2015 by 


 
Brammo Empulse R electric motorcycle

Diesel SUVs, Smart Electric Drive Unchanged, Polaris Buys Brammo Motorcycles: Today's Car News

Today we look at why diesel engines are selling well in luxury SUVs and crossovers, Smart's plan to keep the old Electric Drive model in the new 2016 Fortwo lineup, and... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 diesel models, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Diesel Engines Selling Well In Large Luxury SUVs & Crossovers

In the U.S., diesel engines have long been established in pickup trucks. In passenger cars, however, they've remained a small part of the overall market. But diesels seem to... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
2016 Smart ForTwo

New 2016 Smart ForTwo Will Keep Older Electric Drive Model In Lineup

Attracted by the new look, much-improved feature set, and better fuel economy ratings of the all-new 2016 Smart Fortwo? You’ll have to wait another six to eight months... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
Cal State L.A. Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility

Hydrogen Fuel Now Available For Sale In California

The small number of drivers with hydrogen fuel-cell cars in California are now able to purchase their fuel. The Cal State L.A. Hydrogen Research and Fueling Facility is now... read more January 21, 2015 by 


 
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