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Tesla Model 3 timing, 2017 VW e-Golf range, emissions-rule lobbying: Today's Car News

Tesla Model 3 timing, 2017 VW e-Golf range, emissions-rule lobbying: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla confirms plans to deliver the first Model 3 electric cars in July, the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf gets a 125-mile range, and automakers continue to lobby for changes to EPA emissions rules. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The 2018 Hyundai Accent subcompact will be sold in the U.S...

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Auto lobby again asks to redo emission rule, to new EPA chief Pruitt this time

Lobbyists for the world's automakers continue to ask the new presidential administration to revisit an EPA decision to finalize emissions standards through 2025. Just days... read more 4 hours ago by


 
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Shell hedges bets, adds hydrogen fuel to 1st U.K. station

Anticipating a possible decrease in fossil-fuel consumption from the mass deployment of zero-emission vehicles, one of the world's largest oil companies is hedging its bets... read more 5 hours ago by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production vehicles at Orion Township Assembly Plant, March 2016

Speedy growth of electric cars will challenge automakers

Estimates of electric-car market share over the coming decades vary wildly, but certain trends seem to be working in their favor. Battery prices should continue to fall, and... read more 6 hours ago by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3 timing confirmed: first cars in July, 5K a week by next year

Tesla Motors confirmed today that it expected to start production of its crucial Model 3 electric car in July, and claims that it will boost production to 5,000 cars a week... read more 18 hours ago by


 
2018 Hyundai Accent

2018 Hyundai Accent confirmed for U.S. as well as Canada (update)

In a U.S. where all the new-vehicle buzz seems to be about light trucks—especially crossover utilities and SUVs—is there even a place for a new subcompact sedan?... read more 22 hours ago by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf with CHAdeMO fast-charging cable plugged in  [photo John Briggs]

2019 Cadillac XT3 plug-in hybrid, Nissan Leaf pros and cons, 2018 Hyundai Accent: Today's Car News

Today, spy shots indicate a possible plug-in hybrid version of the upcoming 2019 Cadillac XT3 crossover, an owner discusses pros and cons of Nissan Leaf ownership, and why... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf in front of Prudential and Hancock Towers, Boston [photo: John Briggs]

2015 Nissan Leaf: one year later, owner offers pros and cons

Sometimes being a revolutionary requires a lot of personal sacrifice, and sometimes it doesn’t. After one year of driving of a 2015 Nissan Leaf electric car, I was... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV self-driving prototype

What is a self-driving car?

Self-driving cars are a popular topic in both the auto industry and general media coverage these days, with several makers testing vehicles and promising fully autonomous... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
Section of 2019 Cadillac XT3 spy shot  [image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien, as used on Motor Authority]

Is 2019 Cadillac XT3 crossover the next plug-in hybrid for luxury brand?

Spy shots are continually fascinating, for both future buyers and auto journalists. They can reveal hints about the shapes, design aspects, and powertrains of vehicles that... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW i3

BMW i3 plug-in hybrid recall to fix fuel-vapor problem, fire concerns

BMW is recalling more than 19,000 i3 REx extended-range electric cars due to concerns over the potential for fires to be started by fuel vapors. The REx uses a small gasoline... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius

Toyota has now sold 10 million hybrids in 20 years, globally

Toyota has reached yet another significant milestone in global hybrid sales. The Japanese automaking giant has surpassed 10 million hybrid sales globally since the launch of... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about how the Tesla Model S can do the 0-60 run in 2.28 seconds

Video explains how Tesla Model S P100D takes just 2.28 seconds to hit 60 mph

The Tesla Model S, now into its sixth model year, just keeps getting quicker. When Tesla introduced the current P100D version, it quoted a 0-to-60-mph time of 2.5 seconds... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid: first drive review

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq isn't one car but three, with a unique choice of powertrains. The volume seller will be the Ioniq Hybrid, a dedicated hybrid (as is the Toyota Prius)... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck concept, 2016 IAA Commercial Vehicles

2017 Chevy Cruze Diesel, Daimler electric truck, electric-car fees: Today's Car News

Today, we have more details on the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel, Daimler confirms plans for an all-electric commercial truck, and multiple states ponder new fees for... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

State fees, penalties on electric cars proliferate this year

Several different states have continued to propose new fees for electric-car owners as a way to pay for road repairs. The fees are typically meant as a substitute for the... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
 

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