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Model 3 timing, living with Leaf, Ioniq Hybrid driven, BMW i3 updates: The Week in Reverse

Model 3 timing, living with Leaf, Ioniq Hybrid driven, BMW i3 updates: The Week in Reverse

What did we think of the new 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid, with its 58-mpg combined gas-mileage rating? When will the Tesla Model 3 be rolling off the production lines in high volumes? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on...

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KLM biofuel-powered airliner (KLM)

Why liquid hydrogen may make sense for airplanes, replacing jet fuel

If you want to find a major source of transportation-related emissions, just look up. Aviation currently accounts for around 2 percent of global carbon emissions, and many... read more February 24, 2017 by


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

Which type of car will go all-electric the fastest? Poll results

One reason cited for the slow, if growing, penetration of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. is that they're not available in all segments and body styles. With the exception... read more February 24, 2017 by


 
Honda WR-V (Indian-market version)

Honda WR-V: how to make a crossover from a small hatchback

Crossovers are so popular right now that several automakers are even trying to pass off conventional hatchbacks as high-riding utility vehicles. The latest example of this... read more February 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Will GM or Tesla buyers lose electric-car tax credits first?

A major contributor to electric-car sales is the program under which buyers of new electric cars qualify for a federal income-tax credit of up to $7,500. But these tax... read more February 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

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... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
Mark Webber driving a 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid in London

London to charge all pre-2004 cars $27 to enter on weekdays

For more than 13 years, London has collected a stiff charge from motor vehicles entering the congested core of the city during weekday business hours. Known as the congestion... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla to sell 200 electric cars to Dubai taxi service

If you wanted to start a green taxi service—and had ample funds to do so—Tesla electric cars would seem to be a good choice. The Model S and Model X offer plenty... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

2017 VW e-Golf rated at 125 miles, tops 124-mile Hyundai Ioniq electric car

Oh, those crafty Germans. Just a few days after the week-long media launch of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq range, Volkswagen has quietly one-upped the Ioniq Electric's 124-mile... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
BMW M3 M Performance exhaust

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 February 23, 2017 by


 
Shell logo

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 February 23, 2017 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 February 23, 2017 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 February 22, 2017 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 February 22, 2017 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


 
 

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