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Faster Tesla Supercharging, VW diesel delay, Bolt EV dates, Autopilot do's and don'ts: The Week in Reverse

Faster Tesla Supercharging, VW diesel delay, Bolt EV dates, Autopilot do's and don'ts: The Week in Reverse

Who will actually be able to buy the first Chevy Bolt EV 200-mile electric cars late this year? And, why won't VW diesel owners receive their official buyback offers until the fall? 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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U.S. Capitol Building

Battle over CAFE standards begins now: will they change for 2022-2025?

Two weeks ago today, three federal and state agencies jointly released a "Technical Assessment Report" on how well automakers have done thus far in meeting corporate average... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV to ship to dealers before end of year

General Motors has always had an aggressive schedule for launching its 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, the industry's first mass-priced electric car with 200 miles or more of range... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW diesel owners not happy with offers, communications: survey

Earlier this week, a federal district-court judge gave preliminary approval to a plan for Volkswagen to buy back or modify hundreds of thousands of 2.0-liter TDI diesel cars... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S Autopilot system

Camera supplier Mobileye drops Tesla as customer, citing Autopilot crash

The ongoing investigation into a fatal May 7 crash involving a Model S driving on Autopilot has cost Tesla some of its credibility with the public. Now, it's also cost the... read more July 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Niro

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... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Ford Super Duty F-250

Just how 'green' is a Ford Super Duty truck?

Most buyers won't consider a truck's environmental impact when considering a heavy duty hauler. That's a given. Yet, while most buyers may not consider the idea, that doesn't... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
2017 Kia Niro

2017 Kia Niro preview

The 2017 Kia Niro is the first dedicated hybrid model from the Korean carmaker. Unlike the Toyota Prius or the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq from its sister company, the Niro takes the... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
2014 Jaguar XJR  -  First Drive  -  August 2013

Jaguar to prioritize all-electric sedan, SUV over sports cars

The success of Tesla Motors has made quite an impression on the main German luxury carmakers, all of which plan future products that can compete with the automaker from... read more July 28, 2016 by


 
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 July 28, 2016 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 July 28, 2016 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


 
 

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