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Electric VW Microbus driven, Bolt EV challenges, how HCCI works: Today's Car News

Electric VW Microbus driven, Bolt EV challenges, how HCCI works: Today's Car News

Today, we've got details on the super-efficient Mazda SkyActiv-X engine, a Bolt EV cop car, the future Fisker EMotion unveiling, and lots on the Volkswagen ID Buzz electric Microbus. All this and more on Green Car Reports. This weekend was all about the Volkswagen ID Buzz, the reincarnated VW...

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Fisker EMotion

Fisker EMotion electric luxury sedan to be shown at CES in January

Henrik Fisker, legendary automotive designer and the man behind the now-defunct Fisker Automotive company, is getting ready for his grand return to the industry. Spearheading... read more August 20, 2017 by


 
Kirk Bell and John Voelcker in Volkswagen ID Buzz electric Microbus concept vehicle

Volkswagen ID Buzz drive: electric VW bus offers unique EV concept

When you see a concept car drive onto the stage at an auto show, don't be fooled into thinking it's what you'll drive out of the dealer a couple of years later. We got to... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. Buzz Concept

Volkswagen to build ID Buzz electric Microbus, cargo vans too, on sale in 2022

The Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, an all-electric reinterpretation of the iconic VW Microbus, generated huge enthusiasm and public crowds when it debuted in January at the... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric police car, operated by Hyattsville City Police Department, Maryland

Is this the country's first Chevrolet Bolt EV police car?

Using electric cars as police vehicles has some distinct advantages. Among them are near-silent operation, maximum acceleration from 0 rpm, and a novelty factor that can lead... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier and 2017 BMW i3 electric car, Aug 2017        [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Bolt EV vs BMW i3, Karma driven, RIP natural-gas cars, Tesla Model 3 secrets: The Week in Reverse

Which very noticeable plug-in car has been resurrected after five years—and what did we think of it on the road? What secrets does the Tesla Model 3 hold, and do those... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
1936 Master Deluxe lowrider

BMW i3 vs Chevy Bolt EV, hydrogen Hyundai concept, Tesla Model 3 secrets: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla is hugely expanding its Fremont assembly plant, but its real future may be concealed inside the Model 3 electric car, while Hyundai shows a hydrogen SUV concept... read more August 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla Model 3: do design features point to self-driving car-sharing service?

The Tesla Model 3 continues to generate an inordinate amount of interest from electric-car advocates and the general public, as pretty much any Tesla model has in the past... read more August 18, 2017 by


 
Hyundai FCEV concept

Hyundai Fuel Cell SUV concept: hydrogen crossover coming next year

Hyundai arrived first to market with the world's first production hydrogen fuel-cell crossover utility in 2013 with the Tucson Fuel Cell, and we have a good idea of what to... read more August 18, 2017 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla electric-car plant expansion could double size of Fremont factory

Electric-car maker Tesla is at a pivotal time in the 13-year-old company's history as production of its mass-market Model 3 ramps up and ambitious plans to roll out... read more August 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier and 2017 BMW i3 electric car, Aug 2017        [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Chevy Bolt EV reviewed by BMW i3 driver: electric cars compared

Owners of specific electric cars sometimes tend to become boosters and fans for their particular EV as well as plugging in to drive in general. So it was with Tom Moloughney... read more August 18, 2017 by


 
2018 Mercedes-Benz S500

More Hyundai electrics, RIP NGVs, European plug-in sales, advertising poll: Today's Car News

Today, we've got the latest on Hyundai-Kia's aggressive electric-car plans, a eulogy for natural-gas cars, plug-in sales in Europe, and a poll about the future of ads for... read more August 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric - frame from video road test

Hyundai-Kia: eight electric cars by 2022, dedicated EV platform

It's long been said in the auto industry that Hyundai-Kia is the only competitor that truly scares industry colossus Toyota. Thirty years ago, the Korean company was a bit... read more August 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Renault Zoe

European electric and plug-in hybrid sales for Jan-June 2017

The numbers are in, which means it's once again time take a look at European electric and plug-in hybrid sales. Delivery and registration data is compiled from January... read more August 17, 2017 by


 
UPS natural gas fueling station

RIP natural-gas cars, doomed by cheap gas and electric cars

Natural gas vehicles were first promoted starting in about 2000 as a way to reduce reliance on imported oil and cut tailpipe emissions. Their promise appeared to grow near... read more August 17, 2017 by


 
Chrome exhaust pipe

When will ads for cars with tailpipes be banned as health hazards? Poll results

Just 30 years ago, people could smoke anywhere, including offices, malls, and restaurants. The 1987 opening of a New York City restaurant called "Nosmo King" (read it again)... read more August 17, 2017 by


 
World Rallycross of Canada, August 2016

Karma redux, gas stations vs charging, electric cars for Rallycross, CAFE changes: Today's Car News

Today, the least efficient plug-in car, why rallycross should go electric, possible CAFE changes, and where electric cars should charge. All this and more on Green Car... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Ram 1500 Rebel Blue Streak

Trump NHTSA might reduce emission rules for two-thirds of U.S. vehicles

Consumers all over the world, but especially in North America, are buying more crossover utility vehicles and fewer passenger sedans and hatchbacks. The U.S. auto industry... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen Andretti Autosport Rallycross Beetle

Will Rallycross go electric? Michael Andretti on why series is perfect for EVs

Rallycross has become a sensation in motorsport relatively quickly: similar to autocross, a single car races against the clock on a set course or "stage," usually in the... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
ebee streelight charging station

Gas stations aren't a model for electric-car charging: ChargePoint CEO

For more than a century, motorists have been accustomed to gas stations, which provide places to stop and fill up a car with fuel, in recent years with larger and larger... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Karma Revero, Palisades, NJ, Aug 2017

2018 Karma Revero: first drive of reborn luxury plug-in hybrid sedan

The 2018 Karma Revero remains as much of a head-turner today as the low, sleek four-door sedan was when it debuted a decade ago under another name. It also happens to be a... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
 

 
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