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Electric Car Sales, Hybrid Hondas, Audi Holds DC Diesel Rally: Today's Car News


2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

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Today on Green Car Reports: When it comes to charging an electric car on the street, urban drivers get creative; the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid is rated at 47 mpg combined; and Audi pushes lawmakers to give its diesels a “fair shot.” All this and more on Green Car Reports.

We’ve got a final update on plug-in electric car sales for August. The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf hit new highs; it's the first month ever that sales exceeded 10,000 units.

The all-new Honda Fit went on sale today in Japan, with a hybrid model in the lineup.

Electric car drivers charge anywhere, even if their cars are 20 feet or more from the nearest plug.

The official EPA gas mileage figures for the 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid are in.

On a more somber note, have you seen these two YouTube videos?

Audi held a diesel rally in Washington, D.C. to encourage diesel-friendlier regulations.

Not all zero-emission vehicle fans are alike; Toyota suggests hydrogen fuel-cell buyers differ from electric-car drivers.

And on a high note to end your week, Top Gear's James May raced an electric motorcycle built out of Erector Set-like parts.

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