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Tesla Responds To Fire, Ford C-Max Recall, Gas Mileage Facts: Today's Car News

 

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Oct 2012

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Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla responds to last week's Model S fire--and gets a ringing endorsement from the car's owner--the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid and Energi are recalled to add audible door chimes, and we offer five things you should know about gas mileage that will save you money. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Tesla will offer a CHAdeMO quick-charging system adaptor for the Model S, giving owners access to fast-charging stations outside the company's Supercharger network.

Ford C-Max Hybrids and Energi plug-ins were recalled to add missing door chimes.

Bucking a trend, the 2014 Chevrolet Covette Stingray gets 29 mpg (on the highway cycle)--but only with a stick.

Want to save money on gas? Here are five things you need to know.

The owner of the Tesla Model S that burned last week said he would buy another one.

Electric-car owners want DC quick-charging stations--but is there a business model for building them?

2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Sparks were recalled to fix improperly-welded fuel tank straps that could cause the tank to become dislodged.

More Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] news: The company is apparently in talks with Samsung to buy battery cells from the Korean company.

Finally, the 2014 Toyota Corolla was rated "marginal" in the IIHS small overlap frontal impact test.

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