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Electric Car Sales, Tesla Video Tech, Electric-Bus Snafu: Today's Car News


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Today on Green Car Reports: We've got the data on plug-in electric car sales for March, Tesla Motors wants government approval to replace side mirrors with cameras, and a California city's deal for BYD electric buses is on indefinite hold. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

In a turn of events that may not surprise the cynics among you, Detroit Electric won't build its electric sports car in Detroit after all.

Is it time to replace side mirrors with cameras? Tesla and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers trade group are asking the Feds to say it's OK.

Daimler may downsize with three-cylinder engines for future compact hybrid models.

The Nissan Leaf had its best March sales month ever. See how it and other models did in our plug-in electric sales report.

Want to find out how reliable your hybrid is? A German magazine took a Lexus CT 200h completely apart to search for hidden defects.

BYD's Long Beach, California, electric-bus deal is on indefinite hold as the city plans to restart bidding for the contract.

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu sedan earns an Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) "Top Safety Pick Plus" rating--another feather in its cap alongside its engine start-stop system.

Finally, Mexico's Mastretta MXT sports cars is slated to get a four-cylinder Ford EcoBoost engine.

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