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Ford Escape Gas Mileage, 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder, VW Wireless Charging: Today's Car News


2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

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Today on Green Car Reports: The U.S. Department of Energy reboots its advanced automotive-technology loan program, the 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder takes to the track, and Volkswagen's plans for wireless electric-car charging. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

We've added the last updates to our March electric-car sales report; see which plug-in cars proved most popular with buyers.

The 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder supercar isn't your average plug-in hybrid. Find out what it's like to get behind the wheel of this green performance machine.

Volkswagen could offer wireless electric-car charging by 2017, taking the "plug" out of "plug-in."

The U.S. Department of Energy has rebooted its Advanced-Technology Vehicle Manufacturing loan program, the one that funded green-car efforts at Ford, Nissan, Tesla...and Fisker.

Electric-car sales surge in South Korea--supported, as in other countries, by subsidies.

The 2014 Ford Escape is a great small SUV, except when it comes to gas mileage.

Tesla Motors' proposed lithium-ion battery "Gigafactory" faces skepticism from supplier Panasonic and financial analysts.

The average gas mileage for new vehicles sold in March was 25.4 mpg, an all-time high.

With the Dodge Dart and other models selling slowly, should Chrysler dump cars altogether and focus on trucks and utility vehicles?

Finally, improved aerodynamics are another step on the 2015 Ford Mustang's quest for improved gas mileage.

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