Tesla Battery Life, 2015 Chevy Colorado Demand, New U.S.P.S. Mail Truck: Today's Car News


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Today we look at Tesla Model S electric-car battery life, anticipated demand for the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck, and the U.S. Postal Service's plan to replace its aging fleet of delivery vehicles. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

A test vehicle for the Tesla Roadster 3.0 upgrade travels an estimated 340 miles without recharging.

The U.S. Postal Service's "Long Life Vehicle" has certainly lived up to its name, but after 25 years the fleet is starting to show its age. The agency is seeking a replacement that, among other things, can improve on the current model's dismal fuel economy.

Despite slow sales, Mitsubishi is persevering with its little electric car. Deliveries of the 2016 i-MiEV begin next month.

The plant that builds the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck is adding a third shift to meet anticipated demand.

As batteries degrade, how much range loss can Tesla Model S owners expect over time?

Reports say Apple is building an autonomous electric car, but should it?

Speaking of autonomous electric cars, the Rinspeed Budii is a BMW i3-based autonomous concept that will debut at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

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