Clean-Energy Growth, Oil Industry Stagnation, Toyota Electric Cars In China: Today's Car News


Large switch at photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Large switch at photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

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Today, we have reports on growth in clean energy for electricity generation, and encouraging signs of electric-car adoption. Also, see why Toyota may have to build the electric cars it hates for China. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Check out the BYD Yuan, a small plug-in hybrid crossover from China with somewhat familiar styling.

Wind, natural gas, and solar will provide a greater share of U.S. power in 2015, replacing coal, new energy projections claim.

Is Big Oil about to "lose control of the auto industry?" Find out why Bloomberg analysts believe the tie between fossil fuels and transportation is about to be cut.

See how China is forcing Toyota to build the electric cars it loathes.

The day that Americans buy cars from China is almost here. Geely will begin shipping Volvo S60 Inscription models manufactured in China to the U.S. later this year.

A new Volvo compact model will be built in China as well, although U.S. versions may come from Belgium.

Finally, a new report suggests the planned Mitsubishi Outlander Sport plug-in hybrid could spawn a new performance model, taking the place of the fan-favorite Lancer Evolution.

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