Tesla Loses CR Recommendation, Back To The Future, GM And LG Partnership: Today's Car News


Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

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Today, Consumer Reports says the Tesla Model S has too many reliability issues to warrant a recommendation, General Motors and LG Chem detail their partnership for the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, and the Toyota Mirai and an electric DeLorean DMC-12 are used to highlight the 30th anniversary of Back to the Future. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Dyson buys solid-state battery startup Sakti3 for $90 million.

As National Electric Vehicles Sweden (NEVS) continues to struggle, it licenses the old Saab 9-3 design to Turkey for a new "national car" project.

A Toyota Mirai promotion and an electric DeLorean highlight Back to the Future Day celebrations.

Volkswagen sets up an online tool for owners to check whether their TDI diesel cars are being recalled.

The Tesla Model S has too many reliability issues to warrant a recommendation, Consumer Reports says.

General Motors will rely on battery supplier LG Chem for large parts of the Chevrolet Bolt EV's running gear and electronics. It says production of the 200-mile electric car will begin before the end of 2016.

Toyota recalls 2 million vehicles in the U.S. from both the Toyota and Scion brands over faulty power window switches that could cause fires.

Finally, as if an SUV from the iconic British brand wasn't unusual enough, the Bentley Bentayga will reportedly feature a diesel engine option, with an electric turbocharger.

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