Tesla Freakonomics, 2017 Chevy Volt, Cadillac ELR 'Disappointment': Today's Car News


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Today, a Freakonomics approach to Tesla Model S reliability data, details on the 2017 Chevrolet Volt, and why the ELR coupe was a "disappointment" for Cadillac. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

The 2017 Chevrolet Volt will have a few more features when it debuts this spring, but with the same price as the 2016 model.

Cars are a major source of carbon emissions, but are airplanes actually worse? Read on to find out.

The Cadillac ELR coupe was a "disappointment," the GM luxury brand's marketing chief says. That doesn't mean Cadillac is done with plug-in cars, though.

We recently published an article on the implications of a Plug-In America survey of early Tesla Model S owners that showed drivetrain failure to be common. Find out why Tesla fans should hope that data was correct.

Fuel-economy improvements are proceeding too slowly in developed countries, and are minimal in the rest of the world, a new study says.

OPEC says electric cars will remain irrelevant through 2040.

The recently-passed Federal transportation bill extends a home-refueling tax credit that covers electric-car charging stations.

Chinese emissions standards will get so tough that Honda says it will sell only hybrids there by 2025.

After four days and 440 miles, here are our thoughts on the 2016 Toyota Prius hybrid.

We compare two compact cars: the Honda Civic and Mazda 3.

Finally, researchers claim to have created a new lightweight metal composed of 86 percent magnesium and 14 percent silicon carbide nanoparticles.

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