Obama Oil Tax, Electric-Car Charging Costs, Tesla Gigafactory: Today's Car News


PowerPost Level 1 electric-car charging stations at Portland International Airport

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Today, President Barack Obama proposes a tax of $10 per barrel on oil, California wrestles with the question of who should pay for electric-car charging infrastructure, and the Nevada government says the Tesla "Gigafactory" fell short of job and investment projections in 2015. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Just like in the U.S., the Canadian plug-in electric car market tends to start the year slowly, and January 2016 was no exception.

See the test equipment that uncovered Volkswagen's diesel "defeat device" software in this short video.

Should utility customers pay for electric-car charging stations they don't use? That question is getting asked in California, where utilities are installing large networks of stations that can't be paid for purely by fees levied on electric-car drivers.

The 2016 Toyota Prius is "Heck on wheels" in the carmaker's Super Bowl ad.

Tesla Gigafactory jobs and investments fell short of predictions last year, according to a Nevada government report.

President Obama proposes a tax of $10 per barrel on oil to fund U.S. transportation needs.

Toyota's Scion "youth brand" will cease to exist in August. Here are five reasons why it failed.

Finally, the Opel Mokka X set to debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show previews the 2017 Buick Encore subcompact crossover.

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