Koch Brothers Target Electric Cars, VW Diesel Penalty, 2016 Honda Civic Coupe MPG: Today's Car News


2016 Honda Civic Coupe, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

2016 Honda Civic Coupe, 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

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Today, the Koch Brothers may launch a lobbying effort against electric cars, while the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) may require Volkswagen to build more electric cars as a penalty for its diesel cheating. We also have fuel-economy figures for the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Catch up on last week's news with our Week in Reverse feature and video.

Australian miners hope increased production of electric cars will boost demand for lithium ore.

A revised Volkswagen Up minicar will debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show with a new turbocharged engine and other changes.

A new Volkswagen compact crossover concept will also appear in Geneva.

Mercedes-Benz will make its executives drive plug-in hybrids and electric cars as their company vehicles.

The EPA may make Volkswagen build more electric cars to settle the ongoing diesel scandal, according to a new report.

The Koch Brothers may launch a lobbying effort against electric cars, eliciting a sigh from Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk.

The 2016 Honda Civic Coupe equals the Civic sedan's 35 mpg combined.

We compare the Chevrolet Colorado and Nissan Frontier mid-size pickup trucks.

Finally, Porsche shows off the V-4 engine of its 919 Hybrid race car.

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