Tesla AWD efficiency, CA fast charging, global electric-car sales: Today's Car News


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Today, we look at why all-wheel drive Tesla electric cars are rated as more efficient than rear-wheel drive models, California issues nearly $9 million in grants for DC fast-charging stations, and global electric-car sales surged in 2015 despite stagnant U.S. sales. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

While U.S. plug-in electric car sales stayed essentially flat last year, the rest of the world soared, Department of Energy figures show.

It may not have a diesel engine, but the 2017 Porsche Macan became ensnared in the Volkswagen emissions scandal as cars were held up in port pending regulatory approval.

All-wheel drive Tesla electric cars are now rated as more efficient than rear-wheel drive models. Here's why.

California issues nearly $9 million in grants for DC fast-charging station installation along highway corridors.

The 2016 Nissan Altima 2.5 SL has impressive fuel economy for a mid-size sedan, but should you buy one?

Lexus considers haggle-free pricing, despite grumbling from dealers.

Finally, MINI may be planning a sedan as its fifth core model, rather than a sports car as previously indicated.

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