Most influential green cars, 2017 BMW i3 details, Leaf vs Prius: Today's Car News


1996 General Motors EV1

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Today, we name the 12 most influential green cars in history, look at additional details on the 2017 BMW i3 electric car, and compare a Nissan Leaf and Toyota Prius on cost and overall emissions. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

The 2017 BMW i3 gets a range boost to 114 miles, but the current 81-mile version may stay around as well.

Which is lower on cost and overall emissions: a Nissan Leaf electric car, or a Toyota Prius hybrid?

California's electric-car rebate program just ran out of cash, and politics may be preventing more funding from being allocated.

Tuner Unplugged Performance now offers a body kit for older Tesla Model S electric cars that makes them look like the restyled 2016 models.

The automobile has been around since 1885, and green cars have been part of the market for nearly its entire existence. Here are the 12 most influential green cars over 130 years of automotive history.

The 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb takes place this week, and electric motorcycles will once again compete in the "Race to the Clouds."

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze hatchback will start at $22,190 (including destination) when it goes on sale later this year. That's a few hundred dollars more than a comparable Cruze sedan, and significantly higher than some of the hatchback's rivals.

Finally, IBM and Local Motors debut a self-driving bus called Olli. It's the first of a promised fleet of autonomous buses the two companies plan to place into service before the end of the year.

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