Trump & electric cars, mandatory-noise rule, 200-mile Hyundai Ioniq: Today's Car News


2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric (European spec), 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Today, we look at how Donald Trump's presidency could affect electric cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issues noise-making rules for electric cars and hybrids, and a Hyundai official claims the Ioniq Electric hatchback will get a 200-mile range "soon." All this and more on Green Car Reports.

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric will get a 200-mile range "soon," according to the director of Hyundai's eco-vehicle performance group. It will need that range to compete with the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Tesla Model 3, and other anticipated 200-mile electric cars.

See why analysts believe engine start-stop systems will soar in popularity over the next decade.

Battery-electric cars are better at cutting emissions than hydrogen fuel-cell cars, and more cost effective as well, according to a new Stanford University study.

The U.S. government issued much-discussed rules requiring electric cars and hybrids to emit noises to warn pedestrians.

The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States has worried electric-car advocates, but could the Trump presidency also serve as a more genuine market test for the appeal of plug-in electric cars?

Faraday Future has reportedly halted construction at its factory site in North Las Vegas, Nevada, a month after reports indicated the company had missed payments to its lead contractor.

Finally, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 debuts at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show with new styling, but the same powertrains as the outgoing model.

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