Ford electrification plans, Chrysler Portal concept, Tesla Autopilot update: Today's Car News


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Today, Ford announces a slew of new electrified vehicles, the Chrysler Portal electric-car concept appears ahead of CES, and Tesla tests an Autopilot software update on a small number of cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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

More solar-energy generating capacity was added in 2016 than natural gas or wind capacity, according to U.S. Department of Energy data.

What will electric-car market share be in 2020? Current estimates for that year (and beyond) vary widely.

The Chrysler Portal concept debuting at CES is an electric minivan with some self-driving capability.

In addition to his new Model S P100D, it seems Woz is getting a Chevrolet Bolt EV after all.

The U.K. is expanding use of low-carbon power sources, and hopes to end coal use by 2025.

Tesla released an Autopilot software update for 1,000 "Hardware 2" cars as a test before more widespread deployment.

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Many of the new production, prototype, and concept cars appearing at CES will have electrified powertrains.

Ford is planning a number of new electrified vehicles, including a 300-mile electric SUV and hybrid versions of the Mustang and F-150.

Volkswagen now faces a lawsuit in Germany over lack of compensation for owners of diesel cars with "defeat device" software.

Finally, an updated version of the Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class crossover will appear at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show.

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