Tesla insurance, $10K Leaf discounts, cleaner electric cars, CT6 Plug-In drive: Today's Car News

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2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring

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Today, we've got a first drive of the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In hybrid luxury sedan, $10,000 discounts on Nissan Leaf electric cars, higher Tesla insurance rates, and Trump misstating a climate study that was deeply flawed to start with. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Over the weekend, we issued our usual list of top green-car stories from last week.

We also ran down ways to get $10,000 discounts on 2017 Nissan Leaf electric cars in various areas of the U.S.

Today, we've got our final update of plug-in electric car sales for May—with new highs for the Chevy Bolt EV and Toyota Prius Prime.

We looked at the study cited by Donald Trump to justify the U.S. pullout from the Paris climate pact; the assumptions are so absurd it shouldn't be taken seriously.

The AAA has raised insurance rates on the Tesla Model S and Model X by 30 percent; the company is fighting back, calling the data analysis inaccurate.

A couple of weeks ago, we had our first drive in the 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In; we tell you what we think of the plug-in hybrid luxury sedan.

Once again, Audi has reiterated that it will offer three separate battery-electric models by 2020.

A new look at wells-to-wheels carbon emissions for electric cars is out, and it shows that 97 percent of U.S. drivers will emit less in an EV than in any non-hybrid gasoline vehicle.

The 2017 Mazda CX-5 has always been one of the more fuel-efficient compact crossover utilities on the market; now we have a first drive of the new CX-5 Grand Touring model.

Finally, did you know that in 1969, General Motors actually built a steam-powered Chevelle sedan? Neither did we.

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