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Today, we have a couple of stories on plug-in hybrid luxury SUVs (they're all the rage), along with more on owning a new Tesla, a warning by GM about China, and a couple of self-driving Audi concepts. All this and more on Green Car Reports.
Over the weekend, as always, we ran down last week's important green-car news stories.
We also reported on German sales of electric and plug-in hybrid cars, which are now double the percentage found in the U.S.
Today, our author David Noland summarizes his first few months with a 2017 Tesla Model S 100D, including the good, the bad, and the hasn't-come-quite-yet.
Jaguar Land Rover first announced that it would offer plug-in hybrid models back in 2011; now, we learned plug-in hybrid Range Rovers and Range Rover Sports will arrive next March.
At last week's Frankfurt auto show, among the concepts were a pair of self-driving Audi electric cars—named Elaine and Aicon. Honestly.
While the plug-in hybrid Range Rovers aren't here yet, the plug-in Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid is, and we've driven it.
Canada will mandate that taillights illuminate automatically in the evening, to prevent the problem of "phantom cars," which is a new one on us.
Finally, the cars-with-names thing isn't limited to Audi: its sister brand Volkswagen will test the self-driving Sedric in 2021, it said.