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All-electric Fisker EMotion orders open June 30, starting at $129,900

All-electric Fisker EMotion orders open June 30, starting at $129,900

Henrik Fisker is planning to return to the luxury electric fold with his new company's EMotion sedan, and potential buyers now have a price tag. The brand's first vehicle, the Fisker EMotion sedan, will become available for pre-order on June 30. And when the EMotion eventually goes on sale, it will... read more

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2017 Ford C-Max

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for June 2017

Now that we're into a new month, it's time to check out the best deals on green cars—this time for the month of June. As always, Cars Direct has compiled its monthly... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
Honda Clarity series with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan

Honda Clarity Electric, Plug-In Hybrid: first drives, impressions

In March, we spent most of a day with the Honda Clarity Fuel Cell, the first of three variants of the Clarity mid-size sedan to go on sale in the U.S. Leases of the... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car at EVgo fast-charging station, Newport Centre, Jersey City, NJ

Car buyers have no idea electric-car charging stations even exist

Electric cars have promised to revolutionize transportation for years now. As more manufacturers offer electrified vehicles and prices continue to drop for battery... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime

Toyota sold all its Tesla shares by the end of 2016

Toyota quietly unloaded the rest of its Tesla shares near the end of last year. In the process, the Japanese automaker confirmed its partnership to develop electric vehicles... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Hyundai Kona

Hyundai Kona Electric: will new small electric SUV come to North America?

Hyundai has already taken its first step into the realm of electric cars with the Ioniq Electric. In fact, a plug-in hybrid and dedicated hybrid round out three alternative... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt in Vancouver, BC, Canada

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, May 2017: what dominance looks like

As certain as LeBron James reaching the NBA Finals, the Chevy Volt led the Canadian plug-in electric vehicle market in May. Barring a sales collapse in June, it will have led... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
Electric-car wells-to-wheels emission equivalencies in MPG, May 2017 [Union of Concerned Scientists]

Electric cars cleaner than any gas-only car for 97 percent of U.S. drivers

Electric cars have no tailpipe emissions when running. But unless they're charged entirely on renewable energy—still statistically unlikely today—there are... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

AAA raises Tesla insurance rates 30 percent; company disputes analysis

It's never a good day to learn one's insurance rates are rising, but AAA has decided the Tesla Model S and Model X warrant 30 percent increases. AAA combed through its own... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid, New York City and Westchester County, NY, May 2017

2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In: first drive of hybrid luxury sedan

The 2017 Cadillac CT6 Plug-In will be a rare beast in the U.S.; fewer than 1,000 are likely to be sold each year. In many ways, that's a shame. This version of the CT6 large... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept - 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Audi confirms (again) 3 electric cars on the market by 2020

German automakers are beginning to play catch-up with electric vehicles, as Tesla continues to corner the market. Audi has once again reconfirmed its plans to bring three... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV added to Maven car- and ride-sharing fleet in Los Angeles, California

Plug-in electric car sales for May: best Bolt EV, Prime months yet; Leaf, Volt rise too (final update)

Sales of four high-volume plug-in electric cars rose last month, with new monthly record for the Chevy Bolt EV and the Toyota Prius Prime. The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV 238-mile... read more June 4, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Lots of ways to get $10K off 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car by end of June

The 2017 Nissan Leaf might well be the hottest electric car deal on the market right now, with a slew of potential discounts. Nissan is working with numerous partners to... read more June 4, 2017 by


 

Latest Popemobile is Opel Ampera-e electric car made in Michigan

All sorts of vehicles have been pressed into service to carry Popes, from simple Fiats to giant Mercedes-Benz luxury landaulets. Francis, the current Pope, has a preference... read more June 2, 2017 by


 
Havelaar Bison electric pickup truck

Why Havelaar founder wanted an electric pickup truck: Japan's disaster

A Canadian company by the name of Havelaar has tossed its hat into the electric pickup-truck ring with the reveal of its purpose-built Bison pickup. The launch underscores... read more June 2, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Nissan to sell electric-car battery unit AESC to Chinese company: report

With the second-generation Nissan Leaf electric car due to break cover sometime in the next few months, one open question concerns the source of its battery cells. To date... read more June 1, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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