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Powerful Polestar, banning cars with engines, Best Car To Buy 2018, wireless charging: Today's Car News

Powerful Polestar, banning cars with engines, Best Car To Buy 2018, wireless charging: Today's Car News

Today, the three finalists for our annual Best Car To Buy award, a powerful plug-in hybrid coupe from Volvo's Polestar, the importance of wireless charging, and the Netherlands takes the lead. All this and more on Green Car Reports. First, the Dutch planned to ban sales of new cars with combustion... read more

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Amsterdam, the Netherlands [Image: Flickr user _dChris]

All cars with engines to be off Dutch roads by 2030, following 2025 sales ban

European countries continue to implement aggressive policies to move away from fossil fuels for transportation and favor zero-emission solutions in renewable energy and... read more 8 hours ago by


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Tesla axes hundreds of employees for 'performance' with Model 3 lagging: report

With the early months of Tesla Model 3 sales remaining at numbers lower than those promised by CEO Elon Musk, owners and advocates eagerly consume any news about electric-car... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen e-Delivery

VW plans for electric trucks and buses, starting production next year

Volkswagen Group has now detailed its aggressive electrification timeline for every part of its vehicle operations, including heavy trucks, setting lofty goals for... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
XL Hybrids Ford F-250

Ikea invests in hybrid-vehicle builder XL Hybrids

XL Hybrids carved its niche in the vehicle-electrification segment by offering hybrid conversion kits for regular gasoline-powered vans, commercial trucks, and pickups. Thus... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Shell logo

Shell buys its first electric car charging station firm in Europe

Even oil companies have begun to realize the future will not be nearly as reliant on fossil fuels, and Royal Dutch Shell is moving to safeguard its future business. The Dutch... read more October 15, 2017 by


 
Smog obscures George Washington Bridge, 1973 [From EPA Documerica series]

Coal's back, European cities axe gas and diesel, Range Rover P400e, Tesla Model X recalled: The Week in Reverse

Which European cities are rapidly putting the brakes on gasoline and diesel cars? It's an increasingly long list. What Obama-era energy initiative does the EPA (not exactly... read more October 14, 2017 by


 
Pamela Fletcher

GM taps Bolt EV, Volt, Super Cruise chief for new EV lead role

General Motors announced Friday that it would promote Pamela Fletcher to a newly created role to lead the automaker's global electric vehicle program. Fletcher most recently... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 found on Craigslist

Tesla Model 3 comes up for sale... for $150,000

One of the mere handful of Tesla Model 3 electric cars on the road made its way to Craigslist—very briefly—on Wednesday. But it wasn't the fact that the Model 3... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
Paris, by Flickr user Alexandre Dulaunoy (Used under CC License)

Ahead of France, Paris to phase out internal-combustion engines by 2030

France followed two other European countries—Norway and the Netherlands—with a plan to ban the sale of new cars powered by gasoline and diesel by 2040. While the... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
Bosch 48-volt lithium-ion battery for mild-hybrid systems

Bosch creates off-the-shelf 48-volt battery for mild-hybrid systems

Whether car buyers are ready or not, many future cars will boast some sort of electrification. The numerous announcements from automakers declare their brands will begin... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

Norway proposes electric car tax that could affect Tesla significantly

Norway is likely the friendliest place on Earth for electric cars. The government's generous incentives and perks have led to an electric-car boom, and the country is now... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

11,000 Tesla Model X crossovers recalled for faulty seat mechanism

Electric car builder Tesla is calling back 11,000 examples of its Model X crossover to rectify a folding rear-seat issue. The California company says that the recall affects... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
New Flyer Xcelsior Charge electric bus

Los Angeles Metro orders 100 electric buses

As part of its bid to go green, America's second-largest bus system has placed an order for up to 100 New Flyer Xcelsior Charge all-electric buses. The Los Angeles County... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
Hyundai ix35 (Tucson) gasoline car parked in electric-car charging spot, Oxford Services, U.K.

Oxford aims to be world's first zero-emissions city

The college town of Oxford, England, is poised to become the first municipality in the United Kingdom to ban gasoline and diesel-fueled cars from its city center. A proposal... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
Toyota 'Project Portal' proof-of-concept hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi tractor, for Port of LA

Toyota to study Mirai-derived fuel-cell tech for heavy-duty trucks

Toyota announced on Thursday that it will begin testing in two California ports a hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty truck adapted from the Toyota Mirai's powertrain for drayage... read more October 12, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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