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Tax Credit For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Extended By Budget Deal

Tax Credit For Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicles Extended By Budget Deal

The recently-passed Congressional transportation-funding bill contained many positives for electric-car advocates. It included the renewal of a home-refueling tax credit that covers electric-car charging stations, a provision for installing charging stations at government facilities, and other... read more

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2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Justice Department, EPA Sue VW Over Diesel Cheating, Billions In Penalties Possible

The U.S. government has now sued Volkswagen over its diesel-emissions cheating. At the request of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Department of Justice... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
BMW M3 M Performance exhaust

Euro Parliament Rebuffs Carmakers' Request To Exceed Emission Limits

A provision in proposed European Union emissions regulations that would have allowed carmakers to exceed emissions limits has been rebuffed by members of the European... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S electric cars at Tejon Ranch Supercharger December 26, 2015 (photo by TMC user Lump)

Tesla Supercharger Congestion Worsens In Peak Travel Periods

Since launching the Supercharger DC fast-charging in 2012, Tesla Motors has steadily worked to increase the number of stations across the world. But in a few cases, the... read more January 5, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Best Car To Buy, Tesla Deliveries, CES Preview: Today's Car News

Today, we reveal our Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt. We also have fourth-quarter Tesla delivery figures, and a preview of expected automotive... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Those Tesla Customer-Referral Programs? They Really Work: Report

Tesla's customer referral programs have proven a little bit controversial, but they seem to be producing good results for the Silicon Valley carmaker. Last July, the company... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

How Do Modern Diesel Engines Work? VW Explains It On Video

Volkswagen has a lot of explaining to do. Since it was revealed in September that the company installed "defeat device" software on diesel cars that allowed them to cheat on... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Chevrolet Volt: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2016

Every year, Green Car Reports picks a new car or model line that we feel is the best green car for that new model year. This year, we picked a car that's the all-new version... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen 2016 CES concept teaser

CES Preview: VW Budd.e Concept, Chevy Bolt EV, Faraday, Ford Mystery, And More

Despite its name, the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is now effectively an auto show. The increasing importance of in-car technology and autonomous... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla 2015 Deliveries Squeak Past 50,000, With 208 Model X During Q4

Tesla Motors said on Sunday that it delivered 17,400 electric cars during the fourth quarter of last year, from September 1 through December 31. Of those, 17,192 were Model S... read more January 4, 2016 by


 
wind farm

Small Wind Turbines Now Offered On Leases, Like Solar Panels

Small solar-panel installations have allowed homeowners to lower carbon emissions, and perhaps save some money on electricity as well. Electric-car drivers with home solar... read more January 3, 2016 by


 
Gas pump

Why Isn't Cheap Gas Helping To Boost The U.S. Economy?

For the past year or so, U.S. drivers have enjoyed low gas prices. That's been particularly true over the past couple of months, as gas prices have dropped closer to $2.00... read more January 2, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen 2016 CES electric concept vehicle teaser photo

Long-Range Electric VW 'Budd.e' Concept To Debut At CES (UPDATED)--Video

The rumor of an electric Volkswagen Bus concept to be shown at next month's Consumer Electronics Show first appeared in September, just before the VW diesel emission scandal... read more January 2, 2016 by


 
2013 Chevrolet Volt and its replacement, 2015 BMW i3 REx  [photo: Jeff Pantukhoff]

Why A 2015 BMW i3 REx Replaced My 2013 Chevy Volt: Electric-Car Evolution

The car most comparable to the first Chevrolet Volt is the current BMW i3 fitted with the optional REx range-extending engine. Both cars run entirely in electric mode until... read more January 1, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf SL and 2016 Toyota Prius Three, Hudson Valley, NY, Dec 2015

Green Car Reports Year In Reverse: 2015's Five Biggest Stories

At the end of every year, we look back to see which Green Car Reports stories proved most popular over the last 365 days. While we often focus on breaking news, certain... read more December 31, 2015 by


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at hydrogen fueling station, Fountain Valley, CA

VW Buybacks, Hyundai Fuel-Cell SUV, Tesla Model S Refresh: Today's Car News

Today, we have the potential cost of Volkswagen diesel buybacks, a possible new Hyundai fuel-cell SUV, and a rumor that the Tesla Model S electric car is due for a redesign... read more December 30, 2015 by


 

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