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Nevada Governor Signs Tesla Tax Break Bill For Battery Gigafactory

Nevada Governor Signs Tesla Tax Break Bill For Battery Gigafactory

Tesla Motors' battery Gigafactory took another step toward construction with the approval of incentives worth up to $1.3 billion by Nevada lawmakers. Governor Brian Sandoval signed the package of four bills into law one week after announcing that the Silver State would host the first of what could... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Volt, before lease return, Hudson Valley, NY, Aug 2014 [photo: David Noland]

Life With Chevy Volt: 3 Years & 35,000 Miles Later, It's Over

It was a sad day. After three years, 34,752 miles, roughly 7,500 kilowatt-hours of electricity, and 327 gallons of gas, I said good-bye to my 2011 Chevy Volt last week. Its... read more September 11, 2014 by 


 
Honda FCEV concept

Self-Driving Teslas, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Gas Mileage, Hydrogen-Car Skeptics: Today's Car News

We've got stories form all across the green-car spectrum today. Elon Musk says Tesla Motors will build self-driving cars in about three years, Volkswagen's Japan chief... read more September 10, 2014 by 


 
2016 Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan

Volkswagen Japan Chief: Fuel-Cell Cars May Struggle Outside Of Japan

Most major automakers have nailed their colors to their mast when it comes to alternative powertrains for the future. For Volkswagen, that's electric vehicles at its most... read more September 10, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford Police Interceptor concept

Ford Adds Tesla-Like Touchscreen (But Smaller) To Police Interceptor: UPDATE

What does the Ford Police Interceptor have in common with the Tesla Model S electric car? The Tesla has a massive center-stack touchscreen for secondary controls, and now the... read more September 10, 2014 by 


 
Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid - UK version

Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid: Gas Mileage Drive Report

The Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-In Hybrid isn't a "forbidden fruit", but it sure feels like one to American customers right now. A series of delays has pushed its on-sale date... read more September 10, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Self-Driving Cars From Tesla In About 3 Years, Says CEO Elon Musk

Autonomous vehicles have become a hot talking point in recent years, as major firms like Google continue high-profile development of the technology. Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla... read more September 10, 2014 by 


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV, Newport Beach, California, July 2012

Tesla-Toyota Plans, 100K Electric Cars in California, Saleen Foursixteen In Action: Today's Car News

Lots of electric-car news today. Elon Musk hints at a possible second collaboration between Tesla Motors and Toyota, California now has more than 100,000 plug-in cars on its... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

2014 BMW i3 Vs. Mercedes B-Class: Car And Driver Tests Electric Cars From Germany

It's taken awhile, but electric cars are finally getting some serious attention from the mainstream automotive press. Maybe it's increased consumer interest, or maybe the... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
Saleen Foursixteen based on the Tesla Model S

Saleen Foursixteen Tesla Model S Burns Rubber, Not Gas

An electric car's main purposes are those of efficiency and reducing reliance on oil. But as cars, they're also objects ingrained into culture and often bought for emotive... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
Venucia E30 (Chinese version of Nissan Leaf electric car), Guangzhou Auto Show [photo: ChinaAutoWeb]

Chinese Production Of Plug-In Electric Cars Finally Starts To Grow

After years of encouragement through government policies, Chinese production of plug-in electric cars is finally starting to grow. Amidst rampant air pollution, the Chinese... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3

BMW i3 Electric Car: Ultimate Guide

Ever since we got wind of BMW's 'Megacity' electric vehicle, it's been one of the most anticipated electric cars around. Now, it's simply another electric car available to... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air concept

Peugeot 208 Hybrid Air Latest To Aim For French 117 MPG Target

French automaker Renault is expected to show a concept vehicle at the upcoming Paris Auto Show capable of hitting 117 mpg combined. Not one to be left out, rival Peugeot will... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV, Newport Beach, California, July 2012

More Tesla-Toyota Plans In The Pipeline? Musk Hints At Possibility

Tesla can now add Japan to the list of countries that its Model S electric sedan is roaming the roads. CEO Elon Musk appeared at a recent ceremony to launch the car, but also... read more September 9, 2014 by 


 
California Citrus State Historic Park

California Has More Than 100,000 Plug-In Electric Cars On Roads

California has hit a major plug-in car milestone this week: Since the first electric vehicle was sold back in 2010, more than 100,000 others have now hit the streets. The... read more September 8, 2014 by 


 
2015 GMC Canyon

Mid-Size Truck Demand, Drive Electric Week, Carbon Fiber Wheels: Today's Car News

We start the week with a wide variety of topics. Dealer orders indicate demand for smaller pickup trucks may be greater than carmakers anticipated, National Drive Electric... read more September 8, 2014 by 


 
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