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2014 BMW i3: Is Range Extended Version Outselling Battery Only?

2014 BMW i3: Is Range Extended Version Outselling Battery Only?

The 2014 BMW i3 electric car has a unique feature offered by no other vehicle in the world: Buyers can choose to have it as a battery-electric vehicle, or add an optional range-extending engine that roughly doubles its rated electric range of 81 miles. With the i3 on sale now for two months, a mix... read more

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2014 Tesla Model S

Is Detroit Responding To Tesla Patent Offer With Collective 'Meh'?

Last month, electric car maker Tesla Motors took the unusual step of opening up its patents to other automakers. Automakers usually guard their patents very closely, ensuring... read more July 17, 2014 by 


 
2016 Smart ForTwo

2016 Smart ForTwo: What You Should Know About All-New Minicar

The new Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour minicar models have just made their world debuts in Berlin, and we've got the details. Thus far, only the two-seat Smart ForTwo has... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla Model III Named, More 2015 Chevy Volt Details, Toyota Prius At Nurburgring: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla's next electric sedan will be called Model III, the next Chevrolet Volt will have the same electric range as the current car, and the Toyota... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Lexus NX 300h, global launch, Whistler, BC, Canada, June 2014

2015 Lexus NX 300h Hybrid: First Drive Of Luxury Compact Utility Vehicle

The 2015 Lexus NX is the first compact crossover from Toyota's luxury brand, and it's been a long time coming. Unlike the mid-size Lexus RX, which helped to launch the luxury... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

White House Responds To Tesla Direct-Sales Petition: Sorry, Talk To Congress

Fully a year ago, a Tesla supporter started a petition on WhiteHouse.gov asking president Barack Obama to let Tesla Motors sell its electric cars directly to consumers in all... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class AMG Line

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Plug-In Hybrid: More Details Revealed

Mercedes-Benz revealed back in May that it would launch a plug-in hybrid version of its all-new C-Class in the fall of 2015. Further details of that car have now emerged... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid on the Nurburgring

New Kind Of Nurburgring Record: Toyota Prius Plug-In Sets Fuel-Economy Bar

Automakers love to boast about Nürburgring lap times when selling performance cars. Once one of the most dangerous motor racing circuits in the world, it's now a... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Volt

2015 Chevrolet Volt: Bigger Battery, But 38-Mile Electric Range Remains

With widespread expectations that we'll see a redesigned second-generation model unveiled early next year, the 2015 Chevy Volt was expected to be a carryover model with few... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
2012 Tesla Model S

New Name For Tesla 'Third-Generation' Electric Sedan: Model III, Musk Says

It's probably fair to say that model names aren't that important in the world of Tesla Motors. That's a good thing of course--the product itself is much more important. But a... read more July 16, 2014 by 


 
First 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell delivered to lessee at Tustin Hyundai, June 2014

Hyundai Vs. Tesla, Gas-Mileage Road Testing, BMW Shares Battery Tech: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: An executive's statement sparks conflict between Hyundai and Tesla, the EPA wants carmakers to verify gas mileage with road testing, and BMW and... read more July 15, 2014 by 


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

Hyundai: Gasoline Suppliers 'Should Invest In Hydrogen Infrastructure'

Hyundai recently handed off the keys to its first Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell customer, and the Korean carmaker has consistently said it believes hydrogen vehicles--and... read more July 15, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S at Supercharger station on NY-to-FL road trip [photo: David Noland]

Hyundai Vs. Tesla: Exec Claims U.S. Funds Superchargers, Electric-Car Maker Angrily Rebuts

Every so often, an auto executive will say something that raises an eyebrow or two. In this case, a Hyundai executive suggested that while his company had received no money... read more July 15, 2014 by 


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi  -  Driven, June 2013

EPA Wants Carmakers To Verify Gas Mileage With Road Testing Too

Several automakers have come under fire in recent years over reported EPA gas mileage figures that prove unattainable in the real world. According to the Wall Street Journal... read more July 15, 2014 by 


 
First BMW i8s delivered to customers

BMW, Samsung To Share Electric-Car Battery Tech With Other Makers

BMW has announced that it's open to sharing the battery technology it uses in its i3 and i8 plug-in vehicles with other automakers. The company hopes that by sharing the... read more July 15, 2014 by 


 
1989 Audi 100 2.5 TDI

Audi TDI Diesel Engines: Honoring 25 Years Of Fuel Efficiency, Lower Emissions

U.S. customers haven't had quite the range of diesel vehicles their European counterparts enjoy, but it's still hard to believe that one of the biggest badges in diesel... read more July 15, 2014 by 


 
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