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Which company's electric-car success will surprise us? Take our Twitter poll

Which company's electric-car success will surprise us? Take our Twitter poll

Sometimes the competition among global automakers can seem like watching a professional sports league. Powerhouse teams—GM, Renault Nissan, Toyota, VW Group, the four largest global makers—compete against each other as well as against smaller, scrappier upstarts with devoted and loyal... read more

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2018 Nissan Leaf

Nine things you should know about the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car

The simulcasted global events are over, the cars have been driven back out of the arenas, and electric-car fans are evaluating the new 2018 Nissan Leaf that was unveiled to... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
Oil field (Image: Flickr user johnny choura, used under CC license)

Big oil firms fear Trump rules rollback: not for environment but for PR

Efforts to loosen regulations on the oil industry now underway have met with public approval from fossil-fuel companies. But while the Trump administration has moved swiftly... read more September 6, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf debuts: 150 miles for $30,875, 200-plus miles in 2019

The spy shots, teaser photos, rumors, and feverish speculation can all be put behind us. The 2018 Nissan Leaf hatchback has debuted, and we can now see every facet of the... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

2018 Nissan Leaf electric-car prototype driven: first impressions

When visiting an automaker's proving ground to drive cars still under development, security is extensive. Cameras have to be left on the bus, all phone lenses have to be... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell development

Electric-car sales, 2018 Nissan Leaf reality, high-mile Teslas, Frankfurt debuts: Today's Car News

Tonight, the 2018 Nissan will make its long-awaited debut. We've got some U.S. sales statistics to set the stage, as well as our August plug-in sales report, a pair of... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S durability: cars with 250K and 300K miles still humming along happily

The latest reports on Tesla Model S durability and reliability should likely be considered a win for the Silicon Valley automaker. High-mileage cars aren't unusual, but we're... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

As 2018 Nissan Leaf arrives, data on US electric-car market offers reality check

This evening, the 2018 Nissan Leaf electric car will make its long-awaited debut at events in Tokyo, Las Vegas, and elsewhere around the world. The Leaf remains the world's... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQ electric car concept  [photo: Axel Harries]

Mercedes plant to make batteries, electric motors after 113 years of engines

The first vehicle in history considered to be an automobile was the Benz Motorwagen of 1885. It was also the first vehicle from an automaker that has been around for the... read more September 5, 2017 by


 
Dethleffs e.home electric motor home

Dethleffs solar-assisted electric motorhome concept unveiled

The notion electric cars will become a standard transportation option is slowly being accepted across multiple industries. It hasn't penetrated quite as much in the motorhome... read more September 3, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3s

Sporty BMW i3s, electric Mini, diesel jail sentence, tougher emission testing: The Week in Reverse

Which huge company challenged the public to "read the documents," only to get bitten when two researchers did exactly that? What new and updated electric cars will appear at... read more September 2, 2017 by


 
Toyota C-HR Hy-Power concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Electric-car sales, tough new EU emission tests, two different electric trucks: Today's Car News

Today, we've got electric trucks and more electric trucks, some tough new tests for European emissions, and our monthly plug-in sales report too. All this and more on Green... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC diesel (European version)

Europe's tougher new emissions, fuel-economy tests should be closer to real-world results

Fuel-economy ratings for cars sold in Europe have long been wildly unrealistic, sometimes more than 30 percent more optimistic than real-world consumption figures. Today... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Chanje medium-duty electric truck

Chanje electric delivery truck from China to go on sale this year

A new electric-vehicle company called Chanje isn't focused on cars; instead, has set its sights on what it believes is a prime market for electric vehicles. That market is... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Cummins Urban Hauler Tractor concept

Cummins electric semi truck: traditional maker takes on Tesla

The well-established Cummins company chose an appropriate time to reveal its all-electric semi tractor concept: just before Tesla prepares to reveal its own electric semi... read more September 1, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Cadillac XT5 hybrid, plug-in hybrid owners, Frankfurt auto show: Today's Car News

Today, the Cadillac XT5 hybrid breaks cover, we ask about plug-in hybrid owners, we turn to the Frankfurt auto show, and discuss CA and VW's mitigation funds. All this and... read more August 31, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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