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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric to offer 110 miles of range: company

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric to offer 110 miles of range: company

As electric-car range moves above the 100-mile mark in EPA ratings, one of the more interesting models to watch will be the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric. That car uses essentially the same 28-kilowatt-hour battery pack as the low-volume Kia Soul EV, a blocky tall wagon that's rated at 93 miles. Can... read more

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2017 Audi A4

Toyota teaser, VW hybrid, diesel car disappears, NY show preview: The Week In Reverse

Which new version of the Toyota Prius do we think will be launched at next week's New York Auto Show? And, what upcoming diesel car won't make it to the U.S. after all? This... read more March 19, 2016 by


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

VA auto dealers sue Tesla, DMV over hearing to 'hide' proposed store

The state-by-state battles between electric-car maker Tesla Motors and lobbyists for state auto-dealer interests often take unusual twists and turns. But the situation in the... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
Teaser for 2017 Subaru Impreza debuting at 2016 New York Auto Show

London electric buses, Car2Go San Diego, Updated NY Auto Show preview: Today's Car News

Today, London takes delivery of five electric double-decker buses, Car2Go pulls electric cars from San Diego, and more new green cars debuting at the 2016 New York Auto Show... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
BYD London double-decker bus

First all-electric London double-decker bus in service; made in China by BYD

When it comes to buses, few are more recognizable than London's iconic double deckers. And now these distinctive vehicles are going electric. Transport for London (TfL), the... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
1896 Armstrong phaeton hybrid

Is this 1896 horseless carriage the world's very first hybrid car?

The Toyota Prius may have started the era of modern hybrid cars when it debuted in Japan in 1997, but it was far from the first hybrid vehicle. Ferdinand Porsche actually... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
Car2Go Smart ForTwo Electric Drive in San Diego

San Diego Car2Go car-sharing service drops electric Smarts for gasoline models

When Car2Go launched its car-sharing service in San Diego about five years ago, its entire fleet was composed of electric cars. It was a move that made San Diego officials... read more March 18, 2016 by


 
Scion C-HR Concept

VW diesel scandal, post-Scion plans, Porsche Mission E battery suppliers: Today's car news

Today, we have everything you need to know about the Volkswagen diesel scandal six months after it began, Scion models that will live on as Toyotas after the "youth brand"... read more March 17, 2016 by


 
2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

VW diesel emissions scandal: what you need to know in 10 questions (updated)

Friday, March 18th, will mark six months since the news that Volkswagen deliberately circumvented U.S. EPA emissions laws on so-called "clean diesel" models sold from 2009... read more March 17, 2016 by


 
Sign at Max Myers Chevrolet in Middlebury, Indiana  [photo: Tiffany Raim]

Small-town Indiana Chevy dealer is big on electric cars

It's often said that franchised auto dealers are one of the bigger impediments to sales of plug-in electric cars. Vehicles with plugs require more explanation, the financial... read more March 17, 2016 by


 
Toyota Mirai showroom and hydrogen fueling station, Tokyo, Japan, May 2015

Hydrogen for fuel-cell vehicles made from wind energy in Japanese test

One of the big questions surrounding hydrogen fuel-cell cars is how to produce the hydrogen used to power them. Mass adoption of fuel-cell vehicles would not only require... read more March 17, 2016 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Which battery will Porsche Mission E electric car use?

The Porsche Mission E electric car, which debuted as a concept at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, will start production before the end of the decade, its maker says. That... read more March 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Scion iA and 2016 Scion iM

Scion iA, iM small cars, C-HR crossover, turn into Toyotas next year

Toyota's Scion "youth" brand will be killed off in August, but most of its models will live on as Toyotas. The first of those re-badged models will appear next week at the... read more March 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid

Tesla Model 3 mania, VW lawsuit, Volvo backs CCS DC fast charging: Today's Car News

Today, the countdown to the reveal of the Tesla Model 3 electric car commences, a fired employee sues Volkswagen, alleging the company destroyed documents related to the... read more March 16, 2016 by


 
Ontario Power Generation Nanticoke Generating Station coal power plant

North America's largest coal power plant to become 44-MW solar farm

Here's a turn of events that should make renewable-energy advocates smile. Located on the shores of Lake Erie, the Ontario Power Generation Nanticoke Generating Station was... read more March 16, 2016 by


 
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid  [photo: Gary Renick, Twin Cities region]

Volvo throws its weight behind CCS quick-charging standard for electric cars

Every electric car sold in the U.S. except Tesla uses the same 240-Volt charging socket for overnight or public charging that takes a few hours. But three different and... read more March 16, 2016 by


 

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