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Is Chevy Actually Testing New Marketing For The 2016 Volt?

Is Chevy Actually Testing New Marketing For The 2016 Volt?

The new 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid keeps and expands on all the good points of the first-generation Volt, while fixing a number of the old car's quirks. As we wrote in September, "The new Volt's a great car, and brings practical electric drive to U.S. drivers without a shred of range... read more

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2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

VW TDI Delay, EPA Funding Cut, Dead Hybrid Battery Question: Today's Car News

Today, Volkswagen gets more time to figure out it diesel modifications, Congress passes a budget bill that cuts EPA funding, but keeps other environmental measures intact... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
U.S. Capitol Building

Budget Bill Cuts EPA Funding, But Keeps Clean Power Plan Intact

Late last week, Congressional leaders reached an agreement on a $1.1 trillion spending bill that would fund the government through September. The negotiations lasted until... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid  -  First Drive, May 2015

Green Car Reports 2016 Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And Plug-In Hybrid

Hyundai is widely viewed as one of the most aggressive car companies in the world. In global industry terms, it's relatively young, having designed and sold its first car... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Gets More Time To Figure Out TDI Diesel Emission Update

It's been just over three months since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) first revealed that Volkswagen diesel cars were equipped with "defeat device" software... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
Johnson Controls 48-volt lithium-ion micro-hybrid battery

Why You Should Pay Attention To 48-Volt 'Hybrids'

If certain suppliers have their way, not all future hybrids will have large battery packs, or the ability to drive only on electric power for appreciable distances. But they... read more December 21, 2015 by


 
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid

Dead Hybrid Battery: What Should I Do? (Owner Question)

Every once in a while, other media outlets will ask for advice from Green Car Reports on various fuel economy or car technology questions. We recently received one concerning... read more December 20, 2015 by


 
2011 Volkswagen Bulli Concept live photos

Musk On VW Diesels, Best Car To Buy Nominees, Bad Electric-Car Dealer: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Which iconic Sixties vehicle may be reborn as all-electric family transport? And, why does Tesla CEO Elon Musk think VW shouldn't bother to fix its cheating diesels? This is... read more December 19, 2015 by


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz S550e Plug-In Hybrid

Musk On VW, Ford F-150 Hybrid, 2015 Mercedes S550e Driven: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla CEO Elon Musk signs a proposal to force Volkswagen to develop zero-emission vehicles as penance for its diesel cheating, a Ford F-150 hybrid is reconfirmed by... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
China

Chinese Green Group Sues VW Over Diesel-Emission Cheating Software

As a result of the "defeat device" software it installed in diesel cars, Volkswagen faces multiple criminal investigations in Europe. And it will likely face criminal... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
2016 Honda Civic Sedan (Touring)

Green Car Reports 2016 Best Car To Buy Nominee: 2016 Honda Civic

It's important to understand how important a car the Honda Civic compact sedan is in the U.S. market. Between the Civic sedan and its coupe sibling, Honda sells more than... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
2016 Ford F-150

Ford F-150 Hybrid Pickup Truck By 2020 Reconfirmed, But Diesel Too?

A hybrid version of the Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck is still in the works, the Dearborn carmaker's CEO confirmed this week. And it appears there may be a diesel version... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk at Tesla Store opening in Westfield Mall, London, Oct 2013

Ignore VW Diesels, Make Company Sell Electric Cars: Tesla CEO Musk, 44 Others

It will cost a huge sum, likely billions of dollars, to make Volkswagen fix all of the 482,000 TDI diesel vehicles it has admitted use "defeat device" software to ignore... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata  -  First Drive, July 2015

2017 Hyundai Ioniq, Mercedes-Benz 'ELC,' Most Fuel-Efficient Carmaker: Today's Car News

Today, we have new teaser sketches of the 2017 Hyundai Ioniq, a report that Mercedes-Benz is considering an electric model to rival Audi's upcoming electric SUV, and Mazda is... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

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

The first Chevrolet Volt range-extended electric car won all sorts of awards in 2011, the year it was introduced. But it didn't win that year's Green Car Reports Best Car To... read more December 17, 2015 by


 
2016 Mazda 6

Most Fuel-Efficient Maker Does It Without Plugs Or Hybrids

The most fuel-efficient automaker in the U.S. doesn't sell a single hybrid car, let alone battery-electric cars or plug-in hybrids. In fact, it currently doesn't have any... read more December 17, 2015 by


 

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