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Georgia Advocates Ask Legislature To Keep Electric-Car Tax Benefit

Georgia Advocates Ask Legislature To Keep Electric-Car Tax Benefit

Today, Georgia is among the best places in the country to buy an electric vehicle. Its electric-vehicle tax credit of $5,000 is among the highest offered by any state, and makes buying a battery-electric vehicle much more affordable. But advocates for the bill are now appealing to Georgia... read more

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Biofuel crops (photo: Texas A&M University biofuels research alliance)

Gasoline Substitute Made From Plant Waste Developed By UC-Davis

Plant-based diesel has been available for many years now but making a true gasoline-like hydrocarbon from plant oils has proven a lot more difficult. Chemists at the... read more February 27, 2014 by 


 
2015 BMW i8, 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show

2015 BMW i8: Sexy Plug-In Hybrid Sport Coupe Coming Later This Year

With awareness of the 2014 BMW i3 battery-electric car starting to rise--it will arrive at dealers in late April or early May--it's sometimes easy to forget that BMW has a... read more February 27, 2014 by 


 
Hyundai Intrado concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

Green Car Preview: 2014 Geneva Motor Show Concepts & Production Models

The 2014 Geneva Motor Show is almost upon us, and true to form there's much higher green car content than at other recent shows. Geneva has cultivated an image of... read more February 27, 2014 by 


 
Green HOV-Lane Sticker

CA Carpool-Lane Stickers For Plug-In Hybrids Run Out By May--Or Sooner

One of the major incentives for buying a plug-in electric car in California is the coveted sticker allowing single-occupant travel in the carpool lanes on the state's crowded... read more February 27, 2014 by 


 
Slide showing Tesla Motors gigafactory statistics, from Feb 2014 presentation

Tesla's Lithium-Ion Battery Gigafactory: What You Need To Know

This afternoon, Tesla Motors released details on its proposed "Gigafactory" to build lithium-ion cells for its future electric cars. To provide enough cell capacity to build... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
2014 Honda Insight

Tesla Is Top Pick, Fisker Karma Restart, Honda Insight Dies: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: The Tesla Model S is named Best Overall vehicle by Consumer Reports, Wanxiang releases a rough timeline for the restart of Fisker Karma... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
Gas pump

Will Your Local Gas Prices Rise or Fall? Fuelcaster Knows (It Says)

There's a new app out that claims to let users predict the future ... of gas prices. Fuelcaster is a free online app from Esurance that estimates whether prices will rise or... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
MINI Clubman Concept, 2014 Geneva Motor Show

MINI Clubman Concept: Four-Door MINI To Make Geneva Debut

If you like the MINI but want something a little more practical, then this could be the car for you. It's the MINI Clubman Concept and it's set to debut at the Geneva Motor... read more February 26, 2014 by 


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

Buying An Electric 'Compliance Car'? Think Hard About Servicing First

There are now more than a dozen plug-in electric cars for sale in the U.S., but not all electric cars are created equal. And a pair of recent articles about service... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
New Nissan Juke teaser image

New Nissan Juke Teased Before Geneva Motor Show Reveal

Nissan has released its first preview image of the new Nissan Juke, set to be revealed at the Geneva Motor Show next week. The new model is said to look even more striking... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma prototype

Timeline For New Fisker Karmas: 'Within A Year'...Hopefully

The assets of the bankrupt Fisker Automotive are now in the process of being transferred to winning bidder Wanxiang America, but already the new owners have started to... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
2014 Honda Insight

Honda Insight Hybrid Production To End

The Honda Insight hybrid is no more. That's the confirmation from Honda itself, as slow sales prompt the Japanese automaker to end production of its flagship hybrid... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Motors - Model S lithium-ion battery pack

Why A Gigafactory? Tesla Used 1/3 Of All Electric-Car Batteries Last Year

The 210,000 plug-in electric vehicles sold around the world last year used a lot of lithium-ion batteries. But if startup automaker Tesla Motors has its way, it will soon... read more February 26, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Consumer Reports: Tesla Model S Electric Car Is 'Best Overall' Vehicle

Even car companies have reason to worry about their report cards. Consumer Reports released its annual Top Picks and Brand Report Cards today, and in a shock for traditional... read more February 25, 2014 by 


 
2013 Honda Fit EV drive event, Pasadena, CA, June 2012

Toyota Prius Popularity, Nissan 'Taxi Of Tomorrow,' 2014 Honda Fit EV Finale: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: The Toyota Prius hybrid is once again California's most popular car line, production of hte 2014 Honda Fit EV winds down, and we drive Nissan's... read more February 25, 2014 by 


 
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