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2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots, BMW electric-car confidence, Honda charging experiment: Today's Car News

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots, BMW electric-car confidence, Honda charging experiment: Today's Car News

Today, we have more spy shots of the 2018 Nissan Leaf, BMW's CEO expresses an optimistic opinion about the future of electric cars, and Honda experiments with an unorthodox charging system. All this and more on Green Car Reports. New billboards in California not only advertise the Toyota Mirai... read more

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Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Model 3 video, California electric cars, NY rebates, one-pedal driving: Today's Car News

Today, we look at an update on the Tesla Model 3, explain what one-pedal driving is, and insert some reality over how much fuel-economy rules will actually cost. All this and... read more March 24, 2017 by


 
2017 BMW i3 electric car during winter snow storm  [photo: owner Chris Neff]

Electric cars in winter, Chrysler diesel woes, why Opel is gone, fast charging: Today's Car News

Today, we look at winter driving in electric cars, why the oil industry doesn't care about plugs, and Fiat Chrysler is in more hot water over its diesel engines in Europe... read more March 23, 2017 by


 
2014 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

French prosecutors to investigate Fiat Chrysler for 'aggravated cheating' on diesel emissions

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles continues to be dogged by allegations that it cheated on various diesel-emissions tests. In the U.S., the company faces two lawsuits alleging that... read more March 23, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Fuel-economy rules & jobs, Tesla quality issues, high-volume VW electric car: Today's Car News

Today, we look at why looser fuel-economy rules won't create more jobs, why Tesla owners love their electric cars despite significant documented quality issues, and when the... read more March 22, 2017 by


 
2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Chevrolet Bolt EV pricing, Tesla Model 3 update, hybrid mid-size sedans: Today's Car News

Today, Chevrolet Bolt EV pricing fluctuates, the Tesla Model 3 may skip one of Tesla's prototype phases, and we look at 2017-model hybrid mid-size sedans. All this and more... read more March 21, 2017 by


 
U.S. Capitol Building

Bill making it harder for scientists to sit on EPA Science Board advances

Since the election of Donald Trump, considerable attention has focused on how a candidate who campaigned on promoting fossil fuels would treat the Environmental Protection... read more March 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Toyota C-HR

2018 Toyota C-HR first drive

Sport-utility vehicles started out as truck offshoots, essentially tall wagon bodies on truck underpinnings. Think of the first Chevy Suburban in 1935, which remained a... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric (European spec), 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Electric-car range, Tesla Model S lineup shuffle, UPS grows natural-gas fleet: Today's Car News

Today, we look at whether 100 miles of range is enough to lure electric-car buyers, the Tesla Model S 60 and 60D variants are discontinued, and UPS plans to spend $90 million... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Coal-fired Nanticoke Generating Station, Ontario, Canada, now being converted to 44-MW solar farm

Carbon emissions from making electricity could vanish by 2060: study

One of the major sources of carbon emissions is electricity generation. It's an issue that is becoming increasingly important in the automotive sphere, due to the slow rise... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Bolt EV impressions, Kia Niro mileage, small-car bargains, what Trump told EPA: The Week in Reverse

What did President Trump actually say he'd tell the EPA to do when he spoke to automakers in Detroit on Wednesday? Why did one longtime reader decide to cancel his order for... read more March 18, 2017 by


 
LAPD BMW i3

Trump on EPA emissions rules, $10 billion electric-car buy, Lexus UX: Today's Car News

Today, we have analysis of President Donald Trump's much-discussed appearance in Detroit, 30 cities plan to buy $10 billion worth of electric cars, and why the upcoming Lexus... read more March 17, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air

Tesla owner tests Bolt EV, Lucid Air price, VW Electrify America plan: Today's Car News

Today, a Tesla Model S owner test drives the Chevrolet Bolt EV, the Lucid Air electric car gets a confirmed base price, and Volkswagen submits its draft "Electrify America"... read more March 16, 2017 by


 
Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Tesla battery bet, next Audi electric car, governors support renewable energy: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla offers South Australia battery energy storage within 100 days of signing a contract, Audi will follow the e-tron SUV with a smaller electric car, and a... read more March 15, 2017 by


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

Tesla offers South Australia battery storage within 100 days

If only we could all be as optimistic, and energetic, as Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Even as Tesla gears up for mass production of the Model 3 electric car and a hoped-for annual... read more March 15, 2017 by


 
wind farm

Bipartisan governors' group urges Trump to back solar, wind power

The new presidential administration seems poised to take a radically different approach to energy policy than its predecessor. That approach is founded on denial of accepted... read more March 15, 2017 by


 

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