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Kia Niro Hybrid, Tesla Model 3 Date, RAV4 Hybrid Drive, Diesel Future: The Week In Reverse

Kia Niro Hybrid, Tesla Model 3 Date, RAV4 Hybrid Drive, Diesel Future: The Week In Reverse

Which company debuted the world's first dedicated hybrid SUV? And, what unexpected and serious step did Volkswagen take as a result of its diesel-emission cheating scandal? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, February 12... read more

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Chevrolet Volt

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Airplane Emissions Rules, Chevy Volt Tech: Today's Car News

Today, we drive the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, the United Nations proposes first-ever limits on airplane emissions, and General Motors' powertrain chief says the company is... read more February 10, 2016 by


 
2015 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE

Georgia Electric-Car Fee, Diesel Trucks, Oil Prices: Today's Car News

Today, a proposed bill could cut Georgia's electric-car fee, an advocate makes the case for diesel pickup trucks, and a huge trader believes oil prices will remain low for a... read more February 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Diesel  -  First Drive

Diesels Still Needed For Truck Fuel Economy Despite VW Scandal: Advocate

Allen Schaeffer probably doesn't have the easiest job these days. He's executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising... read more February 9, 2016 by


 
2017 Bentley Bentayga

Bentley Electric Car, Cadillac ELR Axed, California Electric-Car Sales: Today's Car News

Today, Bentley considers an electric car, General Motors admits the Cadillac ELR has no future, and California continues to lead the nation in electric-car sales. All this... read more February 8, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW To Release Diesel Cheating Report April 21, Annual Meeting Postponed (UPDATE)

As it continues to fight a losing public-relations battle over the ongoing diesel-emissions scandal, Volkswagen is preparing to release the results of an internal... read more February 6, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Prius, Catskill Mountains, NY, Dec 2015

Electric-Car Trends, Tesla Model 3, GM Vs LG, VW Diesels (Again): The Week In Reverse

Which large factory hasn't quite lived up to its projections for jobs or investment as yet? And, what do we see as the biggest electric-car trends between now and 2020? This... read more February 6, 2016 by


 
PowerPost Level 1 electric-car charging stations at Portland International Airport

Obama Oil Tax, Electric-Car Charging Costs, Tesla Gigafactory: Today's Car News

Today, President Barack Obama proposes a tax of $10 per barrel on oil, California wrestles with the question of who should pay for electric-car charging infrastructure, and... read more February 5, 2016 by


 
President Barack Obama sits in 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2016

Obama Proposes $10 Per Barrel Tax On Oil To Fund U.S. Transportation Needs

You have to give the man credit for vision. U.S. president Barack Obama will propose a tax of $10 per barrel on oil in the 2017 budget he will submit to Congress next week... read more February 5, 2016 by


 
CARB emissions-testing equipment video screencap

CARB Shows Test Equipment That Found VW Diesel Defeat Device (Video)

Volkswagen's diesel-emissions cheating went on for more than six years in part because the company's use of "defeat device" software was hard to detect. It wasn't until... read more February 5, 2016 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Tesla Model 3 'Debut,' VW Diesel V-6 Plan, Hyundai Ioniq A Dark Horse: Today's Car News

Today, we look at why Tesla fans may still have to wait awhile to learn anything substantive about the Model 3 electric car, Volkswagen submits a proposed fix for 3.0-liter... read more February 4, 2016 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

VW Submits V-6 Diesel-Update Plan For Audi, Porsche, VW Models

Cutting its deadline extremely close, Volkswagen submitted a proposed fix for 3.0-liter V-6 TDI diesel models with "defeat device" software to U.S. regulators earlier this... read more February 4, 2016 by


 
2016 Scion iM drive event, Philadelphia area, Sept 2015

RIP Scion, Chevy Bolt EV Powertrain, Tesla Model 3: Today's Car News

Today, Toyota kills off its Scion "youth brand," a look at how General Motors and LG collaborated on 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV development, and everything we know so far about... read more February 3, 2016 by


 
2016 Scion iA and 2016 Scion iM

Toyota Kills Off Scion 'Youth Brand' Focused On Small Cars

After nearly 13 years, Toyota's Scion "youth brand" is dead. Conceived as an entry-level nameplate to slot below the main Toyota brand, and focused on small cars, Scion will... read more February 3, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

VW Diesel Scandal Erodes Trust In Germany, Auto Industry Too

The revelation that Volkswagen used "defeat device" software to cheat on U.S. emissions tests shook the public's confidence in one of the world's largest carmakers... read more February 3, 2016 by


 
2016 Audi A3 e-tron Sportback

Plug-In Electric Car Trends, VW Diesel Report, Electric-Car Sales: Today's Car News

Today, we have the top six trends in plug-in electric cars through 2020, Volkswagen's confirmation that it will release a report on its diesel cheating in April, and our... read more February 2, 2016 by


 

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