Tesla Model S 75 kWh, Audi 'defeat device,' charging network investment: Today's Car News

Tesla Model S 75 kWh, Audi 'defeat device,' charging network investment: Today's Car News

Today, the Tesla Model S gets another battery-pack option, a report claims Audi developed a diesel "defeat device" in 1999, and two charging networks attract additional investment. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The updated 2016 Tesla Model S will get the 75-kilowatt-hour battery-pack... read more

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Plug-in electric car sales, next Tesla, Mitsubishi fuel economy: Today's Car News

Today, we have plug-in electric car sales figures for April 2016, a hint at Tesla's future plans from CEO Elon Musk, and an update on the Mitsubishi fuel-economy scandal. All... read more May 3, 2016 by

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VW CEO's 'plea for mercy' to Obama over diesel cheating scandal

Sometimes the language and imagery of a news story is so startling that you're drawn to read it despite yourself. (The writer gets double points if it you're lured in without... read more May 3, 2016 by

2016 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat in Plum Crazy purple

Race-driving SRT Hellcats and Vipers: tales from the dark side

To say that high-speed driving isn't particularly green would be an understatement. But elements of the skills taught at driving schools across the country are vital for any... read more May 2, 2016 by

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

2017 BMW i3, VW diesel update, Tesla Model 3 tax credits: Today's Car News

Today, we have details on the 2017 BMW i3 electric car, news that Volkswagen is delaying a report on its diesel cheating, and a theory of how Tesla could get more tax credits... read more May 2, 2016 by

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

Volkswagen misses own deadline for diesel-cheating report, now expected by end of year

Ten days ago, a major milestone in the Volkswagen diesel cheating scandal was reached. On Thursday, April 21, VW and the EPA agreed on the broad-stroke outlines of a plan to... read more May 2, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Electric-car battery costs, Germans vs Tesla, more cheating probes: The Week in Reverse

What kind of fuel would you expect to buy at a True Zero filling station? And, which four carmakers will introduce new or updated all-electric cars for 2017? This is our look... read more April 30, 2016 by

2016 Mitsubishi Lancer GT

Mitsubishi fuel economy, Ford electric car, Tesla warranty costs: Today's Car News

Today, the EPA tells Mitsubishi to retest U.S. models for fuel economy, Ford CEO Mark Fields confirms his company has a 200-mile electric car is in the works, and high... read more April 29, 2016 by

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VW e-Golf range, Chinese Tesla rival, 2016 Volvo XC60 driven: Today's Car News

Today, we look at the real-world range of the Volkswagen e-Golf electric car, a potential Chinese Tesla rival, and the 2016 Volvo XC60 crossover. All this and more on Green... read more April 28, 2016 by

2016 Ram 1500 HFE, Denver, CO, April 2016

2016 Ram EcoDiesel HFE, German electric-car incentives, VW e-Golf modes: Today's Car News

Today, we drive the 2016 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel HFE full-size pickup truck, and continue to delve into the features of our 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf long-term test car. Also... read more April 27, 2016 by

Bentley Continental GT races a train across Saudi Arabia

Even Saudi Arabia vows to end its 'addiction to oil'

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia is now starting to contemplate a future in which gasoline and diesel now longer power the majority of the world's cars. Over the next decade and a half... read more April 27, 2016 by

True Zero hydrogen fueling station

Hyundai electric SUV, True Zero hydrogen stations, CAFE progress: Today's Car News

Today, Hyundai will reportedly launch an all-electric SUV in 2018, First Element Fuel unveils the True Zero brand name for its hydrogen fueling stations, and carmakers... read more April 26, 2016 by

2015 Ford Focus Electric

Mitsubishi investigation, Tesla Model X issues, new electric cars: Today's Car News

Today, we look at various emissions and fuel-economy investigations involving Mitsubishi, Daimler, and other carmakers, build-quality issues on early copies of the 2016 Tesla... read more April 25, 2016 by

Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

VW diesel agreement, 2017 Honda Accord Hybrid, Chevy Bolt EV: The Week in Reverse

What do we know about the diesel-cheating settlement reached between Volkswagen and the EPA—and what's left to find out? And, which company's consultants will now be... read more April 23, 2016 by

2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid

VW settlement questions, Volvo plug-in car goal, Ford electric car: Today's Car News

Today, we have questions about the Volkswagen diesel agreement, Volvo's goal of selling 1 million electric cars and plug-in hybrids by 2025, and why Ford won't build a... read more April 22, 2016 by

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

VW diesel agreement: what we know (and don't know) in 5 questions

Yesterday's news that Volkswagen and the U.S. EPA had reached agreement on a deal to address VW's diesel-emission cheating scandal brought as much confusion as clarity. The... read more April 22, 2016 by


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