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Electric VW Microbus driven, Bolt EV challenges, how HCCI works: Today's Car News

Electric VW Microbus driven, Bolt EV challenges, how HCCI works: Today's Car News

Today, we've got details on the super-efficient Mazda SkyActiv-X engine, a Bolt EV cop car, the future Fisker EMotion unveiling, and lots on the Volkswagen ID Buzz electric Microbus. All this and more on Green Car Reports. This weekend was all about the Volkswagen ID Buzz, the reincarnated VW... read more

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World Rallycross of Canada, August 2016

Karma redux, gas stations vs charging, electric cars for Rallycross, CAFE changes: Today's Car News

Today, the least efficient plug-in car, why rallycross should go electric, possible CAFE changes, and where electric cars should charge. All this and more on Green Car... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

BMW vs Tesla; Merkel vs electric cars; $10K off Leaf, i3; Germany's iPhone moment: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla and its impact on the German auto industry crop up in two very different reports, you can get $10,000 off an electric car (if you live in San Diego), and we... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Do German makers face 'iPhone moment,' after dodging diesel bullet?

The Volkswagen diesel scandal has largely fallen out of the public eye in the U.S., as VW and Audi buy back and modify roughly half a million noncompliant vehicles sold from... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
MINI E electric car used in vehicle-to-grid test. Photo by University of Delaware/Evan Krape

Mini E next month, Lunar Rover at 46, Ford Hub visit, Model 3 assessed: Today's Car News

Today, a baffling visit in NYC, a tiny two-seat electric car for China, whether the Tesla Model 3 should really be dubbed "Car 2.0," and how does the Lunar Rover compare to a... read more August 14, 2017 by


 
Offshore wind farm

Senate panel rejects clean-energy cuts, boosts DoE funding instead

The Senate Committee on Appropriations recently exhibited a quality somewhat rare in U.S. politics these days: bipartisanship. The committee released a lengthy report on the... read more August 14, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

Cruze Diesel driven, Model 3 mania, emission rules revisited, electric-car lessons: The Week in Reverse

What lessons have visitors, car shoppers, and advocates taught an EV showroom about how people really view electric cars? Which settled emissions regulations were reopened by... read more August 12, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW X2

Scrapping dirty diesels, Model 3 Michigan woes, Oz electric highway, EPA backtracks: Today's Car News

Today, Europe's dirtiest diesels may start to vanish, Formula E has an audacious goal to live up to, another electric highway is underway, and Tesla Model 3 fans are out of... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

VW, Mercedes, Opel, Fiat launch buybacks of dirtiest diesels in Europe

Almost two years ago, the Volkswagen diesel emission scandal burst into public view, and nothing has been quite the same since then. The news that VW Group engineers had... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica long-term road test

Tesla self-driving semi, Cruze Diesels driven, EV education, Panasonic profits: Today's Car News

Today, Panasonic loves Tesla profits, while Tesla loves self-driving semis; we drive both Chevy Cruze diesels and weigh in on fuel efficiency; and, could alkaline batteries... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Pickup-truck politics, green-car deals, faster Model 3, grim climate-change report: Today's Car News

Today, we've got an intriguing analysis of which makers would win big from rolling back fuel-economy rules, news on the future Tesla Model 3 "P" performance version of the... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
International Paper Company mill, 1973 [From EPA Documerica series]

Climate change worse, faster than projected, scientists tell Trump in leaked report

It is abundantly clear that the Trump Administration does not believe in science. In its six months to date, it chose a climate-science denier to lead the Environmental... read more August 9, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Electric-car showroom, Mazda's HCCI engine, Tesla Model 3 outlook, the end of engines: Today's Car News

Today, Mazda will launch a new and far more fuel-efficient engine even as a supplier says engine development will end in a decade; our readers weigh in on the Tesla Model 3;... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
Teaser for BMW i8 Roadster debuting in 2018

Model 3 MPGe, Prime vs Bolt EV vs Volt, electric SUV, Mirai for Hawaii: Today's Car News

Today, a Tesla Model 3 EPA rating, a future electric SUV from Nissan, who loves tiny crossovers and who doesn't, and hydrogen fuel for Maui. All this and more on Green Car... read more August 7, 2017 by


 
2018 Buick Encore

Smallest SUVs most popular in US Midwest, less so in west, south

The small SUV segment has ballooned into a hugely important market for many automakers, as consumers continue to shift from traditional sedans to crossovers and other utility... read more August 7, 2017 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 launch, 2018 Leaf, CAFE debate, Porsche faster charging, 'dead' coal: The Week in Reverse

What did we learn about the Tesla Model 3 electric car this week? Why is the EPA planning to remove an exhibit on climate change? This is our look back at the Week In... read more August 5, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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