Volt Deals, MINI Drive, Tesla & Google, Shanghai Show: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Volt Deals, MINI Drive, Tesla & Google, Shanghai Show: The Week In Reverse (Video)

What does E85 ethanol fuel tun out to be really, really good for? And, where do you have to live to get a good clearance deal on a 2015 Chevy Volt, at least right now? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, April 24, 2015... read more

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Tesla MD Sales, 2015 MINI Cooper 4-Door Review, Hybrid Repair Costs: Today's Car News

Today, we have the story behind the bill allowing Tesla direct sales in Maryland, a gas mileage review of the 2015 MINI Cooper 4-Door Hardtop, and a new study charting hybrid... read more April 22, 2015 by 

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Energica Vs Tesla, 2015 Chevy Volt Deals, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show Green Cars: Today's Car News

Today, we have a drag race between electric cars and an electric superbike, notable deals on the outgoing 2015 Chevrolet Volt, and a roundup of green-car debuts from the 2015... read more April 21, 2015 by 

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Carbon-Negative Replacement For Cement Traps CO2 During Manufacturing

You may be aware of your car's carbon footprint, but what about the emissions related to the concrete structures it drives over? The Portland cement that acts as the glue in... read more April 21, 2015 by 

2016 BMW 7-Series multi-material construction

Cadillac CT6 Plug-In Hybrid, BMW 7 Series Goes Carbon, 2016 Chevy Volt Order Guide: Today's Car News

We lead off today with two big luxury car stories. The Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid debuts at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, while the next BMW 7 Series will adopt carbon-fiber... read more April 20, 2015 by 

Student team vehicles at the 2015 Shell Eco Marathon Americas

New Tesla, Bolt EV Name, Eco Marathon: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Why did General Motors pick a name for its upcoming electric car that could perplex Spanish speakers? And what do a lot of people fail to realize about BMW's next-generation... read more April 18, 2015 by 

Student team vehicles at the 2015 Shell Eco Marathon Americas

Electric Cop Cars, Tesla Body Kit, Renewable Diesel: Today's Car News

We look at what an edgy body kit might do to your Tesla Model S, cops who drive electric cars, and why "renewable diesel" isn't what you probably think of as "biodiesel." All... read more April 17, 2015 by 

‘3D Camaro’ by Ioan Florea

Bolt EV Name Confirmed, Tesla Triumph, Camaro Coral Reef: Today's Car News

We look at California's ambitious plans for zero-emission vehicles, name the small state with big electric-car news, and learn about how aluminum bodies keep pickup... read more April 16, 2015 by 

2015 Tesla Model S 70D, Apr 2015  [photo: David Noland]

New Tesla 70D Driven, Plug-In Price Cuts, Unpopular Insight: Today's Car News

We've now driven the newest Tesla, and reported on a pair of price cuts on plug-in cars from General Motors. And then we tell you about the least popular car on sale in the... read more April 15, 2015 by 

2015 Fiat 500 1957 Edition Cabrio

Electric-Car Battery Costs, 40-MPG Surprise, 11-Speed Automatic: Today's Car News

We look at sales figures for a surprisingly popular fuel-efficient small car, analyze cost declines in electric-car batteries, and suggest why the European and Asian idea of... read more April 14, 2015 by 

Porsche 918 Spyder in the Australian Outback

BMW i5 Report, Accord Hybrid Relocates, More Efficient Camaros: Today's Car News

Welcome back to another week of Green Car Reports. Today we dive into why an upcoming BMW plug-in hybrid may be more important than people appreciate. Also, we look at a... read more April 13, 2015 by 

Mexico Flag

Cross-Border Carbon: Mexico Sets Limit On Climate-Change Emissions

Mexico is officially joining the cadre of nations seeking to limit climate change, with a formal promise to cut its greenhouse-gas emissions. The country is one of the first... read more April 13, 2015 by 

2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Apr 2015

New Tesla Model, Elio Three-Wheeler, Plug-In Hybrid Porsche: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Why did winter hurt the performance of one Porsche we drove? And what surprise did electric-car maker Tesla drop on us Wednesday morning? This is our video look back at the... read more April 12, 2015 by 

2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

Tesla Presidential Limo, Chevy Volt Production Halt, Electric Car Price Guide: Today's Car News

We wrap up the week with an eclectic assortment of stories, including speculation about a future Tesla presidential limo, a report on the end of 2015 Chevrolet Volt... read more April 10, 2015 by 

2016 Scion iA  -  2015 NY Auto Show live photos (preview event)

Shell Project M, 'Clean Diesel' Disclaimer, Scion Says 'No' To Electric Cars: Today's Car News

Today, Shell's "Project M" seeks to design a fuel-efficient city car, why "clean diesels" may not be quite as clean as the name suggests, and Scion shrugs off hybrids and... read more April 9, 2015 by 

Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Tesla Model S 70D, Nissan Rogue Hybrid, Aluminum-Ion Battery: Today's Car News

Today, we have breaking news of the Tesla Model S 70D electric-car variant, the launch of the Nissan Rogue Hybrid in Japan, and a new experimental aluminum-ion battery that... read more April 8, 2015 by 


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