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Bolt EV info, EPA head, 20 years of electric cars, EU diesel suits: The Week in Reverse

Bolt EV info, EPA head, 20 years of electric cars, EU diesel suits: The Week in Reverse

Which climate-science denier has been tapped to run an agency he repeatedly sued for attempting to enforce its own rules? What does the Chevy Bolt EV owners manual have to tell us about the 238-mile electric car that goes on sale this month? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right... read more

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Lithium-ion cell and battery pack assembly for Nissan Leaf electric car in Sunderland, U.K., plant

Trump's EPA head, VW zero-emission infrastructure funding, battery recycling: Today's Car News

Today, Donald Trump nominates a climate-science denier to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Congress questions $2 billion in zero-emission vehicle... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt, 2014

Trump's EPA head Pruitt: climate-science denier who sued the EPA many times

If there were any doubt that president-elect Donald Trump supports fossil fuels and does not believe in the scientific consensus of climate change, his pick to head the U.S... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime test drive, Ojai, California, Sep 2016

Which type of Green Car Reports articles are least valuable? Poll results

Last week, we wrote about the results of a Twitter poll we put up to get a feel for what our readers like best about the site. The flipside of "most valuable" is "least... read more December 8, 2016 by


 
2015 BMW i8 construction at Leipzig plant

Tesla MI gallery, EPA emissions fight, BMW electric-car goal: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla opens a gallery in Michigan, one of the states that bars it from actually selling cars to customers, automaker lobbyists fail to overturn EPA emissions rules... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
BMW quad-turbocharged 3.0-liter 6-cylinder diesel engine

Diesels to lose two-thirds of current market share in 10 years: report

Sometimes interesting predictions come buried inside a completely different topic. Take, for example, an investment note on the auto-parts supplier Continental contained in a... read more December 7, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Malibu

GM 9-speed automatic, NextEV Nio electric SUV, Finnish Tesla Gigafactory?: Today's Car News

Today, General Motors has a new 9-speed automatic transmission that may boost fuel efficiency, Chinese startup NextEV will offer an electric SUV under its Nio brand, and a... read more December 6, 2016 by


 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Electric SUVs, Ford and Trump, Chevy Bolt EV profitability: Today's Car News

Today, we compare three upcoming luxury electric SUVs, Ford plans to ask President-elect Donald Trump to loosen fuel-economy rules, and a new report claims General Motors... read more December 5, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Pacifica Hybrid electric ratings, EPA emission rules, Tesla stores, Trump team: The Week in Reverse

Which government agency jolted Washington with a surprise decision that will have a huge impact on future cars? What did Consumer Reports have to say about the Tesla Model X... read more December 3, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

VW electric car plans, 2018 Ford Fiesta, cities ban diesels: Today's Car News

Today, Volkswagen plans to build electric cars in North America, the 2018 Ford Fiesta debuts in Europe, and four capital cities agree to ban diesel vehicles by 2025. All this... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
Eiffel Tower in Paris, France (photo by Rijin, via Wikimedia Commons)

Mayors of 4 capital cities to ban all diesel vehicles by 2025

Even before the Volkswagen diesel scandal, diesel passenger cars were never popular in the U.S. But in other parts of the world—especially Europe—diesels have... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
Chevrolet's Steve Majoros (R) accepts Green Car Reports 2017 Best Car To Buy award for Chevy Bolt EV

Which Green Car Reports articles are most valuable? Poll results

We've now been running a series of Twitter polls for several weeks, and last week we decided to use one poll for a different purpose. We wanted to survey our audience, which... read more December 2, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in electric car sales, CAFE standards maintained, Tesla VA store: Today's Car News

Today, we tally plug-in electric car sales for November 2016, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) elects to maintain emissions standards in their current form... read more December 1, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Lucid electric car

Lucid Motors factory, Euro fast-charging network, Mazda electric car: Today's Car News

Today, Lucid Motors selects Arizona as the location for the factory that will build its luxury electric car, four automakers collaborate on a DC fast-charging network for... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
Elaine Chao

Trump names Elaine Chao as U.S. Secretary of Transportation

President-elect Donald Trump nominated former labor secretary Elaine Chao to be his secretary of transportation yesterday. She will follow current DoT secretary Antony Foxx... read more November 30, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Cruze hatcbhack with Chevrolet Performance Parts

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, hatchback renaissance, ethanol rule: Today's Car News

Today, read our first impressions of the 2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive, see why the U.S. may be experiencing a hatchback renaissance, and find out the Environmental... read more November 29, 2016 by


 

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