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The Future Of Volt And Leaf, VW e-Golf Priced, Electric-Car Hamsters: The Week In Reverse

The Future Of Volt And Leaf, VW e-Golf Priced, Electric-Car Hamsters: The Week In Reverse

We look ahead to the next Volt and Leaf, get a first look at the only seven-passenger plug-in hybrid, and a price for the Volkswagen e-Golf. And guess who's using hamsters to market an electric car. It's The Week In Reverse for Friday, August 29, 2014, right here at Green Car Reports. This week at... read more

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Electric car drivers in Helsinki. Image: electrictraffic.fi

Which City Wants To Make Privately-Owned Cars Obsolete?

Instead of continually improving the efficiency of cars, might it be better to replace them entirely? A few cities encourageresidents to eschew car use for public transit... read more August 27, 2014 by 


 
2012 Fisker Karma EcoSport

A World Beyond Cars, Tesla Model X Expectations, Fisker Karma Spare Parts: Today's Car News

Today's news is very forward-looking. California looks forward to a world beyond cars while, in the nearer term, analysts predict success for the 2015 Tesla Model X, and... read more August 26, 2014 by 


 
Elon Musk plugs a Tesla Model S into a Supercharger (Image: deanslavnich on Twitter)

Elon Musk's Appeal, 2015 VW e-Golf Price, Ford & Hyundai Hybrids: Today's Car News

Today's news includes a little bit of everything. On the practical side, we've got pricing details for the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car; on the more subjective side... read more August 25, 2014 by 


 
2014 Honda Accord Hybrid

GM 200-Mile Electric Car, Accord Hybrid Shortages, Volt Vs BMW i3 REx, : The Week In Reverse (VIDEO)

Why is Honda's Accord Hybrid still in such short supply? And how much do we really know about GM's mythical 200-mile electric car? This is the Week In Reverse for Friday... read more August 23, 2014 by 


 
2015 Honda Fit  -  First Drive

BMW i3 REx Vs Chevy Volt, Chargepoint App Tested, 2015 Honda Fit Safety: Today's Car News

Today we have a range-extended electric-car faceoff between the 2014 BMW i3 REx and the Chevrolet Volt. We've also got a review of the updated Chargepoint app for finding... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Honda Fit  -  First Drive

2015 Honda Fit: Early Models To Get Better Bumpers For Crash Safety Boost

The 2015 Honda Fit subcompact just recently went on sale, but it's already received a significant update. Honda has strengthened the bumper-beam welds, and now it will... read more August 22, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition

Ford Mustang MPG, Tesla Gigafactory, Electric-Car Battery Winner: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about technology. Leaked window stickers reveal fuel-economy ratings for the 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost, states compete to meet Tesla's "Gigafactory"... read more August 21, 2014 by 


 
Honda FCEV Concept, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

Tesla News Video, VW 'XL2' Rumored, Hydrogen Stories: Today's Car News

Today's news spans three types of powertrain. We recap the last two weeks of whirlwind Tesla news on video, explain our reasoning for writing about hydrogen fuel-cell cars... read more August 20, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla News: Model S Warranty, Gigafactory Fight, New Roadster Battery (VIDEO)

The Silicon Valley electric-car maker Tesla Motors seems to be in the news almost every day. Over the last two weeks, the company faced fallout over glitches in early Model S... read more August 20, 2014 by 


 
2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2016 Chevy Volt Price, VW XL1 Influence, Electric-Car Range Logic: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about the future. A low-priced 2016 Chevrolet Volt has the potential to undercut plug-in hybrids while, further out, technology from the Volkswagen XL1... read more August 19, 2014 by 


 
Saleen FourSixteen based on the Tesla Model S

Accord Hybrid Supply, GM 200-Mile Electric Car, Tesla Motor Warranty: Today's Car News

Lots of Honda news today. The 2014 Accord Hybrid is still in short supply, and the Japanese carmaker is planning an efficient 1.0-liter gasoline engine. We've also got... read more August 18, 2014 by 


 
Pickup truck "rolling coal"

Cadillac Vs Tesla, Electric Boats, Rolling Coal: The Week In Reverse (VIDEO)

Do you know what it's called when a diesel trucker deliberately covers an electric car in soot? And how did we get to spend a lovely July day on the waters of Lake George in... read more August 16, 2014 by 


 
Toyota FCV Concept

Hydrogen Costs, Hybrid Garbage Truck, Cadillac ELR Realism: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about realism. A study estimates the cost of making hydrogen competitive with gasoline, a GM executive puts the Cadillac ELR in perspective, and a hybrid... read more August 15, 2014 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Battery Upgrade, Mazda Diesel Hybrid, Chevy Volt Fleet Use: Today's Car News

We start today with an unusual proposition: newly redesigned battery packs for used Tesla Roadster electric cars. We've also got stories on Mazda's upcoming (Japan-only)... read more August 14, 2014 by 


 
National Plug-In Day 2012: San Francisco, with 60 Nissan Leafs in front of the Golden Gate Bridge

Hydrogen Fuel Prices, Tesla Glitches, Trouble-Free Chevy Volts: Today's Car News

There's a little bit of everything today, from the cost of filling up with hydrogen to problems with Consumer Reports' Tesla Model S test car, as well as a minor (but... read more August 13, 2014 by 


 
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