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Tesla Spy Video, Malibu Hybrid, Utilities Vs Solar Power: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Tesla Spy Video, Malibu Hybrid, Utilities Vs Solar Power: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Why did one buyer call visiting his local Chevy dealer "a trip down memory lane"? And what new vehicle launch did we guess right about, way back in January? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, March 27, 2015. Friday we... read more

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2015 Volkswagen e-Golf (Euro spec)  -  Driven, Portland OR, July 2014

2016 Chevy Malibu Hybrid, VW Solid-State Batteries, Natural Gas Growth: Today's Car News

Today we look at the powertrain of the upcoming 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, Volkswagen's interest in solid-state batteries for electric cars, and why natural gas is... read more March 25, 2015 by 


 
Natural gas flaring from oil well [licensed under Creative Commons from Flickr user Sirdle]

Natural Gas Continues To Replace Coal: 'Bridge' Fuel To Lower-Carbon Energy

It's a simple fact that electric cars get cleaner when the electricity grids used to power them do. And, indeed, those grids are growing less dirty each year in the United... read more March 25, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S at Supercharger site in Ventura, CA, with just one slot open  [photo: David Noland]

DeltaWing Road Car, Driving A Tesla Model S For Free, Chrysler Plug-In Hybrid Minivan: Today's Car News

Today we've got news about the proposed DeltaWing road car, an owner's claim of driving a Tesla Model S free for 18 months, and the ancestor of the upcoming Chrysler plug-in... read more March 24, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mitsubishi Outlander front teaser

2015 NY Auto Show Green Cars, Tesla Model X Spied, Honda Fit EV Lease Extensions: Today's Car News

Today we have a preview of the green-car debuts expected for the 2015 New York Auto Show, video and spy photos of a Tesla Model X prototype on California roads, and... read more March 23, 2015 by 


 
2014 Fiat 500e  -  Quick Drive, September 2014

Fiat 500e Deals, BMW X5 Plug-In, Tesla Ends Range Anxiety: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Want to know how Tesla will end range anxiety? And how some California enthusiasts got such a great deal on the Fiat 500e? This is our video look back at the Week In... read more March 22, 2015 by 


 
Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

As Solar Power Spreads, Diverse Users Fight Utility Attempts To Penalize It

You'd be surprised how much a rooftop solar panel can make utility-company executives sweat. Home solar installations are on the rise in the U.S., and that has electric... read more March 21, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

West Coast Electric Highway, Tesla Model S Smart Nav, BMW's First Electric Car: Today's Car News

We've got lots of electric-car news today, including the chances of California joining the West Coast Electric Highway, new navigation features for the Tesla Model S, and a... read more March 20, 2015 by 


 
2015 Mitsubishi Lancer

Mitsubishi Gives Up On Sedans, To Make Only SUVs Henceforth

With the 2012 departure of Suzuki from the U.S. market, the title of "most challenged" automaker probably passes to Mitsubishi. While it's backed by a huge Japanese... read more March 20, 2015 by 


 
Chris Christie speaking at CPAC 2015 in Washington, DC. (photo by Gage Skidmore, via Wikimedia)

Tesla Wins In NJ, 2025 Gas Mileage Rules, Green-Car Market Share Decline: Today's Car News

Today, new legislation allows Tesla to sell electric cars directly to customers in New Jersey, high SUV sales may affect 2025 gas-mileage rules, and a new report claims green... read more March 19, 2015 by 


 
Green Car Reports app for iOS shown on Apple iPhone

Green Car Reports App: Now Available For Apple iPhone, iPad Users

You've been asking for it, and we've been listening. You want to read Green Car Reports on your Apple iPad, maybe even your iPhone, and you want a native app that runs... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder gasoline engine

Fiat 500e Group Buy, A123 Shuns Electric Cars, 5-Million Ford EcoBoost Engines: Today's Car News

Today, we've got a massive group buy of steeply-discounted Fiat 500e electric cars, battery maker A123's decision not to return to the U.S. electric-car market, and Ford's... read more March 18, 2015 by 


 
Koenigsegg Regera

2015 BMW i3 Video Road Test, Kids Test Tesla P85D 'Insane' Mode, Koenigsegg Regera Hybrid Details: Today's Car News

We've got a few videos today, including a road test of the 2015 BMW i3 electric car, and one of some kids reacting to the "Insane" acceleration mode of the Tesla Model S... read more March 17, 2015 by 


 
2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e

Tesla Model S Safety Plea, 2016 BMW X5 40e Plug-In Hybrid, BYD e6 For Uber: Today's Car News

Today, we have an owner's concern over a potential safety issue with the Tesla Model S electric car, details on the 2016 BMW X5 xDrive 40e plug-in hybrid SUV, and plans for... read more March 16, 2015 by 


 
Car2Go offering bike racks in Portland

Portland Car2Go Car-Sharing Fleet To Get Bike Racks

Would you be more likely to use car-sharing if you could bring your bike along? For Portlanders, that will soon be a real possibility, as 250 vehicles in its Car2Go fleet... read more March 15, 2015 by 


 
Nissan Sway Concept  -  2015 Geneva Motor Show live photos

2017 Nissan Leaf, Chinese Tesla Rival, Chevy Volt Capability: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Why did Tesla really open its only battery-swapping station for electric cars? And what's the next Nissan Leaf going to be like? This is our video look back at the Week In... read more March 14, 2015 by 


 

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