VW Diesel Emission Scandal: Five Possible Long-Range Effects

VW Diesel Emission Scandal: Five Possible Long-Range Effects

Thus far, it's a been a quiet start to the third week of the Volkswagen diesel-emission cheating scandal. Eight years' worth of VW TDI models, both new and used, have been taken off sale at the company's North American dealerships. We surmise its engineers are working around the clock at their...

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Tesla Model S at Cypress Mountain, British Columbia, Canada

Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, September 2015: Triple-Triple

With a "double-double" being Canadian shorthand for a coffee with two creams and two sugars, we might call September a "triple-triple": Three plug-in electric car models hit... read more October 6, 2015 by 

2012 Fisker Karma + Aero L-39 Albatros jet trainer, Hollister Municipal Airport, CA [by Refael Azi]

Electric-Car Sales (Tesla Too), Euro Emission Demands, Jaguar Diesels: Today's Car News

Tesla deliveries--and electric-car sales in general--plus diesel demands, Ford video ads, and a new name for an old company. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Saturday... read more October 5, 2015 by 

2015 BMW i3 REx  -  Driven, Portland OR, April 2015

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In Sep: Waiting On Better 2016 Models

Sales of plug-in electric cars in the U.S. had a low-to-average month in September, with the sole bright spot being the astounding sales of the BMW i3 electric hatchback. Two... read more October 5, 2015 by 

2016 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport HSE Td6 diesel models, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Jaguar Land Rover Diesel Plans Move Ahead, Despite VW Emission Mess

Diesel engines may be suffering in the public eye due to the scale of the Volkswagen diesel-emission cheating scandal, but luxury carmakers are pushing forward with plans to... read more October 5, 2015 by 

2016 Tesla Model X launch in Fremont, California

Tesla Delivered 11,580 Cars In Q3; Can It Meet Full-Year Goal?

While it still refuses to report standard monthly U.S. sales like other carmakers, Tesla Motors now at least reports quarterly global sales of its electric cars. During the... read more October 5, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

European Makers: NOx Limits Must Rise For Real-World Emissions Tests

Carmakers in Europe, Asia, and North America have met exhaust emission limits for decades, as measured by strict standardized vehicle tests on dynamometers, or "rolling... read more October 5, 2015 by 

2015 Ford Focus Electric

Four Years In, Ford Releases First U.S. Focus Electric Ad (Video)

On most American streets and highways, the Ford Focus Electric is as rare a sight as some exotic sports cars. And unfortunately, some continued rather dismal sales numbers... read more October 5, 2015 by 

Karma logo

Fisker Becomes Karma Automotive, To Relaunch In 2016

Henrik Fisker hasn't been involved with his namesake company since before it declared bankruptcy in 2013. But Fisker Automotive has continued to bear his name since being... read more October 4, 2015 by 

2016 Tesla Model X

VW’s Diesel Mess, Production Tesla Model X, 2016 Chevy Volt Ads: The Week In Reverse (Video)

We have a lot more information about VW's diesel scandal, but no official solution yet for owners; the production Tesla Model X has made its grand entrance; and there are... read more October 3, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Volt

2016 Chevrolet Volt Ads: Attacking Prius, Leaf...And Bolt EV?

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt, for which deliveries began just this week, is going into attack mode against the Nissan Leaf and Toyota Prius in a set of new ads. But in one of... read more October 2, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

VW Reputation Damaged, Self-Driving Chevy Volt, Formula E Returns: Today's Car News

Today, a market-research firm believes the diesel-emissions scandal may have already damaged Volkswagen's reputation, General Motors discusses self-driving Chevrolet Volt... read more October 2, 2015 by 

Spark-Renault SRT_01E Formula E car

Formula E Electric-Car Racing Raises The Power For Season 2

The Formula E electric-car racing series is returning for a second season, and its FIA overseers are making some tweaks to the rules in the hopes of making the racing more... read more October 2, 2015 by 

Flow-cell battery prototype developed by Harvard University

Flow Batteries Could Back An Affordable Tesla Powerwall Rival

As renewable-energy use becomes more widespread, energy storage could become a major business. Using stationary battery packs to store energy increases the effectiveness of... read more October 2, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

GM Will Make Autonomous Versions Of The 2017 Chevrolet Volt

Beginning in late fall 2016, if you’re lucky enough to visit the Warren Technical Center campus of General Motors [NYSE:GM], in Michigan, you might find your shuttle... read more October 2, 2015 by 

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

Diesel Scandal Already Costing Volkswagen, Audi In Reputation

Only one out of four vehicle owners think favorably of Volkswagen this week, in the wake of the brand’s diesel emissions scandal. It’s yet another indicator that... read more October 2, 2015 by 


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