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2017 Toyota Mirai price stays same, fuel-cell car adds new color

2017 Toyota Mirai price stays same, fuel-cell car adds new color

The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car will enter its second model year in the U.S. virtually unchanged, including its pricing. The 2017 Mirai continues to be Toyota's technology halo car, the highest-selling fuel-cell car in the U.S., though it remains limited to certain California regional...

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2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid

Tesla hack, Chevy Bolt EV & Lyft, Ford electric-vehicle strategy: Today's Car News

Today, Chinese white-hat hackers identify a security vulnerability in Tesla Model S software, how the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car could be connected to Lyft's self-driving... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Ford F-150

Ford's electric-vehicle strategy: absorb costs in most profitable trucks

Earlier this year, Ford announced that it would significantly expand its lineup of electrified vehicles—including mild hybrids with advanced start-stop systems, regular... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2017 BMW i3

BMW will electrify its regular cars; what happens to 'i' models?

When the BMW i3 went on sale in the U.S. back in May 2014, it marked not only the debut of the German automaker's first mass-market electric car, but also a new sub-brand... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Lyft will have self-driving cars within five years: Bolt EV's main role?

With a 238-mile range and a $37,500 price before incentives, the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV could be a game changer for electric cars. But what if that isn't its only mission? As... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla software update fixes flaw found by Chinese white-hat hackers

Modern cars' increased reliance on software to control vital functions opens up new technological possibilities, but also poses the potential of hacking. That risk now... read more September 21, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV price, GM vs BYD, electric cars and jobs: Today's Car News

Today, we have the official base price of the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, General Motors aims to take on BYD in the Chinese firm's home market, and Daimler's labor... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf SL, Hudson Valley, NY, Dec 2015

What is the maximum electric-car price for mass-market success? Poll results

A few weeks ago, we asked our Twitter followers how low electric-car prices would have to go for them to succeed in the market. The answers were revealing, because the sweet... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive

Electric cars necessary to protect Mercedes jobs, says labor leader

Mercedes-Benz parent Daimler is pushing for more electric cars, and that has the company's labor leaders thinking about how such a shift might affect its workers. Electric... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
Gasoline shortage due to ruptured pipeline, September 2016

Southeast gasoline drivers to get range anxiety after pipeline rupture?

The term "range anxiety" is commonly associated with electric cars because of relatively short ranges for many of them, along with a lack of charging infrastructure in many... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Cadillac CT6

Can GM beat Chinese BYD as global electric-car leader? It plans to try

The automaker that sold the most plug-in electric cars last year wasn't a U.S., Japanese, or European firm. It was BYD, the Chinese carmaker notably backed by Warren... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Every diesel brand in Europe emits more than VW, says new report

It's been a year since the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revealed that Volkswagen used illegal "defeat device" software that allowed its diesel cars to cheat... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

2017 Chevy Bolt EV price: electric car starts at $37,495 before incentives (as promised)

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car will carry a price of $37,495 for the base LT trim level, including the mandatory destination charge, before incentives. The Bolt EV... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla MI battle, California 'green stickers,' Chevy Bolt EV name confusion: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla loses a fight to sell electric cars directly to customers in Michigan, California removes the limit on "green stickers" that allow plug-in hybrids solo access to... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
Green HOV-Lane Sticker

California removes limit on carpool access for plug-in hybrids

Of California's many incentives for green cars, one of the most popular is solo access to the state's carpool lanes for drivers of electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and certain... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
2016 Kia Soul EV

2018 Kia Soul EV to get range boost to keep pace: report

When it debuted late in 2014 as a 2015 model, the Kia Soul EV boasted an impressive range for an electric car with a mainstream price. At an EPA-rated 93 miles, its range... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
 

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