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Electric cars taking over cities, industry executives weigh-in, a plug-in hybrid Range Rover: Today's Car News

Electric cars taking over cities, industry executives weigh-in, a plug-in hybrid Range Rover: Today's Car News

Today, Fiat-Chrysler's outspoken CEO casts doubt on electric cars, while Oxford in the U.K. and Los Angeles are betting big on going gas- and diesel-free. Talk about contradictory. All this and more on Green Car Reports. General Motors' CEO had her own things to say about electric cars. Toyota is...

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Toyota 'Project Portal' proof-of-concept hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi tractor, for Port of LA

Toyota to study Mirai-derived fuel-cell tech for heavy-duty trucks

Toyota announced on Thursday that it will begin testing in two California ports a hydrogen fuel-cell heavy-duty truck adapted from the Toyota Mirai's powertrain for drayage... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
Sergio Marchionne

Fiat-Chrysler chief Sergio Marchionne doesn't think electric cars, Tesla are viable

The question of electric cars and their profitability remains a major factor as automakers and brands move to electrify vehicle portfolios. While many automakers commit to an... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e

2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e plug-in hybrid revealed, on sale in US next year

Following the debut of the smaller Land Rover Range Rover Sport P400e plug-in hybrid, the luxury SUV maker revealed its larger sibling: the 2019 Land Rover Range Rover P400e... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
General Motors’ Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS)

Electric motorcycle road-tripping, hydrogen fuel-cell in the Army, mid-engined Corvette: Today's Car News

Today, we envision a diesel-free future in Copenhagen (with many exclusions), ride 4,000 miles across the country on an electric motorcycle, and see that the potential for... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Bentley Bentayga Diesel

Copenhagen mayor proposes banning new diesel cars

Copenhagen's mayor wants to deal a major blow to diesel-fueled cars—but not trucks. Frank Jensen, the city's mayor, says that he will propose legislation to ban new... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
General Motors’ Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS)

GM's view of hydrogen fuel cells: great for military use

General Motors thinks there's a future for hydrogen fuel cells, but it's not in your driveway. Unless you're a member of the armed forces and your driveway is, say, Fort... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
Double charging a Zero electric motorcycle

How I rode 4,000 miles on an electric motorcycle for $10

Each summer I ride my electric motorcycle over 4,000 miles to show how easy it is. Except it wasn’t actually easy—until this year. What I mean by that is that it... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
Auro electric self-driving shuttle

California mobility company Ridecell wants to revolutionize self-driving electric shuttles on private property

One California company has a different idea to ensure self-driving cars earn their "training wheels," so to speak. Instead of deploying self-driving cars on public roads... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
2010 Lexus HS 250h

2010 Lexus HS 250h sedans recalled for potential hybrid-system failure

Some owners of the 2010 Lexus HS 250h will find an unfortunate notice in their mailboxes next month. Lexus has issued a recall of the hybrid car over the hybrid transaxle... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
2018 Kia Optima Hybrid

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for October 2017

Another month, another round of deals for hybrid, electric, and fuel-efficient cars. This month, many cars hold their spots as solid deals, but the offers have become... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Platinum Edition

2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Uber goes green, Leaf takes on Bolt EV: Today's Car News

Today, we hit the road in the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, compare the old Nissan Leaf to the new Chevrolet Bolt EV, and learn how the West is going green. Oh, and for $2,000 or... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Platinum Edition

Electrified cars start down the pay-per-month road

A few taps at a smartphone will soon cue up white-gloved same-day delivery of a shiny, new Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid—if you happen to be in Atlanta. The Netflix of... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

Oil-rich Dubai adds a fleet of Uber Tesla electric cars

Dubai, the second largest sheikdom in the United Arab Emirates, rose to riches thanks to abundant oil. With some of the lowest fuel prices in the world, SUVs and inefficient... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Dallas, Texas

2017 Toyota Prius Prime real-world gas mileage, electric range review

The 2017 Toyota Prius Prime is an automotive enigma. It proudly flaunts its eco-friendly credentials, yet its factory-rated 25 miles of electric range simply pales in... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf, Denver, Colorado, Mar 2016  [photo: owner Andrew Ganz]

Old Nissan Leaf vs new Chevrolet Bolt EV: owners weigh in

Sometimes, the best information comes straight from the horseless carriage-owner’s mouth. If you want to learn just how good or bad an electric vehicle is, it makes... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
ebee streelight charging station

Seven Western states sign deal to expand electric-car charging networks

The Western United States will soon see an electric-car charging network covering 5,000 miles of roadways. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced that he and six other... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Electric cars win on energy efficiency vs hydrogen, gasoline, diesel: analysis

If you want to drive the absolute cleanest car possible – and if you’re reading this site, we’re willing to wager that you do – then you need to... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt  [photo from 2014]

Clean Power Plan, Nissan Leaf Nismo, Tesla Semi: Today's Car News

Today, the EPA signaled its intent to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, the Nissan Leaf Nismo popped out, and California may be the first place in America where gas engines are... read more October 9, 2017 by


 
Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Sportier Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept for Tokyo show; powertrain upgrades unclear

After announcing the 2018 Nissan Leaf in September, Nissan hinted that a Nismo variant was on the way to tap into a rather different electric car market. Now we've learned... read more October 9, 2017 by


 
Coal trains by Flickr user Kimon Berlin (Used under CC License)

EPA to roll back Obama-era greenhouse gas policies on coal power plants

EPA head Scott Pruitt told miners in Kentucky on Monday that he intends to begin dismantling former President Barack Obama's signature climate-change agenda effort to curb... read more October 9, 2017 by


 
 

 
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