Tesla German Battery Factory, BMW i3 'Shadow Sport,' 2017 Ford Escape: Today's Car News

Tesla German Battery Factory, BMW i3 'Shadow Sport,' 2017 Ford Escape: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla is reportedly in talks with the German government about a battery factory, and the parade of car reveals for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begins with the BMW i3 Shadow Sport and 2017 Ford Escape. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A U.S. senator recently called for the National...

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2017 Jaguar F-Pace

Audi Fast Charging, Jaguar Electric SUV, BMW '706-MPG' Research Car: Today's Car News

Today, we look at Audi's plans for an electric-car DC fast-charging network, Jaguar's reported plans for an electric SUV, and a rumored ultra-efficient BMW research vehicle... read more November 16, 2015 by 

Audi Q7 e-Tron 3.0 TDI Quattro (European model), Madrid, Nov 2015

Audi Q7 e-Tron 3.0 TDI Quattro: First Drive Of Diesel Plug-In Hybrid SUV

Last week may not have been the ideal time for Audi to show off its second plug-in hybrid vehicle, since its Q7 e-tron SUV is powered by a 3.0-liter V-6 turbodiesel engine... read more November 16, 2015 by 

2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

VW Diesel Ad Pledges It's 'Working To Make Things Right'

While U.S. recalls of diesel cars fitted with "defeat device" software still haven't been announced, Volkswagen has begun the process of trying to market its way out of the... read more November 16, 2015 by 

Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi e-Tron Electric Car To Offer 150-kW Quick Charging Sites

It’s increasingly clear that the German prestige brands plan to launch luxury electric cars that will go head-to-head with upstart Tesla Motors and its Model S and... read more November 16, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Volt

Best Deals On Hybrid, Electric, Diesel Cars For November 2015

While many people are already starting holiday shopping, carmakers are hoping they'll stop by the local dealership as well. It's a new month, which means there's a new round... read more November 16, 2015 by 

2017 Jaguar F-Pace  -  2015 Frankfurt Motor Show live photos

Jaguar Electric SUV As Soon As 2017? 'Radical' Styling Planned

Since a concept version was unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, all eyes have been on Audi's electric crossover to be the auto-industry establishment's first true... read more November 16, 2015 by 

Owner Bernard Freiwald with 2016 Chevrolet Volt, San Francisco, Nov 2015

2016 Chevrolet Volt: Owner's First Impressions Of Car, Range, Dealers, And More

Along with the upcoming fourth-generation hybrid Toyota Prius, the 2016 Chevrolet Volt is one of the major green-car introductions of this year. It won’t be available... read more November 15, 2015 by 

Patent drawing for BMW plug-in hybrid research vehicle - Image via Car News China, PC Auto

BMW '706-MPG' Research Car Aims At VW XL1 Ultra-Efficiency Vehicle

BMW is developing an ultra-efficient plug-in hybrid vehicle as a rival to the Volkswagen XL1 diesel plug-in hybrid. At least, that's what patent images filed by BMW in China... read more November 14, 2015 by 

2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

2015 LA Auto Show Preview, Wireless Electric-Car Charging, EPA Emissions Tests: Today's Car News

Today, we preview the green production and concept cars of the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show, Nissan continues testing wireless inductive charging for electric cars, and the EPA... read more November 13, 2015 by 

Nissan Wireless Charging system

Electric Cars Sans Cords: Nissan Readying Higher-Power Inductive Charging

Electric car owners get to enjoy a certain level of pride in saying that they never have to deal with gas stations and dirty fuel-filler nozzles. Most of those owners would... read more November 13, 2015 by 

2016 Honda Civic Sedan (Touring)

Green Car Preview: 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show

Media days for the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show begin next week, which means a new round of production and concept cars is about to be revealed. So far, it looks like the Los... read more November 13, 2015 by 

2012 Fisker Karma from the Rogers' Classic Car Museum collection

Karma Automotive (Nee Fisker) To Use BMW Electric-Car Powertrains

Karma Automotive--the carmaker formerly known as Fisker Automotive--says it will use BMW powertrain components in upcoming production models. BMW will supply high-voltage... read more November 13, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

EPA Will Add On-Road Testing For Emissions Compliance

In the wake of the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will expand on-road emissions testing to all diesel vehicles. The... read more November 13, 2015 by 

2013 Tesla Model S in winter, Hudson Valley, NY  [photo: David Noland]

Life With Tesla Model S: Thoughts On '10 Things I Hate' Article (Really Only Seven)

It was a classic click-bait headline: “Ten Things I Hate About My Tesla.” The article appeared last week on The Drive, a new "automotive culture" website from... read more November 13, 2015 by 

Oil field (Image: Flickr user johnny choura, used under CC license)

Why Exxon Is Attacking The Media Over Climate Change Research

Beginning in the 1970s, Exxon conducted research that confirmed the occurrence of climate change, and that the burning of fossil fuels is a major contributor to it. But--at... read more November 12, 2015 by 


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