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New Volkswagen TDI Turbodiesel Engine: 268 HP, Electric Turbocharger

New Volkswagen TDI Turbodiesel Engine: 268 HP, Electric Turbocharger

As it works to meet stricter global emissions standards, Volkswagen is set to launch a range of new fuel-saving technologies on future models. Among the highlights of a recent technical presentation at the carmakers' headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany, was the announcement of a new and more...

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2014 Tesla Model S 'P85D' all-wheel-drive model

2014 Tesla Model S: Killing 3 Versions, 2 Colors, Some Options

In an effort to simplify its assembly process and boost production rates, Tesla Motors has streamlined its 2014 Tesla Model S electric-car lineup and eliminated several... read more November 11, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW i3 (German-market version), Amsterdam, Oct 2013

2015 BCTB, Street-Light Charging Stations, MI Anti-Tesla Law Bashed: Today's Car News

We start the week with our 2015 Best Car To Buy, the 2015 Volkswagen Golf range. We've also got stories on street lights with integrated electric-car charging sockets... read more November 10, 2014 by 


 
Reception at Tesla Store in New York Ciy following cross-country road trip in Model S electric cars

Michigan Anti-Tesla Law 'Unnecessary Protectionism': AutoNation CEO

Never let it be said that AutoNation CEO Mike Jackson doesn't speak his mind. His latest stunner came last week, when he deemed auto-dealer efforts to ban all direct sales by... read more November 10, 2014 by 


 
Ford and Windy Energy Windy System clean-energy pilot program.

Four Ford Dealers To Test Solar & Wind Clean-Energy Systems

As fuel economy slowly rises across its entire range, Ford is looking to lower the environmental impact of the dealerships that sell its greenest cars as well. The company... read more November 10, 2014 by 


 
2015 Kia Soul EV

Want $24,800 In Incentives To Drive Electric Cars? Head For Korea

Electric-car incentives are nothing new, but the city of Seoul has taken an unusual and more aggressive approach as it tries to get more of its residents into zero-emission... read more November 10, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI SE

2015 Volkswagen Golf: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2015

Our Best Car To Buy award can go one of several ways here on Green Car Reports. Sometimes it goes to a moonshot car, like the first Nissan Leaf (in 2011) or the Tesla Model S... read more November 10, 2014 by 


 
BMW headquarters in Munich, Germany.

Street Lights With Electric-Car Charging Sockets: Why Didn't We Think Of This?

Sometimes, without realizing it, the solution to a problem can literally be right in front of you. Carmakers are working to increase the number of public electric-car... read more November 10, 2014 by 


 
Pickup truck "rolling coal"

Time Running Out, Global Carbon Emission Must Fall To Zero: UN Panel

While mankind has been pumping carbon into the atmosphere since the discovery of fire, the modern era of carbon emissions began roughly 250 years ago. Now a new report by... read more November 10, 2014 by 


 
2015 Ford Fiesta

As Gas Gets Cheaper, Ford Ups Incentives On Smaller, More Efficient Cars

Sales of green cars and gas prices are inversely related. As fuel gets cheaper, the financial incentive of a more-efficient car decreases, and consumers lose interest. Given... read more November 9, 2014 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen e-Golf Vs. 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Which Car Did Readers Say Should Win The Best Car To Buy 2015 Award?

Tomorrow morning, we'll be revealing the winner of our Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2015 award. But as we wrote about each nominee over the last week, we also polled our... read more November 9, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model X all-electric crossover with 'Falcon Doors' open

Tesla Model X Delay, Hero Volt Dealer, Best Car To Buy: The Week In Reverse (Video)

What did Tesla announce in this week's third-quarter financial results? And, which of five new cars should win our Best Car To Buy award for 2015? This is our video look back... read more November 8, 2014 by 


 
LIT Motors C1

Pro-Tesla States, Gas Mileage-Rules Threatened, Lit Motors C-1 Demo Video: Today's Car News

We finish off the week with a look at where Tesla Motors can legally sell cars directly to customers, examine how dropping gas prices could impact impending Corporate Average... read more November 7, 2014 by 


 
2012 Chevrolet Volt

Homeowners Board Adds Markup To Chevy Volt Charging: Owner Balks, Power Cut Off

Home charging is a necessity for many electric-car owners, but charging-station installations are sometimes met with stiff opposition from homeowner associations. Perhaps... read more November 7, 2014 by 


 
Gas pump

Could Gasoline Below $3 A Gallon Doom Rising Gas-Mileage Rules?

By most accounts, the world is pretty much awash in oil these days. Increases in North American shale-oil production have boosted supply to the point where there's now... read more November 7, 2014 by 


 
2009 Fisker Karma prototype

Relaunched Fisker Karma To Use Quantum Software (Again)

Fisker Automotive's new owner Wanxiang plans to relaunch the Karma extended-range electric luxury sedan next year, and it's expected to have few substantial changes from the... read more November 7, 2014 by 


 
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