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Tesla Added 50 Percent More Supercharger Sites Last Year

Tesla Added 50 Percent More Supercharger Sites Last Year

When it comes to encouraging electric-car adoption, the availability of charging infrastructure can be as important as the cars themselves. And infrastructure is something Tesla Motors takes seriously. The company has steadily built out its network of "Supercharger" DC fast-charging stations...

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2016 Nissan Leaf

Electric Car Price Guide: Every 2015-2016 Plug-In Car, With Specs: UPDATED

It's a hot topic whenever anyone mentions electric cars: pricing. Many electric cars are more expensive than their regular counterparts, though naturally they cost less to... read more January 27, 2016 by


 
Venucia E30 (Chinese version of Nissan Leaf electric car), Guangzhou Auto Show [photo: ChinaAutoWeb]

China To Phase Out Electric-Car Subsidies By 2021, Let 'Market Decide'

After years of enthusiastic support, China's national government may soon discontinue its electric-car subsidies. Seeing electric cars as a way to solve the country's serious... read more January 27, 2016 by


 
Matthias Müller

VW CEO Müller: Automotive Future Must Not Be Left To Silicon Valley

Like many automakers, Volkswagen Group has had a research facility in Silicon Valley for many years. In 2011, Its Electronics Research Laboratory--first launched in... read more January 27, 2016 by


 
Tesla's "Revolutionize Your Commute" video

Tesla Says Autopilot Self-Driving Will 'Revolutionize Your Commute'

Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has been quite busy over the past few months. Among other accomplishments, the company released its long-awaited "Autopilot"... read more January 27, 2016 by


 
Morgan EV3 electric 3 Wheeler prototype

Chevy Bolt EV Vs Tesla, Diesel Sales, Electric Car Sharing: Today's Car News

Today, we look at whether the 2017 Chevroley Bolt EV is a Tesla competitor, a BMW executive says the Volkswagen emissions scandal will hurt all U.S. diesel sales, and... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Is Chevy Bolt EV's Main Mission To Marginalize Tesla Electric Cars?

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV may be the most eagerly awaited electric car since the original Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt (plus everything Tesla). Its claimed 200-mile range and... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
Morgan AR Plus 4

Eccentric British Maker Morgan To Add Hybrids To All Models

Among carmakers, Morgan isn't exactly known for adopting the latest trends. The century-old British firm is known for building sports cars nearly identical to the ones it... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
Bourgeois Chevrolet, Rawdon, Quebec, Canada   [photo: RoulezElectrique.com]

When Electric-Car Incentives Return: British Columbia Case Study

Christmas came in April last year for plug-in electric vehicle proponents in British Columbia, Canada, when the provincial government reinstated its Clean Energy Vehicle... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 328d

BMW Admits VW Emission Scandal Hurts All Diesel Sales In U.S.

With the revelation that it cheated on emissions tests using "defeat device" software, Volkswagen has gone from one of the biggest proponents of diesel cars in the U.S. to... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
WaiveCar Chevrolet Spark EV

Ad-Supported Car Sharing Gives 2 Electric-Car Hours Free In LA

You may have encountered ad-supported streaming services or smartphone apps at one point or another; they're free to use, as long as you're willing to deal with intermittent... read more January 26, 2016 by


 
GM's Shop-Click-Drive online car-shopping program sends users to local dealers to complete the sale

GM Adds Used Cars To Online 'Shop-Click-Drive' Tool; Buyers Still Finish At Dealer

In almost every state, you can't buy a car online from its maker, owing to language in franchise laws that forbids direct sales, written at the behest of auto-dealer... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
Ford Fusion Energi charging.

VW Diesel Cheating, Tesla Model S Lease Deal, Ford Plug-In Hybrids: Today's Car News

Today, a report claims Volkswagen's diesel cheating was an "open secret" among engineers, Tesla offers a "limited time" lease deal on the Model S electric car, and Ford says... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
2013 Ford C-Max Energi plug-in hybrid, Marin County, CA, Nov 2012

Ford Energi Plug-In Hybrids: Electric Miles Are Half Of Total

Media days at the Detroit Auto Show two weeks ago contained relatively little new from Ford Motor Company. A lightly updated 2017 Ford Fusion mid-size sedan emerged, as did... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
2014 Audi Q5 TDI, Catskill Mountains, Oct 2013

How Can VW, Audi Dealers Still Sell Used TDI Diesel Vehicles?

Hundreds of thousands of Volkswagen and Audi owners are now in their fifth month of waiting to find out when and how regulators will approve modifications to their diesel... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Apr 2015

Porsche Plug-In Hybrids Selling Well In California

Porsche is moving forward with plans to produce and sells its first electric car, but the German automaker is already seeing success with plug-in hybrids. Over the past few... read more January 25, 2016 by


 
 

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