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Production for Elio 3-wheeler slides to 2018; is time running out?

Production for Elio 3-wheeler slides to 2018; is time running out?

Elio Motors continues to drag its feet regarding the start of production for its three-wheeled, two-seat, "84-mpg" vehicle, but it may now be running out of time. The company previously said it had received 55,000 reservations for the car, representing potential sales of $300 million. Last year, it...

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2017 Nissan Leaf

California goal: eliminate gasoline, diesel light vehicles altogether

What if gasoline and diesel cars and light trucks were simply eliminated altogether from the new vehicles sold in a state? Residents of one state in the U.S. may, eventually... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

VW Board vs ex-CEO Piech: rancor erupts over diesel cheating lies

Statements from the boards of directors of automakers are generally dry, dispassionate, and formal. So the language of a terse item issued yesterday by the board of... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4

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

As we roll through the second month of 2017, it's once again time to take a look at the best deals on green cars. This month's batch of deals spans a wide array of models... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
Lithium-ion cell and battery pack assembly for Nissan Leaf electric car in Sunderland, U.K., plant

Electric-car batteries: $100 per kwh before 2020, $80 soon after?

Modern electric cars have developed to the point where range itself may become less of an issue than the cost of providing it. Automakers can create longer-range electric... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 Driving on a Public Road

Pilot production of Tesla Model 3 to start Feb 20: report

Tesla said yesterday it would shut down its production lines for one week this month to prepare for the launch of its upcoming Model 3 electric sedan. The Silicon Valley... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
2017 Subaru Impreza, La Jolla, California, Dec 2016

2017 Subaru Impreza: first drive of AWD compact sedan, hatch

The 2017 Subaru Impreza is one of the most fuel-efficient all-wheel-drive vehicles in the U.S. market, and has been for many years. The entirely redesigned 2017 Impreza rides... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Feb 2016

Hybrid SUVs, Faraday downsizing, Tesla CA energy storage: Today's Car News

Today, we look at why more SUVs and crossovers don't offer hybrid powertrains, Faraday Future scales back production plans, and three battery energy-storage sites come online... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Rogue Hybrid

Why aren't there more hybrid crossover utilities and SUVs?

It's one of the most frequent questions asked by shoppers interested in utility vehicles with better gas mileage: why aren't there more hybrid SUVs and crossovers? Following... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

With Mitsubishi, Renault-Nissan is world's largest maker of all-electric cars

The controlling interest in carmaker Mitsubishi it acquired last year has helped the Renault-Nissan Alliance to solidify its position as the global leader in sales of... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
Tesla and SolarCity energy storage array on Ta'u, American Samoa

3 California battery storage sites come online, one from Tesla

Long a leader in the push to reduce vehicle emissions and switch to renewable energy, California marks another milestone this week. The last of three battery energy-storage... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

VW suggests engine downsizing is done; emissions rules are the reason

When it comes to improving fuel efficiency, simply making an engine smaller is a fairly direct way to get results. It's the approach that many automakers have taken in recent... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Bowing to inevitable, Faraday Future scales back plant plans

During a press conference at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Faraday Future announced plans to build its first electric car within two years. Later in 2016, it selected a... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air

Lucid Air electric car video shows luxury sedan on the road

Lucid Motors, the California automotive startup formerly known as Atieva, unveiled its Air electric car in December 2016. But so far, the car hasn't been seen on public... read more February 8, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faster electric-car charging, Faraday reservations, Tesla Model 3 cost speculation: Today's Car News

Today, we look at plans for faster electric-car charging, Faraday Future's tally of reservations for the FF 91 electric car, and the results of our poll asking how much a... read more February 7, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3

What will a fully-loaded Tesla Model 3 cost? Poll results

Now that the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV is arriving in more dealers each month, anticipation fever has turned to the Tesla Model 3. (There's a new generation of the Nissan... read more February 7, 2017 by


 
 

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