News

 
Tesla autonomous-car data, 2017 Kia Niro, Trump & ethanol: Today's Car News

Tesla autonomous-car data, 2017 Kia Niro, Trump & ethanol: Today's Car News

Today, we drive the 2017 Kia Niro hybrid, Tesla uses data to develop self-driving cars, and President-elect Donald Trump's advisors may be against ethanol. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla is just one of many companies working to develop self-driving cars, but could a trove of...

December 30, 2016 by -
 
2017 Renault Zoe

Long-range Renault Zoe electric car reviewed in U.K.: Forbidden Fruit

The Renault Zoe is the best-selling electric car in Europe, and it has just received a significant battery upgrade. Unveiled at the Paris Motor Show in September, the updated... read more December 30, 2016 by


 
Fuel gauge

Fuel-economy rules not the cause of rising auto prices: analysis

Lobbyists for big automakers, both domestic and foreign, make no secret about their desire for lower fuel-economy standards. One argument presented to support a lowering of... read more December 30, 2016 by


 
Tesla self-driving demonstration video screenshot

Tesla's autonomous-car efforts use big data no other carmaker has

In the automotive industry, Tesla is a leader in many respects—but it's hardly head-and-shoulders above the rest when it comes to self-driving cars. The Silicon Valley... read more December 30, 2016 by


 
2017 Fiat 500e

Deal of the year? Used Fiat 500e electric cars at $6,500?

It's well known by now that the used-car prices of low-range electric cars are low. Any 2011 through 2016 electric car not made by Tesla is likely to be cheap on a used-car... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at hydrogen fueling station, Fountain Valley, CA

Obama green-car rules, next Hyundai fuel-cell SUV, autonomous Ford Fusion Hybrid: Today's Car News

Today, the outgoing Obama administration aims to quickly enact more green-car rules, the next Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle may get a boost in range over the current... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
Transit Elevated Bus (TEB) - Image via China Xinhua News

Update: Chinese elevated bus now abandoned, blocking road traffic

Last week, the massive Chinese elevated bus whose renderings had rocketed around the Internet made its first test run. The bus runs on rails embedded in the street, with room... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

South Korea to extend electric-car subsidy to long-range vehicles too

South Korea currently offers electric-car subsidies, but only to shorter-range vehicles. This somewhat unusual provision was put in place in 2012, the government says, to... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
Second-generation Ford Fusion Hybrid automated driving research vehicle

Fusion Hybrid again used for latest Ford autonomous test vehicle

If you see a Ford Fusion Hybrid mid-size sedan cruising along with no apparent input from the driver, rest assured that you are not hallucinating. Since 2013, Ford has used... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
President Barack Obama sits in 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car at Detroit Auto Show, Jan 2016

Flurry of green-car rules as Obama administration departs

When it comes to regulations governing the auto industry, the Obama administration does not plan to go gentle into that good night. The outgoing administration has pushed... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at Hyundai headquarters, Fountain Valley, CA

Next Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell to have 30 percent more range

The current Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell was the first of the recent crop of hydrogen fuel-cell cars to go on sale; its first U.S. deliveries started back in June 2014. Since... read more December 29, 2016 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf

Green-car buying, Faraday Future trouble, consumers fear plug-in cars: Today's Car News

Today, see why this week is a good time to buy a green car, get the latest update on electric-car startup Faraday Future, and read one possible explanation for continued low... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW i3

This is the best week of the year to buy a green car

If you're thinking about buying a green car—or any car, for that matter—now is a good time. The week between the day after Christmas and the beginning of the new... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
2011 Toyota Prius

Michigan socks hybrid owners with new fees—that don't apply to most hybrids (updated)

The state of Michigan, to help pay for road repairs, decided more than a year ago to hit owners of hybrids and electric cars with additional fees starting this January... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Faraday Future electric car debuting at 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Faraday Future falls further: two execs depart, CES car still due

Faraday Future has promised to unveil its first production electric car at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January. But the Chinese-backed startup may end up... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
Man trying to hail a taxi (via Flickr user Linh Nguyen)

Taxi GPS data could unsnarl traffic in developing regions, World Bank says

All around the world, streams of cars clog streets and highways, creating colossal traffic jams and putting continual stress on infrastructure. In most cities, some portion... read more December 28, 2016 by


 
 

Find Green Cars

Go!

 
© 2016 Green Car Reports. All Rights Reserved. Green Car Reports is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.