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Shock, Surprise: Startup Detroit Electric Won't Build In Detroit After All

Shock, Surprise: Startup Detroit Electric Won't Build In Detroit After All

In the world of startup electric car automakers, things don't always go to plan. With the best will in the world, release dates get pushed back, prices go up and initial promises fade away as if they were never made. It may not come as much of a surprise then to learn that Detroit Electric, a small...

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2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid

Ford Hybrid Cars: Fusion, C-Max, Escape And More, Ultimate Guide

Ten years ago, your choice of hybrid vehicles was pretty limited. A lot has changed in those ten years, and the rise of Ford as a real force in the hybrid markets is one of... read more March 31, 2014 by 


 
Houston's Tranquility Park Garage with GRIDbot charging stations

Why Oil State Texas Turns Out To Be Friendly To Electric Cars

As the land of big pickup trucks and Big Oil, Texas would hardly seem like the kind of place where electric cars could thrive. Yet the Lone Star State is one of the... read more March 31, 2014 by 


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

2014 Cadillac ELR Recalled For Stability-Control Software Issue

General Motors is recalling most of its 2014 Cadillac ELR luxury range-extended electric coupes for faulty stability-control software. The recall will correct a problem with... read more March 31, 2014 by 


 
Green Car Reports comments using new Disqus system

Why We Moderate Comments On Green Car Reports

This site now gets a few hundred comments a day on our accumulated total of more than 10,000 articles. The vast majority of them are thoughtful, from experienced owners and... read more March 31, 2014 by 


 
Massachusetts Electric Car Plate

Massachusetts To Offer Rebates For Plug-In Electric-Car Purchases

Massachusetts is about to give its residents a reason to plug in. A rebate program for electric-car purchases was announced last week by Governor Deval Patrick, according to... read more March 31, 2014 by 


 
CitiBike NYC racks in Manhattan, by Margaret Bedore (CC 3.0)

Will NYC's CitiBike Shared Bicycles Get Add-On Electric Power?

New York's Citibike bike-sharing program may be laudably green, but pedaling isn't always easy. Now, there's a startup that hopes to give riders a little push. ShareRoller is... read more March 30, 2014 by 


 
Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_

NHTSA Closes Probe Into Tesla Model S Fires: "Defect Not Identified"

It looks like Tesla Motors' brief firefight is now over. Not only has the company announced the fitment of new parts designed to deflect road debris, the cause of two fire... read more March 29, 2014 by 


 
2011 Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

Tesla Battery Shield, 36-MPG Chrysler, VW e-Up, Ford Slaps Cadillac In Video Ad: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla Motors announces a new three-part battery shield system for its Model S electric car, Ford quietly issues a video response to the polarizing... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
Volkswagen e-Up electric car with Douglas C54 transport plane at Berlin's Tempelhof Airport

Volkswagen e-Up: Driving VW's Smallest Electric Car (Forbidden Fruit)

Of the three plug-in VW cars we drove in Berlin this month, the one we liked best is the one we won't get in North America. The Volkswagen e-Up battery-electric minicar is a... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
Ford C-Max Energi 'Upside' parody advert

Ford Parodies Divisive Cadillac ELR Ad With 'Upside' C-Max Video

Why do we work so hard? Because hard work means "anything is possible"--and maybe you'll get a nice pool and a fancy car out of it. At least, that's the answer if Cadillac's... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S To Get Titanium Battery Shield, Plus Deflectors: BREAKING

Tesla Motors announced this morning that it will fit three new underbody components to all Model S electric cars to add further protection against impacts from road debris... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
2015 Chrysler 200

2015 Chrysler 200: 36 MPG Highway Tops Fusion, Camry

With highway economy of 36 mpg, the 2015 Chrysler 200 isn't the most fuel-efficient vehicle we've written about recently, but it has an important job to do. The old model... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
Tesla Model X  -  Official Debut, Los Angeles, February 2012

Tesla Model X Was Tougher To Design Than Model S, Musk Says

If the Roadster was Tesla's early gigging days and the Model S the debut release from a hot new band, the Model X crossover could be considered Tesla's 'difficult second... read more March 28, 2014 by 


 
2014 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid presentation, Berlin

Tesla Pedal Update, BMW Diesel Drive, China Coal Use: Today's Car News

Today on Green CarReports: Tesla's doing well on reservations for its next model, Audi offers renewable energy to recharge its first plug-in hybrid (in Germany, anyway), and... read more March 27, 2014 by 


 
2014 BMW 535d xDrive, Catskill Mountains, Feb 2014

2014 BMW 535d xDrive Diesel Sedan: Fuel Economy Drive Review

For 2014, BMW offers diesel engines in its three sedan lines, and now we've spent a long weekend with the mid-size 5-Series sedan fitted with the fuel-efficient engine. Given... read more March 27, 2014 by 


 
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