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Tesla Hacking, i-MiEV Driven, Norway's Zero-Emission-Car Plan: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Tesla Hacking, i-MiEV Driven, Norway's Zero-Emission-Car Plan: The Week In Reverse (Video)

What's Norway's ambitious plan to get rid of gasoline cars altogether? And, who's talking up electric cars in the pickup-heavy heartland of Oklahoma oil country? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, August 7, 2015...

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Coal, by Flicker user oatsy40 (Used Under CC License)

Final EPA Power-Plant Rules: Far More Impact On Coal States

The completed rules issued this week by the EPA to limit carbon emissions from power plants run 1,560 pages--nighttime reading only for policy wonks. But the agency's final... read more August 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Volkswagen e-Golf

2016 Volkswagen e-Golf SE: $30K Price For New Electric Car Version

The 2016 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car's base price will drop by some $4,500 compared to the 2015 model, thanks to the addition of a new entry-level model. The VW e-Golf SE... read more August 7, 2015 by 


 
2015 Ford F-150

2015 Ford F-150 Aluminum-Body Pickup: Mixed IIHS Safety Scores

It was one of the biggest questions about the 2015 Ford F-150: How would the truck's aluminum cab and pickup bed fare in today's rigorous safety testing? While aluminum has... read more August 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Quick Drive  -  Portland OR  -  July 2015   [photo: Doug Berger]

2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV: Drive Report Of 62-Mile Electric Minicar

It’s been nearly four years since the tiny Mitsubishi i-MiEV hit the market. And considering the rapid evolution and transformation of the electric-car market... read more August 7, 2015 by 


 
2016 Audi A3 e-tron Sportback

Tesla Hack, 2016 Audi A3 Plug-In Hybrid Priced, CA ZEV Plans: Today's Car News

Today, hackers expose vulnerabilities in the Tesla Model S, the 2016 Audi A3 Sportback e-tron plug-in hybrid is confirmed for an October U.S. launch, and the head of the... read more August 6, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Tesla Model S Hacked In Low-Speed Driving; Patch Issued, Details Tomorrow: UPDATED

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has come under intense public scrutiny after a pair of hackers took control of a Jeep Cherokee remotely through its Uconnect infotainment system and... read more August 6, 2015 by 


 
California Air Resources Board chair Mary Nichols (via Twitter)

California Air Resources Board Head: All New Cars Should Be Zero-Emission In 2030

Among U.S. states, California is by far the most enthusiastic when it comes to electric cars. And that's largely due to regulations overseen by the state's Air Resources... read more August 6, 2015 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius V

Toyota Prius V Sales Incentive Soars In San Francisco, Other Hybrid Discounts Too

Over the past few months, the Toyota Prius range of hybrid cars has received significant discounts to keep sales up as the lineup ages and gas prices remain low. That's once... read more August 6, 2015 by 


 
2016 Audi A3 e-tron Sportback

2016 Audi A3 e-Tron Plug-In Hybrid Priced From $37,900

The 2016 Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid will start at $38,825 when it goes on sale in the U.S. this fall. That price includes a $925 destination charge, but does not include... read more August 6, 2015 by 


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla In MI, Electric Cars In OK, Canadian Plug-In Car Sales: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla doubles down on efforts to overturn Michigan's direct-sales ban, an Oklahoma oil-field worker plans an electric-car rally, and we tally Canadian plug-in electric... read more August 5, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Plug-In Electric Car Sales In July: Leaf Plummets, Volt Holds (FINAL UPDATE)

While May was a good month for sales of plug-in electric cars, the numbers sagged in June--and they appear to be doing the same for July. Last month's sales data has now... read more August 5, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Tesla Doubles Down On Fight For Direct Sales In Michigan, Detroit Three's Home Turf

Tesla Motors can't sell its electric cars in the home state of the Detroit Three automakers, but it's long wanted to change that. Last October, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder... read more August 5, 2015 by 


 
2015 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-in Electric Car Sales in Canada, July 2015: Volt Vaults To Top?

The Chevrolet Volt sold 150 units in Canada in July, by far its best showing this year. Volume was up both from June's 120 sales, and year-over-year from last July's 132... read more August 5, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S electric-car road trip, Route 66 Museum, Elk City, Oklahoma  [photo: David Noland]

Oil Hauler Brings Electric Cars To Heart Of Oklahoma Oil Country

The event that started out as National Plug-In Day has now expanded into National Drive Electric Week. Every year, advocacy group Plug-In America collaborates with the Sierra... read more August 5, 2015 by 


 
2013 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Suggests 'Five Most Breathtaking Electric Drives' In Europe (Video)

Owning an electric car is fine for daily use, but if you have someplace special to go, some drivers may ask whether it's capable. As public charging infrastructure continues... read more August 5, 2015 by 


 
 

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