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Why new Tesla 100D battery may be crucial for the Tesla Model 3

Why new Tesla 100D battery may be crucial for the Tesla Model 3

Last month, when Tesla Motors announced new, even larger battery packs for its Model S sedan and Model X crossover utility vehicle, reaction was less than ecstatic. While even faster, even longer-range electric cars are nice and all, commentators said, shouldn't Tesla be sticking to its knitting?...

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The 100,000th Renault electric car is delivered in Norway

Renault delivered its 100,000th electric car on Friday, in Norway

French automaker Renault hasn't sold nearly as many electric cars as its alliance partner Nissan. But Renault has steadily increased its electric-car sales volumes... read more September 12, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf

Electric cars can be 'contagious,' DoE says (solar panels too), but why?

The word "contagious" is often used to describe diseases, but not all contagions are necessarily bad. Studies have found that solar panels can be "contagious," for example... read more September 11, 2016 by


 
Steve Wozniak and a Chevrolet Bolt EV

Karma redux, Woz luvs Bolt EV, death of diesel, guilty VW engineer: The Week in Reverse

Why did someone who works daily with car dealers call them clueless? And which Silicon Valley luminary unexpectedly said he'd prefer a Chevy over ... a Tesla? This is our... read more September 10, 2016 by


 
2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

First Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty to diesel emission fraud

Almost a year after news of Volkswagen's emissions cheating broke, an engineer pleaded guilty to charges related to the diesel scandal. This is the first time a VW employee... read more September 10, 2016 by


 
2017 Karma Revero

2017 Karma Revero, Electra Meccanica Solo, 2017 Jaguar XE diesel: Today's Car News

Today, we have more details on the 2017 Karma Revero (nee Fisker Karma), a new three-wheeled electric car called the Electra Meccanica Solo, and a review of the 2017 Jaguar... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
NRG eVgo electric-car charging station

Free charging for electric-car owners at EVgo network for National Drive Electric Week

Starting tomorrow, more than 100 cities across the U.S. will take part in the sixth annual National Drive Electric Week. Scheduled for September 10 through 18, the event is... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
Electra Meccanica Solo

Electra Meccanica Solo three-wheeled electric car unveiled

Canadian firm Electra Meccanica Vehicles Corporation is the latest to try to market a small, three-wheeled commuter vehicle. Unveiled today, the Electra Meccanica Solo... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
Portable Emissions Measurement Systems (PEMS) on a Peugeot 308

Study suggests every European diesel maker cheated on EU tests

The Volkswagen diesel scandal has thrown a bright spotlight on the way new cars and trucks are tested for compliance with emissions standards. The German carmaker's use of... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
Steve Wozniak and a Chevrolet Bolt EV

Apple's Woz likes Chevy Bolt EV better than Tesla Model 3, he says

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak (a.k.a. "Woz") certainly likes his green cars. Over the years, he's owned a Toyota Prius hybrid and a Tesla Model S electric luxury sedan. But... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
2017 Karma Revero

2017 Karma Revero (nee Fisker) launch: updates, new infotainment

The 2017 Karma Revero (nee Fisker Karma) was formally unveiled to the public and to Fisker owners tonight at an event in the canyons of Laguna Beach, south of Los Angeles... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
2017 Jaguar XE

2017 Jaguar XE 20d fuel economy review

What a shame. Diesel engines were just getting a foothold in the United States and Volkswagen had to go ruin it. At this point, it looks like diesel is dead for cars in the... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW X1  -  First Drive  -  April 2016

Samsung battery plans, 'fun to drive' Opel Ampera-e, BMW X1 plug-in hybrid: Today's Car News

Today, Samsung aims to become a big player in electric-car batteries, a new ad for the Opel Ampera-e emphasizes the electric car's "fun to drive" factor, and BMW introduces a... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW X1 xDrive25Le iPerformance (Chinese spec)

BMW X1 plug-in hybrid SUV for China only, not North America

BMW is making another addition to its growing roster of plug-in hybrids, but this one won't be sold in the U.S. Unveiled at the 2016 Chengdu Motor Show last week, the BMW X1... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
Samsung SDI battery plant in Xi'an, China

Samsung wants to be major battery player, just like LG Chem

The market for lithium-ion battery cells for electric cars is currently dominated by a handful of companies. Korean electronics giant Samsung hopes to become one of those... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
Opel Ampera-e

Opel Ampera-e ad highlights 'fun to drive' aspect of electric cars

General Motors' European marketing people appear to be taking a different tack with the upcoming Opel Ampera-e electric car. Set to debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show later... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
 

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