News

 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf To Get Range Boost Above 100 Miles

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf To Get Range Boost Above 100 Miles

Since it launched in a handful of states in late 2014, the Volkswagen e-Golf's rated range has put it somewhere in the middle of the current crop of electric cars. Its EPA-rated 83 miles of range is better than several electric-car models, but a few rungs below the top of the ladder. Now, it...

January 15, 2016 by -
 
Audi h-tron quattro concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show

Audi Q6 h-Tron Quattro Concept Swaps In Hydrogen Fuel Cell For e-Tron's Battery

Hot on the heels of the all-electric Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept it revealed last fall, VW Group's luxury brand Audi has released a second iteration of the same concept. This... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Toyota Mirai U.S. arrival

Toyota Asks Some Of CA's 8 Mirai Dealers To Hold Off Deliveries

Sales of the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car are limited to California, because the Golden State is the only one today with any fueling infrastructure. But even there... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf, Chevy Bolt EV at Drive Electric Week event, Los Angeles [photo: Zan Dubin Scott]

Renault-Nissan CEO Ghosn Welcomes Bolt EV, More Electric-Car Competitors

Five years ago, Nissan was the first carmaker to launch a modern, mass-market electric car--and it's become the world's leading maker of battery-electric cars. The Nissan... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq

2017 Hyundai Ioniq: More Photos, Details Of Hybrid Model (UPDATED)

We now have even more photos and details of the Prius-fighting 2017 Hyundai Ioniq five-door hatchback. The Ioniq lineup will ultimately include hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and... read more January 14, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Leaf SL, Hudson Valley, NY, Dec 2015

GM Won't Fund CCS, VW TDI Fix Rejected, Electric-Car Tax Credits: Today's Car News

Today, General Motors says it won't fund Combined Charging Standard (CCS) DC fast-charging stations for the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, California rejects... read more January 13, 2016 by


 
General Motors Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan

Honda To Cooperate With GM On Plug-In Hybrid Technology?

Honda and General Motors may expand their cooperation on green cars, according to a report in the Japanese media. In 2013 the two automakers signed a partnership to develop... read more January 13, 2016 by


 
2012 Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid - production model

When Do Electric-Car Tax Credits Expire? (UPDATED)

By now, pretty much anyone who's thinking of buying a plug-in electric car knows the Federal government offers an income-tax credit to help reduce the effective cost. But are... read more January 13, 2016 by


 
California Citrus State Historic Park

Leak At Natural-Gas Field Now One-Quarter Of All CA Methane Emissions (UPDATED)

For half a century, California has been at the forefront of reducing emissions and cleaning up air pollution. And the state has made breathtaking progress since the days of... read more January 13, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

GM Won't Fund CCS Fast-Charging Sites For 2017 Chevy Bolt EV

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV has received largely positive reviews for the production version unveiled last week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. And as the first... read more January 13, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI

California Rejects VW Diesel Fix Plan: 'Gaps,' 'Lacks Detail'

It seems owners of Volkswagen diesel cars equipped with illegal "defeat device" software will have to wait longer for a recall to update their cars. The plan submitted by VW... read more January 13, 2016 by


 
Kia Niro 'hybrid utility vehicle' teaser shot

Tesla 'Summons,' Kia Niro Hybrid, FCA CEO Electric-Car Skepticism: Today's Car News

Today, a Tesla software update adds more autonomous-driving capabilities, the Kia Niro hybrid is teased ahead of its debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show, and Fiat Chrysler... read more January 12, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S Version 7.1 software Summon automatic parking feature - from YouTube video by Ricco831

Creeping Toward KITT? Now Tesla Can Be Summoned And Park Itself (Video)

Tesla Motors continue to add self-driving capabilities to its Model S electric car at a breathtaking pace, and the company announced yet more this past Sunday. This latest... read more January 12, 2016 by


 
NASA LeapTech electric-motor research project (Photo by Joby Aviation via NASA)

Experimental Electric Wing: Lower-Carbon Airplane Research

The next big thing in low-carbon aircraft isn't really an aircraft at all. It's a wing, mounted to the back of a Peterbilt truck. NASA is using this rig to test a concept... read more January 12, 2016 by


 
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

A New Reason Electric Cars Make Chrysler's Marchionne Nervous

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Sergio Marchionne isn't very interested in electric cars. When his company launched the battery-electric Fiat 500e, Marchionne was quick... read more January 12, 2016 by


 
2014 Volkswagen Touareg TDI

Rest Of Audi, Volkswagen, Porsche Diesel Owners Get Gift Cards Too

Volkswagen still isn't prepared to begin a U.S. recall of diesel cars with illegal "defeat device" software, but it continues to try to mend its relationship with customers... read more January 12, 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 izmo, Inc.. Read Our Cookie Policy