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Why We Call Out Compliance Cars Among All Electric Vehicles

Why We Call Out Compliance Cars Among All Electric Vehicles

Often reader comments raise issues that are worth covering for a broader audience. So when our reader Brian Lakatos wrote to ask us about the tone of recent coverage of electric cars, we responded at some length--and then decided to turn the response into an article. (Plus, we hate wasting copy...

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Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Certified Used Electric Cars: Now On Sale Online

Tesla Motors strives not only to build electric cars that compete against established luxury brands, but also to provide the service that customers in that market tend to... read more May 4, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Volt

2016 Chevrolet Volt Priced From $33,995, Or $1,175 Lower Than 2015 Volt

The 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid will be priced from $33,995 when it goes on sale sometime this fall, a GM executive said this morning. The price, which includes... read more May 3, 2015 by 


 
Purported Audi Q6 electric crossover teaser image

Tesla Drags, Toyota Irony, Audi Q6 Electric SUV: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Which pastime has our 71-year-old contributor George Parrott taken up in his new Tesla? And, what irony is China's aggressive electric-car promotion forcing on Toyota? This... read more May 2, 2015 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Spark EV  -  First Drive, Portland, July 2013

Tesla Drag Racing, 2017 Jaguar XE Diesel, Plug-In Electric Car Sales in Apr: Today's Car News

Today, we've got a drag-racing Tesla Model S, a diesel Jaguar, and our report on plug-in electric car sales for the month of April. All this and more on Green Car Reports... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
Nissan e-NV200  -  First Drive, June 2014

Avis Builds Largest Electric-Vehicle Lease Fleet In Europe With Latest Nissan Order

Denmark is about to gain the largest fleet of electric cars available for lease in Europe, thanks to a deal between Nissan and Avis. The rental company will purchase 401... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Powerwall Home Battery

Tesla's New Powerwall Batteries: 7 Or 10 kWh For $3,000 Or $3,500

Last night, as promised, Tesla unveiled the new, non-automotive product line it had previously teased--confirming that the carmaker will enter the energy-storage business... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
2017 Jaguar XE

2017 Jaguar XE Small Sport Sedan To Offer Diesel Option At Start

The 2017 Jaguar XE sport sedan won't arrive in the U.S. until next year, but we already have details on the diesel powertrain that will be available at launch. Jaguar... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S P85D vs Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG at drag strip  [photo: George Parrott]

Drag-Racing My Tesla P85D: 71-Year-Old Novice Hits The Strip (Video)

It had been more than 50 years since I'd been to a drag race--back in what now seems almost like the very dawn of motoring. Back then, I just watched. Yet here I was, just a... read more May 1, 2015 by 


 
2014 Toyota Highlander Hybrid Platinum

Third Row Seats And Good Gas Mileage, Electric Cars Defined, Premium Gas On The Rise: Today's Car News

Today, we look at vehicles with three rows of seats and good gas mileage, definitions for the different subcategories of electric car, and the implications of more widespread... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
Gas pump

Will Fuel Economy Rules Require Future Cars To Use Premium Gas?

Carmakers are pursuing continual fuel-economy gains to meet the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standard of 54.5 mpg set for 2025. Their engineers work to squeeze every... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
NRG eVgo electric-car charging station

Suppose Two-Thirds Of Gas Stations Gave Away Free Gasoline...

Wouldn't it be great if two out of every three times you pulled up to a gas pump, you didn't have to pay anything for your fuel? That's the equivalent of what electric-car... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
2016 Honda HR-V

2016 Honda HR-V Subcompact SUV Starts At $19,995, On Sale May 15

The 2016 Honda HR-V subcompact crossover goes on sale May 15, and we now have full pricing information. The base price is $19,115, but a mandatory $880 destination fee brings... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
2015 Nissan Leaf

Electric Cars: Defining Battery-Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids, Range-Extended & More

With an ever-growing landscape of plug-in electric vehicles, there is now more potential than ever for confusion among potential buyers. To the casual observer, the umbrella... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
2016 Volvo XC90 Excellence

Third Row Seats, Good Gas Mileage: What Are Your Options?

If you need to fit more than five into your vehicle—even just sometimes—and the thought of getting less than 25 miles per gallon in daily driving repulses you... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S at Supercharger station on NY-to-FL road trip [photo: David Noland]

Life With Tesla Model S: Valet Mode Hides Away All The Fun

As arguably the coolest, most cutting-edge car in the world, the Tesla Model S electric car attracts a lot of curiosity and envy from other drivers. What self-respecting car... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
 

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