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California car incentives may expand to more low-income buyers

California car incentives may expand to more low-income buyers

California may soon expand a program aimed at helping lower-income individuals switch to more efficient cars. The Golden State previously launched "cash for clunkers" programs that incentivized the retirement of older, higher-polluting cars. But last year it also introduced the Enhanced Fleet...

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Updated Audi A3 e-tron Sportback (European spec)

Updated Audi A3 debuts with new engine, tweaked styling

It seems like the current-generation Audi A3 went on sale only yesterday but we already have our first look at the car’s mid-cycle update. That’s because the... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
Electric-vehicle charging during cross-country 'Ride The Future' tour, Summer 2013

Long-distance rides on electric motorcycles: here's how they do it

Lately there have been more and more stories of people riding electric motorcycles long distances. As one of the few people who have gone on a 1,000-plus-mile ride on an... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  piloted by VP Doug Field

Tesla Model 3 interior: what our video showed isn't actually real?

At the Tesla Model 3 launch event in California this week, Green Car Reports got a quick ride in a prototype of the $35,000, 215-mile electric car. That provided an... read more April 6, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P90D and Boeing 737 drag race

Watch the Tesla Model S P90D race a Boeing

We already know Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P90D is a quick car. In fact with a 0-60 mph time of 2.8 seconds it’s currently the quickest four-door car in... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
2012 Tesla Model S beta vehicle, Fremont, CA, October 2011

Tesla sales, VW dealer reparations, used small cars: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla delivered 14,820 cars during the first quarter of 2016, Volkswagen dealers talk to the company about diesel-scandal reparations, and why used small cars could be... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat TDI

VW dealers' reparations talks with company: no deal so far

Representatives of Volkswagen's U.S. dealers recently flew to Germany to present concerns over the ongoing diesel scandal directly to the company's top executives. One of the... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
Bentley Continental GT races a train across Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia will have $2 trillion to figure out an economy after oil

Oil-rich Saudi Arabia could find itself in a vulnerable position if world economies shift away from fossil fuels for transportation over the coming decades. The Middle... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
2013 Ford Focus

Why used small cars may be your best driving bargain these days

If you want a fuel-efficient car that doesn't cost a lot, right now may be a good time to shop the used-car sections of your local dealers' lots. That's because some of the... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X

Tesla delivers 14,820 electric cars from January through March

As Model 3 madness continues, Tesla Motors issued its first set of quarterly sales results for 2016. During the first quarter—January through March—Tesla said it... read more April 5, 2016 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

Tesla Model 3 deposits, VW TDI update stalls, Spyker electric SUV: Today's Car News

Today, we look at the implications of the surge in Tesla Model 3 deposits, a European Volkswagen diesel recall stalls, and Dutch boutique carmaker Spyker may build an... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Spyker D12 Peking-to-Paris concept

Dutch sports car brand Spyker developing electric SUV

The history of the modern incarnation of Dutch brand Spyker is a short but troubled one. After launching in 2000 with a sports car called the C8, Spyker made the costly error... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3 deposits now 300,000 or more; what does this imply?

Three days ago, when Global Equities Research projected more than 300,000 reservations for the Tesla Model 3 electric car by the start of this week, that number seemed... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
1967 Volkswagen Beetle 'eBug' electric-car conversion, owned by Richard Hugo  [photo: David Noland]

1967 Volkswagen Beetle 'eBug' electric car first drive

Richard Hugo, of Carpinteria, California, may be the only Tesla Model S owner in the world who prefers to drive his other car. But it’s not as crazy as it sounds; his... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat (European-spec)

European VW diesel update halted, lower fuel economy at fault?

Six months into the Volkswagen diesel scandal, the company still hasn't reached an agreement with regulators on how it will recall nearly 600,000 affected TDI cars in the... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Volt

New York adds electric-car purchase incentives, Minnesota may follow

Purchase incentives have proven to be a powerful tool for electric-car adoption in those states that offer them. And now it seems two more states may be ready to join that... read more April 4, 2016 by


 
 

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