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BC's Electric-Car Charging Stations: 2 Years Of Data And What It Tells Us

BC's Electric-Car Charging Stations: 2 Years Of Data And What It Tells Us

British Columbia's public charging stations got twice as busy in the past year, roughly tracking the increase in the Canadian province's plug-in electric vehicle population. The results were announced earlier this month by the Fraser Basin Council and Powertech Labs, two members of the Plug in BC...

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2015 Ford C-Max Hybrid

2015 Ford C-Max Ads To Downplay Twice-Cut Gas Mileage, Focus On Fun, Tech

Offered in North America only with hybrid powertrains, the Ford C-Max hatchback was supposed to give its maker a high-profile, high-efficiency model to compete with the... read more October 27, 2014 by 


 
2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford Can Design Tesla-Like Electric Car, CEO Says; Does Higher-Power Charging Push Mean It May?

Ford's CEO, Mark Fields, told Wall Street financial analysts Friday that the company had the product development staff and engineering ability to build an electric car like a... read more October 27, 2014 by 


 
Teaser for Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossover

2016 Mazda CX-3 Subcompact SUV To Debut At LA Auto Show: Report: UPDATED

Mazda's entry into the growing subcompact crossover segment is almost here. The Japanese carmaker has hinted at a crossover that would slot below the CX-5 in its lineup, and... read more October 27, 2014 by 


 
Minnesota Tesla Model S owners demonstrate their cars in Urbandale, Iowa, Oct 2014  [KCCI 8 video]

Minnesota Tesla Owners Show Banned Model S To Iowa Electric-Car Shoppers

Suppose auto dealers in a neighboring state pressured their DoT to make Tesla Motors stop giving test drives of its Model S electric car--the same kind it now offers in more... read more October 27, 2014 by 


 
Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2015 award

Green Car Reports' 2015 Best Car To Buy: The Nominees (Video)

It's time once more for our annual Best Car To Buy award. It's the fifth time we've chosen the one car or lineup, newly introduced for this model year, that represents the... read more October 27, 2014 by 


 
BMW X5 e-Drive plug-in hybrid prototype, test drive, Woodcliff Lake, NJ, April 2014

Greener Hyundai Sonatas, Hydrogen Competors, Tougher EPA: The Week In Reverse (Video)

What's the EPA doing to ensure the accuracy of its gas-mileage ratings? And, which kinds of cars will really compete with the hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles coming onto the... read more October 26, 2014 by 


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

The Videos Car Dealers Hate: Is It 'Haggling' Or 'Negotiating'?

Car dealers often come in for criticism, especially among electric-car advocates and Tesla Motors supporters who have watched state dealership lobbying groups make Tesla's... read more October 25, 2014 by 


 
2014 Chevrolet Volt

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco Driven, Toyota Sells Tesla Stock, Electric-Car Road Trips: Today's Car News

Today we take a quick drive of the 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco mid-size sedan, report on Toyota's sale of Tesla Motors stock, and see when cross-country electric-car road trips... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S in Florida, during New York to Florida road trip [photo: David Noland]

Cross-Country Electric-Car Trips: Reality For A Few, Getting Closer For Many

The idea of traveling long distances in electric cars that have to be recharged after only 70 or 80 miles--or even 250 miles--may seem absurd to some. But while even the... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
2015 Toyota Prius Liftback

Brazil's Green-Car Incentive Surprise: Electrics, Plug-In Hybrids Omitted

Many countries have adopted green-car incentives as a way to combat air pollution and lower oil consumption, and they tend to focus on electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV Prototype

Toyota Too Reveals It Sold Some Tesla Shares, As Daimler Did

Well, that makes two: Toyota confirmed yesterday that it had sold a portion of its shares in electric-car maker Tesla Motors. The Japanese company's sales appear to have... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
Jaguar XJS

36-MPG Jaguar XJ-S: Hypermiling Owner's Great Lengths For 1984 Luxury Coupe

When thinking of fuel-efficient cars, the Jaguar XJ-S doesn't generally spring to mind. This luxury coupe initially launched with a V-12 engine was built for comfort and... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
Henrik Fisker

Fisker To Launch Two New Models At Los Angeles Auto Show

While new owner Wanxiang looks to restart production of the Fisker Karma extended-range electric sedan, the man who gave his name to the car--Henrik Fisker--seems to have... read more October 24, 2014 by 


 
2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco, Malibu, California, Oct 2014

2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco: Quick Drive Of Higher-Gas Mileage Small Turbo Four

The 2015 Hyundai Sonata Eco is the most fuel-efficient version of the Korean maker's mid-size sedan, aside from its Sonata Hybrid model. And this year, the Sonata Hybrid uses... read more October 23, 2014 by 


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt plugged into Coulomb Technologies 240V wall charging unit

Daimler Sells Tesla Stock, Scion iM Concept Teased, CA Charging Mandate: Today's Car News

Today's green-car news starts with Daimler's sale of its Tesla Motors stock. We've also got a preview of the Scion iM concept car set to debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto... read more October 23, 2014 by 


 
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