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Congress Approves Tax Fairness Updates For Liquid Natural Gas

Congress Approves Tax Fairness Updates For Liquid Natural Gas

Congress has taken an important step to advance cleaner transport with the introduction of new, fairer taxation for natural gas. The 'LNG Excise Tax Equalization Act of 2013' is designed to equalize the discrepancy between taxation of diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG). ALSO SEE: Tesla Model 3...

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2004 Toyota Prius

U.S. Vehicles Now Have Average Age Of 11.5 Years (Waste Not, Want Not)

The cars on U.S. roads are older than they've ever been. A recent survey found that the average age of U.S. vehicles is now at a record high of 11.5 years. That means the... read more July 30, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S P85D - 'Chiseled by man and nature'  [photo: George Parrott]

Who Buys Used Teslas? Younger, More Middle-Class Buyers, Analysis Says

It's now pretty clear that used electric cars in the mass market depreciate more rapidly than their gasoline counterparts, even after netting out the effect of financial... read more July 30, 2015 by 


 
Red and White Fleet ferry, San Francisco

Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Ferry For Bay Area, Electric Ferry In Norway

Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are beginning to hit California roads in small numbers, and soon one or more will be traversing its waters too. Sandia National Laboratories and... read more July 30, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata, 2016 Chevy Colorado Diesel Priced, Tesla Model X Spied: Today's Car News

Today, we argue that the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the greenest new sports car you can buy, the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado diesel pickup truck is priced ahead of its fall launch... read more July 29, 2015 by 


 
Youxia X

Youxia Electric Tesla Clone From China: So Bad It Makes Us Laugh

Chinese carmakers have acquired a reputation for making blatantly obvious copies of existing designs from other countries. The results are usually worth a few... read more July 29, 2015 by 


 
2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata drive, Southern California, July 2015

2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: The Greenest New Sports Car You Can Buy?

The 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata is the newest generation of the world's most popular sports car. The iconic two-seater passed the British MGB more than a decade ago to become the... read more July 29, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel

2016 Chevy Colorado Diesel Pickup Priced At $31,700; Fuel Efficiency To Come Later

Starting this fall, the 2016 Chevrolet Colorado mid-size pickup truck will be available with the diesel engine option that was announced a year ago when the truck first... read more July 29, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model X prototype on Arizona road, July 2015 [by YouTube user count783]

Tesla Model X Spy Videos: Dirt Indicates Off-Road Tests, But What Do Sensors Do?

The Tesla Model X electric crossover has been delayed multiple times, but Tesla Motors appears to have committed to delivering the first examples before the end of the year... read more July 29, 2015 by 


 
First 2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell delivered to lessee at Tustin Hyundai, June 2014

Why Do Fuel-Cell Vehicles Make Electric-Car Advocates So Crazy?

Last Thursday, Green Car Reports published a story noting that the several dozen drivers of Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell vehicles had expressed deep frustration with the... read more July 28, 2015 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Polo GTI

Tesla Supercharger Side Effects, VW Plug-In Cars, FCA Likes Fuel Cells: Today's Car News

Today, one Tesla Model S owner tries to determine whether using Supercharger DC fast-charging stations can impact battery capacity, a report of possible new plug-in hybrid... read more July 28, 2015 by 


 
2015 Maserati Ghibli

Fiat Chrysler CTO: Fuel Cells Are The Future, Batteries Are Not

Several companies have expressed enthusiasm about battery-electric cars, but Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) isn't one of them. Six years after killing its pre-bankruptcy... read more July 28, 2015 by 


 
2015 Volkswagen Passat GTE (European spec)

Volkswagen's Lineup Of Electric, Plug-In Hybrid Models To Expand

Volkswagen will soon expand its lineup of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, according to reports in German media, with new entries on both the high and low ends of its... read more July 28, 2015 by 


 
Photovoltaic solar power field at Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Lack Of Innovation Could Doom Battle To Trim Carbon Emissions

Representatives of world governments will meet in Paris this December to discuss a global strategy for combating climate change. But the outlook doesn't appear promising... read more July 28, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S in Albuquerque's 'snowstorm' during NY-to-California road trip  [photo: David Noland]

Life With Tesla Model S: Does Supercharging Cut Battery Capacity?

Last month, my wife and I took my 2013 Tesla Model S on a day trip from our home in New York’s Hudson Valley to Brattleboro, Vermont, a distance of 180 miles. We picked... read more July 28, 2015 by 


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

Tesla Model 3 Rumors, Senate Biodiesel Push, Super-Quick Electric Car: Today's Car News

Today, a new report claims the Tesla Model 3 electric car will be revealed less than a year from now, Senators push for greater volumes of biodiesel in the U.S. fuel supply... read more July 27, 2015 by 


 
 

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