Tesla delivers 14,820 electric cars from January through March

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 delivered 12,240 Model S sedans, plus 2,400 Model X crossovers. That's lower than the 16,000 deliveries analysts had expected...

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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

Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche Mission E electric car concept design video

The Porsche Mission E that debuted at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show isn't just another concept car. It previews a production electric car Porsche plans to launch before the... read more April 3, 2016 by

Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3 madness, Prius Prime preview, VW diesel dealers: The Week in Reverse

How many reservations had come in for the planned 215-mile, $35,000 Tesla Model 3 electric car a day after the unveiling? And, who are the "other victims" in the ongoing... read more April 2, 2016 by

Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3, 'Gigafactory' drone footage, 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 price: Today's Car News

Today, the Tesla Model 3 is finally unveiled, and we have all of the details. We also have new drone footage of Tesla's battery "Gigafactory," and pricing information for the... read more April 1, 2016 by

Tesla gigafactory, March 2016, shown in drone footage posted to YouTube by Above Reno

Latest drone footage of Tesla Gigafactory shows progress

Last night's Tesla Model 3 electric car unveiling is getting all the attention today, with at least 135,000 reservations booked for the car. But to get the $35,000 Model 3... read more April 1, 2016 by

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4

2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 sedan priced below $15,000

After much discussion, Mitsubishi is adding a sedan version of its Mirage subcompact for the 2017 model year. The 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4, as it is known, debuted in... read more April 1, 2016 by

2015 Nissan Leaf

Is group buying the key to boosting electric-car adoption?

If you want to get someone to do something—drive an electric car, say—then making it cheaper is a good way to start. Purchase incentives and tax rebates have been... read more April 1, 2016 by

BMW i8 hydrogen fuel cell concept

BMW's hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle getting closer to reality

Many automakers have chosen to promote battery-electric or hydrogen fuel-cell cars exclusively, but BMW is dabbling in both. The German firm already sells its all-electric... read more April 1, 2016 by

Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3: 215-mile, $35,000 electric car revealed

At a launch event held in Hawthorne, California, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk introduced the Model 3 sedan, the company's highest-volume, lowest-priced effort yet. The Model 3... read more April 1, 2016 by

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3: video of first ride in prototype $35k electric car

The Tesla Model 3 electric car has been revealed. And we’ve been among the first fortunate few to have been allowed a ride in one. While our ride (from the back seat)... read more April 1, 2016 by

Buyers waiting to reserve Model 3 electric car, Tesla Store, Santa Barbara, CA [photo: David Noland]

Report from the Tesla Model 3 trenches: lines, camaraderie, deposits

I figured I’d be smart, and get to the Tesla Store at 8:30 a.m., half an hour before it opened. That would get me in line for the Model 3 before everyone but a few... read more March 31, 2016 by

2010 Volkswagen Golf TDI

Tesla Model 3 lines, disgruntled VW dealers, 2017 Hyundai Ioniq marketing: Today's Car News

Today, people start lining up to place reservations for the Tesla Model 3, Volkswagen dealers struggle through the ongoing diesel scandal, and we talk to the product team... read more March 31, 2016 by

2017 Hyundai Ioniq

2017 Hyundai Ioniq product team discusses U.S. hybrid, electric markets

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq lineup of hybrid, electric, and plug-in hybrid hatchbacks won't hit the market until late this year, but Hyundai product executives are eager to talk... read more March 31, 2016 by


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