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BYD launches two new all-electric sedans for Chinese market

BYD launches two new all-electric sedans for Chinese market

Chinese automaker BYD may be largely invisible in the U.S., but it's thriving in its home market. Last year, the company sold more highway-capable electric cars and plug-in hybrids than any other company in the world. Aiming to expand on that success for 2016, BYD is introducing two new electric... read more

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2016 Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X trailer towing: how much range impact on electric SUV?

The Tesla Model X boasts towing capability beyond that of any other electric car. As with other crossover SUVs, it's expected that at least some Model X owners will use their... 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 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


 
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


 
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


 
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


 
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


 
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


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Electric Car Pledge: is carbon the right reason to get buyers to switch?

Buyers have many different reasons for choosing a plug-in electric car. Creating marketing campaigns that address all of them has bedeviled highly-paid professionals for five... read more March 31, 2016 by


 
Smog in Dehli, India (by Flickr user Mfield)

India's ambitious goal: all electric vehicles on roads by 2030

Several countries have committed to putting more electric cars on their roads in the near future as a way to reduce air pollution and combat climate change. But what if one... read more March 31, 2016 by


 

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