The Week In Reverse

 
2019 Volvo XC40, 2017 e-Golf prices, Porsche's faster charging, Tesla Model S 100D: The Week in Reverse

2019 Volvo XC40, 2017 e-Golf prices, Porsche's faster charging, Tesla Model S 100D: The Week in Reverse

What's the catch that some journalists didn't notice in a new electric-car announcement by China? Which unlikely green car completed the grueling, no-support-allowed Mongol Rally? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday... read more

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

Electric-car range, Audi A5 g-tron, Chevy Equinox Diesel, Bolt EV battery failure: The Week in Reverse

How many miles of electric-car range turns out to attract many more buyers than a number slightly lower? Which German sport sedan did we test-drive, using a fuel that's all... read more August 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier and 2017 BMW i3 electric car, Aug 2017        [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Bolt EV vs BMW i3, Karma driven, RIP natural-gas cars, Tesla Model 3 secrets: The Week in Reverse

Which very noticeable plug-in car has been resurrected after five years—and what did we think of it on the road? What secrets does the Tesla Model 3 hold, and do those... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

Cruze Diesel driven, Model 3 mania, emission rules revisited, electric-car lessons: The Week in Reverse

What lessons have visitors, car shoppers, and advocates taught an EV showroom about how people really view electric cars? Which settled emissions regulations were reopened by... read more August 12, 2017 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 launch, 2018 Leaf, CAFE debate, Porsche faster charging, 'dead' coal: The Week in Reverse

What did we learn about the Tesla Model 3 electric car this week? Why is the EPA planning to remove an exhibit on climate change? This is our look back at the Week In... read more August 5, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime

Battery progress, diesel approvals, Toyota solid-state cells, CAFE rules, Bollinger B1: The Week in Reverse

Which new electric vehicle wowed a crowd that didn't expect it to be as cool as it turned out? What environmental regulation is the NHTSA seemingly getting ready to roll back... read more July 29, 2017 by


 
2016/2017 Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport Formula E race car

Bolt EV shutdown, 2018 Leaf, dire diesel news, why electric-car racing matters: The Week in Reverse

What grim breaking news could make the expanding diesel emission scandal more painful for all German makers? And why did GM really extend the shutdown of the assembly plant... read more July 22, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car, June 2017 road trip from VA to KY and back  [Jay Lucas]

Bolt EV sales, Lucid vs Tesla, 2018 Honda Accord Hybrid, cleaner diesel trucks: The Week in Reverse

How's the Chevy Bolt EV electric car doing in sales after six months in the market? What was missing from President Trump's speech on U.S. energy policy? This is our look... read more July 15, 2017 by


 
2016 Volvo XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid

Volvo electrification; Eco mode hazard; Tesla sales, safety disappoint, Model 3 soon: The Week in Reverse

Which country plans to ban the sale of gasoline and diesel vehicles altogether by 2040? What caused Tesla to slam the respected Insurance Institute for Highway Safety? This... read more July 8, 2017 by


 
2017 Kia Optima Plug-In Hybrid

Electric BMW, Tesla insurance, new Leaf battery, better hybrid systems: The Week in Reverse

Why are President Trump's pro-fossil-fuel, anti-renewable energy policies facing fierce pushback—and from where? What makes us say two-motor hybrid systems are superior... read more July 1, 2017 by


 
2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE, Willamette Valley, Oregon, June 2017

Bolt EV safety, 2018 Camry Hybrid driven, EPA vs California, Tesla Autopilot video: The Week in Reverse

Why did one Tesla electric-car owner post a video of his car running under the Autopilot driver-assistance software? What crucial step has EPA chief (and climate-science... read more June 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla owners & supporters gather in Statehouse in Austin to support company [photo: John Griswell]

2018 Leaf, used Tesla prices, Ram diesel worries, Bolt EV road trip: The Week in Reverse

Why did a Chevy Bolt EV buyer have to drive his car more than 800 miles just to pick up his electric car? Which state seems to be trolling Tesla, again, by locking its cars... read more June 17, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla's next cars; Clarity, CT6 plug-ins driven; $10K Leaf discounts; states vs Trump: The Week in Reverse

What upcoming electric car was teased by Tesla CEO Elon Musk this week? How much would it cost to replace the 60-kwh battery pack in a new Chevy Bolt EV? This is our look... read more June 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Tesla Model X sales, electric cars vs hybrids, Hyundai Ioniq battery, Paris pact pullout: The Week in Reverse

Why didn't the Tesla Model X sell as well as Elon Musk suggested it could? What happens when a Hyundai Ioniq Electric battery uses up the last of its energy capacity? This is... read more June 3, 2017 by


 
2014 BMW i3 REx, scenic New Jersey, Apr 2015  [photo by owner Tom Moloughney]

BMW i3 over 3 years, Bolt EV for 6 months, Tesla happy days, electric-car sales soar: The Week in Reverse

What does an owner think after six full months of driving a Chevy Bolt EV electric car? Why can't the Trump Administration say two little words that mean a lot? This is our... read more May 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Mini Cooper

New Mini E, GM electric-car goal, 2018 Leaf, Clarity lineup, diesel emission study: The Week in Reverse

Why won't the EPA target California's waiver to set its own emission rules—yet—according to one source? How bad are the real-world NOx emissions from diesel... read more May 20, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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