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VW 3.0-liter diesels, '1,000-MPG' BMW i3, NASA on Tesla Autopilot: Today's Car News

VW 3.0-liter diesels, '1,000-MPG' BMW i3, NASA on Tesla Autopilot: Today's Car News

Today, a BMW i3 REx owner claims to have averaged the equivalent of roughly 1,000 mpg over 27 months of driving, a hearing on Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen 3.0-liter V-6 diesel cars is set for November, and NASA research points to issues with Tesla Autopilot. All this and more on Green Car Reports... read more

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2016 Nissan Leaf

CAFE battle, electric-car growth, fracking industry targets Millennials: Today's Car News

Today, an auto-industry lobbying group takes aim at Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, a new study argues that more electric cars will be needed to meet... read more August 22, 2016 by

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week

Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, 2017 Audi A4 Ultra, truck emissions rules: Today's Car News

Today, we have details on the electric Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept and 2017 Audi A4 Ultra, as well as new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions rules for... read more August 19, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model X

Tesla Utah fight, VW diesel advice, Transportation emissions grow: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla sticks with plans to take its latest dealer fight to the Utah Supreme Court, our latest poll looks at what advice readers would give to friends with Volkswagen... read more August 18, 2016 by

Infiniti VC-T (Variable Compression-Turbocharged) engine

VW electric-car funds, Infiniti VC-T engine, bigger cars: Today's Car News

Today, electric-car charging companies ask for independent oversight of $2 billion in Volkswagen diesel fines, the variable-compression Infiniti VC-T engine is scheduled for... read more August 17, 2016 by

2016 Ford C-Max Hybrid

VW diesel negotiations, Ford Model E, Subaru electric crossover: Today's Car News

Today, the Justice Department begins negotiating with Volkswagen after concluding that company actions related to the use of "defeat device" software in diesel cars qualify... read more August 16, 2016 by

Lithium-ion cell and battery pack assembly for Nissan Leaf electric car in Sunderland, U.K., plant

Electric-car battery updates, Tesla flagship store, Audi regenerative shock absorbers: Today's Car News

Today, we look at why automakers don't offer battery upgrades for electric cars, Tesla opens a new flagship store in San Francisco, and Audi demonstrates shock absorbers that... read more August 15, 2016 by

2017 BMW 740e xDrive i Performance

FTC warns VW dealers, 2017 BMW 740e plug-in hybrid, Tesla manufacturing impact: Today's Car News

Today, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns Volkswagen dealers not to mislead customers about diesel buybacks, the 2017 BMW 740e xDrive i Performance plug-in hybrid makes... read more August 12, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD

Chevy Bolt EV 'urban sales,' 2017 Karma Revero, heavy-duty truck fuel economy: Today's Car News

Today, we look at what General Motors means when it says the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car will increase its "urban sales," examine the first official photo of the 2017... read more August 11, 2016 by

2016 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf group buy, oil and gas subsidies, favorite electric cars: Today's Car News

Today, we have stories on a Nissan Leaf electric-car group buy in Montreal, U.S. oil and gas subsidies, and the results of our first Twitter poll. All this and more on Green... read more August 10, 2016 by

2017 Porsche Panamera, Technical Backgrounder, July 2016

Tesla Model X Autopilot, Karma Revero dealers, 2017 Porsche Panamera efficiency: Today's Car News

Today, we have the story of a Tesla Model X that drove its semi-conscious owner to the hospital on Autopilot, Karma Automotive's plan to use both franchised dealerships and... read more August 9, 2016 by

Nissan BladeGlider

BMW teases Tesla, Nissan BladeGlider, CR on VW buybacks: Today's Car News

Today, ads for the BMW 330e plug-in hybrid poke fun at Tesla Model 3 wait times, the Nissan BladeGlider electric sports car reemerges in Brazil, and Consumer Reports... read more August 8, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport, yellow

Corvette plug-in hybrid, Chinese elevated bus, Tesla Gigafactory energy: Today's Car News

Today, we have a prediction that the next Chevrolet Corvette will get a plug-in hybrid powertrain, the first test run of the massive, road-straddling Chinese Transit Elevated... read more August 5, 2016 by

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive (European model) prototype, Aug 2016

2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, BMW ChargeNow by EVgo, Tesla criticizes: Today's Car News

Today, we have first impressions of the 2017 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive, BMW's expanded ChargeNow by EVgo electric-car charging service, and a Tesla executive's claim that... read more August 4, 2016 by

2017 BMW 3-Series

Electric car pollution, Tesla 'SpaceBus,' 2017 BMW diesels: Today's Car News

Today, we look at the amount of pollution attributable to electric cars, Elon Musk says Tesla will develop a van-like "SpaceBus," and the EPA approves 2017 BMW diesel luxury... read more August 3, 2016 by

2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

Tesla Gigafactory tour, 100k Chevy Volts, Nikola One semi truck: Today's Car News

Today, an engineer takes a tour of the Tesla battery "gigafactory," Nikola Motors says it will unveil a running prototype of its natural gas-electric semi truck in December... read more August 2, 2016 by


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