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Fast-Charging 'Standard Wars,' Kia e-AWD Concept, GM Doubles Down On CVTs: Today's Car News

Fast-Charging 'Standard Wars,' Kia e-AWD Concept, GM Doubles Down On CVTs: Today's Car News

We wrap up the week with stories on the potential end of the "standard war" between CHAdeMO and CCS electric-car fast charging, a Kia concept car with electric all-wheel drive set to debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, and General Motors' plan to put CVT automatic transmissions in more cars to... read more

January 30, 2015 by  -
George Nunnally Chevrolet, Bentonville, Arkansas

2018 Chevrolet EV2, TX Hyperloop Test Track, GM Lauds Green Dealers: Today's Car News

Today we ask whether the 2018 Chevrolet Bolt electric car should be named the EV2 instead, look at how Elon Musk's Hyperloop could be used to crack Texas' Tesla direct-sales... read more January 26, 2015 by 

2016 Honda HR-V

BMW & VW Partner On CCS Charging, 2016 Honda HR-V Gas Mileage, Tesla Direct-Sales Envy: Today's Car News

Today we have an announcement from BMW, Volkswagen, and ChargePoint about a plan to build around 100 DC fast-charging stations using the Combined Charging Standard (CCS)... read more January 23, 2015 by 

Honda FCV Concept

2015 Chevy Spark EV In MD, Japan's Hydrogen Plans, 10K Plug-In Cars In Canada: Today's Car News

We're on the ground at the 2015 Washington Auto Show today, and so apologize for the slower pace of story publishing. We'll be back to our normal schedule tomorrow. In the... read more January 22, 2015 by 

Brammo Empulse R electric motorcycle

Diesel SUVs, Smart Electric Drive Unchanged, Polaris Buys Brammo Motorcycles: Today's Car News

Today we look at why diesel engines are selling well in luxury SUVs and crossovers, Smart's plan to keep the old Electric Drive model in the new 2016 Fortwo lineup, and... read more January 21, 2015 by 

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf (Euro spec)  -  Driven, Portland OR, July 2014  (credit: NWAPA)

VW All In On CCS Charging, Infiniti Electric Car Cancelled, Hyundai Green Car Plans: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about carmakers' future plans. Volkswagen confirms that all of its plug-in cars will soon have DC fast-charging capability, Infiniti says it won't build... read more January 20, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Volt

Tesla P85D Vs Dodge Hellcat, 2016 Chevy Volt Seating, Chrysler CEO On MPG Targets: Today's Car News

Today we bring you a drag-race contest between a Tesla Model S P85D electric car and a 707-horsepower V-8 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat, an explanation of the 2016 Chevrolet... read more January 19, 2015 by 

2016 Chevrolet Volt

Chevy Bolt Concept Video, GM Hybrid System, Longer-Range Nissan Electric Car: Today's Car News

We've got lots of electric-car news today, including a Chevrolet Bolt concept video from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, a possible connection between the 2016 Chevy Volt and... read more January 16, 2015 by 

Volkswagen Cross Coupe GTE Concept live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

CA Hydrogen Stations, Tesla Model S Repair Costs, VW Cross Coupe Plug-In Hybrid: Today's Car News

We've got a good variety of stories today, covering the growth of hydrogen fueling stations in California, repair costs for the Tesla Model S electric car, and the 2015... read more January 15, 2015 by 

2016 Acura NSX live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar Details, Tesla Model S P85D And Honda FCV In Detroit: Today's Car News

Honda is in the spotlight today. The Acura NSX hybrid supercar from the automaker's luxury division debuts at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, while the Honda FCV fuel-cell... read more January 14, 2015 by 

2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Hybrid live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

2018 Chevrolet Bolt And Tesla, New Honda Electric Car, 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid: Today's Car News

We've got more 2015 Detroit Auto Show coverage today, including analysis of what the Chevrolet Bolt electric car means for Tesla, Honda's announcement of a new electric car... read more January 13, 2015 by 

Chevrolet Bolt EV concept, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Chevrolet Bolt and Volt, Range Rover Diesel, CES 2015 Trends: Today's Car News

We're on the ground at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show this week to bring you the latest green-car news. See our first reports on the 2016 Chevrolet Volt extended-range electric... read more January 12, 2015 by 

2015 Honda Fit  -  First Drive

Tesla Gigafactory Size, 2015 Honda Fit Video Road Test, Mustang EcoBoost Caveat: Today's Car News

First off, our apologies for some technical issues yesterday that combined with staff travel to prevent us from publishing our usual roster of articles during the start of... read more January 9, 2015 by 

Nissan Leaf at eVgo Freedom Station Daly City, California

Tesla Gigafactory Construction, CA Fossil-Fuel Cut, Gas-Engine Efficiency: Today's Car News

Today we've got photos of activity at the Tesla Motors "gigafactory" site in Nevada, California's goal of cutting petroleum use in half by 2030, and a prediction of the... read more January 7, 2015 by 

2015 Chevrolet Impala Bi-Fuel Natural Gas

Toyota Fuel-Cell Patents, Female Tesla Model X Buyers, Natural-Gas Car Sales: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about expectations. Toyota expects licensing its fuel-cell patents for free to help jump-start a hydrogen-car industry, a new report expects women to be... read more January 6, 2015 by 

Teaser for 2016 Chevrolet Volt

Plug-In Electric Car Sales, Detroit Auto Show Preview, Nissan Leaf Sales Record: Today's Car News

Today we're looking back and looking ahead. We've got a report on 2014's plug-in electric-car sales--including a sales record for the Nissan Leaf--as well as a preview of the... read more January 5, 2015 by 


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