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2016 Chevy Volt Range Extender, Tesla Hunger Games, Toyota Hybrid Sales: Today's Car News

2016 Chevy Volt Range Extender, Tesla Hunger Games, Toyota Hybrid Sales: Today's Car News

Today we have stories on three big green-car names. Find out why the 2016 Chevrolet Volt could get a 75-horsepower range extender, and why states may be stuck in a "Hunger Games" for the massive battery "Gigafactory." Meanwhile, Toyota continues to dominate global hybrid sales. All this and more on... read more

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Elon Musk plugs a Tesla Model S into a Supercharger (Image: deanslavnich on Twitter)

Elon Musk's Appeal, 2015 VW e-Golf Price, Ford & Hyundai Hybrids: Today's Car News

Today's news includes a little bit of everything. On the practical side, we've got pricing details for the 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car; on the more subjective side... read more August 25, 2014 by 

2015 Honda Fit  -  First Drive

BMW i3 REx Vs Chevy Volt, Chargepoint App Tested, 2015 Honda Fit Safety: Today's Car News

Today we have a range-extended electric-car faceoff between the 2014 BMW i3 REx and the Chevrolet Volt. We've also got a review of the updated Chargepoint app for finding... read more August 22, 2014 by 

2015 Ford Mustang 50 Year Limited Edition

Ford Mustang MPG, Tesla Gigafactory, Electric-Car Battery Winner: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about technology. Leaked window stickers reveal fuel-economy ratings for the 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost, states compete to meet Tesla's "Gigafactory"... read more August 21, 2014 by 

Honda FCEV Concept, 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show

Tesla News Video, VW 'XL2' Rumored, Hydrogen Stories: Today's Car News

Today's news spans three types of powertrain. We recap the last two weeks of whirlwind Tesla news on video, explain our reasoning for writing about hydrogen fuel-cell cars... read more August 20, 2014 by 

2014 Mitsubishi i-MiEV

2016 Chevy Volt Price, VW XL1 Influence, Electric-Car Range Logic: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about the future. A low-priced 2016 Chevrolet Volt has the potential to undercut plug-in hybrids while, further out, technology from the Volkswagen XL1... read more August 19, 2014 by 

Saleen FourSixteen based on the Tesla Model S

Accord Hybrid Supply, GM 200-Mile Electric Car, Tesla Motor Warranty: Today's Car News

Lots of Honda news today. The 2014 Accord Hybrid is still in short supply, and the Japanese carmaker is planning an efficient 1.0-liter gasoline engine. We've also got... read more August 18, 2014 by 

Toyota FCV Concept

Hydrogen Costs, Hybrid Garbage Truck, Cadillac ELR Realism: Today's Car News

Today's news is all about realism. A study estimates the cost of making hydrogen competitive with gasoline, a GM executive puts the Cadillac ELR in perspective, and a hybrid... read more August 15, 2014 by 

2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Tesla Battery Upgrade, Mazda Diesel Hybrid, Chevy Volt Fleet Use: Today's Car News

We start today with an unusual proposition: newly redesigned battery packs for used Tesla Roadster electric cars. We've also got stories on Mazda's upcoming (Japan-only)... read more August 14, 2014 by 

National Plug-In Day 2012: San Francisco, with 60 Nissan Leafs in front of the Golden Gate Bridge

Hydrogen Fuel Prices, Tesla Glitches, Trouble-Free Chevy Volts: Today's Car News

There's a little bit of everything today, from the cost of filling up with hydrogen to problems with Consumer Reports' Tesla Model S test car, as well as a minor (but... read more August 13, 2014 by 

Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Electric-Car Batteries, Rolling Coal, Luring Tesla Gigafactory: Today's Car News

Lots of Tesla news today--including hackers, purchase incentives, even environmental rules in California--plus jet fuel from tobacco, and the odious practice of "rolling... read more August 12, 2014 by 

Icon Helios - Tesla-powered streamliner

Electric-Car Choices, Mazda CX-3, Tesla-Powered Streamliner, Carpool Apps: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Only three electric cars are sold nationwide, a retro streamliner concept uses Tesla electric power, and ride-sharing services try to get... read more August 11, 2014 by 

Energica Ego electric motorcycle, test ride, Bear Mountain, NY, July 2014

Volt Marketing, Hydrogen Profits And Tesla Problems: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Chevy rethinks marketing for its upcoming 2016 Volt, one hydrogen fuel company expects profits within five years, and we ask whether Tesla Model S... read more August 8, 2014 by 

BMW Vision Future Luxury concept, 2014 Beijing Auto Show

2016 Chevy Volt Teased, Ram EcoDiesel Mileage, 2015 Hyundai Sonata Driven: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports, we've got a little bit of everything. The 2016 Chevrolet Volt is teased ahead of its January Detroit Auto Show debut, Ram 1500 EcoDiesel pickup... read more August 7, 2014 by 

2015 Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell at Hyundai headquarters, Fountain Valley, CA

Fuel-Cell Sales, Tesla Wins Trademark Fight, 2015 Chevy Colorado Pickup Priced: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: Why Toyota, Hyundai, and Honda will probably sell fewer fuel-cell vehicles than you think, Tesla wins a Chinese trademark battle, and the 2015... read more August 6, 2014 by 

2015 GMC Canyon

Auto Industry's MPG Report Card, Dealer Dilemma, GM Mid-Size Pickups: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports: The auto industry is making good progress in meeting gas-mileage goals, why dealers are a bottleneck for electric-car sales, and the 2015... read more August 5, 2014 by 


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