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

Car dealers push buyers away from electric cars worldwide, not just U.S., studies find

Car dealers may be the same all over the world, at least when it comes to electric cars. In 2014, Consumer Reports did a study that showed 50 out of 85 dealerships visited... read more May 24, 2018 by

VW MOIA ride-sharing concept car

The Apple car to finally hit the road, only it's a VW Bus

After years of trials aimed at remaking driving in the mold of the iPhone, Apple is finally building some self-driving electric cars to test on roads in the San Francisco Bay... read more May 24, 2018 by

2016 BMW 3-Series eDrive plug-in hybrid prototype

New silicon-based lead-acid batteries could power new generation of micro-hybrids

When is a hybrid not a hybrid? Potentially when it’s a conventional gas-powered car using an electrified powertrain. Many automakers have announced that they will build... read more May 24, 2018 by

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Ford Mach 1 details, 450-mile Rivian electric truck, why China leads in electric cars, poll results: Today's Car News

Our readers largely agree with AAA that 20 percent of American new-car buyers will go electric in the next five years. In China, even more buyers than that may choose... read more May 23, 2018 by

Avera Motors high-efficiency vehicle teaser

Rivian to reveal electric truck at LA auto show

Hundreds of thousands of Americans have been inspired enough by the idea of owning an electric car to plunk down deposits on Teslas. Millions more buy pickup trucks every... read more May 23, 2018 by

BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

China will lead US in electric cars for this one reason

People buy what they're familiar with. For a lot of consumers in China, that means electric cars. Buyers in China buy nearly four times as many cars as buyers in the U.S... read more May 23, 2018 by

Ford's future hybrid and PHEV lineup

300-mile Ford Mach 1 electric SUV may be based on Escape

Ford has revealed precious few details about its new 300-mile range electric SUV, tentatively slated to be called the Mach 1. Now Autocar magazine in Britain has reported one... read more May 23, 2018 by

2018 Smart EQ ForTwo

How many Americans will buy an electric car in the next 5 years? Twitter poll results

Last week, AAA told us that they expect that one out of five Americans who are buying a new car in the next five years to buy an electric car. It's a number that has been... read more May 23, 2018 by

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

No Model 3 recommendation, Chevy Silverado fuel efficiency, and new charging stations: Today's Car News

Consumer Reports did not issue a "recommendation" for Tesla's highly anticipated Model 3 electric sedan. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will roll out with technology to run the... read more May 22, 2018 by

CARB ZEV vehicle game 2018 point value of chips based on electric range

Why are so many electric cars (still) only sold in California?

Car buyers don't have to live under California's golden sunshine to want electric cars. Yet, in some months, buyers in California purchase more than half of all the electric... read more May 22, 2018 by

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

2019 Chevy Silverado will offer new turbo-4 that can run on 2 cylinders

Chevrolet announced last week that its upcoming 2019 Silverado full-size pickup will offer a new turbo-4 in place of the base V-6 in some models. Like the V-8s in some of... read more May 22, 2018 by

Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Electrify America expands fast-charging network to Simon malls

Shop and charge. That's the plan behind Electrify America's new network of fast chargers being installed around the country. Electrify America, a division of Volkswagen set... read more May 22, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Consumer Reports won't recommend Tesla Model 3 (Updated)

Update: This article has been updated to reflect a Twitter response from Elon Musk, saying that if the company verifies the braking problem with the Model 3, the company will... read more May 21, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 AWD specs, electric Jaguar carries royalty, and FCA diesel cheating: Today's Car News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced specifications for the Model 3 all-wheel-drive and performance variants. A battery-electric Jaguar E-Type carried the royal couple, Prince... read more May 21, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

Which Tesla Model 3 would you order or have you ordered? Take our Twitter poll

Now that Tesla has opened orders for Dual Motor all-wheel-drive and Performance versions of the Model 3, lots of Green Car Reports readers waiting to order those models can... read more May 21, 2018 by


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