Mountain hardware: Testing the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV on a high-country day trip Electric Cars March 19, 2019

Mountain hardware: Testing the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV on a high-country day trip

Colorado, which is taking steps to adopt California’s EV mandate, has always had a different wildcard factor affecting road trips: altitude. The state has the highest portions of the Interstate...

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Teaser for Fisker electric SUV

Fisker slots $40k electric SUV ahead of delayed EMotion flagship

A decade ago, Fisker and Tesla were two electric-vehicle hopefuls, and it was looking like Fisker might have the better chances of success. While history certainly... read more March 18, 2019 by


 
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Will Aston Martin RapideE be James Bond's new electric ride?

To chase down criminals in a new carbon-constrained era, Agent 007 will need a new kind of Q Ship. But he won't stray far from the royal stable. Introducing the latest... read more March 17, 2019 by


 
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2020 Tesla Model Y, Mazda rotary, wider VW electric plans: The Week in Reverse

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2020 Tesla Model Y reveal, more VW diesel charges, Audi reuses batteries: Today's Car News

The 2020 Tesla Model Y officially broke cover Thursday night in LA. The Securities and Exchange Commission has filed new charges against Volkswagen, related to its diesels... read more March 15, 2019 by


 
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Dieselgate continued: SEC charges VW and its ex-boss with fraud

Amazingly, the diesel emissions case against Volkswagen in the U.S. is still gaining steam. The Securities and Exchange Commission charged VW and its former CEO Martin... read more March 15, 2019 by


 
Audi factory tug uses recycled e-tron batteries

Audi plans to put old EV batteries to work in factory tugs

Factory tugs in Audi's Ingolstadt factory now sport the latest in second-hand lithium-ion batteries. With automakers on the hook in jurisdictions around the world to take... read more March 15, 2019 by


 
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Tesla Model Y: Comparing some of the details vs. Model 3

Tesla CEO Elon Musk prefaced his introduction of the company’s more affordable upcoming electric SUV, the Model Y, Thursday night, by noting how hard achieving at-scale... read more March 15, 2019 by


 
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2020 Tesla Model Y first details: 300-mile electric SUV, starting around $48k

Tesla’s Thursday night reveal event for the 2020 Tesla Model Y electric crossover SUV, just as previous events from the automaker, was raucous and packed with... read more March 14, 2019 by


 
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Mazda rotary hybrids, plug-in hybrid Ford F-250, EPA ethanol push: Today's Report

The EPA releases a proposal to increase ethanol blends, even in the summer when it can increase smog. Mazda may have more plans for its rotary engine technology than a single... read more March 14, 2019 by


 
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Best deals on electric, plug-in, and hybrid cars for March 2019

As more and more long-range electric cars such as the Audi e-tron quattro, the long-range Nissan Leaf Plus, and the Kia Niro and Soul EVs make their way onto the market, some... read more March 14, 2019 by


 
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Mazda range-extended electric car may help the rotary live on

The Wankel rotary, the peculiar pistonless internal combustion engine design that Mazda built so much of its heritage around, may see a resurgence after all. Earlier reports... read more March 14, 2019 by


 
XL Hybrids Ford F-250 plug-in

Forget the F-150, XL offers a plug-in F-250 to do real work

As both established and startup automakers rush to build electric pickups, many seem to have forgotten a fundamental principle of pickup design: Trucks were meant to work... read more March 14, 2019 by


 
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EPA proposes more smog-contributing ethanol in summer gasoline

Ethanol is known as an alternative fuel, and is even renewable. But that doesn't always make it clean. The Environmental Protection Agency, after proposing watered down... read more March 14, 2019 by


 
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VW widens electric net, Karma Vision, FCA emissions recall: Today's Car News

Volkswagen dramatically expanded its already big plans for electric cars. Karma released its vision for the next 10 years with three new or updated models. FCA will recall... read more March 13, 2019 by


 
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Not just diesel: FCA recalling 860K cars for emissions failure

Fiat Chrysler has recalled 862,520 gas-powered vehicles after on-road testing showed they might not meet emissions standards. The vehicles to be recalled, including the Dodge... read more March 13, 2019 by


 

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