Today on Green Car Reports, GM plans to face off against Tesla (one day), small crossovers are in the news--both used and upcoming--and we suggest that the best way to look at today's Nissan Leaf electric car is to think of it as a 12 -year-old Prius hybrid. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

General Motors CEO Dan Akerson says GM's Cadillac luxury brand will compete with Tesla--although we surmise he's not talking about an all-electric car.

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, on the other hand, says China holds the key to electric cars.

The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid will be base-priced at $29,945--slightly higher than some competitors.

Chevy is offering tips on electric-car use to drivers of its 2014 Spark EV, including advice on unplugging its own Volt.

Mazda is planning a smaller crossover, possibly called the CX-3, to compete with MINI, Honda, and other makes.

Meanwhile, used compact crossover prices are dropping--if you're shopping for a Honda CR-V or Toyota RAV4, check it out.

Want some context on plug-in cars? The 2013 Nissan Leaf is really a 2001 Toyota Prius, in terms of automotive history.

If you're a "Breaking Bad" fan, the main character's Pontac Aztec is up for auction--well, one of them, anyway--and needs some work.

Regular readers of this site probably already know this, but a Tesla Model S needs very little maintenance (like most battery-electric cars).

And, finally, we rounded up last week's biggest stories on Green Car Reports.


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