Today on Green Car Reports: Texas franchise restrictions make Tesla Model S owners skirt the law, Buick considers diesel power for future models, and New York City "manhole covers" could soon hide wireless electric-car charging stations. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Want a Nissan Leaf with double the range? Engineers built a 48-kilowatt-hour model for a new racing series in Spain.

Texas franchise rules make Model S owners skirt the law. Welcome to the Tesla Underground.

Hybrid payback depends on the model, a new study says.

Will Buick add diesels to its lineup? Will customers want them?

New York City "manhole covers" to hide resonance electric-car charging stations.

The VL Destino Corvette-powered Fisker Karma is still on target for production. Now you really can have a V-8.

Finally, Elon Musk promises an autobahn-tuned Model S targeted at German customers.


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