Today on Green Car Reports: The 2014 BMW i3 goes for a hot lap in a company-produced video, Ford says 70 percent of its vehicles will have start-stop by 2017, and looking back on three years of modern electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Startup Tred offers test drives in hybrid and electric cars to get "butts in seats."

The 1959 Opel P1 376-mpg record holder is still for sale, at $425,000. Any takers?

The 2014 BMW i3 takes to the track in this first hot-lap video.

Average vehicle weight and power fell in 2012, but performance was unchanged, says the EPA.

VW's Chinese partner signs a deal with Protean for wheel motors.

Ford to have start-stop on 70 percent of its vehicles by 2017.

Modern electric cars, three years later: lessons learned.

We got to drive the unexpectedly fun 138-mpg Volkswagen XL1 ultra-efficiency two-seater.

2013-2014 Volkswagen Jetta Hybrid models are recalled for corrosive gearbox oil.

The 2015 Lincoln MKC EcoBoost-powered crossover is priced from $33,995.


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