Today on Green Car Reports: Several very small cars fail a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crash test, more Tesla Supercharger stations bring a cross-country route closer to reality, and new research suggests electric-car prices may not be as important as consumer awareness. All this and more on Green Car Reports.
Will "charge rage" join "range anxiety" as a negative electric-car owner emotion?
A number of very small cars failed the new IIHS small-overlap frontal crash test, making them the worst-performing group so far.
Are electric-car prices less important than just making buyers aware that the cars actually exist?
Tesla is rapidly opening more Supercharger stations, bringing a cross-country route closer to reality (along with Elon Musk's family road trip).
Electric-car safety risk is different, not worse, a top National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regulator says.
Future cars may come with options and upgrades that consumers rent.
Finally, some spy shots of the Audi S1, a sporty version of the A1 hatchback coming to European roads soon.
(This list may be a bit shorter than usual, but we have two editors out driving today--so watch for their drive reports in the days ahead.)