Today on Green CarReports: We drive the first-ever hybrid Subaru, electric cars crop up even in small towns, and we have the Tesla "TV ad" that even Elon Musk enjoyed. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Batteries are the subject of much research these days; now scientists have new insight into how lithium-ion batteries age.

We've driven the 2014 Subaru XV Crosstrek Hybrid--and found it to be a better car than last year's Crosstrek. Here's why.

We ask what Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk might do with Larry Page's $32 billion fortune.

Turns out even small towns are seeing demand for electric-car charging in public parking spots.

The new 2014 Nissan Rogue is a Top Safety Pick+, according to the IIHS--but not the carryover old Rogue Select. Know your Rogues.

Often university teams are some of the most eager engineers around. We profile Ohio State's all-electric racing motorcycle.

British sports-car maker Lotus has always excelled in lightweight construction; now it's studying titanium to cut the weight of certain car parts.

Finally, our favorite Tesla TV ad isn't a real ad at all--but it's great. Even Elon Musk liked it.


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