Today on Green Car Reports: We've got photos of the Tesla Model S electric car's new battery safety shield, we muse on General Motors' electric-car plans, and we drive the 2015 Honda Fit hatchback. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Get a closer look at the battery safety shield Tesla Motors is installing on customer cars in the wake of two Model S fires caused by collisions with road debris.

Diesel or hybrid? Road & Track compared a Mercedes-Benz E250 Bluetec to a Toyota Prius. See which one the magazine chose.

Grumbling from skeptical advocates aside, we suggest that GM is serious about electric cars. Here's why.

Aluminum vehicles save more energy than it takes to build them, a new study says.

Volkswagen has suspended Passat, Jetta, and Beetle sales in the U.S. over transmission leaks, but TDI diesel models appear to be unaffected.

The 2015 Honda Fit delivers high gas mileage and unparalleled flexibility, just like its popular predecessors.

Cadillac and Buick top the auto-industry benchmark J.D. Power survey, for post-sales service.

Finally, the 2016 Opel Astra compact is caught testing--and this European compact could form the basis for future U.S. small cars from General Motors.


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