Today on Green Car Reports: The Federal Trade Commission comes out in favor of Tesla Motors' direct-sales model, staff training ride and drives reveal new details on the 2014 BMW i3 electric car, and putting the Keystone XL Pipeline fight in perspective. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

In a blog post, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) comes out in favor of Tesla's direct-sales model, and opposes dealer-backed bans.

Peugeot's hybrid bicycles are an antidote to transportation-related emissions, and the sedentary nature of modern life.

The Denza electric car was launched at the 2014 Beijing Auto Show. It's a collaboration between Daimler and electric-car specialist BYD.

Envy the man who owns seven Tesla electric cars... above the Arctic Circle in Norway, no less.

With first deliveries now just days away, staff training courses reveal new details about the 2014 BMW i3.

The fuel-efficient Elio three-wheeled car garners 15,000 orders before production starts.

The Keystone XL Pipeline has become a political flashpoint, but new analysis argue its impact would be small compared to the potential for reductions by new EPA power-plant emissions regulations.

Bentley says 90 percent of its models will offer a hybrid option by 2020.

Finally, the 2015 Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid R-Designis a sportier-looking version of Volvo's Europe-only plug-in hybrid wagon.


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