Today on Green Car Reports: How the Chevrolet Volt really works, Tesla seeks workers for a second California facility, and why we can't buy cars that get 60, 70, or 80 mpg. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf went on sale within days back in 2010, and updated models are expected in 2016. See how their second acts are likely to stack up.

Lithium-ion batteries make for a lighter, more-compact jump-starting pack.

Little auxiliary power units (APUs) can save giant amounts of diesel fuel. Sometimes it's good to sweat the small stuff.

Why can't we buy cars that do 60, 70, or 80 mpg? The reality of these super-efficient cars wouldn't be as rosy as the numbers suggest.

Tesla Motors is hiring at its second California facility, an ex-Chrysler parts-distribution plant.

How do you make a Chevrolet Camaro muscle car green? Students have 3 years to find out.

The epic failure of Better Place, as covered by Fast Company. Read, and muse on what might have been.

Automakers meet 2012-model-year carbon-emission limits, with room to spare.

Find out how the worst myths about the Chevy Volt extended-range electric car, and then see how it really works.

The automotive fashion police have decided on the top six styling cliches of 2014.

Finally, Croatian electric-supercar startup Rimac secures its first investors.


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