Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla Motors mulls opening up its Supercharger DC fast-charging standard to other manufacturers, we drive the 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI, and there's a confusing new MINI Cooper with five doors. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Ford and Samsung develop a new battery pack for regenerative braking and engine start-stop systems.

The 2015 Volkswagen Golf TDI delivers impressive fuel economy without any compromises.

Will Tesla open up the specifications of its Supercharger DC fast-charging standard to other manufacturers?

Japan's government clamps down on tiny kei cars, fearing irrelevance.

A new BMW smartphone app helps cut charging costs.

The new 2015 MINI Cooper five-door confuses everyone with its extra apertures.

An electric-car "Sociability Run" was held over the weekend in West Virginia, commemorating the 100th anniversary of a similar event.

Nissan has issued a service bulletin for 2011-2013 model-year Juke compact crossover to address faulty timing chains.

Finally, rumors of a hybrid Subaru SVX sports-car successor circulate.


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