Today on Green Car Reports: Ford cuts gas mileage and efficiency ratings on six models, Tesla Motors will share its electric-car patents, and we drive the Nissan e-NV200 electric small commercial van. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Elon Musk takes Tesla's patents open source, giving rivals access to them in "good faith."

The Nissan e-NV200 combines the Leaf's electric powertrain with a business-ready small van body.

Ford lowers the gas mileage and efficiency ratings of six of its 2013 and 2014 models: We tell you what you need to know, and raise some unanswered questions.

The U.S. car population surges as sales soar while fewer cars are scrapped.

Could a Mazda 2-based sedan and an Auris-based hatchback save Toyota's struggling Scion "youth" brand?

Certain Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 models are being recalled because of an issue with their i-ELOOP regenerative-braking system.

Finally, BMW and MINI cars get GoPro camera integration.


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