Today on Green Car Reports: Tesla's significance for the Silicon Valley tech industry, more details on the 2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer, and a new report finds buyers are intrigued by the 2015 Ford F-150. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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Buyers are intrigued by the aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 full-size pickup truck, a new report says.

Why Tesla Motors is important not just for electric cars, but for Silicon Valley as well.

More details on the 2015 BMW 2 Series Active Tourer.

China will make one third of its government vehicles plug-in electric cars.

The 2016 Smart Fortwo faces a Mercedes-Benz S-Class in this crash-test video.

Subaru launches a massive recall to fix corroded brake components.

Finally, the Audi A8 e-tron plug-in hybrid will reportedly debut in 2015.


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