2017 Nissan Leaf Renderings, 2016 Volvo XC90 Plug-In, Solid-State Batteries: Today's Car News

Today on Green Car Reports, we delve into some renderings of possible styling for the 2017 Nissan Leaf electric car, give you all of the details on the 2016 Volvo XC90 plug-in hybrid, and report on a startup's claims of a breakthrough in battery design. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Michigan-based startup Sakti3 claims its solid-state design can double the energy density of lithium-ion batteries.

One major city wants to make privately-owned cars obsolete. Can you guess which?

The latest Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid ad shows a driver... not plugging in. Toyota isn't too enthusiastic about plug-in electric cars, after all.

The 2016 Volvo XC90 will be the first seven-passenger plug-in hybrid.

Will the 2017 Nissan Leaf adopt the edgy styling of recent Nissan concepts, or will it be more conservative?

Google may envision a future of driverless cars, but California still requires its autonomous prototype to have a steering wheel and brakes.

Finally, while the redesigned 2015 Golf is just starting to arrive in showrooms, Volkswagen is already looking ahead to the next generation, which may arrive in 2017.


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