Toyota Fuel Cell Sedan Price, Tesla Battery Cost, Lighter Cars: Today's Car News

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Today we look, both directly and indirectly, at Tesla's future.

See why the Toyota hydrogen fuel-cell sedan could target the Model S, and how the electric-car maker's battery "Gigafactory" could get prices down to $100 per kilowatt-hour.

Meanwhile, the internal-combustion car still has some life in it, according to a survey of automotive engineers who believe the best path to fuel efficiency in the short term will be simply making cars lighter. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Will Tesla's battery gigafactory achieve the ultimate electric-car goal of $100 per kilowatt-hour?

Find out why natural-gas powered long-haul semi-trucks aren't selling better.

Chinese carmaker BYD's rising electric car sales are swamped by gasoline models.

Carmakers say the main path to better fuel efficiency is lighter vehicles. Battery-electric powertrains and hydrogen fuel cells were further down the list of priorities.

Read why the upcoming Toyota fuel cell sedan's biggest competitor could be the Tesla Model S.

The FIXD app promises to instantly diagnose your car's health, and track it over time.

Finally, the Chevrolet Niva subcompact crossover concept debuts at the 2014 Moscow Auto Show.


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