Is Tesla Motors actually a "fringe brand," as famous former GM executive Bob Lutz recently maintained? We've laid out his reasoning; you be the judge.

Meanwhile, GM will update its electric Cadillac ELR, Southwest flies jets on biofuel, and natural gas is best used in...electric cars? All this and more today on Green Car Reports.

First, electric-car advocate and former GM product chief Bob Lutz says Tesla is a "fringe brand"--do you agree?

Southwest Airlines plans to fly some jets on forest waste, once it's been converted into biofuel.

California governor Jerry Brown signed six new bills to further electric-car use in his state.

Cheap and abundant U.S. natural gas isn't best used to fuel car engines, says a new report: It should be used to recharge electric cars.

An updated 2016 Cadillac ELR range-extended luxury coupe will be unveiled at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November.

Foxconn, which makes the Tesla touchscreen and assembles Apple iPhones, plans to build electric cars too.

If you're a fan of quirky Swedish brand Saab, get out another box of Kleenex: The latest rescuer is facing bankruptcy.

And finally, the 2015 Subaru Impreza gets (very, very mildly) updated styling and the company's award-winning EyeSight safety system.


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