We've got two Tesla stories--one in which a car-dealer rep says something really dumb--plus a debate over green transport, VW's second plug-in hybrid, and the emergence of a secretive battery startup with ties to GM. All this and more today on Green Car Reports.

On Saturday, we covered the prior week's new in our Week In Reverse video.

While Iowa car dealers managed to shut down Tesla test drives, one of their representatives seems to think all car buyers have to hate Apple Stores.

Two words of warning: Caveat emptor if you buy a wrecked Tesla as a salvage vehicle.

Ahead of the Paris Motor Show, the Volkswagen Passat GTE plug-in hybrid has been revealed. We won't see it in North America.

The formerly secretive battery startup firm Sakti3 says $100-per-kWh batteries are within sight by the end of the decade.

A research fellow suggests that intelligent cars are more important than electric cars in the search for sustainable transport. Discuss.

The 2015 Toyota Camry has fresh new styling--but as our First Drive showed, essentially the same old powertrains.

And, finally, BMW will start testing self-driving cars--in China.


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