Lots of electric-car news today. We've got more details on the 2017 Chevrolet Sonic EV, FedEx tests 25 Wrightspeed range-extended electric vans, and BMW-backed research could lead to much cheaper carbon fiber to be used in a wider variety of cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Want the first 2015 Volkswagen e-Golf electric car in the U.S.? You can bid on it in a charity auction.

A research firm backed by BMW says it's halfway to reducing the cost of carbon fiber by 90 percent.

More details on General Motors' 2017 Chevrolet Sonic EV electric car trickle out.

Despite higher truck and SUV sales, the EPA says carmakers will meet Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) goals by 2025.

FedEx tests 25 Wrightspeed electric trucks with diesel turbine range extenders.

GM has sold one million Chevrolet Spark minicars globally since 2009, and the U.S. turns out to be the Spark's second-biggest market.

A design change to highway guardrails saved money, but did it decrease safety as well?

Finally, the Tecnicar Lavinia is a proposed electric supercar from Italy. Hopefully it will fare better than other recent attempts at all-electric supercars.


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