Lots of Tesla news today. Rear-wheel drive Model S electric cars get a power boost--on paper at least--and we analyze how dealer efforts to ban Tesla's direct-sales model could backfire. Meanwhile, the 2015 Kia Soul EV gets EPA ratings of 93 miles of range and 105 MPGe. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

We've got an update on the Draconian Michigan bill that would ban Tesla direct sales if Governor Rick Snyder signs it.

What's the deal with puzzling new power numbers for the Tesla Model S? Read on to find out.

China plans to "punish" carmakers who don't comply with its new fuel-economy standards.

A new study finds that electric-car buyers still don't like the dealer experience, and dealers don't like selling them the cars either.

Do wind turbines kill birds? Yes, but far fewer than cell towers... or cats.

The 2015 Kia Soul EV electric car is rated at 105 MPGe, with 93 miles of range.

Several state auto dealer associations have moved to ban Tesla direct sales, but do these efforts backfire when the public notices?

It's been a big year for recalls. One in five U.S. vehicles has been recalled this year, analysts say.

Finally, the Detroit Electric SP:01 electric sports car edges closer to production. The company hopes to begin U.S. sales early next year.


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