We wrap up the week with stories on the potential end of the "standard war" between CHAdeMO and CCS electric-car fast charging, a Kia concept car with electric all-wheel drive set to debut at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show, and General Motors' plan to put CVT automatic transmissions in more cars to boost fuel economy. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Find out where BMW electric-car batteries go when they retire.

Most car buyers don't think a lot about transmissions, but they may become any important part of General Motors' fuel-economy strategy as the company fits CVTs to many future models.

The competing CHAdeMO and CCS standards caused carmakers to pick sides, but is the DC fast-charging "standard war' already over?

Kia will unveil a new concept car at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Could it be an electric all-wheel drive version of the Soul?

In a bid to take on Tesla, rumor has it Porsche's upcoming smaller sedan will be offered with electric power only.

See why a U.K. official thinks recent policies encouraging diesel cars were "wrong."

Looking for a safe used car? Here are nine late-model used vehicles with the lowest fatality rate.

Finally, Elon Musk, announces an acceleration-improving software update for the Tesla Model S P85D on Twitter.


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