Today, we have breaking news of the Tesla Model S 70D electric-car variant, the launch of the Nissan Rogue Hybrid in Japan, and a new experimental aluminum-ion battery that researchers say charges much faster than today's lithium-ion cells. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Tesla Motors surprises us with the Model S 70D, a new base version of the Model S with 240 miles of range and all-wheel drive starting at about $75,000.

Encouraged by its success so far, BMW targets twice as many sales of the i3 electric car and i8 plug-in hybrid this year.

The Nissan Rogue Hybrid crossover launches in Japan, but U.S. sales remain uncertain.

Check out the best deals on hybrid, electric, and diesel cars for April 2015.

Stanford researchers test an aluminum-ion battery they claim charges faster and is more stable than today's lithium-ion cells. Also, it bends.

See what challenges Paul Elio faces in launching his three-wheeled, 84-mpg, $6,800 car.

There are many ways to measure efficiency, but some cars are simply better than others. See the greenest cars of the 2015 model year.

Finally, we've got spy shots of the 2016 Smart Fortwo Cabrio, which will go on sale in the U.S. sometime after the coupe model's arrival this fall.


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