Audi e-Tron Electric SUV, Chrysler e-AWD, CT Electric-Car Incentives: Today's Car News


2015 Geneva Motor Show

2015 Geneva Motor Show

Today, Audi confirms production of its all-electric SUV for 2018, Chrysler mulls electric all-wheel drive for its next minivan, and Connecticut unveils electric-car incentives. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Connecticut unveils an incentive program for both electric cars and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles called, appropriately, CHEAPR.

The next-generation Chrysler Town & Country minivan could get electric all-wheel drive as a space-saving measure, the company's CEO says.

Legislative changes have altered the landscape of electric-car registration fees. See our updated report for the latest.

The Audi e-tron electric SUV is confirmed for a 2018 launch.

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The Audi e-Tron Quattro Concept, first unveiled at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show, was long expected to carry the Q6 designation when it launched as a production vehicle in 2018 or later. In October 2016, however, Audi said the production version would be called simply Audi e-tron. We have updated this article accordingly.]

The next Toyota Prius gasoline engine will boast thermal efficiency of 40 percent, the carmaker says.

The 2015 Ford Edge earns a five-star Federal crash-test safety rating.

Finally, Audi develops a new synthetic fuel called "e-benzin" that it claims is 100-percent petroleum free.

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