Today, we've got details on Tesla's "Autopilot" autonomous-driving system, Volkswagen announces a recall of 8.5 million diesel cars in Europe, and the brand-new 2016 Chevrolet Volt gets discounted. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Volkswagen will recall 8.5 million TDI vehicles across Europe, although it has not said exactly how it will bring them into compliance with emissions standards.

Tesla launched the first elements of its "Autopilot" autonomous-driving technology with a recent software update. Here are the 10 most important things you need to know about the new feature.

Discounts are already being offered on the 2016 Chevrolet Volt in the few regions where it is available.

Volkswagen believed it could quickly get its 2016 TDI lineup certified by the EPA with some simple software tweaks, but the existence of a new and different piece of software has attracted increased scrutiny from the agency.

Honda is installing 120 electric-car charging stations at its U.S. headquarters in Torrance, California. At the moment, though, it's not selling any plug-in cars.

Volkswagen is recalling cars in the U.S., but not diesels. Certain gasoline-powered Jetta and Golf models, as well as the e-Golf electric car, are being recalled over an issue with their front-passenger airbags.

Finally, Volvo discusses the Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform that will underpin new compact cars beginning in 2017. It's unclear if any of those models will make it to the U.S., though.


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