Today, Volkswagen gets more time to figure out it diesel modifications, Congress passes a budget bill that cuts EPA funding, but keeps other environmental measures intact, and we answer a question about a dead hybrid battery pack. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Catch up on last week's news with our Week in Reverse feature and video.

We answer an owner's query about a dead hybrid battery pack.

Here's why you should pay attention to 48-volt "hybrid" systems.

Volkswagen gets more time to figure out a solution to its diesel emissions problem, thanks to a decision by the California Air Resources Board.

Meet another one of our Green Car Reports 2016 Best Car To Buy nominees or, rather, a pair of them. They're the 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid and Plug-In Hybrid.

A newly-passed Congressional budget bill cuts EPA funding, but keep's President Obama's Clean Power Plan intact.

We compare two recently-updated mid-size sedans: the Nissan Altima and Volkswagen Passat.

Finally, how many variants can MINI realistically cram into its lineup? We drive the 2016 MINI Cooper Clubman to see if its existence is justified.


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