Most Plug-In Electric Car Sales, 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid, Panasonic Funds Gigafactory: Today's Car News

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Today, the company that sold the most plug-in electric cars worldwide in 2015 isn't one of the usual suspects, the 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid get some updates, and Panasonic commits $1.6 billion to the Tesla battery "Gigafactory." All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Improvements to battery cells will allow the 2017 Volkswagen e-Golf to achieve over 100 miles of range, a new report says.

The 2017 Hyundai Ioniq will be sold in all 50 states, but not every Hyundai dealer will carry it, according to the company's U.S. boss.

Who sold the most plug-in cars in 2015? Hint: it wasn't Nissan or Tesla.

The 2017 Ford Fusion Hybrid and Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid get software tweaks for improved drivability, as part of a mid-cycle refresh of the entire Fusion lineup.

Panasonic says it will spend $1.6 billion on the Tesla battery Gigafactory in Nevada. The entire project is expected to cost $5 billion.

A lawsuit by dealers claims Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) asked them to fudge sales figures. FCA denies this.

Finally, we have spy shots of the 2017 Kia Niro hybrid crossover, which will debut at the 2016 Chicago Auto Show next month.


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