Tesla Model 3 mania, VW lawsuit, Volvo backs CCS DC fast charging: Today's Car News

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Today, the countdown to the reveal of the Tesla Model 3 electric car commences, a fired employee sues Volkswagen, alleging the company destroyed documents related to the diesel scandal, and Volvo backs the Combined Charging Standard (CCS) for electric cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

With the car's March 31 reveal date approaching, Tesla Model 3 mania is underway. The company tweeted a teaser for the car yesterday evening, and announced related contests for current Tesla owners.

A recently-fired Volkswagen employee is suing the company, claiming he was dismissed for refusing to participate in the destruction of documents related to the diesel scandal.

The 2014 BMW i3 electric car is named a "Used Car to Avoid Buying" by Consumer Reports.

The 2017 Audi A4 won't be sold in the U.S. with a TDI diesel engine after all.

Volvo throws its weight behind the Combined Charging Standard (CCS) for electric cars which, along with CHAdeMO and Tesla's Supercharger, is one of three competing DC fast-charging standards.

North America's largest coal power plant is set to become a 44-megawatt solar farm.

French carmaker PSA Peugeot Citroën may be considering a return to the U.S. Should it make that move?

Finally, the 2016 Scion tC Release Series 10.0 debuting at the 2016 New York Auto Show will help usher out the Scion brand.


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