VW e-Golf range, Chinese Tesla rival, 2016 Volvo XC60 driven: Today's Car News

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf  -  Long-term test car  [November 2015]

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf - Long-term test car [November 2015]

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Today, we look at the real-world range of the Volkswagen e-Golf electric car, a potential Chinese Tesla rival, and the 2016 Volvo XC60 crossover. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

We compare real-world range against EPA ratings for the Volkswagen e-Golf over our six-month test.

The Ford F-150 aluminum-stamping plant in Dearborn, Michigan, recycles enough aluminum for 30,000 truck bodies a month.

NextEV is another aspiring Chinese Tesla rival, but founder William Li is realistic about the company's chances.

Volvo is in the process of revamping its entire lineup, but can the 2016 XC60 crossover hold its own in the meantime?

Researchers at the Univeristy of California, Irvine, develop an experimental nanowire-based battery cell they claim can withstand hundreds of thousands of charge and discharge cycles.

And we also learned more about Tesla's battery-pack cost from a conference-call argument.

Volkswagen sets aside nearly $9 billion for diesel buybacks and recalls.

Finally, see how wireless electric-car charging works with this video.


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