Today, Tesla aims to produce 500,000 cars per year by 2018, rather than 2020 was originally stated. Also, new-car average fuel economy fell in April, and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is reportedly working on a downsized turbocharged 4-cylinder engine for fuel efficiency. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

A consortium plans to test a 48-volt mild-hybrid system that electrifies the rear axles of small cars.

Average new-car fuel economy fell in April as SUV sales continued to surge.

Tesla now says it will build 500,000 cars per year by 2018, rather than 2020. Can it do that?

We clarified comments made by Ford director of electrification programs and engineering Kevin Layden about the company's future electric-car plans.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will offer a more-efficient turbocharged 4-cylinder engine with nearly 300 horsepower in the next Jeep Wrangler, a new report says.

Looking for a compact car? We compare the Chevrolet Cruze and Toyota Corolla.

Finally, 13,000 people in Seattle sign up for BMW's ReachNow car-sharing service in its first month of operations there.


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