Today, a short video indicates that the Tesla Model S can float, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduces changes to its gas-mileage testing for the 2017 model year, and the Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid is slated to get optional wireless charging. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

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

The Volvo XC90 T8 "Twin Engine" plug-in hybrid SUV is now the most powerful production Volvo ever, thanks to an upgrade package from in-house tuner Polestar.

The Mercedes-Benz S550e plug-in hybrid luxury sedan will get optional wireless charging as part of an upcoming refresh.

The Tesla Model S can float (for short periods at least), according to a video tweeted by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

The Nissan Leaf maintained its lead in European electric-car sales through April.

For the 2017 model year, the EPA is making some tweaks to its gas-mileage tests that may cause ratings for some cars to fall.

A Porsche manager trash-talks Tesla's "Ludicrous" mode, claiming Porsche's Mission E electric car will offer more consistent performance in the real world.

As it tries to work its way out of the ongoing diesel scandal, Volkswagen will reportedly cut 40 models globally in an effort to regroup.

Finally, an all-electric Acura NSX-based race car will compete in the 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.


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