Electric-car battery updates, Tesla flagship store, Audi regenerative shock absorbers: Today's Car News


Lithium-ion cell and battery pack assembly for Nissan Leaf electric car in Sunderland, U.K., plant

Lithium-ion cell and battery pack assembly for Nissan Leaf electric car in Sunderland, U.K., plant

Today, we look at why automakers don't offer battery upgrades for electric cars, Tesla opens a new flagship store in San Francisco, and Audi demonstrates shock absorbers that can harvest electricity. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Catch up on recent news with our Week in Reverse feature and video.

Find out why U.S. states agreed to keep details of a collaborative probe into ExxonMobil secret.

Electric-car shopping is far too hard, and carmakers and dealers should work to improve the experience, argues a new Sierra Club report.

See how the Audi eROT regenerative shock absorber recaptures energy for later use.

A new Tesla Store in San Francisco will serve as the company's flagship, and is part of an overall push by Tesla to expand its retail network.

Australia's AAA will conduct real-world emissions tests on the top 30 most popular cars in the country. The group claims it must do so because the government won't.

Many electric-car advocates believe automakers should offer battery upgrades, but here's why they won't.

Tesla is planning P100D variants of the Model S and Model X, according to listings on a Dutch government website.

In a clear indicator of the importance of considering the impact of all aspects of car production, automakers are investigating reports that the mica used in metallic paints was mined by Indian children as young as 10.

Finally, the production 2017 Honda Civic hatchback appears ahead of its official debut at the 2016 Paris Motor Show.

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