Today, the Justice Department begins negotiating with Volkswagen after concluding that company actions related to the use of "defeat device" software in diesel cars qualify as illegal, and reports point to two forthcoming electric crossovers—one from Ford, the other from Subaru. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

How can automakers sell more electric cars? The Sierra Club has some suggestions about improving the shopping experience.

The European Union proposes deep emissions cuts for road vehicles, but draws criticism for ignoring ships and airplanes.

The Renault Zoe retook the lead in European electric-car sales in June, while the Mitsubishi Outlander continued its streak as the best-selling plug-in hybrid.

Justice Department officials have uncovered evidence that would qualify Volkswagen's diesel-related actions as illegal, and are already negotiating with the company.

The Ford Model E range that will encompass hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and all-electric powertrains could include a crossover model, according to a new report.

A report out of Japan claims Subaru is preparing an all-electric crossover for a 2021 launch.

We compare the Hyundai Sonata and Kia Optima, two mid-size sedans that share a platform and powertrains. How different are they, really?

Finally, Audi introduces a system that tells drivers when traffic lights are about to turn green. Audi began testing this technology back in 2014, and believes it could offer efficiency benefits.


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