Today, Tesla Motors experiences a setback in its plan to open a second retail store in Virginia, a General Motors executive says the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car proves the automaker can compete with Silicon Valley, and U.S. production of small cars dwindles as Ford announces plans to build the next Focus in Mexico. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles will likely deny Tesla's request for a second retail store in the state, in part because local franchised dealers now say they want to sell Tesla electric cars.

Auto-industry suppliers believe Corporate Average Fuel Economy rules should stay as they are, according to a new survey.

A GM executive believes the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV shows that the carmaker can compete effectively with Silicon Valley.

The 2017 Chevrolet Volt received a Top Safety Pick+ rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

You know cars, trucks, and motorcycles, but what's an autocycle? It's what Elio Motors now calls its three-wheeled "84-mpg" vehicle.

Ford Focus production will shift to Mexico in two to three years. The rumored Model E electric car may be built there as well.

The production shift is part of a new five-year growth plan Ford unveiled yesterday that also includes plans for more electric cars and hybrids, as well as autonomous cars for ride-sharing services.

Finally, Italian firm Zava promises a 1,341-horsepower electric car.


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