Fisker EMotion, Oct electric car sales, net-zero homes: Today's Car News

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Today, we take a first look at the Fisker EMotion 400-mile electric car, tally October plug-in electric car sales, and look at a remarkable step to improve the energy efficiency of homes in one California city. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

A transition to electric cars will require more than 10,000 job cuts, according to Volkswagen's human-resources boss.

Mercedes-Benz unveils a new line of internal-combustion engines that are more efficient, but also more complicated.

We have renderings of the Fisker EMotion, the new electric car from Henrik Fisker with a promised 400-mile range.

Santa Monica, California, will require all new single-family construction to be net-zero energy, meaning the homes will generate as much energy as they consume.

An equipment supplier and a Philadelphia developer try to marry wireless electric-car charging with automated parking.

U.S. plug-in electric car sales held steady in October, with the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Toyota Prius Prime waiting in the wings.

Quebec is the first Canadian province to adopt a requirement for sales of a certain number of zero-emission vehicles, similar to the one in effect in California. It starts in 2018.

We compare the Honda HR-V and Mazda CX-3 subcompact crossovers.

Finally, Toyota teams up with Getaround to test out car sharing, becoming the latest of multiple automakers to do so.


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