Trump & electric cars, mandatory-noise rule, 200-mile Hyundai Ioniq: Today's Car News

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric (European spec), 2016 Geneva Motor Show

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric (European spec), 2016 Geneva Motor Show

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Today, we look at how Donald Trump's presidency could affect electric cars, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issues noise-making rules for electric cars and hybrids, and a Hyundai official claims the Ioniq Electric hatchback will get a 200-mile range "soon." All this and more on Green Car Reports.

The Hyundai Ioniq Electric will get a 200-mile range "soon," according to the director of Hyundai's eco-vehicle performance group. It will need that range to compete with the Chevrolet Bolt EV, Tesla Model 3, and other anticipated 200-mile electric cars.

See why analysts believe engine start-stop systems will soar in popularity over the next decade.

Battery-electric cars are better at cutting emissions than hydrogen fuel-cell cars, and more cost effective as well, according to a new Stanford University study.

The U.S. government issued much-discussed rules requiring electric cars and hybrids to emit noises to warn pedestrians.

The election of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States has worried electric-car advocates, but could the Trump presidency also serve as a more genuine market test for the appeal of plug-in electric cars?

Faraday Future has reportedly halted construction at its factory site in North Las Vegas, Nevada, a month after reports indicated the company had missed payments to its lead contractor.

Finally, the 2017 Mazda CX-5 debuts at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show with new styling, but the same powertrains as the outgoing model.


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