2018

 
2018 Kia Niro hybrid nets top Safety Pick+ award, when properly equipped

2018 Kia Niro hybrid nets top Safety Pick+ award, when properly equipped

Tick all the right boxes and the 2018 Kia Niro earns a Top Safety Pick+ award from the IIHS, the crash-testing agency said last week. To get to the highest-rated Niro, buyers need to opt for LED headlights and automatic emergency braking, features that can be paired together only on the Niro EX... read more

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2018 Chevy Bolts recalled to update battery software, prevent shutdowns

A voluntary software recall on the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV has been extended to 2018 models, a General Motors spokesman told Green Car Reports on Thursday. Last month, we reported... read more May 11, 2018 by


 
Honda Clarity Electric at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

2018 Honda Clarity Electric hits dealerships in California and Oregon with $199 lease deal

The 2018 Honda Clarity Electric car rolled into California and Oregon dealerships this week, but nobody can buy it. It's only available for lease for $199 a month for 36... read more May 11, 2018 by


 
2018 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon

EPA rates 2018 Jeep Wrangler turbo-4 gas mileage; plug-in, diesel to come later

The new 2018 Wrangler is a big deal for Jeep, and in its redesign the company didn't leave its fuel economy stuck in the mud. In addition to the fuel-swilling V-6, the new... read more May 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Plugged into L1 in Corte Madera, Calif.

2018 Honda Clarity PHEV revisited: is this the car Bill Clinton wanted built?

With new stewardship comes new perspective—sometimes on old things. Here at Green Car Reports, we have driven the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid a couple of times... read more May 9, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid

2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid: late to the party, but at least it won't drink much

Just as most automakers gear up to announce their 2019 models, the 2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is arriving in showrooms scattered across select markets in the U.S. To mark the... read more May 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid

2018 Toyota Camry XLE Hybrid road-trip review: a case for high-mpg sedans

The grim reaper might be coming for sedans, but the 2018 Toyota Camry isn’t ready to go. Today’s Toyota Camry suffers from multiple personality disorder, which, I... read more April 27, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke first drive: diesel, the not-so-efficient way

Ford has a gem of a diesel engine under the hood of the 2018 F-150 Power Stroke—as long as drivers aren’t enamored with good fuel economy. Wait, what? After a day... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Lexus LC 500h

2018 Lexus LC 500h gas mileage review

As the industry marches toward greener cars, battery and hybrid drivetrains are expanding into vehicle segments never before concerned with fuel economy ratings or much with... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf Pro-Pilot Assist and range-anxiety review

Depending on where you live one of the biggest challenges with electric cars can be airport runs. They tend to be an hour away, or sometimes more; involve lots of... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid drive, Napa Valley, Caifornia, Dec 2017

All else equal, which Honda Clarity would you buy? Twitter poll results

While it's not unusual for an automaker to offer several engine options in the same car model, it is unusual for those to include everything from a battery electric vehicle... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, Hudson Valley, NY, Apr 2018

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: weekend drive review

For several years, the Chevrolet Volt was the sole plug-in hybrid with electric range notably above 20 miles—though it became clear Chevy never figured out how to... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018

2018 Nissan Leaf electric car: Is there a fast-charging problem?

As Tesla has shown, not all fast charging is created equal. Now owners of the new 2018 Nissan Leaf are complaining that the car's "fast" charging is not always as fast as... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
WaiveCar Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric "Unlimited" subscription more limited this year

While global demand for the Hyundai Ioniq Electric appears to be strong, supplies have remained limited. The battery-electric compact hatchback, rated at 124 miles of range... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range electric car, road test in greater Atlanta area, Feb 2018

2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range: first drive review of 310-mile electric car

“The Tesla Model S was a moment. The Model 3 is a product.” That pair of sentences perfectly summarized the several hours we spent last month with the 2018 Tesla... read more March 19, 2018 by


 
Prof. John Kelly on battery life in Nissan leaf, Chevy Bolt EV [video: Weber State University, Utah]

Battery life of 2018 Nissan Leaf vs 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric cars: what manuals suggest

It's one of the major questions for any electric-car buyer: How long will the battery pack last? And what would it cost to replace it if I do need a new one sometime down the... read more March 19, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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