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2019 Nissan Leaf Plus vs. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Which electric car is best?

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus vs. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Which electric car is best?

We’re a long way from peak electric car, but we’ve finally left base camp. Big strides in battery capacity mean that picking between the 238-mile 2019 Chevy Bolt EV and the recently boosted 226-mile 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus comes down to a dozen miles of range. After a week behind the... read more

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2007 Chevrolet Volt Concept

Green Car Reports is 10!

Ten years ago this week, in February 2009, Green Car Reports published its first story—one packed with insight regarding the Chevrolet Volt, which was then still nearly... read more February 5, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Tesla Model 3

The Tesla Model 3 is Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2019. It’s the second time a Tesla product has won our annual award, which was captured by the Tesla Model S in... read more November 12, 2018 by


 
2011 Nissan Leaf

Eight years of winners show how plug-in vehicles have evolved

As we’re on the eve of naming our Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019 award winner, a quick glance back at our previous winners offers several points of perspective... read more November 11, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Tesla Model 3

Just 16 months passed from when Tesla first showed its Model 3—and we got our first ride in a Model 3 prototype with its VP of engineering Doug Field—to when it... read more November 8, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace

Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Jaguar I-Pace

The Jaguar I-Pace is a front-runner—the first fully electric, longer-range vehicle from a long-established luxury brand. But it’s not a... read more November 7, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Hyundai Kona Electric

In our quest to find Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy, the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric is shaping up to be the “no drama” candidate. By now, we’ve... read more November 6, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

Which car would you pick as Best Car To Buy 2019? Take our Twitter poll

We've announced our final three contenders for Green Car Reports' Best Car to Buy 2019. They include the Hyundai Kona Electric, the Jaguar I-Pace, and the Tesla Model 3. The... read more November 5, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace, 3-day test drive

One of these 3 cars will be Green Car Reports’ Best Car To Buy 2019

Despite a long list of green-car debuts anticipated over the next couple of years, this year hasn't exactly brought a bevy of new electric models. As we wait for the market... read more November 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Best deals on electric, hybrid, and fuel-efficient cars for July 2018

As supplies of some older 100-mile range electric cars wind down, automakers are beginning to offer the best deals on more-capable recent models. Perhaps best of all, the... read more July 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel, first drive, Teaneck, NJ, Aug 2017

July 4th green car deals you can still find

June wasn't a great month for green-car sales, and automakers are offering some bargains to keep them moving out the door. Green Car Reports partner site CarsDirect has... read more July 8, 2018 by


 
Doug Kerr, daughter Andie Kerr, fiancee Barbara Gleason; Fiat 500e, Ford Focus Electric, Fiat 500e

How to buy or lease an electric car: advice from owner who's done it four times

Most shoppers seem to view visiting a franchised auto dealer to negotiate the purchase or lease of a new car with a distinct lack of enthusiasm. In fact, as electric-car... read more February 12, 2018 by


 
Hypermiling a Ford C-Max Hybrid

How to drive Ford C-Max Hybrid for best gas mileage? Owner video explains

Purchasing a hybrid vehicle makes for a slightly different ownership experience than a traditional gasoline-only car. There are always a few tips and tricks for owners to... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
2011 Nissan Leaf electric car after battery-pack replacement  [by owner Tim Jacobsen, Concord, CA]

How to negotiate for a new Nissan Leaf battery pack: electric-car owner advises

In designing, testing, and producing the Nissan Leaf, the first modern electric car sold in volume, Nissan made a design decision that some other companies didn't. It chose... read more April 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius

How to curb climate change yourself: drive a more efficient car

Given the current political landscape in Washington, it's not unreasonable to worry about the future of U.S. efforts to combat climate change. The Trump Administration has... read more March 30, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

How to figure out if your local Chevy dealer carries the Bolt EV electric car

The first few Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars were delivered in California's Silicon Valley more than a month ago, marking the start of what will be a nationwide rollout... read more January 20, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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