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Dodge Challenger electric boost, Karma styling, limited autobahns: Today's Car News

Dodge Challenger electric boost, Karma styling, limited autobahns: Today's Car News

Plug-in luxury-car maker Karma brought in a new design house to carry it into the future. Germany revealed a plan to impose a national speed limit on its famously unlimited autobahns. And our latest Twitter poll asks readers how soon they expect Ford to come through with an electric F-Series... read more

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Waymo self-driving car

Super-fast Porsche charging, no Hyundai diesel, best deals: Today's Car News

Hyundai decides to bin its plans for a diesel-powered version of the new Santa Fe. Porsche ups the ante on fast charging speeds. A report reveals who's really funding the... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
FastCharge 450-kilowatt charging station prototype

Porsche already has a prototype that will charge faster than its 350-kw Taycan

The Porsche Taycan, when it arrives toward the end of 2019, will likely have the quickest, highest-power DC fast charging of any production vehicle. But Porsche apparently is... read more December 14, 2018 by


 
BMW Vision iNext concept

Tesla Autopilot milepost, Kia electric strategy, China's EV spying: Today's Car News

As the 2018 LA Auto Show winds down, we explore some questions that came out of it, starting with why Kia plans two electric models with the same long-range battery. Tesla... read more November 30, 2018 by


 
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Faster electric cars, California strikes back, BMW batteries, Hyundai recall: Today's Car News

California begins fighting back against the EPA's fuel economy freeze. Austria proposes letting electric cars drive faster. Hyundai recalls Ioniqs. And BMW builds a new... read more November 2, 2018 by


 
Mini Electric concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

BMW readies battery factory for wave of coming electric vehicles

BMW announced last month it will significantly expand and overhaul a facility to produce batteries for electric cars at its factory in Dingolfing, Germany. The factory... read more November 2, 2018 by


 
2014 BMW 328d

BMW recalling 44,000 diesel vehicles for fire risk

BMW has announced an expanded recall effort over the possibility of fire in recent-model-year vehicles equipped with a diesel engine. The issue, which now potentially affects... read more October 26, 2018 by


 
Prototype production of battery modules for BMW Group’s fifth-generation electric powertrain

BMW sets up end-to-end battery recycling in Europe

Teaming with a new Swedish battery supplier and a Belgian recycling company, BMW is aiming to build a fully sustainable future battery supply chain. The company announced on... read more October 19, 2018 by


 
Mazda Kai concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

2020 BMW i4, Google Maps chargers, Jaguar I-Pace efficiency, Tesla factory: Today's Car News

Tesla acquires land in Shanghai. Jaguar releases MPGe and range numbers for its new I-Pace electric crossover. Google Maps adds electric-car charging locations. And BMW... read more October 18, 2018 by


 
2018 BMW i3s

BMW recalls chargers for 2018, 2019 plug-in models

BMW issued a recall for the charge cords of virtually all the 2018 and 2019 plug-in vehicles it has built for sale in the U.S. According to the recall notice on the NHTSA's... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Volkswagen electrics, Musk sued, BMW i3 range increase, California incentives: The Week in Reverse

Which electric car will get access to a fast charger network much like Teslas? What was the result of the SEC's investigation into Tesla chief Elon Musk? This is our look... read more September 29, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW i3

2019 BMW i3 to get bigger battery with 153-mile range

The 2019 BMW i3 will get a larger battery, good for 153 miles of range, up from 115 miles for the 2018 model, the automaker announced Friday. BMW refers to the new battery in... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
BMW Concept iX3

Orders in: 1,000 buyers in Norway reserve coming all-electric BMW iX3 crossover SUV

BMW opened order books for its upcoming electric iX3 in Europe at the beginning of September, and the company already has deposits for 1,000 in Norway. In a page out of the... read more September 24, 2018 by


 
BMW Vision iNext concept

BMW Vision iNext electric concept redefines German luxury flagship

For decades, the flagship of every German luxury maker’s line has been its largest sedan: the Audi A8, BMW 7-Series, and at the pinnacle, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. But... read more September 15, 2018 by


 
2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance

BMW drops diesels in favor of plug-in hybrids

UPDATE: BMW has clarified its statement to Green Car Reports in an email. "The final decision as to whether or not the BMW X5 diesel variant will come to the U.S. market has... read more September 11, 2018 by


 
2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance

2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e plug-in hybrid will have more range, 6 cylinders

On Friday, BMW revealed the next-generation X5 plug-in hybrid, with significantly more electric range and a 6-cylinder engine replacing the 4-cylinder in the current X5... read more September 7, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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