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Which electric car is your favorite? Take our Twitter poll

Which electric car is your favorite? Take our Twitter poll

This week's Geneva auto show has seen lots of news about new electric cars, but almost all of them come from luxury brands. The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace has made its debut, Aston Martin announced its Lagonda brand would be dedicated to all-electric vehicles, and so forth. That's all very nice, but what... read more

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Tesla Model 3

Will GM or Tesla buyers lose electric-car tax credits first? (updated)

A major contributor to electric-car sales is the program under which buyers of new electric cars qualify for a federal income-tax credit of up to $7,500. But these tax... read more February 12, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car after snowfall, Glacier National Park [photo: D Gadotti]

Chevy Bolt EV electric car range and performance in winter: one owner's log

The arrival of the first affordable long-range electric car on the market has naturally led some owners to push the car in a way that they might not do with a plug-in car... read more January 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Changing tires on Chevy Bolt EV electric car: your range, grip, and noise may vary

One of the many tactics used by carmakers to boost efficiency in their vehicles is fitting low-rolling-resistance tires. Specially designed to reduce the energy wasted as... read more January 25, 2018 by


 
John and Mimi Porter of San Diego, California, with their new 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, in Feb 2017

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car: owners' impressions after a year

Californians got the chance to buy Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars before everyone else, and the compact hatchback has sold well in the state, aided by its 238-mile rated... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Cruise AV self-driving car

Cruise AV, GM's autonomous electric Bolt EV, to go into production in 2019

How comfortable would you be in a taxi or car-service vehicle that had no steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedals? That's the question prompted by a photo that has... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

What was our most important story of 2017? Twitter poll results

Year-end roundups are an unavoidable necessity of the media business. They let editors and writers opine, and they fill space when there may be little real news. They also... read more December 28, 2017 by


 
China

What was the most important green-car story of 2017? Take our Twitter poll

Lists, news roundups, and general reflections are the usual order of business as a calendar year comes to a close. We've published more than 1,600 green-car news stories so... read more December 21, 2017 by


 
2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Four of Wards' Top 10 Engines are actually electric or electrified powertrains

The industry trade journal WardsAuto has been giving out "Best Engine" awards for 24 years now, and this year's list includes some interesting choices. For starters, there... read more December 18, 2017 by


 
First 2018 Nissan Leaf produced at assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, Dec 2017

Could Tennessee top Michigan in U.S. electric-car production (if not California)?

Today, battery-electric cars are built in volume at only three locations across the entire United States. Tesla builds its three different electric models in Fremont... read more December 15, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 found on Craigslist

Electric car buyers' struggle: practicality vs luxury, Chevy vs Tesla

Competition for the title of most popular electric car has sparked a long and highly charged race between Tesla and Chevrolet. Though these brands offer vastly different... read more December 14, 2017 by


 
GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EV

What's a self-driving Chevy Bolt EV electric car like to ride in? Jerky, says one report

While such autonomous players as Uber, Tesla, and Waymo have already opened their car doors to the public, GM's autonomous subsidiary Cruise Automation has held its cards... read more December 4, 2017 by


 
GM Cruise Automation self-driving Bolt EV

Commercial tests of self-driving Chevy Bolt EV to launch in many cities in 2019

General Motors officials made a bold announcement on a Thursday conference call with investors: the automaker plans to launch commercial autonomous fleet operations beginning... read more December 1, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV preview

The 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car is now arriving at Chevy dealers with no major changes—though drivers may find the heated steering wheel now turns itself on and... read more November 28, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV: minimal changes, same range and price

With sales of the Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car rising every month, shoppers are inevitably curious about any changes to the Bolt for the 2018 model year, its second. Now... read more November 1, 2017 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf, Denver, Colorado, Mar 2016  [photo: owner Andrew Ganz]

Old Nissan Leaf vs new Chevrolet Bolt EV: owners weigh in

Sometimes, the best information comes straight from the horseless carriage-owner’s mouth. If you want to learn just how good or bad an electric vehicle is, it makes... read more October 10, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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