Electric Cars

 
Tesla Model 3 profits, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review, electric car battery reuse: The Week in Reverse

Tesla Model 3 profits, Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review, electric car battery reuse: The Week in Reverse

Which country demanded repayment of electric car incentives from owners? What car may turn a bigger profit than expected? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 20, 2018. Friday, we covered a report saying that a... read more

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2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Germany claws back clean-car bonus from Tesla Model S owners

It's one thing not to qualify for a product rebate, bonus, or credit. It's another to qualify, then have to pay it back. That's what Germany said Wednesday, alleging that... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backup

EVgo adds used BMW i3 battery packs to charging stations in California

Charging network EVgo has installed second-life batteries from two BMW i3s to its charging station in Union City, California, the company announced last week. The two... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
Nissan Leaf Nismo Concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

"Leaving" in a hurry? Sporty Nissan Leaf Nismo headed for Japan

Mainstream automakers that have been building electric cars are getting the message that they're on the wrong road. As Nissan, Ford, Volkswagen, Mercedes-Benz and others have... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla Model 3 shows bigger profit in latest cost breakdown

Tesla isn't the only one with a lot riding on the financial success of the Model 3. CEO Elon Musk has called ramping up production of the Model 3 a "bet the company"... read more July 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV review, Lexus F hybrids, and big oil skepticism of electric cars: Today's Car News

We review the fuel economy of the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV. Lexus mulls hybrid systems for its F-series performance cars. Big oil refineries voice skepticism over... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Lexus GS F

Lexus may add hybrid power to future, high-performance F Sport models

Tesla shook up the luxury car world by showing that performance cars could be electric. After the German brands followed suit, Lexus could be the latest automaker to follow... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz and ID Crozz concept, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

Report: VW may build ID Crozz and ID Buzz electric cars in America

Two future VW electric cars could be built in the U.S. for American buyers, according to a report Tuesday. VW's North American CEO, Hinrich Woebcken, told British magazine... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker

How many miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid? Readers respond

Green Car Reports readers and Twitter followers are clearly fired up when it comes to plug-in hybrids. When we asked in last week's Twitter poll how many miles are enough for... read more July 18, 2018 by


 
Natural gas flaring from oil well [licensed under Creative Commons from Flickr user Sirdle]

Oil analysts predict peak consumption in 2036

Most people buy electric cars to reduce oil consumption, but oil companies keep selling more oil every year. Now, a new study by oil industry consultancy Wood Mackenzie... read more July 17, 2018 by


 
Volvo 40.2 concept

Volvo confirms Polestar 2 electric "sedan"

A Volvo executive has revealed a few details of the Polestar 2, an electric sedan that will follow next year's Polestar 1 performance coupe. The Polestar 2 will be a sedan... read more July 17, 2018 by


 
2018 Formula-E race finish, Brooklyn, NY

What type of electric car racing interests you? Take our Twitter poll

Electric cars are showing up at races from mountaintops to drag strips to New York harbor. The cars are quiet—and fast. Yet the series don't seem to have taken race... read more July 17, 2018 by


 
Tesla South Australia lithium-ion battery storage

As used electric-car batteries set to flood market, Automakers ramp up reuse efforts

With the growth of electric cars has come a flood of used batteries that is set to skyrocket in the next five years, according to a Bloomberg report. Bloomberg Businessweek... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
Tesla and SolarCity solar farm on Ta'u, American Samoa

Solar investment falls in midst of erupting trade war

Electric cars and solar power fit together like a hand in a glove. Charging with solar power, electric cars can drive using almost no non-renewable energy. Now according to a... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla Model 3 Performance gets EPA rating, Supercharging referrals extended

A new picture by an early buyer of a Tesla Model 3 Performance shows the car's EPA rating of 116 MPGe. That's down 14 MPGe, or almost 11 percent from the base long-range... read more July 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Formula-E race, Brooklyn, NY

New York race closes out Formula E season and multi-car strategy (Updated)

Watching electric cars race is different than watching a race with conventional race cars. Most notably, the sound of squealing tires stands out as the loudest sound you... read more July 16, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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