Electric Cars

Latest climate study says it's already too late

Latest climate study says it's already too late

Sit down before you read this. Good. With all the dire warnings about climate-change coming from the most recent studies—from the Fourth National Climate Assessment released on Black Friday to an October report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which showed that catastrophic... read more

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

Tesla (again) says buyers must order today for full tax credit

If you want to buy a Tesla and get the full tax credit, today is your last day to order for Tesla to guarantee delivery by December 31. With the tick-over of the new year... read more November 30, 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

2014 Tesla Model S in China

In the red: Electric cars share location data and more with Chinese

In this post "1984" world, most consumers acquiesce to sharing their data with companies in return for better, quicker, more convenient, cheaper, or even free services. How... read more November 30, 2018 by

2020 Kia Soul EV

Here’s why Kia Soul EV and Kia Niro EV both get big 64-kwh battery packs

One key specification in the 2020 Kia Soul EV that was revealed at the LA Auto Show this week was a bit unexpected: its inclusion of a large, 64-kwh battery pack. That leaves... read more November 30, 2018 by

First 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car    [photo: Patrick Reid]

EV Drive coalition begins lobbying effort to save tax credit

Members of the lame-duck Congress all got letters on their desks Tuesday stating why the electric-car tax credit should be revised and extended. Along with a five-point fact... read more November 30, 2018 by

Audi e-tron GT concept

Kia Soul and Niro electrics, Mitsubishi Evo comeback, Audi e-tron GT: Today's Car News

At the LA Auto Show, Kia revealed two upcoming electric cars, the 2019 Niro EV and 2020 Soul EV. Mitsubishi recycled its rally-star Evo name for a new performance electric... read more November 29, 2018 by

2020 Kia Soul EV, 2018 LA Auto Show

2020 Kia Soul EV has more punch, faster charging, and a lot more battery

At the LA Auto Show, Kia revealed a completely new generation of its Soul—including, once again, an all-electric Kia Soul EV that makes overtures to urbanites who need... read more November 29, 2018 by

San Luis Obispo, CA National Drive Electric Week 2018 [Credit Justin Bradshaw SLO Climate Coalition]

What green-car developments are you grateful for this holiday season? Twitter poll results

If this Thanksgiving season proved anything, it is that our Twitter followers are a grateful group. In what often seemed a year of bad news for green cars, at least from the... read more November 29, 2018 by

2019 Kia Niro EV

2019 Kia Niro EV rated at 239 miles, on sale soon

At the LA Auto Show, Kia has provided some long-awaited U.S. market details for the Niro EV. Among the most important ones: With a large 64-kwh battery pack, it will offer an... read more November 29, 2018 by

Audi e-tron GT Concept, 2018 LA Auto Show

Audi e-tron GT electric sports car is its take on Porsche Taycan

The four-door e-Tron GT concept that Audi introduced Wednesday at the 2018 LA Auto Show is “very, very, very, very, very close to production.” Those are the words... read more November 28, 2018 by

2018 Mazda3

Toyota hybrids, Rivian electric SUV, Byton, and Trump: Today's Car News

Today's updates are all about new models from the LA auto show, including new electrics from startup automakers Rivian and Byton, a new all-wheel-drive version of the Toyota... read more November 28, 2018 by

Mother-daughter team installs battery packs in Chevrolet Volt electric cars

Trump vows retaliation against GM for layoffs

After General Motors announced on Monday that it will kill the Chevy Volt as part of an effort to streamline its lineup, close five factories, and lay off 15 percent of its... read more November 28, 2018 by

Byton K-Byte concept

Byton reveals self-driving living-room on wheels, the K-Byte, in LA

Byton aims to reinvent the car by turning it into the next generation iPhone. Other automakers have talked about turning their center screen displays into iPhone-like... read more November 28, 2018 by

Rivian R1S

Rivian R1S electric SUV goes family style with 7 seats, 410-mile range

Two years from now, the electric-vehicle startup Rivian hopes to be making its R1T electric pickup truck at a former Mitsubishi (and Chrysler) plant in Normal, Illinois. If... read more November 27, 2018 by

Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

VW Cargo Buzz, gas and diesel ban, plug-in hybrids: Today's Car News

VW reintroduces the I.D. Buzz cargo van at the LA Auto Show. British Columbia plans to ban gas and diesel engines. How the media may have popped plug-in hybrids' balloon. And... read more November 27, 2018 by



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