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Tesla updates, EPA plans, Porsche specs, and Faraday Future progress: The Week in Reverse

Tesla updates, EPA plans, Porsche specs, and Faraday Future progress: The Week in Reverse

What cars were Tesla Model 3 buyers most likely to trade in? Which company just announced the largest diesel emissions recall in history? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending Aug. 3, 2018. Friday, we learned that Teslas will... read more

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Tesla Powerpacks

Study: Jump in electric vehicles may not stress California's power grid (Update)

Electric-car critics have said that more EVs on the road could stress already overburdened electric power grids past the breaking point. Now, a study released this week by a... read more August 2, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

What Tesla Model 3 buyers trade in says something about them

Buyers driving home Tesla Model 3s are moving up. In its second-quarter earnings call Wednesday, Tesla executives revealed the top five cars they have taken in on trade for... read more August 2, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla cuts losses on Model 3 sales, Musk promises profits next quarter

As it ramps up production of the Tesla Model 3, Tesla announced Wednesday that it reduced its financial losses in the second quarter—barely. The result is significant... read more August 1, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes-Benz EQS caught in spy shots

For decades, Mercedes-Benz sold only two passenger cars. Now, the automaker is promising 10 different electric cars. Although the Mercedes has not revealed plans for all of... read more August 1, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future FF91 prototype

Faraday Future reveals first production FF91 body

After two years in the development wilderness, Faraday Future is marching forward toward producing its first ultra-luxury electric SUV. The company announced Monday that it... read more July 31, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept

Porsche Taycan specs trickle out ahead of debut next year

Porsche this week teased us with a few specs of its upcoming Taycan electric sedan ahead of the car's 2019 debut. The Taycan, the production name for Porsche's Mission E... read more July 31, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

Is there anything you wish your electric car could do that it can't? Twitter poll results

Electric cars are becoming more capable, but they still can't do everything, our Twitter followers suggest. Last week, a study showed that the biggest factor in spreading... read more July 31, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV

Audi e-tron orders, shale oil woes, and electric classics: Today's Car News

Audi has set a date for e-tron electric SUV orders. Infiniti drops the Q70 hybrid for 2019. Shale oil makes for a lousy high-octane fuel source. And we ask which modern... read more July 30, 2018 by


 
Tesla Roadster Prototype for sale on eBay

Which modern electric car will be the first classic? Take our Twitter poll

Speculating which cars may be future classics is not only a fun game, it also can help buyers decide which modern cars may represent the best value. Future classics... read more July 30, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi e-tron electric SUV orders to open Sept. 17

After having the car's formal debut interrupted by an arrest, Audi announced that it will begin taking orders for its all-electric e-tron SUV on September 17, the company... read more July 30, 2018 by


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on red carpet

Nissan Leaf battery tech, hydrogen shortages, and Tesla Twitter wars get real: Today's Car News

We take a deep look into two phenomenon: new technology in the Nissan Leaf's 30-kwh battery, and the war of words online surrounding Tesla and its CEO. A hydrogen shortage... read more July 27, 2018 by


 
BMW i3 electric car at EVgo DC fast-charging station

Study equates model selection, infrastructure with electric-car sales

A paucity of plug-in car models available across the United States is holding back electric-car adoption. That's a major conclusion of a new study by the International... read more July 27, 2018 by


 
2017 Nissan Leaf showing battery pack (Source: Nissan)

2018 Nissan Leaf battery technology, a deep dive

When the first-generation Nissan Leaf debuted in 2011, it quickly became the best-selling electric car in history, with no real competition. By the time the most recent... read more July 27, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Early Tesla Model 3 Performance reviews are positive

The first reviews of the Tesla Model 3 Performance are in, and they are positive—even occasionally glowing. Tesla has trickled out cars for review to a handful of... read more July 26, 2018 by


 
Waymo Jaguar I-Pace

2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid, Sergio Marchionne dies, Gyon electric car: Today's Car News

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne died in a hospital in Switzerland. We review fuel-economy numbers in the 2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid. China aims to bring a... read more July 25, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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