Electric Cars

 
Tesla profits, GM doubles down on EVs, Mustang and 911 hybrids: The Week in Reverse

Tesla profits, GM doubles down on EVs, Mustang and 911 hybrids: The Week in Reverse

Which company showed a new hybrid system this week? What new retro-themed electric car does Volkswagen plan to build? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending Feb. 1, 2019. The news this week centered around Tesla, as it often... read more

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Ubitricity electric-car charging cord

Forget light poles, British firm to build chargers from cable boxes

The future of electric-car charging may be down in the trenches. At least British broadband provider Liberty Global hopes so. The company, which owns Virgin Media, plans to... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

VW buggy, Porsche 911 Hybrid, Shell chargers, Tesla profits: Today's Car News

Tesla reported profits, and revealed new model lineups for its Model S and Model X—and another price cut. Volkswagen announced it will build a concept electric dune... read more January 31, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla revamps Model S and X lineups without battery size numbers

As Tesla struggles to balance prices to maintain profitability in the face of lower tax credits for its cars, the company is simplifying its Model S and Model X lineups... read more January 31, 2019 by


 
Shell charging station in Britain (higher res)

Shell acquisition of charging network Greenlots points to juice as the new gas

Electric cars are getting the attention of oil companies. On Wednesday, one of the largest fast-charging networks in the U.S., Greenlots, announced that it had been bought by... read more January 31, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen Geneva Show Electric Buggy concept

Volkswagen confirms electric dune buggy concept for Geneva auto show

A VW beach buggy made for blasting over the sand may ride again. Volkswagen confirmed Wednesday that it will show a concept electric dune buggy at the Geneva auto show in... read more January 31, 2019 by


 
Stanley Robotics car parking robots

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus, GM EV investments, electric Ford F-150, coal power: Today's Car News

California documents show that higher-trim versions of the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus won't achieve the estimated 226-mile range. GM will double its investment in engineering new... read more January 30, 2019 by


 
Smokestacks pollution air quality

Don't worry about coal, electric cars are still cleaner

One of the easiest ways for electric-car drivers to get in an argument is discussing how much coal-fired electricity contributes to pollution. Now a new study by BNEF (a... read more January 30, 2019 by


 
Future Cadillac long-range electric large luxury utility vehicle (rendering), 2019 Detroit auto sho

Barra blogs again: GM plans to double EV, self-driving investments

Following a round of layoffs late last year, GM is planning to renew its focus on creating electric cars and autonomous vehicles. For the second time in four months, CEO Mary... read more January 30, 2019 by


 
2019 Ford F-150

How soon do you expect an electric Ford F-150 to arrive? Twitter poll results

We've called this year the year of the electric SUV, for the number of such vehicles expected to hit the streets in 2019. So far, though, the news seems recently seems to be... read more January 30, 2019 by


 
2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus gets longer range in cheapest trim

New California regulatory compliance documents hint that lower trim levels of the upcoming 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus will be the ones with the longest range. To get the maximum... read more January 30, 2019 by


 
Electrify America DC fast chargers

Some of the fastest electric-car chargers were down: Would anyone have noticed yet? (Updated)

UPDATE: As of Tuesday morning Electrify America said that it is "restoring full capacity to its entire network" after the potentially affected charging cables cleared... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
Porsche Taycan prototype

Porsche Taycan, Electrify America shutdown, Mazda plans: Today's Car News

Porsche plans to include three years of free DC fast charging from Electrify America with its new Taycan electric car. For now, it's a good thing the car isn't arriving too... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
2019 Mazda 3 underhood

Mazda rotary range-extended EV and diesel engine both coming, but no US hybrids for now

A look under the hood of Mazda’s future includes a patchwork of “what if” possibilities and a series of juggled timelines. Mazda is in a tough spot right... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
Porsche Taycan production

Road-trip mission: 2020 Porsche Taycan charging is free and very fast

As Porsche is finding out with its Taycan electric car, it’s not always easy being the first—or the fastest. The 2020 Porsche Taycan will be the first production... read more January 29, 2019 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

US has world's second highest electric-car population

The race is on to see which countries can sell the most electric cars in an effort to reduce global warming. As with many things counted in raw numbers, China is far ahead... read more January 29, 2019 by


 

 
 

 
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