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

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 we ask what your favorite cars are from the LA Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Volkswagen brought a new... read more

November 27, 2018 by -
 
Canadian reader K's new Tesla Model 3

British Columbia joins governments planning to ban gas and diesel cars

The Canadian province of British Columbia plans to ban sales of new gas and diesel cars by 2040, phasing in targets for electric car sales starting in 2025. The province... read more November 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

GM to kill Chevy Volt production in 2019 (Updated)

General Motors confirmed Monday morning that it plans to cease production of the Chevrolet Volt in March, as part of an effort to streamline production and pivot its business... read more November 26, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

No more Volt, Rivian electric truck, hidden climate report: Today's Car News

General Motors announced it would kill the Chevrolet Volt in mid-2019. Rivian revealed its good-looking electric truck. A new report details how much climate change will hurt... read more November 26, 2018 by


 
Rivian R1T electric pickup concept

Rivian R1T all-electric pickup revealed: 400-mile range, 160-kw DC fast charging

With the Rivian R1T pickup revealed this morning, just ahead of the Los Angeles auto show, and the R1S SUV expected to be shown here this week, a Michigan-based... read more November 26, 2018 by


 
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019

Plug-in Subaru, Toyota hybrids, changes at the top: The Week in Reverse

Which electric automaker will get a new Chairman? What new model gets the highest gas mileage of any SUV without a plug? This is our look back at the Week In... read more November 24, 2018 by


 
Ubitricity electric-car charging cord

Gas stations OK, electric-car chargers too ugly?

Delays in rolling out new electric-car charging infrastructure may not just be about economics. Aesthetics may be holding back installations in some places too, according to... read more November 22, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz eSprinter electric delivery van in Germany

Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, Colorado cleans up, why not a Tesla Model 3 or plug-in: Today's Car News

The 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid gets better fuel economy than any other SUV without a plug. We take a look at the benefits of short-range plug-in hybrids. Our readers weigh in on... read more November 21, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Why haven't you bought a Tesla Model 3? Twitter poll results

The Model 3 is supposed to be the Tesla that will change the world: The first long-range electric car that is also sexy and—relatively—affordable. It won Green... read more November 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid  -  First Drive, Santa Barbara CA, Nov. 2019

Commentary: Plug-in hybrids shouldn't just be California compliance cars

With 17 miles of all-electric range, all-wheel drive, and a rugged-hatchback body style, the Subaru Crosstrek Hybrid could be the perfect entry point for a lot of buyers... read more November 21, 2018 by


 
Lime launches car-share service in Seattle

2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid, EPA chief, faster Tesla Superchargers, giving thanks: Today's Car News

We get our first drive in the extra-efficient 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid. President Trump plans to make acting EPA head Andrew Wheeler official. Tesla CEO Elon Musk plans more... read more November 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Rocklin, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Musk announces more and faster Tesla Superchargers on the way

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is tweeting again, this time about expanding and potentially upgrading the company's Supercharger network. On Monday, Musk tweeted that the company will... read more November 20, 2018 by


 
Old Saybrook CT National Drive Electric Week 2018 [Credit David B. Newman via Plug-in America]

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

Thanksgiving is just two days away. With all the news about environmental program roll-backs, the dire warnings about rising ocean temperatures and the impending effects of... read more November 20, 2018 by


 
Steve and Janet Wozniak with new 2016 Tesla Model S, December 2016  [source: Steve Wozniak Facebook]

Ghosn out at Nissan, VW I.D. names, Faraday Future soap opera: Today's Car News

Nissan announced it planned to remove Chairman Carlos Ghosn after an investigation revealed alleged financial misdealing. VW has no fun trademarking names for its new series... read more November 19, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future sues investor claiming takeover "plot"

The story of Faraday Future keeps getting stranger. After making a splash at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2017 and announcing plans to build a giant new factory in Las... read more November 19, 2018 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn reportedly arrested over financial misdealing

Nissan Group CEO Carlos Ghosn, widely credited as the father of the Nissan Leaf, allegedly lied about his salary to investors and used company assets for personal use, the... read more November 19, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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