Electric Cars

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

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 a plug-in hybrid, we got two to three times our usual responses. We asked the question because plug-in hybrids come in a... read more

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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

Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla sales, rebates ending, oil studies, and dirty tricks: The Week in Reverse

Which brand's electric cars won't get a tax credit after next year? Which electric car is in extremely short supply? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right... read more July 14, 2018 by

2018 Nissan Leaf

Best deals on electric, hybrid, and fuel-efficient cars for July 2018

As supplies of some older 100-mile range electric cars wind down, automakers are beginning to offer the best deals on more-capable recent models. Perhaps best of all, the... read more July 13, 2018 by

Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Storied Pininfarina to launch new line of exotic electric cars

Exotic cars have always gotten attention for using innovation as well as performance to inspire buyers' passion. That hasn't changed, but one thing has: those cars' buyers... read more July 13, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Tesla sells 200,000th car, starting phaseout of federal tax credits

Tesla's vehicle purchase incentives web page on Thursday morning reported that the wind-down of incentives for buyers of its cars has begun. The change was first noted and... read more July 12, 2018 by

Canadian reader K's new Tesla Model 3

Electric car rebates end in Ontario, Canada

Following the election of Conservative Doug Ford as premier July 7, Ontario, Canada, has canceled the province's generous tax incentives for electric cars, according to an... read more July 12, 2018 by

2017 Volkswagen e-Golf, first drive, New York City, April 2017

VW e-Golf in very short supply as company prepares for ID Crozz electric car

As VW gears up to begin selling its new ID line of electric cars, supplies of its existing electric car, the e-Golf have dropped to just 10 cars nationwide, according to our... read more July 12, 2018 by

Oil well (photo by John Hill)

Oil prices could double by 2020, boosting electric car sales

Despite short term peaks and valleys, and a recent agreement by OPEC to ease production restrictions, the overall trend in oil prices is on the rise. That's the conclusion of... read more July 12, 2018 by

Electric double-decker bus by Alexander Dennis

LA gets first double-decker electric city bus

When thinking of Los Angeles, clean air and double-decker buses aren't the first things that come to mind. Yet the city of angels will put the first all-electric... read more July 12, 2018 by

Tesla Autopilot

Tesla raises price of full self-driving option–if you wait for it to work before buying

Tesla has increased the price of a feature that doesn't yet exist—at least for customers who haven't bought it yet. That's according to Tesla's online configurator... read more July 11, 2018 by

Fisker EMotion

Henrik Fisker is latest to claim solid-state battery breakthrough (Updated)

In the race to build solid state batteries for electric cars, almost nobody is counting on Henrik Fisker and his latest electric-car venture, the EMotion, which debuted at... read more July 11, 2018 by

BMW iX3 Concept front 3/4

BMW iX3 to be built in China, exported worldwide

BMW has announced it will build its next electric car, the iX3 SUV, in China just as a trade war heats up between the U.S. and China involving cars-and in particular... read more July 11, 2018 by



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