Electric Cars

Will 20 percent of Americans buy an electric for their next car? Take our Twitter poll

Will 20 percent of Americans buy an electric for their next car? Take our Twitter poll

A new survey from AAA released last week reported that 20 percent of Americans say they plan to buy an electric car the next time they purchase a new car. That contrasts sharply with the less than one percent of Americans who buy electric cars today. It's not clear were the discrepancy lies... read more

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2018 Chevy Bolts recalled to update battery software, prevent shutdowns

A voluntary software recall on the 2017 Chevy Bolt EV has been extended to 2018 models, a General Motors spokesman told Green Car Reports on Thursday. Last month, we reported... read more May 11, 2018 by

Tesla potentially teases Model Y

Unidentified Tesla Model flashes by in video, but Y?

Tesla fans are agog over a teaser video released Thursday in which a cloaked car appears around the 15-second mark. Many are speculating that it could be a Model Y, with its... read more May 11, 2018 by

Honda Clarity Electric at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

2018 Honda Clarity Electric hits dealerships in California and Oregon with $199 lease deal

The 2018 Honda Clarity Electric car rolled into California and Oregon dealerships this week, but nobody can buy it. It's only available for lease for $199 a month for 36... read more May 11, 2018 by

2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Tesla Model S Electric Car: Software Changes Since 2012 (UPDATED)

Even though the Tesla Model S has retained its same basic shape since it went on sale in 2012, what's going on under the hood has been anything but stagnant. The automaker's... read more May 11, 2018 by

2019 Audi e-tron prototype

Audi invests heavily in 20 electrified cars by 2025

At its annual meeting Wednesday, Audi announced an ambitious plan to build 20 new electrified cars by 2025, most of them battery electrics,. The company says it will invest... read more May 10, 2018 by

2014 Tesla Model S 'P85D' all-wheel-drive model

NTSB launches investigation into another Tesla crash after it caught fire and killed two teens in Florida

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Wednesday that it is investigating a crash involving a Tesla that killed two teens and injured a third in Florida. A gray... read more May 10, 2018 by

2018 Nissan Leaf with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn: 188 miles is enough for electric cars; now prices must be cut

At about 188 miles, the range of today's electric cars is enough. It's the price that needs to come down. So says Carlos Ghosn, an electric-car pioneer among CEOs of... read more May 9, 2018 by

2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Plugged into L1 in Corte Madera, Calif.

Ghosn on EVs, Honda Clarity PHEV driven, California emissions standards, GM talks CAFE changes, and Japanese solid-state batteries: Today's Car News

Carlos Ghosn, chairman of the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, and a leading proponent of electric cars, believes the industry has found the electric-range sweet spot... read more May 9, 2018 by

2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Plugged into L1 in Corte Madera, Calif.

2018 Honda Clarity PHEV revisited: is this the car Bill Clinton wanted built?

With new stewardship comes new perspective—sometimes on old things. Here at Green Car Reports, we have driven the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid a couple of times... read more May 9, 2018 by

Lithium-ion cell and battery pack assembly for Nissan Leaf electric car in Sunderland, U.K., plant

Japanese automakers team up to solidify next-gen batteries

Facing competition from American scientists, Japanese automakers are teaming up to develop solid-state lithium-ion batteries for electric cars, according to a Nikkei report... read more May 9, 2018 by

Electra Meccanica Solo

Canadian electric-carmaker Electra Meccanica delivers first vehicle to U.S.

We haven't heard much news about new all-electric models, especially from independent carmakers in a while. Now tiny Canadian startup automaker Electra Meccanica has... read more May 8, 2018 by

Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

How often do you want to read about plug-in car sales? Take our Twitter Poll

Last week was our monthly sales extravaganza at Green Car Reports, where we endeavor to report the sales of every plug-in (and hydrogen fuel-cell) vehicle sold in the United... read more May 8, 2018 by

Volvo Cars and Volvo Trucks  Connected Safety hazard-alert service

Tesla lockout, Hyundai battery shortage, TDI update, Elio lives, credit disagreement: Today's Car News

Volkswagen is returning recalled TDIs for sale at its dealerships, and we drive one that has had a software update to address emissions violations. Is it as good as we... read more May 7, 2018 by

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Battery shortage interrupts Hyundai Ioniq Electric sales

Just when it looked like sales might take off for a variety of electric cars, a global battery shortage has put a damper on sales of models from Hyundai. We got a heads up... read more May 7, 2018 by

Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla reportedly locks out contractors in midst of Model 3 ramp up

Last Wednesday, during Tesla's earnings call, we learned that CEO Elon Musk planned to restructure the company and to cut the number of contractors used at Tesla's factories... read more May 7, 2018 by



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