Electric Cars

 
Twitter poll results: More electric cars get charged at work than at public chargers

Twitter poll results: More electric cars get charged at work than at public chargers

Electric-car charging is going through a growth spurt. Volkswagen is spending big money through Electrify America to set up high-speed charging stations, as a result of the settlement terms of the Dieselgate emissions cheating scandal. Northeastern states are banding together to coordinate a... read more

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2018 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

Jeep Grand Commander EV leads FCA electrification push

An all-electric Jeep may clamber to life as soon as 2021—at least in China. The Jeep Grand Commander will arrive in 2021 with an all-electric powertrain, according to a... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
Estonian Nobe concept

Crowdfunded Estonian Nobe electric has a plan to revive bubble cars

Want to get in on the ground floor of a new electric-car startup? Crowdfunding seems to be the latest rage for automotive startups in Europe. The latest is an Estonian... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
Smog over Los Angeles, courtesy Flickr user steven-buss

California utilities commission passes record incentives for chargers

The California Public Utilities commission on Thursday approved the largest public electric vehicle charging package in U.S. history, according to the Natural Resources... read more June 1, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype

Camera mirrors could add range to Audi e-tron electric SUV

Audi is pulling out all the efficiency stops on its upcoming electric e-tron SUV. It's currently slated to be the first production car to offer cameras in place of exterior... read more May 31, 2018 by


 
BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

International Energy Agency forecasts 125 million electric cars on road by 2030

The International Energy Agency, an advisory council to energy-consuming countries, released a new report forecasting that by 2030, the world will have 125 million electric... read more May 31, 2018 by


 
Consumer Reports tests Tesla Model 3 braking [CREDIT: Consumer Reports]

Tesla Model 3 earns Consumer Reports recommendation after software brake upgrade

A week after Consumer Reports announced that it could not recommend the Tesla Model 3 because of poor braking performance, a software update improved its performance... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Problems dog Tesla Model 3 in Edmunds tests

Hundreds of thousands of people waiting to order their Tesla Model 3s are also anxiously waiting for word of the car's reliability and build quality. Now Edmunds.com has... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Which Tesla Model 3 would you order or have you ordered? Twitter poll results

Bragging rights don't rank high on the priority lists of Green Car Reports readers. At least, they don't if you consider the number of our Twitter respondents who hope to buy... read more May 30, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model X

Tesla nearing limit of $7,500 federal tax credits, which will boost effective prices this fall

Adding to Elon Musk's headaches this month, Tesla is about to hit the limit on federal tax credits for electric cars. This could effectively raise prices for buyers of the... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
Sono Sion solar charged electric car

Sono Sion solar electric car promises 18 miles of range from solar panels

Solar cells have gotten cheap enough to make solar cars practical. At least that's the business model of one electric-car startup in Europe. Sono Motors plans to build a... read more May 29, 2018 by


 
The Buckminster Fuller designed Dymaxion - image: National Automobile Museum

That's wacky! The most bizarre green cars ever proposed, Part I

Often the growth of green cars comes in fits and starts, and new ideas are rushed to market regularly before they're ready. Visionaries with dreams of changing the world may... read more May 28, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla airlifts factory machinery from Europe to speed Model 3 production: Reuters

Tesla airlifted six plane loads of factory machinery from Europe to California to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric car, according to a Reuters report... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
Nissan Leaf Open Car concept

Blown away? Nissan Leaf convertible concept makes debut in Japan

Nissan is famous for zigging when everyone else zags—especially when it comes to making convertibles. Years after its soft-top Murano CrossCabriolet crossover was... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars outside dealership    [photo: Patrick Reid]

Reader Report: Spending a year with two Chevy Bolt EVs

Many Green Car Reports readers have electric cars. Fewer own two, and have removed gasoline cars from their family fleet altogether. Reader Patrick Reid bought two Chevy Bolt... read more May 25, 2018 by


 
Footage from June 2016 LAPD announcement of lease for 100 BMW i3 electric cars [CBS Channel 2, LA]

Electric cars will exceed half the market and displace 7 percent of gasoline consumption by 2040: report

Electric car sales are poised to increase tenfold by 2025 and reach 55 percent of car sales worldwide by 2040, according to the latest report on electric cars from Bloomberg... read more May 25, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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