Electric Cars

 
ChargePoint commits to build charging stations for 2.5 million cars by 2025

ChargePoint commits to build charging stations for 2.5 million cars by 2025

At the Global Climate Action Summit this week in San Francisco, several companies made commitments to reducing climate change. ChargePoint, one of the oldest electric-car charging networks in the U.S., said Wednesday that it aims to complete enough charging stations globally by 2025 to cover 2.5... read more

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Teaser for Aston Martin Rapide E due in 2019

Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed beyond battery tech

Led by former Nissan Leaf product planner Andy Palmer, Aston Martin plans to launch a new lineup of electric cars under its Lagonda brand. As a trial balloon, it will launch... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

All-wheel-drive Tesla Model 3 price hiked by $1,000

As Tesla continues to scramble to make the Model 3 profitable in time to begin making big debt payments in November, the company hiked the price of the all-wheel drive option... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in Maven car-sharing fleet, Los Angeles [photo: Dan MacMedan fo

L.A. sets electric-car targets as host for 2028 Olympics

Los Angeles wants to show the possibilities of zero-emissions transportation when the world arrives on its doorstep for the 2028 Olympics. This week, the Los Angeles City... read more September 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace S

Audi R8 going electric, BMW drops diesels in the US, and hydrogen filling robots: Today's Car News

The next-generation Audi R8 sports car may go all-electric. BMW plans to drop diesel-powered cars in the United States after this year. A fuel-cell company develops a new... read more September 11, 2018 by


 
2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance

BMW drops diesels in favor of plug-in hybrids

UPDATE: BMW has clarified its statement to Green Car Reports in an email. "The final decision as to whether or not the BMW X5 diesel variant will come to the U.S. market has... read more September 11, 2018 by


 
Audi R8 e-tron

Report: 2022 Audi R8 to go electric

Increasingly, there's nothing super about a supercar if it's not electric. Last week, British magazine Autocar reported that Audi will make that leap for its next-generation... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
2019 Honda Insight

Will electric cars eliminate conventional hybrids from the market? Twitter poll results

As electric cars have made inroads in the market, a California study shows they have largely replaced conventional hybrids, not straight-up internal combustion cars. It's an... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model S Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Thief steals Tesla from mall using smartphone

Cybersecurity is big for cars, and a Tesla proved why last week. The thief used Tesla's smartphone app to open and drive away in a Model S from the Mall of America, in... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
wind farm

California Legislature passes zero-carbon power plan for 2045

California has long been in the vanguard of clean energy when it comes to cars. Now, as the state fights a battle against the EPA and the Trump administration to maintain its... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf SL

Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV vie for Canadian sales lead in August

Ahead of the final expiration of electric-car tax credits in Ontario, Canada, the Nissan Leaf posted its highest monthly sales total north of the border: 1,050 units. The... read more September 10, 2018 by


 
Capital District EV Drivers drive-in movie night in Greenville, NY [CREDIT: Erik Smits]

First all-electric, drive-in movie event in the US–in upstate New York

Just before National Drive Electric Week organizers planned to hold what they call the first electric-car-only drive-in movie event in San Francisco next Thursday, Green Car... read more September 9, 2018 by


 
2020 Ford electric SUV teaser

Mercedes EQC, Ford electric SUV, more Chevy Bolt EVs, make your voice heard: The Week in Reverse

Which upcoming SUV looks like a sports car? What's happening to hybrid sales as electrics take off? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car... read more September 8, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Everybody move up: Tesla shuffles executive ranks

Late Friday evening, Tesla announced an executive reshuffling after a month or more of chaos within the company. The blog posted to the company's website from CEO Elon Musk... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
National Drive Electric Week 2016: Kingsport, TN [photo: David Hrivnak]

National Drive Electric Week 2018 kicks off

The annual National Drive Electric Week will occur this weekend with electric-car rallies and events in at least 300 cities across the U.S. and several more in Canada and New... read more September 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

GM to expand Chevy Bolt EV sales, bring battery production to US

As part of a sweeping update on General Motors' electric-car plans, CEO Mary Barra announced the company will expand production and sales of the Chevy Bolt EV. At the same... read more September 7, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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