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Tesla changes, EPA updates, tax credits, Kia Soul EV review: The Week in Reverse

Tesla changes, EPA updates, tax credits, Kia Soul EV review: The Week in Reverse

Which U.S. state may regain the title of lithium-mining capital? What model will Tesla quit selling online? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 12, 2019. Tesla shook up its lineup again on Friday, announcing leases for... read more

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Grove Hydrogen Automotive fuel-cell car

Chinese fuel-cell cars, lithium-ion battery growth, EPA and health: Today's Car News

A Chinese hydrogen company introduces its own line of fuel-cell cars. A Texas startup plans to make motors more efficient. A report shows more battery production coming... read more April 1, 2019 by


 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

EPA panel questions health effects of air pollution

It isn't just global warming emissions that the EPA plans to deregulate. At a meeting last Thursday, a key air quality standards board at the agency cast doubt on... read more April 1, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model Y

2020 Tesla Model Y, Mazda rotary, wider VW electric plans: The Week in Reverse

Which two companies announced expanded lines of plug-in hybrids this week? What big decision did Tesla take back? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right... read more March 16, 2019 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019

Mazda rotary hybrids, plug-in hybrid Ford F-250, EPA ethanol push: Today's Report

The EPA releases a proposal to increase ethanol blends, even in the summer when it can increase smog. Mazda may have more plans for its rotary engine technology than a single... read more March 14, 2019 by


 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

EPA proposes more smog-contributing ethanol in summer gasoline

Ethanol is known as an alternative fuel, and is even renewable. But that doesn't always make it clean. The Environmental Protection Agency, after proposing watered down... read more March 14, 2019 by


 
Waymo Jaguar I-Pace

Tesla stores, plug-in Jeeps, EPA fuel-economy, Colorado charging: Today's Car News

Tesla reversed its decision to go online only, and is keeping many stores open. Fiat Chrysler announced two new plug-in Jeeps for Europe. An annual EPA report shows rising... read more March 11, 2019 by


 
2019 Honda Insight

EPA says fuel economy rose in 2017, but it may be falling again

An EPA report released Wednesday shows that cars are getting better gas mileage in response to rising fuel economy standards. Yet a roaring economy and low gas prices have... read more March 11, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model 3 vs. Polestar 2

Base Tesla Model 3, Polestar 2, Kandi cars, Volvo and Audi plug-in hybrids: The Week in Reverse

Which two startup companies showed new ways to get more miles out of an electric vehicle? What Chinese automaker received approval to import new models to the U.S. this week?... read more March 2, 2019 by


 
Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept teaser

Ford fuel economy, EPA ends talks, better hybrids, Audi ad: Today's Car News

Ford opened an investigation into the way it conducts fuel economy tests. The EPA quit speaking to California in their dispute over emissions rules. Half of Consumer Reports... read more February 22, 2019 by


 
Freeway, Los Angeles, 2009 (photo by Myriam Thyes via Wikimedia)

EPA cuts off fuel-economy talks with California

The Trump administration has ended talks with California aimed at settling their differences over increasing fuel economy and tightening emissions regulations, Reuters... read more February 22, 2019 by


 
Electric car testing in Norway

Cold-weather EV range: Polar Vortex, AAA, local news paint a bleak picture; don't panic!

If you plan to drive an EV in winter weather you’ll need to charge more often to avoid “being stranded by a dead battery.” So sums AAA about its report on... read more February 10, 2019 by


 
2020 Kia Soul EV

Tesla batteries, EPA comments, Hyundai and Kia plug-in availability: Today's Car News

Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler said electric cars are "not grounds for concern" at the EPA—yet highway safety and car prices are. Tesla buys a company that... read more February 6, 2019 by


 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

Analysis: Wheeler says electric cars "not grounds for concern" at the EPA. Really?

The EPA may publish window stickers for all new cars that list their fuel efficiency, but it's not clear the agency's acting administrator has read them. At BloombergNEF's... read more February 6, 2019 by


 
2020 Subaru Legacy teased ahead of 2019 Chicago Auto Show debut

Tesla squeeze, broadband charging, EV education, EPA science: Today's Car News

The British parent of Virgin Media plans to use Virgin's broadband wiring to build public electric-car charging stations. Electric-car charging info site Chargeway sets up... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

EPA adds climate skeptic to science board

Science at the EPA has been a topic of much debate, and a lot of turmoil since President Trump took office. In that way, the addition of eight new members to the agency's... read more February 1, 2019 by


 

 
 

 
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