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Tesla layoffs, US-built VW electric car, an electrified Detroit: The Week in Reverse

Tesla layoffs, US-built VW electric car, an electrified Detroit: The Week in Reverse

Which Chinese automaker showed an electric minivan in Detroit? What upcoming SUV will underpin a new "elegant" electric from Lincoln? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending January 18, 2019. Last week, the CES show in Las Vegas... read more

January 19, 2019 by -
 
Volkswagen Group MEB modular electric car platform

VW, Ford plan to cooperate on electric cars; they just won't say how

A day after Volkswagen announced that it will bring production of its electric cars to its U.S. factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the company announced that it plans to sign... read more January 15, 2019 by


 
2020 Ford Explorer, 2019 Detroit auto show

2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid signals the start of a big electrified push

As Ford prepares the first of several fully electric vehicles, for what amounts to a rapidly expanding niche, the automaker is also working on rolling out electrified... read more January 14, 2019 by


 
2019 Ford Ranger

Affordable Audi electric, Ford police hybrids, Tesla refunds: Today's Car News

Audi will build an upscale car on VW's affordable electric-car platform. Ford is taking orders from police departments for its more efficient hybrid police cruisers. Tesla... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan pursuit-rated police car

Ford hybrid police cars are pursuit-rated, ready for NYPD action

Ford is in the process of applying hybrid technology to a vehicle type that seems like a natural fit for it: police cars. It’s about time. Ford claims to have the... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
Left to right: Volkswagen ID, ID Buzz and ID Crozz concepts

VW's last engines, Toyota batteries, Ford names: Today's Car News

VW announced that it is now designing the last combustion engines it will sell. Ford trademarks two possible names that could go on its upcoming electric SUV. Toyota explains... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
2020 Ford electric SUV teaser

Trademark filings show Ford may call electric SUV the "Mach E"

Fans of the Ford Mustang didn't take it well earlier this year when Ford suggested it might call its upcoming 300-mile electric SUV the Mach 1. Now new trademark filings... read more December 6, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

2019 Toyota Prius AWD price, more VW electrics, French protests: Today's Car News

Toyota announced pricing for the new 2019 Prius AWD-e. In trade talks with the Trump administration, VW's CEO revealed the company could use Ford factories in the U.S. to... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
VW ID family

VW could use US Ford factories to build its upcoming electric cars

In trade talks in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess revealed the automaker is talking with Ford about using its factories in the U.S., and possibly... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
Ford's future hybrid and PHEV lineup

VW may share electric-car platform with Ford

Volkswagen is investing $40 billion in new electric cars and plans to have 27 new models on the market by 2022. Ford announced last March that it will invest $11 billion in... read more November 1, 2018 by


 
Charging cord for 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford recalls Focus Electric, Fusion Energi, and C-Max Energi charge cords

Ford announced a recall on Wednesday of the 120-volt charge cords supplied with nearly all of the plug-in hybrid and electric cars it built through 2015. The cars affected... read more August 22, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Fusion Energi

2019 Ford Fusion Energi gets longer electric range

Ford is boosting the battery size and electric range of its Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid sedan for 2019. The new battery will store 9 kwh, up from 7 kwh, to give the 2019... read more August 20, 2018 by


 
Ford Fusion Hybrid Taxi

New Ford cab take stabs at fuel-efficient powertrains

If you're like us, you can remember seas of yellow Ford Crown Victorias dashing through cramped city streets, shuttling tourists and Carrie Bradshaws through New York City... read more June 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke first drive: diesel, the not-so-efficient way

Ford has a gem of a diesel engine under the hood of the 2018 F-150 Power Stroke—as long as drivers aren’t enamored with good fuel economy. Wait, what? After a day... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Ecosport

Cars out at Ford, small crossovers and SUVs left to take up efficiency banner

Passenger cars at Ford have short lives. The automaker announced Wednesday that it would pare its lineup to just two cars: The Mustang and a new Focus Active crossover, which... read more April 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

Ford releases fuel economy figures for new F-150 diesel

A full-sized pickup that can get 30 mpg sounds impressive, and it is. Ford has released the fuel economy ratings for the new F150 Powerstroke diesel, and that's the highway... read more April 19, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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