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EV tax credit extension gets bipartisan juice in Senate

EV tax credit extension gets bipartisan juice in Senate

Despite President Trump's efforts to torpedo electric-car tax credits, extending them has become a bipartisan effort in the Senate. In the face of the tax credits winding down first for automakers who've sold hundreds of thousands of electric cars, several Democrats and Republicans proposed a... read more

April 10, 2019 by -
 
ARĪV eBike from General Motors

GM launches Arīv electric bikes, but not for U.S.

Back in November, General Motors held a naming contest for a new electric vehicle—not a car, but a foldable electric bicycle. Now the company has announced the name... read more February 19, 2019 by


 
Cadillac electric crossover SUV based on GM BEV3 modular platform

GM electric vehicles could be profitable early next decade, says CEO

Incentives, credits, and compliance schemes can only get the electric vehicle market so far. The real test of its success will be when large, established automakers can get... read more February 7, 2019 by


 
Stanley Robotics car parking robots

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus, GM EV investments, electric Ford F-150, coal power: Today's Car News

California documents show that higher-trim versions of the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus won't achieve the estimated 226-mile range. GM will double its investment in engineering new... read more January 30, 2019 by


 
Future Cadillac long-range electric large luxury utility vehicle (rendering), 2019 Detroit auto sho

Barra blogs again: GM plans to double EV, self-driving investments

Following a round of layoffs late last year, GM is planning to renew its focus on creating electric cars and autonomous vehicles. For the second time in four months, CEO Mary... read more January 30, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3

Peak gas-engine, Nissan Leaf, Tesla sales, electric Cadillacs and Harleys: The Week in Reverse

What company will sell and manage installation of home chargers for new Audi e-tron electric models? Which engines were involved in the latest diesel emissions settlement?... read more January 12, 2019 by


 
2014 Cadillac ELR

Cadillac to become “lead electric vehicle brand” for GM to rival Tesla (Updated)

General Motors’ Cadillac brand has fought to restore its luster as a brand for technology and innovation, with repeated attempts that fell short of a resounding... read more January 11, 2019 by


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

What effect will lower tax credits on Tesla and GM plug-ins have? Twitter poll results

For a bunch of electric-car owning acolytes, our readers are surprisingly sanguine about the reduction and eventual expiration of plug-in tax credits on electric-car sales... read more January 8, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Opinion: Expiring tax credits hurt U.S. automakers, favor imports

President Trump campaigned on a promise to aid U.S. manufacturers and provide more incentives for them to produce products in the U.S. Now the President, seemingly in... read more December 27, 2018 by


 
Pronto.AI self-driving car system

GM battery layoffs, Trump and fuel economy, more fast chargers: Today's Car News

Electrify America gets plans approved to build more fast chargers in California. A new study shows what the Trump administration is missing about how fuel-economy standards... read more December 19, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

GM battery facility discharge suggests no immediate successor for Chevy Volt

Will the Chevrolet Volt get an immediate successor, or will any other model soon carry on with the potential of its brilliant Voltec plug-in hybrid system? Considering what... read more December 19, 2018 by


 
BMW Vision iNext concept

Tesla Autopilot milepost, Kia electric strategy, China's EV spying: Today's Car News

As the 2018 LA Auto Show winds down, we explore some questions that came out of it, starting with why Kia plans two electric models with the same long-range battery. Tesla... read more November 30, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

GM to kill Chevy Volt production in 2019 (Updated)

General Motors confirmed Monday morning that it plans to cease production of the Chevrolet Volt in March, as part of an effort to streamline production and pivot its business... read more November 26, 2018 by


 
GM compact e-bike

GM creates a global e-bike, looks for branding help with contest

General Motors is already shaping up to be second only to Tesla in blasting past the 200,000-vehicle ceiling for the federal EV tax credit; and it has plans to produce 20 new... read more November 4, 2018 by


 
Image from 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric-car ad by Ourisman Chevrolet, Rockville, Maryland

GM's national electric car plan may not be all that, scientist argues

Just as General Motors prepared to release record profits on Wednesday, the respected Union of Concerned Scientists took issue with the company's plan last week to develop a... read more November 1, 2018 by


 
Lexus Safety System+ and Toyota Safety Sense

GM electric plans, Faraday's future, expanding charger access: Today's Car News

GM plans to announce a major shift in manufacturing that could benefit electric cars. Chevrolet introduced a concept electric drag racer. Charging networks join forces. And... read more October 30, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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