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More efficient pickups, Tesla's next 10 years, US-made diesel, home solar and batteries: Today's Car News

More efficient pickups, Tesla's next 10 years, US-made diesel, home solar and batteries: Today's Car News

Today, we've got an update on Tesla's next 10 years, some thoughts on why far more fuel-efficient engines are more important than electric-car advocates may think, 25 plug-in cars from BMW, and a silent semi seen on the street. All this and more on Green Car Reports. What percentage of full-size... read more

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado, 2018 Detroit auto show

Inline-6 turbodiesel in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup to be built in Michigan

The forthcoming diesel-powered 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will, without a doubt, thump with the Heartbeat of America. During the new truck's launch at the 2018 North American... read more 8 hours ago by


 
Nissan Energy Solar

What maker offers electric cars, plus solar panels and energy storage, beside Tesla?

While Tesla may be the automaker most known for marketing home-solar equipment, it's actually not the only player on the block. Japanese automaker Nissan previously offered... read more 9 hours ago by


 
2019 Ram 1500, 2018 Detroit auto show

What percent of US full-size pickup trucks will plug in by 2025? Take our Twitter poll

The big announcements at this year's Detroit auto show, now open to the public, were pickup trucks, one from each of the three U.S. automakers. The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado... read more 11 hours ago by


 
2018 Jaguar XJR575

More charging for CA, electric-car competition, Blink sells shares, Byton first-ride video: Today's Car News

Today, we've got a startling proposal from Blink, more concerns over China trouncing the U.S. in electric cars, info from India on its future ban on new cars with engines... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
Byton concept first ride

Byton electric SUV promised for 2019 at $45,000 after CES debut: first-ride video

It's rare that automakers let journalists or potential buyers drive or even ride in development prototypes. It's not unknown: Chevrolet did it with development versions of... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Hybrid charging at Crevier BMW, Santa Ana, California, Dec 2017

PG&E launches program to install 7,500 electric-car charging stations in California

Finding a charging station will soon get a lot easier—at least in California. America's largest electric-vehicle market will see a significant boost in the number of... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
BYD e6 electric taxi in service in Shenzhen, China

Will US auto industry simply succumb to China over electric cars?

For a century, the U.S. auto industry was the world's largest. That ended in 2009, when China's sales of 13.5 million new vehicles surpassed a recession-slammed U.S. total of... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
Blink network  -  charging by the kWh

Blink charging-station network hits up users to buy shares

It's not unheard of for the fans of well-loved brands—e.g. Tesla—to decide to buy shares in the company. It's somewhat less common for companies to reach out to... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Silverado, 2018 Detroit auto show

How Silicon Valley startup boosted MPG in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup truck

It looks like GM's investment arm, GM Ventures, has borne some real-world, fuel-saving fruit. Sophisticated engine-control algorithms under the hood of the 2019 Chevrolet... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
Mahindra e2o electric car

Partnerships, incentives to get India to 2030 fossil-fuel vehicle ban

After announcing it would ban the sale of fossil-fuel vehicles by 2030, the world's second-most populous country plans to support that goal through private and corporate... read more January 22, 2018 by


 
2017 Bentley Bentayga

Bentley Bentayga plug-in hybrid SUV to debut in March at Geneva auto show

Unlike rival Rolls-Royce, which may go directly to an all-electric model in future, Bentley has set its sights on plug-in hybrids first—and the Bentayga luxury SUV will... read more January 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Honda Insight prototype

Detroit auto show, 2019 pickups, Fisker EMotion, Honda Insight, Tesla history: The Week in Reverse

What tricks and technologies did Chevy engineers use to boost the fuel economy of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck? Which state will likely counter any... read more January 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Hyundai Kona, 2017 Los Angeles auto show

Gas-tax hike, Kia Sorento Diesel, Bolt EV after a year, 37-mpg F-150, electric cars in CA: Today's Car News

Today, we've got an interesting mix of stories, from a debate over how many electric cars California needs to the source of funds for an engine promised to deliver 37 mpg in... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
Achates 2.7-liter opposed-piston gasoline compression-igntion engine in Ford F-150 test pickup truck

Achates engine in Ford F-150 pickup targets 37 mpg, with Saudi oil company backing

One year ago at the Detroit auto show, a company called Achates Power unveiled models of a new kind of internal-combustion engine. With opposed pistons in the middle and... read more January 19, 2018 by


 
Nikola Tesla on Serbian dinar banknote

What you need to know about electric-car namesake Nikola Tesla

This month marks the 75th year since the death of famed inventor and and electrical innovator Nikola Tesla, a man whose life is as interesting as his technical achievements... read more January 19, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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