Green Cars

 
Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt problems, new taxes, diesels, and automakers in the looking glass: The Week in Reverse

Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt problems, new taxes, diesels, and automakers in the looking glass: The Week in Reverse

Which giant retailer will roll out a new Tesla-eque network of fast electric car chargers? What kind of fuel economy will the new Ford F-150 pickup get with its new diesel engine? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday... read more

9 hours ago by -
 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

Volkswagen stamps new logo to mark electric transformation

Everybody knows the friendly, familiar VW logo—an artistically stacked 'V' and 'W' nestled inside a circle—whether its from smiling New Beetles running around, or... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 teaser image with Model S and Model X, March 2016

If you can't order your Tesla Model 3 yet, how can you pick up a used Model S (or X) instead?

Among the hundreds of thousands of potential buyers on the waiting list for the Tesla Model 3, many are waiting for configurations that aren't yet available—all-wheel... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

Walmart gets fast chargers, diesel Ford F-150 and Mazda CX-5, Buick Velite in China: Today's Car News

Electric car chargers will soon be able to get a fast charge with a quart of milk at Walmarts across the country. Ford releases fuel economy numbers for the new diesel F-150... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai cuts $500 off Sonata Hybrid price

Hyundai has reduced prices on the 2018 Sonata Hybrid, in an effort to sell more of them. The $500 price cut makes the car one of the most affordable midsized hybrids on the... read more April 19, 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


 
2018 Mazda CX-5

Mazda gets California approval for CX-5 diesel

Dedicated Green Car Reports readers keep us going. In response to our story earlier this month about why Mazda's promised diesel engine for the CX-5 still hasn't made it to... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
Electrify America Level 2 chargers with Chevrolet Bolt and Nissan Leaf

Really fast electric-car charging stations coming to a Walmart near you

Tired of not being able to find a fast charging station near the stuff you need to buy? Not anymore. Electrify America, an organization born out of the Volkswagen emissions... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Mercedes-Benz S560e

Report: Mercedes planning electric S-Class-sized sedan to compete with Tesla Model S

After Tesla launched the first luxury electric car with the Model S, it relatively quickly took over the mantle as the best-selling luxury sedan. That didn't sit well with... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Tesla factory shutdown, VW TDIs keep moving, Buick Enspire for China, Honda Clarity poll results, electric Mercedes: Today's Car News

Tesla shuts down Model 3 assembly, apparently to reduce automation and ramp up production. 300,000 VW TDIs are sitting on 37 lots around the country waiting for new owners... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Subaru Crosstrek first drive

Report: Subaru may use Evoltis name for new plug-in hybrid coming next year

Subaru buyers would seem to be the perfect group to be interested in buying plug-in cars: They love the outdoors and want to enjoy it unspoiled. Yet the company has lagged in... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production

New batteries for Bolt EVs, possible new name for Subaru electric, new Twitter poll, electric car fees: Today's Car News

To address a sudden loss of power, some Chevrolet Bolt EVs get new battery packs. We explain why. Subaru files for a trademark on a new name for its upcoming plug-in hybrid... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Some Chevrolet Bolt EVs get new battery pack for sudden loss of power: here's why

It's every electric car owner's nightmare: the car indicates that remaining range has suddenly plummeted to zero, the battery pack stops providing current, and the car won't... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
A Honda dealership in Erie, Penn.

When will buying gasoline cars seem weird? Take our Twitter poll

Earth day is coming up—as it has every year since 1970—and we have a new question for readers this year: When will buying gasoline cars seem weird? Electric car... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
BMW ActiveE electric car in front of old gas pumps, Belvidere, NJ   [photo: Tom Moloughney]

17 states have passed extra fees on electric cars; is that fair?

Nobody likes paying gas taxes, and that seems particularly true for drivers who don't buy gas—such as those who drive electric cars. As legislators have begun to notice... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Some Tesla Model 3 cars haunted by "phantom touch" and "vampire draw" (updated)

At this point, the variable build quality of early Tesla Model 3 electric cars has been well documented. One of the main issues is the "phantom touch" on the car's... read more April 16, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
© 2018 Green Car Reports. All Rights Reserved. Green Car Reports is published by Internet Brands Automotive Group. Stock photography by izmostock. Read our Cookie Policy.