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Updated electric Isetta microcar ready for sale in Europe

Updated electric Isetta microcar ready for sale in Europe

Microlino, the maker of scooters and kickboards is ready to launch an electric microcar in Europe. Run by two Swiss brothers, the company unveiled its recreation of the tiny single-door BMW Isetta at the Geneva auto show two years ago, and has now partnered with with boutique Italian coachmaker... read more

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Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Tesla board reportedly seeking No. 2 executive to assist Elon Musk

On Thursday, The New York Times published an interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk that revealed that the company's board may looking for a new operational leader for the... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Tesla Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada [CREDIT - YouTube user California Phantom]

Tesla faces more whistleblower allegations from a second former employee

A second employee at Tesla's Gigafactory in Nevada has filed for whistleblower protection, alleging that the company covered up an investigation into drug trafficking at the... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
2018 Toyota Mirai

Commentary: Electric-car and fuel-cell advocates should agree...to agree

Here at Green Car Reports we hear—even attract—a lot of controversy when we report on fuel-cell vehicles. Many our readers argue vociferously that the only green... read more August 17, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Best deals on green cars, Tesla scrutiny, Swiss stop diesels, EPA pushback: Today's Car News

The SEC issues subpoenas to Tesla over CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the company private. Switzerland halts registrations of some diesels from Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. New... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Swiss authorities halts some diesel Porsche, Mercedes-Benz over emissions

Authorities in Switzerland halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz and Porsche vehicles because their diesel engines skirted emissions regulations, Reuters reported... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Gas pump

EPA staff disputed fuel-economy freeze would save lives

What's $132 billion between regulators? Such is the breadth of the discrepancy between the estimates of what the government's final proposal to roll back fuel-economy... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla privatization bid, quality control face increasing scrutiny

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is facing mounting pressure from regulators and critics since his tweet last week to take the company private and the fallout that has followed. The Wall... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Equinox

Best deals on hybrid, plug-in and electric cars for August 2018

This month, green-car buyers can find some screaming deals. These aren't just local programs or restricted to California buyers, either. As always, our list of deals comes... read more August 16, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Infiniti Prototype 10 concept debuting on August 23, 2018

Chevy Bolt EV road trip, GM patents, charger disruptions, resources report: Today's Car News

GM files patents for three new active aerodynamic aids. A reader's family finds enough charging outlets to make a 2,000-mile road trip in a Chevy Bolt EV. Our readers report... read more August 15, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Rocklin, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Report: Rising electric-car production may strain unexpected resources

Despite electric cars producing no tailpipe emissions, not all of their effects will be environmentally beneficial, according to a recent report by McKinsey & Co. The... read more August 15, 2018 by


 
Patent for Active Side Skirts filed by General Motors

GM files patents for new active aerodynamic aids

General Motors filed patent applications in June for three types of active aerodynamic systems that could make cars more efficient and potentially even give electric cars... read more August 15, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt charging at Electrify America 350 kw charger at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Twitter poll results: How often do you encounter a public electric-car charger that is out of order?

Earlier this summer, we began investigating our Twitter followers' experiences with public electric-car chargers in our weekly polls. In June, we learned that more electric... read more August 15, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype drive, Pikes Peak

Audi e-tron first ride, Nio financing, fuel-economy standards, and back to school: Today's Car News

We get our first chance to ride in Audi's new electric e-tron SUV. Chinese electric carmaker NIO plans to start its expansion in the U.S. by raising money. We look at why... read more August 14, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron prototype drive, Pikes Peak

2019 Audi e-tron prototype first ride: Soothingly familiar

At 5 o’clock in the morning, the only sound heard at the summit of Pikes Peak, 14,114 feet above sea level, is the ceaseless whipping of the wind. Inside the Audi... read more August 14, 2018 by


 
Nio Formula E race car, EP9, ES8 and Eve concept car

Chinese electric carmaker Nio seeks public funding in US

Chinese electric carmaker Nio has filed for an initial public offering to sell its stock in the U.S., according to a Reuters report Tuesday. The company, which has built a... read more August 14, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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