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Nissan IMx Concept electric SUV debuts at Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan IMx Concept electric SUV debuts at Tokyo Motor Show

The long-awaited all-electric crossover utility concept from Nissan finally made its public debut Wednesday morning on the first press day at the Tokyo auto show. Dubbed the Nissan IMx, the compact crossover concept includes both fully autonomous driving and an electric range given as more than 370... read more

October 24, 2017 by -
 
Clunkers

"Death of the internal combustion engine" is now a thing

The very first working four-cycle internal-combustion engine was invented by Niklaus Otto in 1876, and in due course it changed the world. A quarter of a century later... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

How will Tesla Model 3 do over the next year? Poll results

If ever a car were in "production hell"—to use Tesla CEO Elon Musk's memorable phrase—the Tesla Model 3 is, right around now. From the first hand-built Model 3s... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
2015 Audi Q7 TDI

Regulators approve updates to some Audi, VW, Porsche 3.0-liter diesel SUVs

State and federal environmental regulators announced Monday they had approved modifications to illegally polluting Volkswagen, Audi, and Porsche SUVs fitted with VW Group's... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
Cadillac Super Cruise

Western fast charging, Tesla in China, 2019 Prius V spy shots, Best Car winners of the past: Today's Car News

Today, we've got reports of what Tesla will do in China, spy shots of the next Prius V hybrid, more fast-charging for electric-car drivers in Western states, and some Best... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
European Union battery alliance announcement

EU announces launch of battery alliance to boost cells for electric cars

As it stands today, Asia dominates the production of electric-car battery cells globally, with Japanese and Korean companies representing the bulk of the industry outside of... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
2012 Toyota Prius V station wagon, Half Moon Bay, CA, May 2011

Seven years of Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy winners

As we head into final deliberations for the Best Car To Buy 2018 award, it's worth looking back over our first seven years of winners. The list of seven different models or... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
ebee streelight charging station

ABB electric-car charging station bills automatically: no cards or RFID tags

Activating any given public charging station to recharge an electric car can pose something of a hassle. Yes, plugging it in is simple enough, but public charging... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
2019 Toyota Prius V spy shot excerpt - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Toyota Prius V to shift from wagon to SUV design, but will it have AWD?

With gas prices remaining cheap and all vehicles getting better fuel economy these days, utility vehicles are all the rage among U.S. buyers. Whether smaller crossovers or... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla to build electric-car factory in Chinese free-trade zone: report

China is the world's largest car market, and the country plans to phase out sales of new vehicles with combustion engines in the future. Tesla makes and sells only electric... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
ebee streelight charging station

Arizona joins 7 Western states in deal to expand electric-car charging networks (update)

The Western United States will soon see an electric-car charging network that covers 5,000 miles of roadways. Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper announced on October 4 that... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
Hinckley Dasher electric yacht

Even luxury launches can go all-electric; Hinckley shows how

Electrification is starting to surge through the automotive industry as countries implement emission regulations and the cost of batteries and associated technology drops... read more October 22, 2017 by


 
2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid LE, Willamette Valley, Oregon, June 2017

2018 Camry Hybrid, Mercedes electric plans, rotary range extender, Best Car To Buy: The Week in Reverse

What company teased us with the possibility of 6-minute electric-car recharging? Which vehicles made it into the finalists for our Best Car To Buy 2018 award, and which... read more October 21, 2017 by


 
Apple’s self-driving system atop a Lexus RX - Image via MacCallister Higgins

Mazda rotary range extender, Nissan's chill electric van, 2018 Zero motorcycles, Cummins buys Brammo: Today's Car News

Today, we've got a very cool electric van, a diesel-engine maker moving into electric trucks, Mazda's rotary range-extending engine, and new and better electric motorcycles... read more October 20, 2017 by


 
2018 Zero electric motorcycle lineup

2018 Zero electric motorcycles: longer range, 6-kw charging, only a few price hikes

The research and development engineers at Zero Motorcycles were busy this past year, and for 2018, they've delivered electric motorcycles with exactly the improvements their... read more October 20, 2017 by


 
Rotary engine

Mazda all but confirms rotary range extender engine for electric car

How Mazda plans to integrate plug-in hybrid and battery-electric vehicles into its range of increasingly efficient gasoline and diesel models is a topic that interests parts... read more October 20, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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