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Electric carmaker Nio begins trading on NYSE, aims to sell cars in US

Electric carmaker Nio begins trading on NYSE, aims to sell cars in US

Chinese electric carmaker Nio raised roughly $1 billion in its initial public offering Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange. In August, Nio [NYSE: NIO] announced that it hoped to raise $1.3 billion in its initial public offering. Wednesday's launch around $6 per share fell short of that, but... read more

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BMW i3 electric car and ChargePoint DC fast-charging station at Washington, DC, Auto Show, Jan 2015

Tesla helps hurricane evacuees, diesel emissions collusion, self-driving semi: Today's Car News

Tesla and the electric car community band together to help owners evacuate as Hurricane Florence barrels toward the East Coast. German authorities uncover collusion among... read more September 13, 2018 by

2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec 4Matic

German authorities uncover emissions-cheating collusion among diesel automakers

New documents revealed in a German investigation into diesel emissions cheating show that German automakers, including Volkswagen, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz may have colluded to... read more September 13, 2018 by

BMW ActiveE electric car at closed NJ gas station after Hurricane Sandy [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Web site helps electric car drivers evacuate Florence, Tesla extends range

Efforts have begun to help North and South Carolina and Virginia residents who drive electric cars to evacuate Hurricane Florence. Mass evacuations, as well as hurricanes... read more September 13, 2018 by

Teaser for Aston Martin Rapide E due in 2019

Aston Martin Rapide E, LA electric cars for Olympics, and Tesla drops colors: Today's Car News

Aston Martin reveals detailed specifications on its first electric car, the Rapide E. Los Angeles sets targets for electric cars as it prepares to host the 2028 Olympic... read more September 12, 2018 by

2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Chevy recalls some Bolt EVs, Volts over supplier brake issues

Chevrolet this week recalled three to four months worth of production Bolt EVs and Volt plug-in hybrids over a potential brake issue that could increase stopping distances of... read more September 12, 2018 by

Teaser for Aston Martin Rapide E due in 2019

Aston Martin Rapide E details revealed beyond battery tech

Led by former Nissan Leaf product planner Andy Palmer, Aston Martin plans to launch a new lineup of electric cars under its Lagonda brand. As a trial balloon, it will launch... read more September 12, 2018 by

Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

All-wheel-drive Tesla Model 3 price hiked by $1,000

As Tesla continues to scramble to make the Model 3 profitable in time to begin making big debt payments in November, the company hiked the price of the all-wheel drive option... read more September 12, 2018 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in Maven car-sharing fleet, Los Angeles [photo: Dan MacMedan fo

L.A. sets electric-car targets as host for 2028 Olympics

Los Angeles wants to show the possibilities of zero-emissions transportation when the world arrives on its doorstep for the 2028 Olympics. This week, the Los Angeles City... read more September 12, 2018 by

2019 Jaguar I-Pace S

Audi R8 going electric, BMW drops diesels in the US, and hydrogen filling robots: Today's Car News

The next-generation Audi R8 sports car may go all-electric. BMW plans to drop diesel-powered cars in the United States after this year. A fuel-cell company develops a new... read more September 11, 2018 by

2021 BMW X5 xDrive45e iPerformance

BMW drops diesels in favor of plug-in hybrids

UPDATE: BMW has clarified its statement to Green Car Reports in an email. "The final decision as to whether or not the BMW X5 diesel variant will come to the U.S. market has... read more September 11, 2018 by

Plug Power fuel cell

Plug Power develops new hydrogen filling robot

Filling up with hydrogen is not as easy as filling up with gas or plugging in an electric car—at least it's not yet. To make it easier—and importantly, cheaper... read more September 11, 2018 by

Audi R8 e-tron

Report: 2022 Audi R8 to go electric

Increasingly, there's nothing super about a supercar if it's not electric. Last week, British magazine Autocar reported that Audi will make that leap for its next-generation... read more September 10, 2018 by

2019 Honda Insight

Will electric cars eliminate conventional hybrids from the market? Twitter poll results

As electric cars have made inroads in the market, a California study shows they have largely replaced conventional hybrids, not straight-up internal combustion cars. It's an... read more September 10, 2018 by

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Catalina Island, CA, Sep 2017     [photo: Sebastian Blanco]

Leaf/Outlander PHEV sales race, California goes zero-carbon by 2045, and electric car poll: Today's Car News

The Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV fight for plug-in hybrid and electric car sales dominance in Canada. California plans to go carbon-free for electricity by 2045... read more September 10, 2018 by

Tesla Model S Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Thief steals Tesla from mall using smartphone

Cybersecurity is big for cars, and a Tesla proved why last week. The thief used Tesla's smartphone app to open and drive away in a Model S from the Mall of America, in... read more September 10, 2018 by



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