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Tesla Model 3 price cut another $1,100, for base price of $44,100

Tesla Model 3 price cut another $1,100, for base price of $44,100

For the second time in barely more than a month, Tesla has cut the price of its entry level Model 3. On Jan. 1, the company cut prices $2,000 on all its models to partly compensate for a $3,750 reduction in the federal tax credit its buyers can receive. (Tesla's tax credits are phasing down as... read more

February 7, 2019 by -
 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

Analysis: Wheeler says electric cars "not grounds for concern" at the EPA. Really?

The EPA may publish window stickers for all new cars that list their fuel efficiency, but it's not clear the agency's acting administrator has read them. At BloombergNEF's... read more February 6, 2019 by


 
2015 Mercedes-Benz V-Class equipped with AMG Line package

Solar primer, Tesla Powerpacks, Mercedes diesel lawsuit, GCR turns 10: Today's Car News

A longtime reader and plug-in car owner lays out an effective roadmap for going solar. Tesla and Electrify America reach an agreement to install Tesla stationary battery... read more February 5, 2019 by


 
2007 Chevrolet Volt Concept

Green Car Reports is 10!

Ten years ago this week, in February 2009, Green Car Reports published its first story—one packed with insight regarding the Chevrolet Volt, which was then still nearly... read more February 5, 2019 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz E250 BlueTec 4Matic

Diesel lawsuit proceeds against Mercedes-Benz

While Volkswagen has reached a historic settlement and had to buy back hundreds of thousands of its diesel cars in the U.S., it isn’t the only automaker to be... read more February 5, 2019 by


 
Electrify America chargers at San Francisco Premium Outlets

Tesla battery packs coming to Electrify America chargers

Electrify America has been billed as a charging network to compete with Tesla's Superchargers. Now it turns out, they may be partners as well. In an announcement on Monday... read more February 5, 2019 by


 
George Parrott's home solar installation [Credit: George Parrott]

How to charge your electric car from the sun, at home

With the big upturn in electric-car adoption driven by the Tesla Model 3, incoming Kia and Hyundai options, and the highly competitive Chevrolet Bolt, many drivers will be... read more February 5, 2019 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV first drive  -  Santa Cruz, CA  -  February 2019

Kia Niro EV drive, Tesla service, electric car ads: Today's Car News

Tesla plans to make service quicker, easier, and automatic. National Electric Vehicles Sweden bought a stake in Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg. And our latest Twitter poll... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
Audi electric-car Cashew ad from 2019 Superbowl

What EV advantages should ads emphasize for the masses in 2019? Take our Twitter poll

With as many as ten new electric-car models arriving on U.S. roads in 2019, automakers are showing a new willingness to advertise them. Notwithstanding Audi's ad for its... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla aims to make service quicker, roadside assistance automatic

Soon, if your Tesla breaks down, you may not even have to call a tow truck. Your car will do it for you. That was one of the goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk laid out for 2019 in a... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
Koenigsegg Agera FE Thor and Vader

Swedes unite: NEVS pairs Saab with Swedish supercarmaker Koenigsegg

Swedish automakers all seem to be going electric, and Chinese investors are bringing them together. In the latest announcement last week, Hong Kong health-insurance... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV first drive  -  Santa Cruz, CA  -  February 2019

2019 Kia Niro EV: first drive of 239-mile electric crossover

Just before reaching a tight series of esses on the Monterey Peninsula’s famous 17 Mile Drive, I clicked the left steering-wheel paddle to bump the Niro EV up a... read more February 4, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla profits, GM doubles down on EVs, Mustang and 911 hybrids: The Week in Reverse

Which company showed a new hybrid system this week? What new retro-themed electric car does Volkswagen plan to build? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right... read more February 2, 2019 by


 
2020 Subaru Legacy teased ahead of 2019 Chicago Auto Show debut

Tesla squeeze, broadband charging, EV education, EPA science: Today's Car News

The British parent of Virgin Media plans to use Virgin's broadband wiring to build public electric-car charging stations. Electric-car charging info site Chargeway sets up... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

EPA adds climate skeptic to science board

Science at the EPA has been a topic of much debate, and a lot of turmoil since President Trump took office. In that way, the addition of eight new members to the agency's... read more February 1, 2019 by


 
Chargeway Beacon  -  Forth electric vehicle showcase, Portland

Chargeway Beacon to help shoppers and dealers navigate past EV charging confusion

Multiple electric vehicles arriving this year promise a driving range of more than 200 miles. While that’s great news, and it’s bound to convince more households... read more February 1, 2019 by


 

 
 

 
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