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BMW iX3 production, Fisker solid-state batteries, and Tesla self-driving price bump: Today's Car News

BMW iX3 production, Fisker solid-state batteries, and Tesla self-driving price bump: Today's Car News

BMW will build the iX3 electric car in China. Fisker claims it has a three-year head start on solid-state batteries. Tesla increases the price of a self-driving car function that doesn't exist yet. And a bipartisan carbon-tax coalition is facing opposition even before it does anything. All of this... read more

July 11, 2018 by -
 
BMW iX3 Concept front 3/4

BMW iX3 to be built in China, exported worldwide

BMW has announced it will build its next electric car, the iX3 SUV, in China just as a trade war heats up between the U.S. and China involving cars-and in particular... read more July 11, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla inks deal to build second factory in Shanghai

A day after it announced price hikes for the Model S and Model X in China, in response to new tariffs on imported electric cars in the country, Tesla has finalized a deal to... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
Adding oxygen and cobalt to the cathode prevents lithium from breaking chemical bonds

Iron trifluoride could make better electric-car batteries

Researchers at the University of Maryland, in conjunction with Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new battery cathode material that they say could triple the... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt  [photo from 2014]

Pruitt leaves poison pill at EPA for glider-truck emissions rule

In his last act as EPA Administrator on Friday, Scott Pruitt vacated an Obama-era ruling that dramatically restricted sales of polluting "glider" trucks. Pruitt's earlier... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity PHEV Plugged into L1 in Corte Madera, Calif.

How many electric miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid? Take our Twitter Poll

Plug-in hybrids come in a variety of specs and sizes, from economy cars to mid-size sedans to luxury SUVs costing $100,000 or more. Automakers also haven't settled on how... read more July 10, 2018 by


 
Canadian reader K's new Tesla Model 3

Tesla dominated electric-car sales in Canada in June

Electric cars accounted for nearly 3 percent of all passenger vehicles sold in Canada in June, thanks to a surge of Tesla Model 3 deliveries. With the California-based... read more July 9, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production

More Chevy Bolt EV production, Tesla price hike in China, more chargers in Britain: Today's Car News

Britain will require all cars to plug in and new homes to have chargers by 2040. Chevrolet boosts Bolt EV production to ease long waiting lists. Tesla is the first company to... read more July 9, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

Tesla hikes prices in China in first response to trade war

In a move largely seen as the first response to a trade war that has broken out between China and the United States, Tesla has hiked prices of its Model S and Model X luxury... read more July 9, 2018 by


 
Shell charging station in Britain (higher res)

UK launches Road to Zero electric car initiatives

British Transport Minister Chris Grayling on Monday introduced a comprehensive package of laws aimed at speeding the adoption of electric cars in the country. Known as the... read more July 9, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Equinox Diesel, first drive, Teaneck, NJ, Aug 2017

July 4th green car deals you can still find

June wasn't a great month for green-car sales, and automakers are offering some bargains to keep them moving out the door. Green Car Reports partner site CarsDirect has... read more July 8, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

Tesla Model 3 production, VW diesel deadline, EPA administrator, lithium troubles: The Week in Reverse

Whose resignation changed the political landscape this week? What is holding up production of more lithium for electric car batteries? This is our look back at the Week In... read more July 7, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen TDI 'clean diesel' television ad screencap

Tesla production tricks, EPA's Pruitt resigns, and VW settlement deadline: Today's Car News

The production tricks Tesla used to build 5,000 Model 3s may not be sustainable, at least not yet. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt resigned. A settlement deadline looms for... read more July 6, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

VW TDI owners face deadline to finalize claims (Updated)

The VW diesel settlement is winding down. Owners of 2.0-liter 4-cylinder cars have to complete filing their settlement paperwork by Sept. 1 to be eligible for at least $5,100... read more July 6, 2018 by


 
2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Catalina Island, CA, Sep 2017

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Tesla Model 3 set June sales records for plug-in cars

With low gas prices and consumers thinking about summer road trips, June was not a banner month for plug-in car sales. Two models stood out with dramatic increases from... read more July 6, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Tesla Model 3 production target reached but did automaker cut corners?

Tesla pulled out all the stops to get 5,000 Model 3s built by July 1 including pulling workers from other assembly lines, halting Model S and X production to paint nothing... read more July 6, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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