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Commentary: Tesla races to outrun perfect storm from tax credit, production, cost hurdles

Commentary: Tesla races to outrun perfect storm from tax credit, production, cost hurdles

Tesla's earnings call on Wednesday showed the company making money—but struggling to keep doing so. Based Tesla's financial reports as well as its recent moves to restructure its model lineup and cut prices in response to a cut in federal tax credits for its buyers, there are a few things... read more

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2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S, Valencia, Spain, January 2019

Porsche 911 Hybrid sports car tech will arrive in two forms

Porsche is known as an engineering company. Its technical solutions are often complex and unusual, but often provide inspiration for others to follow. Now details have... read more January 31, 2019 by

Shell charging station in Britain (higher res)

Shell acquisition of charging network Greenlots points to juice as the new gas

Electric cars are getting the attention of oil companies. On Wednesday, one of the largest fast-charging networks in the U.S., Greenlots, announced that it had been bought by... read more January 31, 2019 by

Volkswagen Geneva Show Electric Buggy concept

Volkswagen confirms electric dune buggy concept for Geneva auto show

A VW beach buggy made for blasting over the sand may ride again. Volkswagen confirmed Wednesday that it will show a concept electric dune buggy at the Geneva auto show in... read more January 31, 2019 by

Stanley Robotics car parking robots

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus, GM EV investments, electric Ford F-150, coal power: Today's Car News

California documents show that higher-trim versions of the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus won't achieve the estimated 226-mile range. GM will double its investment in engineering new... read more January 30, 2019 by

Smokestacks pollution air quality

Don't worry about coal, electric cars are still cleaner

One of the easiest ways for electric-car drivers to get in an argument is discussing how much coal-fired electricity contributes to pollution. Now a new study by BNEF (a... read more January 30, 2019 by

Future Cadillac long-range electric large luxury utility vehicle (rendering), 2019 Detroit auto sho

Barra blogs again: GM plans to double EV, self-driving investments

Following a round of layoffs late last year, GM is planning to renew its focus on creating electric cars and autonomous vehicles. For the second time in four months, CEO Mary... read more January 30, 2019 by

2019 Ford F-150

How soon do you expect an electric Ford F-150 to arrive? Twitter poll results

We've called this year the year of the electric SUV, for the number of such vehicles expected to hit the streets in 2019. So far, though, the news seems recently seems to be... read more January 30, 2019 by

2019 Nissan Leaf

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus gets longer range in cheapest trim

New California regulatory compliance documents hint that lower trim levels of the upcoming 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus will be the ones with the longest range. To get the maximum... read more January 30, 2019 by

Electrify America DC fast chargers

Some of the fastest electric-car chargers were down: Would anyone have noticed yet? (Updated)

UPDATE: As of Tuesday morning Electrify America said that it is "restoring full capacity to its entire network" after the potentially affected charging cables cleared... read more January 29, 2019 by

Porsche Taycan prototype

Porsche Taycan, Electrify America shutdown, Mazda plans: Today's Car News

Porsche plans to include three years of free DC fast charging from Electrify America with its new Taycan electric car. For now, it's a good thing the car isn't arriving too... read more January 29, 2019 by

2014 Tesla Model S in China

US has world's second highest electric-car population

The race is on to see which countries can sell the most electric cars in an effort to reduce global warming. As with many things counted in raw numbers, China is far ahead... read more January 29, 2019 by

2019 Ford F-150

Ford Mustang Hybrid, wind power, EPA holdups, American electrics: Today's Car News

Wind power is expected become America's top renewable energy source in 2019. The recent government shutdown may have held up the sale of some new fuel-efficient... read more January 28, 2019 by

Volkswagen ID Crozz concept

How important is it that your next electric car be made in the U.S.? Take our Twitter poll

Thus far, the vast majority of the electric cars sold in the U.S. have been made here. Now that the market is expanding, with new competitors arriving from both Europe and... read more January 28, 2019 by

Exhaust emissions from tailpipe [photo: Simone Ramella, 2005, used under Creative Commons 2.0]

Shutdown has held up EPA certification, new vehicle introductions

Now that the government has reopened after a 35-day shutdown, EPA employees are going back to work facing a backlog. Toward the end of the shutdown last week, executives at... read more January 28, 2019 by

Mystery Ford Mustang teaser

Ford Mustang Hybrid: Oughta have a V-8?

In an era of spreading electric cars and more stringent fuel-economy and emissions standards, some muscle cars are losing their signature V-8 engines. The Ford Mustang... read more January 28, 2019 by



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