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GM electric plans, Faraday's future, expanding charger access: Today's Car News

GM electric plans, Faraday's future, expanding charger access: Today's Car News

GM plans to announce a major shift in manufacturing that could benefit electric cars. Chevrolet introduced a concept electric drag racer. Charging networks join forces. And Faraday Future loses a key executive in financing turmoil. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Multiple sources indicate... read more

October 30, 2018 by -
 
2018 Tesla Model S

Wireless charging, Model S reliability, Tesla leadership: Today’s Car News

Wireless charging shows its efficiency potential. The Tesla Model S loses its spot on a respected consumer publication’s top list. And who should succeed Musk? All this... read more October 26, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019

Tesla’s profit, Volvo’s mobile charging investment, researchers’ "mass-less" batteries: Today’s Car News

Volvo invests in mobile charging. Vehicle bodies might double as batteries in the future. And yes, the day has finally come for Tesla. All this and more on Green Car Reports... read more October 25, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Tesla price hike, Dyson factory plan, GM tax-credit sunset: Today's Car News

GM is next, after Tesla, in hitting the 200,000 ceiling for the EV tax credit. The EPA dismisses some more groups of scientists. And electric-vehicle hopeful Dyson is soon... read more October 24, 2018 by


 
Smokestacks pollution air quality

EPA dissolves boards of pollution scientists

The EPA has dismissed two panels of outside scientists that advised the agency on particulate matter and ground-level ozone, which have been linked to smog and respiratory... read more October 24, 2018 by


 
Munro & Associates teardown of Tesla Model 3 [Autoline]

Tesla teardown redux, smaller fast chargers, dirty battery manufacturing: Today's Car News

A much-publicized Tesla teardown from earlier in the year reveals some lessons and missed opportunities. Battery manufacturing happens to be in places with dirty power... read more October 23, 2018 by


 
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-Cell, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Mercedes invests in pilot program to keep fuel cells alive

Mercedes-Benz is launching a new trial for fuel-cell cars in Germany, with aims to study real-world use patterns. Mercedes will begin leasing its GLC F-Cell fuel-cell SUVs to... read more October 23, 2018 by


 
North Carolina State University fast charger is much smaller, half the cost

New fast charger is more efficient, smaller, and half the cost

Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a 50-kw fast charger that they say costs half as much as conventional DC fast chargers, is more efficient, and... read more October 23, 2018 by


 
Nissan prototype 60-kWh battery pack  -  Nissan Technical Center, October 2015

Report: Battery production could offset emissions gains from electric cars

A new report shows that emissions from producing large battery packs for electric cars could cancel out improvements from their low emissions for years. The report comes from... read more October 23, 2018 by


 
Mystery Ford Mustang teaser

EPA deadline, BMW electric reality check, Mustang hybrid tease: Today's Car News

If you have a strong position regarding the EPA's proposal to freeze fuel economy standards at 2020 levels through 2026, speak out. Tomorrow is the deadline for making public... read more October 22, 2018 by


 
BMW and Nissan electric car fast-charging station

How soon can all new-car sales realistically be electric? Take our Twitter poll

Israel and Britain recently joined a growing list of countries that plan to phase out sales of gas and diesel cars and trucks. Most of the countries have set a target date... read more October 22, 2018 by


 
BMW iX3 Concept front 3/4

BMW says 85 percent of cars will still have engines in 2030

Once a leader in electric cars, BMW now says it expects 85 percent of its cars still to have internal combustion engines by 2030. Speaking to Australian reporters for GoAuto... read more October 22, 2018 by


 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

Deadline for comments on EPA fuel-economy rollback is Tuesday

Readers who want to make their voices heard in objection to (or support of) the EPA proposal to freeze fuel economy standards have until tomorrow to get their comments in... read more October 22, 2018 by


 
Massachusetts updates green-car parking signs at Logan Airport [CREDIT: JOHN BRIGGS]

MA updates signs to allow electric-vehicle parking: reader success story

Bureaucracies have some funny ways of saying they were wrong and you were right. Even if they can't tell you they made a mistake, it's nice to see them fix a problem they... read more October 21, 2018 by


 
VW future communicating lights

Short(er)-range Tesla, Porsche Taycan wagon, U.S. cuts CO2: Today's Car News

A new shorter-range Tesla Model 3 drops into the mix—but not the $35,000 model that many deposit-holders have been waiting for. Porsche will add a more utilitarian... read more October 19, 2018 by


 
Prototype production of battery modules for BMW Group’s fifth-generation electric powertrain

BMW sets up end-to-end battery recycling in Europe

Teaming with a new Swedish battery supplier and a Belgian recycling company, BMW is aiming to build a fully sustainable future battery supply chain. The company announced on... read more October 19, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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