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Wheeler replaces Pruitt as EPA chief, climate denial, fossil fuel support continue apace

Wheeler replaces Pruitt as EPA chief, climate denial, fossil fuel support continue apace

Following an 18-month tenure filled with a cascade of scandals, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt resigned Thursday. President Donald Trump acknowledged Pruitt's resignation in a tweet and announced that EPA Deputy Administrator Andrew Wheeler will run the agency in the interim, starting Monday... read more

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Mercedes-Benz eVito (Metris) electric delivery van in Germany

Mercedes-Benz introduces electric delivery vans, with an app, in Germany

Vehicle fleet managers may be the first to convert wholesale to electric vehicles, because their decisions start and end with cost, and electric miles are cheaper than gas... read more July 3, 2018 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV being charged outside Go Forth electric-car showroom, Portland   [photo: Forth]

Congressional Democrats file bills to extend federal electric-car tax credits

Vermont Congressman Peter Welch has filed a bill to extend federal electric-car tax credits for 10 more years, just as the credits begin to run out on the two largest... read more July 3, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace electric car (crossover SUV)

2019 is the year of the electric SUV

In car terms, we're already getting rolling on model year 2019, and it's shaping up to be the year of the electric SUV. Until now, pure electric cars have consisted mostly of... read more July 3, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla Model 3: 456 sales in May Canadian debut

Tesla started off Model 3 sales in Canada in May with a bang and sold 456 cars after a flurry of deliveries at the end of the month, according to vehicle registration data... read more July 3, 2018 by


 
Navya autonomous bus in Sion, Switzerland

How autonomous vehicles will compound electric-car benefits

A lot of ink has been spilled over self-driving cars lately—whether they'll work, how they work, and the potential for accidents. What hasn't been discussed as much is... read more July 2, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 production, self-driving car pros for electric cars, and battery power grid backups: Today's Car News

Tesla Model 3 production reaches a milestone. Self-driving cars will provide numerous benefits to electric cars. PG&E partners with Tesla to provide power grid backups... read more July 2, 2018 by


 
Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

What kind of public electric car charger do you rely on most often? Twitter poll results

Electric car drivers have many more options for public charging than they did even a year ago. Charging networks from Tesla's Superchargers to EVGo and VW's Electrify America... read more July 2, 2018 by


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

Tesla Model 3 production reaches 5,000 cars in last week of June

Tesla released critical production numbers for its Model 3 early Monday, showing that in the last week of June, it produced 5,031 Model 3s. CEO Elon Musk has said repeatedly... read more July 2, 2018 by


 
Tesla Powerpacks

PG&E, Tesla team up to boost battery backups for power grid

Utilities are racing to expand battery storage on the electrical grid. The latest example is Pacific Gas and Electric Co., which submitted a request Friday to the California... read more July 2, 2018 by


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

Tesla Model 3 production still likely short of 5,000-per-week goal as June ends

The end of June has come and gone, and Tesla is planning to update investors, fans, and the media later this week with results of its efforts to ramp up Model 3 production to... read more July 1, 2018 by


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

Tesla Model 3 orders open, 2019 Chevy Volt, dieselgate update, Volvo plans: The Week in Reverse

Which country plans to put a million electric cars on its roads by 2022? What mountain did an electric car climb this week? This is our look back at the Week In... read more June 30, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

2019 Chevy Volt specs, Tesla Model 3 orders, and Faraday Future investment: Today's Car News

Chevrolet reveals updates to the 2019 Volt plug-in hybrid. Tesla opens orders for the Model 3 for all U.S. and Canada buyers. Faraday Future receives another financial... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

2019 Chevy Volt gets faster charging, stronger regen, more luxury features

Updates to the 2019 Chevrolet Volt will help experienced electric-car drivers maximize their electric driving and minimize the times the gas engine needs to run. The biggest... read more June 29, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future gets a $2 billion lifeline to build expensive crossover

Faraday Future, the fledgling Tesla competitor working to build a $300,000 electric SUV, has been thrown a financial lifeline. Evergrande Health, a division of a large Hong... read more June 29, 2018 by


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

Tesla Model 3 orders open to all US, Canada buyers

Tesla Model 3 reservation holders who have been patiently waiting for their turn to order their cars just got a chance to move up in line. The company invited all reservation... read more June 29, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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