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Jaguar E-Type Zero production, fuel-economy standards, and 2020 Kia Soul EV: Today's Car News

Jaguar E-Type Zero production, fuel-economy standards, and 2020 Kia Soul EV: Today's Car News

Jaguar plans to put the electric E-Type Zero into production. A study shows little support for reduced fuel economy standards in the United States. The 2020 Kia Soul EV steps out in front of the camera in a new round of spy photos. And what exactly are WLTP standards? All of this and more on Green... read more

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2019 Honda Insight

2019 Chevrolet Cruze mpg, rushed Tesla production, and Honda Insight safety: Today's Car News

The EPA outs a potential 2019 Chevrolet Cruze Eco model with better fuel economy. Tesla rushes to build 5,000 cars per week and the hurried pace may have come at a cost. The... read more August 23, 2018 by


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

Tesla push for 5,000 Model 3s per week left many unfinished

At the end of June, Tesla pushed hard to finish 5,000 Model 3s a week. It may have pushed too hard. New internal documents acquired and reported by Business Insider show that... read more August 23, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen TDI diesel vehicles owned by Phil Grate and family, Seattle, Washington

Volkswagen fires six managers over diesel emissions cheating

Volkswagen plans to fire six engineers and managers implicated in the diesel emissions scandal, German media reports noted Wednesday. The dismissals are because prosecutors... read more August 23, 2018 by


 
2019 Honda Insight

2019 Honda Insight hybrid earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ award

In its latest round of safety tests, the IIHS has awarded the 2019 Honda Insight hybrid its Top Safety Pick+ award. The Top Safety Pick+ is the Institute's highest award... read more August 23, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford Focus Electric

Lots of Teslas, Trump admin OKs gas-guzzling, and Ford recalls charging cords: Today's Car News

Tesla production has apparently outstripped its delivery system and lots of Teslas flood Northern California. The Trump administration gives a thumbs up to gas-guzzling. Ford... read more August 22, 2018 by


 
Charging cord for 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Ford recalls Focus Electric, Fusion Energi, and C-Max Energi charge cords

Ford announced a recall on Wednesday of the 120-volt charge cords supplied with nearly all of the plug-in hybrid and electric cars it built through 2015. The cars affected... read more August 22, 2018 by


 
Oil well (photo by John Hill)

Gas guzzling now A-OK, Trump administration says

Following news that the EPA dropped plans to keep boosting fuel-economy standards, it quietly dropped another bombshell: It's now fine to guzzle gas. Burn as much as you... read more August 22, 2018 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Lots of Teslas spill all over Northern California

Watching Tesla—and Teslas—has become practically a spectator sport, especially for those who live near the factory. As production of the company's most popular... read more August 22, 2018 by


 
Workhorse Surefly helicopter

Van builder Workhorse unveils hybrid helicopter

Sometimes building electric cars may be about more than building electric cars. At an event in New York City last weekend, Workhorse, which is known for converting delivery... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric, 2018 New York auto show

Hyundai Kona Electric range, EPA power plant rollback, and Ford F-250 Hybrid: Today's Car News

The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric nets an official EPA-estimated 258-mile range. The EPA plans to roll back emissions standards on power plants. California approves XL Trucks'... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
Smokestacks pollution air quality

EPA plans to roll back emissions standards on power plants

After wiping out plans to continue boosting fuel economy standards earlier this month, the EPA on Tuesday proposed rolling back emissions standards on electric power plants... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric rated at class-leading 258 miles of range by EPA

The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric boasts the greatest range of any electric car built by a full-range automaker: 258 miles, according to the EPA. That bests the Nissan Leaf's... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
XL Hybrids Ford F-250 XL3 Hybrid

XL trucks' Ford F-250 Hybrid gets California approval

There's no way to save more fuel than to do it in something that already uses a lot of it. That's what hybrid truck "upfitter" XL aims to do by adding hybrid and even plug-in... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

What plug-in car would you send your kids back to school in? Twitter poll results

It's back-to-school time and some families want electric cars. Last week, we asked our Twitter followers which plug-in car they might choose to send their kids back to... read more August 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Fusion Energi

Tesla Model 3 production, Ford Fusion Energi, and Saudis to invest in Lucid? Today's Car News

A new report claims Tesla Model 3 production is on the right track. The Ford Fusion Energi gains a longer electric range. A Saudi investment fund wants to invest in... read more August 20, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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