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Tesla tax credits, BMW charger recall, and Israel to ban internal-combustion engines: Today's Car News

Tesla tax credits, BMW charger recall, and Israel to ban internal-combustion engines: Today's Car News

Tesla tells buyers the final date to order a car before federal tax credits expire. BMW recalls charge cords for its electric cars. Israel plans to stop the sale of cars with internal-combustion engines by 2030. And we round up the best deals on green cars this month. All of this and more on Green... read more

October 12, 2018 by -
 
Better Place new car parking lot, showing multiple new Renault Fluence ZE electric cars, Israel

Israel plans to end internal combustion car sales by 2030

Add Israel to the list of countries planning to ban sales of cars that run on gasoline and diesel fuel. The Jewish state, however, has put internal combustion engines on a... read more October 12, 2018 by


 
Bollinger B2

Bollinger electric pickup, Mercedes plug-in hybrids, and Faraday Future troubles: Today's Car News

Bollinger announces its B2 electric pickup truck. Mercedes-Benz lays out plans for more capable plug-in hybrid cars. Faraday Future's funding hits a snag—again. And... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
Faraday Future completes first pre-production FF91 on August 28, 2018

Does Faraday have a Future? Latest financing disrupted—again

Faraday's Future has hit another snag, in a dispute with the company's latest investors. The development of the luxury electric Faraday Future FF91, has been a roller-coaster... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
2019 Mercedes-Benz S560e

Mercedes-Benz plans to expand lineup of more capable plug-in hybrids

Mercedes-Benz announced plans Wednesday improve the range and capability of its plug-in hybrids and to bring the flexible powertrain to more models. It also introduced a new... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
Proposed design for BMW Group Battery Cell Competence Center in Munich, Germany

Europe commits to 35 percent CO2 cut by 2030, after dire UN climate report

Following a U.N. report on Monday that concluded world leaders have only two decades to end emissions of greenhouse gases or suffer catastrophic climate change, the European... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
Bollinger B2

Bollinger Motors announces B2 electric pickup alongside SUV

Bollinger Motors has already generated a lot of interest in its B1 electric SUV. And on Wednesday it released images and some details of its long awaited second model, a... read more October 11, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 NHTSA test

Tesla safety claims, Mercedes battery factory, and Canadian plug-in sales: Today's Car News

Tesla overstates its safety rating—again. Mercedes-Benz breaks ground on its U.S. battery factory. Canadian plug-in and electric car sales take a dip. And the results... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes breaks ground on US battery factory (Updated)

Mercedes-Benz broke ground Friday on a new battery factory in the U.S.—right next door to its SUV factory in Alabama. The move is an indication that the company plans... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf SL

Subsidy's swansong: Canadian plug-in sales take a dip

After generous tax credits expired in Canada’s largest province of Ontario, September, not April, turned out to be the coldest month for electric-car sales North of the... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 NHTSA test

Tesla again claims higher safety rating than NTHSA gives

Tesla took a page out of its Model S playbook over the weekend and announced that its Model 3 is the safest car that NHTSA has tested. Only Tesla isn't NHTSA. In a blog post... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backup

How fast is fast enough for fast charging? Twitter poll results

In an effort to make electric-car charging as ubiquitous and easy as filling up with gas, fast chargers are coming to malls, gas stations, rest areas and more, and these... read more October 10, 2018 by


 
2019 Jeep Renegade

Jeep Renegade plug-in, Audi e-tron GT fast charging, and Trump to lift E15 ban: Today's Car News

Jeep confirms a Renegade plug-in hybrid is coming. The Audi e-tron GT electric sport coupe may charge in just 12 minutes. President Trump is expected to lift a ban on E15... read more October 9, 2018 by


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

Nothing comes close to Tesla: 2018 Q3 plug-in sales

Even with solid increases, other electric-car sales paled in comparison with numbers from Tesla in September and for the third quarter of 2018. The next highest sellers, were... read more October 9, 2018 by


 
2019 Jeep Renegade

FCA announces production Jeep Renegade plug-in hybrid in Italy

Jeep said Monday that it laid the groundwork to begin production of a plug-in hybrid version of its small Renegade at the factory in southern Italy where it's produced... read more October 9, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model S 'swimming' through flooded underpass, June 2016  [YouTube video by Sanzhar Altayev]

Catastrophic climate effects could hit by 2040, UN report says

Two decades. That's all the time world leaders have to reverse emissions of greenhouse gases to avoid inundating coastal cities, killing off coral reefs and their attendant... read more October 9, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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