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VW electric car pricing, Tesla software update, and electric motor recycling: Today's Car News

VW electric car pricing, Tesla software update, and electric motor recycling: Today's Car News

Volkswagen's upcoming electric cars won't feature big price tags. Magnets from hard drives could end up in electric vehicles' motors. Tesla rolls out its Version 9 software. And we ask where readers would like to see more public charging options in a new Twitter poll. All of this and more on Green... read more

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Tesla Version 9 sofwtare in Model 3

Tesla rolls out new Version 9 software–without full-self-driving features

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk on Friday announced that the company released its long-awaited Version 9 software update, but without the full-self-driving features that he... read more October 8, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model 3

Mazda EVs, Tesla numbers, and questions about EV profitability: The Week in Reverse

Will automakers be able to turn a profit on all the electric vehicles under development? And how many Model 3 sedans, again, did Tesla deliver just last month? This is Green... read more October 6, 2018 by

Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Tesla Autopilot, VW solid-state batteries, and Kia electric cars: Today's Car News

The Tesla Autopilot system gets outranked by a rival. VW confirms plans for solid-state batteries. Future Kia electric cars are about what fits the market. Volvo's parent... read more October 5, 2018 by

2019 Volvo XC40

Report: Volvo's parent company in talks with Toyota over hybrid systems

Toyota revealed on Thursday that it is in talks with Chinese automaker Geely, which owns Volvo, about cooperation on hybrid vehicle technology, Reuters reported. As the... read more October 5, 2018 by

Consumer Reports tests Tesla Model 3 braking [CREDIT: Consumer Reports]

Consumer Reports ranks Tesla Autopilot second among self-driving systems

In the latest ranking of automaker self-driving systems, Tesla's popular Autopilot system ranked second to Cadillac's Super Cruise system. The ratings come from Consumer... read more October 5, 2018 by

Volkswagen MEB platform architecture

Electric cars are clean, but can they be profitable? New report casts doubt

A flood of new electric-car models is washing into the market in the next year as automakers scramble to meet regulatory demands for electric cars around the world—not... read more October 5, 2018 by

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

Tesla Model 3, new Electrify America chargers, and algae blooms for eco-diesel: Today's Car News

The Tesla Model 3 might be the top-selling car from an American brand. Electrify America announces its second round of electric-car chargers in California. Algae blooms may... read more October 4, 2018 by

Chevrolet Bolt charging at Electrify America 350 kw charger at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

New electric-car ads to hit the other half of California drivers

One problem with electric cars is that they may be invisible. Despite proliferating charging stations, multiplying car models, and extended range for many new electric cars... read more October 4, 2018 by

Electrify America DC fast chargers in Gulfport, Mississippi

Electrify America lays out plans for second round of chargers in California

Midway through building its first installments of electric-car chargers, Electrify America sketched out plans for its second $200-million round of investments in California... read more October 4, 2018 by

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC, Borgward electric cars, and cleaner electric vehicles: Today's Car News

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC makes its public debut. Chinese automaker Borgward wants to sell electric cars in the United States. Electric cars have gotten even cleaner in... read more October 3, 2018 by

UCS 2016 EV emissions mpg map

UCS report shows electric cars get even cleaner in 2018

Electric cars keep getting cleaner, despite efforts by the EPA and NHTSA to roll back pollution standards on cars and powerplants. That's the conclusion of the latest report... read more October 3, 2018 by

2019 Borgward BX6

Chinese automaker Borgward built gasoline vehicles in order to sell EVs in America

Borgward is unorthodox even among the rapidly evolving cast of 21st-century automakers. It’s a Chinese company, with German heritage, that now wants to bring electric... read more October 3, 2018 by

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 makes public debut at Paris auto show

After hosting a private introduction for the car last month in Stockholm, Mercedes-Benz formally introduced its EQC electric crossover to the public at the Paris auto show on... read more October 3, 2018 by

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

Which electric SUV are you most excited about for 2019? Twitter poll results

A few weeks ago, Green Car Reports asked our Twitter followers which new electric car for 2019 they were most excited about. Perhaps unsurprisingly, they chose the base... read more October 3, 2018 by

Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla Model 3 sales, Honda Insight recall, Mazda electric lineup and California goes its own way: Today's Car News

The Tesla Model 3 is the fifth best-selling car in the United States. California overrules the EPA's emissions freeze. Honda recalls the 2019 Insight. Mazda announces its... read more October 2, 2018 by



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