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How much would you spend on an electric car? Take our Twitter poll

How much would you spend on an electric car? Take our Twitter poll

Prices on electric cars are going up. Several factors account for this. For starters, tax credits on electric cars from the two most popular electric-car makers, Tesla and Chevrolet, which is raising effective prices. An even bigger factor raising average prices for electric cars may be the fact... read more

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Micro Mobility Systems Microlino

Updated electric Isetta microcar ready for sale in Europe

Microlino, the maker of scooters and kickboards is ready to launch an electric microcar in Europe. Run by two Swiss brothers, the company unveiled its recreation of the tiny... read more August 19, 2018 by

2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla troubles, best deals, and time running out on VW diesels: The Week in Reverse

Who disputed EPA findings that less fuel-efficient cars will be safer? What did a second whistleblower at Tesla's Gigafactory allege? This is our look back at the Week In... read more August 18, 2018 by

'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Elon Musk arrives in a Tesla Roadster

Opinion: Tesla's CEO needs help, but will he take it?

Just as Tesla is beginning to straighten out manufacturing problems with its Model 3, the executive suite seems in the midst of a nuclear meltdown. In a wide-ranging... read more August 17, 2018 by

Microlino electric car

Tesla whistle-blowers, fuel-cells, and Musk interview, time for relief? Today's Car News

The news Friday was almost all Tesla, all the time. CEO Elon Musk granted an exclusive interview to The New York Times in which he said his tweet about taking the company... read more August 17, 2018 by

Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Tesla board reportedly seeking No. 2 executive to assist Elon Musk

On Thursday, The New York Times published an interview with Tesla CEO Elon Musk that revealed that the company's board may looking for a new operational leader for the... read more August 17, 2018 by

Tesla Gigafactory in Sparks, Nevada [CREDIT - YouTube user California Phantom]

Tesla faces more whistleblower allegations from a second former employee

A second employee at Tesla's Gigafactory in Nevada has filed for whistleblower protection, alleging that the company covered up an investigation into drug trafficking at the... read more August 17, 2018 by

2018 Toyota Mirai

Commentary: Electric-car and fuel-cell advocates should agree

Here at Green Car Reports we hear—even attract—a lot of controversy when we report on fuel-cell vehicles. Many our readers argue vociferously that the only green... read more August 17, 2018 by

Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Best deals on green cars, Tesla scrutiny, Swiss stop diesels, EPA pushback: Today's Car News

The SEC issues subpoenas to Tesla over CEO Elon Musk's plan to take the company private. Switzerland halts registrations of some diesels from Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. New... read more August 16, 2018 by

2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

Swiss authorities halts some diesel Porsche, Mercedes-Benz over emissions

Authorities in Switzerland halted registrations of some new Mercedes-Benz and Porsche vehicles because their diesel engines skirted emissions regulations, Reuters reported... read more August 16, 2018 by

Gas pump

EPA staff disputed fuel-economy freeze would save lives

What's $132 billion between regulators? Such is the breadth of the discrepancy between the estimates of what the government's final proposal to roll back fuel-economy... read more August 16, 2018 by

Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla privatization bid, quality control face increasing scrutiny

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is facing mounting pressure from regulators and critics since his tweet last week to take the company private and the fallout that has followed. The Wall... read more August 16, 2018 by

2019 Chevrolet Equinox

Best deals on hybrid, plug-in and electric cars for August 2018

This month, green-car buyers can find some screaming deals. These aren't just local programs or restricted to California buyers, either. As always, our list of deals comes... read more August 16, 2018 by

Teaser for Infiniti Prototype 10 concept debuting on August 23, 2018

Chevy Bolt EV road trip, GM patents, charger disruptions, resources report: Today's Car News

GM files patents for three new active aerodynamic aids. A reader's family finds enough charging outlets to make a 2,000-mile road trip in a Chevy Bolt EV. Our readers report... read more August 15, 2018 by

Tesla Supercharger site in Rocklin, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Report: Rising electric-car production may strain unexpected resources

Despite electric cars producing no tailpipe emissions, not all of their effects will be environmentally beneficial, according to a recent report by McKinsey & Co. The... read more August 15, 2018 by

Patent for Active Side Skirts filed by General Motors

GM files patents for new active aerodynamic aids

General Motors filed patent applications in June for three types of active aerodynamic systems that could make cars more efficient and potentially even give electric cars... read more August 15, 2018 by



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