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When Tesla's tax credits expire, which electric car would you buy? Twitter poll results

When Tesla's tax credits expire, which electric car would you buy? Twitter poll results

Last week, we reported that the federal tax credits for electric-car buyers are about to expire. Once any automaker sells 200,000 electric cars, the credits available to its buyers begin to wind down. Since Tesla has been selling electric cars longer than any other automaker (at least since the... read more

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Smokestacks pollution air quality

Tesla Model 3 refunds, CO2 to fuel, less harmful batteries, awards, records, and deals: The Week in Reverse

What is the next big innovation in electric car charging? What element is a major battery manufacturer trying to remove from its electric car batteries? This is our look back... read more June 9, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E Cross Turismo concept

Porsche Mission E to be called Porsche Taycan

Porsche announced Friday that its long-running Mission E electric sedan will be called the Porsche Taycan when it starts production next year. The 2020 Porsche Taycan... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Kia Niro EV in Korea

Kia Niro EV specs, recapturing CO2, and electric-car support vs interest: Today's Car News

Kia has revealed official specifications for the Niro EV. Scientists have discovered a way to recapture CO2 and recycle it into fuel. A new study found there's more support... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Waymo self-driving prototype

Waymo purchase of Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids may limit consumer access to federal rebate

Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google's parent company, Alphabet, put in an order for 62,000 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans last week to put into test fleets around... read more June 8, 2018 by


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

More support for electric cars than knowledge or interest, Northeastern study finds

A survey of car buyers has found a surprisingly high level of support for electric cars–but also found limited knowledge, which may be holding some buyers back. The... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Forest

Scientists find affordable way to recapture CO2 and burn it

Scientists at Harvard have developed a new method of scrubbing carbon from the atmosphere, and turning it into hydrocarbon fuels that could be burned in airplanes or even... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
2019 Kia Niro EV

Kia Niro EV specs revealed at latest Korean car show

The Kia Niro EV made its first appearance at the Busan auto show this week and Kia confirmed the car will offer a battery with up to 236 miles of range. The company showed a... read more June 8, 2018 by


 
Tesla Enhanced Autopilot

Investigators: Autopilot sped up before fatal Tesla Model X crash

A preliminary report released by the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday said that a Tesla Model X traveling on Autopilot increased the vehicle's speed before it... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
General Motors Brownstown Township factory for assembly of Chevrolet Volt battery packs

Tesla Mode X crash report, Honda-GM pair up, plug-in deals, more electric trucks: Today's Car News

A report from the National Transportation Safety Board reveals details of a fatal Tesla Model X crash in California. Is Autopilot to blame? Honda and GM are expanding their... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
Battery pack assembly for 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV electric car at GM's Brownstown, Michigan, plant

GM, Honda partner on next-generation electric-car batteries

General Motors and Honda have announced a partnership to develop smaller, lighter batteries to be used in the next generation of electric cars from both companies. The... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
Freightliner eCascadia electric semi-truck

Electric trucks coming from Daimler, Freightliner, Volvo, and others

It's not even on the road yet and the Tesla Semi is getting some new competition. German Automaker Daimler, which owns Freightliner, Fuso, and other truck brands, announced... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Volt

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for June 2018

June is proving to be a great month for those who want to buy a car that plugs in, with some electric cars offering rebates as high as $16,400, or zero-percent financing... read more June 7, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018

Plug-in electric-car sales for May: Nissan Leaf, Toyota Prius Prime lead

After a slow month in April, sales of the Nissan Leaf came roaring back in May. Nissan sold 1,576 Leafs in May, up from 1,171 the month before. The Leaf also had a record... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019

Tesla Model Y teaser, Shell Starship semi record, and US plug-in sales: Today's Car News

Tesla told us the Model Y electric car will come in 2020. The Shell Airflow Starship semi truck posted a new fuel-economy record. The sales report is in for May plug-in car... read more June 6, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due for reveal in 2019

Tesla Model Y coming in 2020; Roadster and Semi still on the way, says Musk

Tesla CEO Elon Musk told shareholders Tuesday that the last few months have been "hellacious" for building the Tesla Model 3, but that the automaker expects by the end of... read more June 6, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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