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  • Teaser for Faraday Future concept car debuting at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

    Faraday Future says it will build an electric-car plant near Las Vegas.

  • Mercedes-Benz F015 Luxury in Motion concept, 2015 Consumer Electronics Show  [photo: Matthew Askari]
    CES 2015: 3 Things We Learned From Mercedes, Ford, Audi, Toyota & More

    The 2015 Consumer Electronics Show took over Las Vegas this week, and more than ever, we’ve been given a glimpse into how the automotive industry may evolve and advance, technologically. We scoured the convention halls in Sin City—trust us, with all the techies in town, the biggest sin...

  • Renault SRT_01E Formula E car hits Las Vegas
    Formula E Electric Racing Takes To Las Vegas For Demo Run

    If publicity is one of electric cars' best assets, then the inaugural Formula E electric racing series has importance far beyond the frivolities of motor sport. From September this year, the series will head to ten cities around the globe and prove that electric vehicles really can be exciting--and...

  • 2013 Tesla Model S
    100 Tesla Model S Cars Join Las Vegas Project 100 Sharing Scheme

    Let's assume for a moment that you're interested in electric cars. (Not a far-fetched idea, since you're reading a blog called "Green Car Reports".) You're intrigued by the growing number of options in extended-range vehicles like the Chevrolet Volt, but most of all, you're interested in fully...

  • L.A. to Las Vegas In Tesla Model S (MotorTrend)
    2012 Tesla Model S Drives From L.A. To Las Vegas On A Single Charge

    The MotorTrend editorial team must have spent more time behind the wheel of the 2012 Tesla Model S than any other automotive journalists to date. Not only did MotorTrend get to borrow the personal 2012 Tesla Model S Signature Sport belonging to Tesla CEO Elon Musk for a few days to test the...

  • 2011 Chevrolet Volt
    Las Vegas Gambles On Chevrolet Volt For City Fleet

    Las Vegas is better known for its excess than its frugality, but city bosses are turning that image around by trialling a fleet of electric cars, the first of which is GM's range-extended electric vehicle, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. The trial will make the city the only government agency in the state...

  • John and Helen Taylor depart on the Smarter Driving Tour. Image: Shell

    You might remember a few weeks ago we brought you news of Australian couple John and Helen Taylor. Rather than enjoying the usual trappings of tourism, the Taylors wanted to break their own 48-U.S.-state hypermiling record, previously set in a 2009 Volkswagen Jetta TDI at 67 mpg over 9,505 miles. Their weapon of choice for the new challenge? A 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco. With a 138-horsepower 1.4-liter turbocharged gasoline engine and a six speed manual transmission, the Cruze Eco is rated at 42 mpg highway, so the Taylors would have their work cut out to beat the diesel Jetta. Nevertheless...

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