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2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel, Mercedes-Benz EQC, more Karmas, more Nikolas: Today's Car News

2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel, Mercedes-Benz EQC, more Karmas, more Nikolas: Today's Car News

After other automakers have walked away from diesels in the U.S., Mazda says it will add a long-awaited diesel to its CX-5 lineup. Mercedes-Benz showed off a new launch edition of its upcoming EQC electric SUV. Karma showed off its new lineup in Shanghai. Nikola revealed two new hybrid fuel-cell... read more

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2020 Toyota Highlander

2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid arrives, promises 34 mpg combined

Facing its first three-row hybrid rival, the 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid that bowed Thursday at the 2019 New York auto show boasting one big number: 34 mpg combined... read more April 16, 2019 by


 
Uber self-driving car

Aston Martin Rapide E, Karma Revero GT, Tesla battery recycling: Today's Car News

Aston Martin revealed the production version of its first electric car, the Rapide E, while California startup electric-carmaker Karma rolled out its updated Revero GT and a... read more April 16, 2019 by


 
Volkswagen ID Roomzz concept

Which electric cars are you most eager to see at this week's auto shows? Take our Twitter poll

This week, two auto shows on opposite sides of the world will focus on electric cars—and the transition there. The Shanghai auto show in China has become a showcase for... read more April 16, 2019 by


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

Tesla launches battery recycling at Nevada Gigafactory

In its latest environmental impact statement, Tesla announced that it will open its own battery recycling facility. Tesla has been recycling batteries made at the factory... read more April 16, 2019 by


 
Teaser for Karma Pininfarina concept debuting at 2019 Shanghai auto show

Electric-car sales slump, Karma's future, Geely Geometry: Today's Car News

Geely launches a new electric-vehicle brand, and Karma teases more about its future product plans. And Tesla wasn't the only one with a plug-in vehicle sales slump in the... read more April 15, 2019 by


 
Nanoflowcell Quantino 48v

Nano Flowcell Quantino covers 218,000 miles on flow batteries

Absent from last month's Geneva auto show, and largely absent from recent discussions of electric car progress, have been Swiss NanoFlowcell and its flow-battery technology... read more April 15, 2019 by


 
Teaser for Karma Pininfarina concept debuting at 2019 Shanghai auto show

Karma rebirth takes shape with coupe teaser, new design center

Karma Automotive promised big things with a new model lineup, including a revamped Revero, a new SUV, and a new electric sports coupe. On Wednesday, the company gave a... read more April 15, 2019 by


 
2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance

Sales of electric cars droop so far this year, amid Tesla issues

By any measure, sales of plug-in cars had a bad first quarter. Even with the addition of a couple of compelling new models, total sales of cars with plugs, led by Tesla... read more April 15, 2019 by


 
2020 Kia Soul EV first drive  -  South Korea  -  April 2019

Tesla changes, EPA updates, tax credits, Kia Soul EV review: The Week in Reverse

Which U.S. state may regain the title of lithium-mining capital? What model will Tesla quit selling online? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at... read more April 13, 2019 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Tesla Model 3 leasing, EPA proposal, Audi ads, deals for April: Today's Car News

Tesla revised its lineup—again—and introduced leasing for the Model 3. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that the agency will delay and revise a proposed... read more April 12, 2019 by


 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

Report: EPA backs off plans to freeze fuel economy rules–slightly

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Thursday that the agency will delay and revise its plan to freeze emissions and fuel-economy rules, which was expected to be... read more April 12, 2019 by


 
Audi e-tron quattro ad: "Not for You" [Screenshot]

2019 Audi E-tron ads take aim at electric myths

One reason that electric-car adoption hasn't taken off faster is that, while automakers market the heck out of the benefits of SUVs and crossover vehicles, they launch EVs... read more April 12, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla Model 3 updates: Leasing, Autopilot standard, base model limited

Tesla announced major changes to its model lineup Thursday, especially the Model 3, in an effort to shore up sales. After the federal tax credit available on its cars halved... read more April 12, 2019 by


 
Voitures Extravert Quintessenza electric Porsche 911 conversion

Tesla Gigafactory, Volvo plug-ins, EV tax credit support, Infiniti EV, U.S. lithium mining: Today's Car News

With a new bill in Congress, the effort to extend EV tax credits no longer comes just from Democrats. Infiniti unveils its new electric sports sedan. Volvo announces new... read more April 11, 2019 by


 
Tour of Tesla battery gigafactory for invited owners, Reno, Nevada, July 2016

Report: Panasonic pumps brakes on Tesla Gigafactory expansion plans

Battery-giant Panasonic put a damper its planned investment of hundreds of millions of dollars to expand Tesla's Gigafactory site in Nevada, raising concerns that slowing... read more April 11, 2019 by


 

 
 

 
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