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2019 Lexus ES revealed, features 44-mpg 300h hybrid sedan

2019 Lexus ES revealed, features 44-mpg 300h hybrid sedan

Lexus unveiled Tuesday its newest ES sedan, and the mid-size luxury stalwart appears to have an edgier attitude. The big news for readers interested in green cars is that the new ES 300h hybrid is rated at 44 mpg, up 10 percent from the previous model. The ES has always been a version of a Toyota... read more

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BMW ActiveE electric car in front of old gas pumps, Belvidere, NJ   [photo: Tom Moloughney]

Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt problems, new taxes, diesels, and automakers in the looking glass: The Week in Reverse

Which giant retailer will roll out a new Tesla-eque network of fast electric car chargers? What kind of fuel economy will the new Ford F-150 pickup get with its new diesel... read more April 21, 2018 by


 
Shell gas payment in a 2018 Chevrolet

How to buy a used Tesla, Audi E-Tron battery, new VW logo, Earth Day questions: Today's Car News

A sizeable stock of used Tesla Model Ses may make a good alternative for those on the waiting list for a Model 3. Audi reveals details of its upcoming e-Tron electric SUV... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

Walmart gets fast chargers, diesel Ford F-150 and Mazda CX-5, Buick Velite in China: Today's Car News

Electric car chargers will soon be able to get a fast charge with a quart of milk at Walmarts across the country. Ford releases fuel economy numbers for the new diesel F-150... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke

Ford releases fuel economy figures for new F-150 diesel

A full-sized pickup that can get 30 mpg sounds impressive, and it is. Ford has released the fuel economy ratings for the new F150 Powerstroke diesel, and that's the highway... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2018 Mazda CX-5

Mazda gets California approval for CX-5 diesel

Dedicated Green Car Reports readers keep us going. In response to our story earlier this month about why Mazda's promised diesel engine for the CX-5 still hasn't made it to... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
Department of Transportation vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) program

Tesla factory shutdown, VW TDIs keep moving, Buick Enspire for China, Honda Clarity poll results, electric Mercedes: Today's Car News

Tesla shuts down Model 3 assembly, apparently to reduce automation and ramp up production. 300,000 VW TDIs are sitting on 37 lots around the country waiting for new owners... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla shuts down Model 3 production for five days amid quality concerns

As press reports begin to mount up about quality issues with its critical Model 3, Bloomberg reported that Tesla will shut down the Model 3 production line to improve... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid drive, Napa Valley, Caifornia, Dec 2017

All else equal, which Honda Clarity would you buy? Twitter poll results

While it's not unusual for an automaker to offer several engine options in the same car model, it is unusual for those to include everything from a battery electric vehicle... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen turbodiesels await their fate near Pikes Peak International Raceway in Colorado Springs

300K bought-back VW diesels are decaying in 37 lots as it waits for ... what?

We've all become familiar with the sights of thousands of cars blanketing remote parking lots after storms such as Hurricanes Hugo and Irene. The latest source of all that... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
Buick Enspire electric SUV concept

All-electric Buick Enspire crossover SUV concept bows in China

Buick unveiled Tuesday an electric crossover SUV concept bound for the 2018 Beijing auto show with promise. In addition to 370 miles of range, the Buick Enspire concept can... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV pre-production

New batteries for Bolt EVs, possible new name for Subaru electric, new Twitter poll, electric car fees: Today's Car News

To address a sudden loss of power, some Chevrolet Bolt EVs get new battery packs. We explain why. Subaru files for a trademark on a new name for its upcoming plug-in hybrid... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
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2018 Leaf vs e-Golf, BMW i3; Model 3 ills; what carmakers want; gas range anxiety: Today's Car News

A U.K. review of several popular electric cars, what carmakers really want to happen to fuel-economy rules, a new Jeep with old-fashioned gas mileage, vampires and phantoms... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
1909 Ford Model T Touring

Gasoline range anxiety 100 years ago made electric-car charging seem easy

Electric cars have the great advantage that their batteries can be recharged anywhere there's electricity. It may not be particularly fast, though modern plug-in vehicles get... read more April 15, 2018 by


 
2019 Buick Velite 6 Plug-In Hybrid

Tesla Model 3 dates, Clarity Plug-In test, CA vs EPA, future electric Buicks: The Week in Reverse

When will all-wheel-drive and lower-range versions of the Tesla Model 3 go on sale? What about its Model Y crossover sibling? What might a restyled 2019 Toyota Prius hybrid... read more April 14, 2018 by


 
Pininfarina H2 Speed concept

Tesla Model 3 options, Honda Clarity Plug-in drive, German diesels, gas prices: Today's Car News

Buyers want to know when they can order their Tesla Model 3s with all-wheel drive; Elon Musk hints at the answer. Upgrading the dirtiest diesels in Germany could prove... read more April 13, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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