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Super-fast Porsche charging, no Hyundai diesel, best deals: Today's Car News

Super-fast Porsche charging, no Hyundai diesel, best deals: Today's Car News

Hyundai decides to bin its plans for a diesel-powered version of the new Santa Fe. Porsche ups the ante on fast charging speeds. A report reveals who's really funding the campaign to unwind fuel-economy and emissions rules. And we check out the best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and electric cars for... read more

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2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018

Toyota Prius AWD-e drive, Hyundai fuel cells, CO2 fines, Audi cameras: Today's Car News

We have a first chance to drive the new all-wheel-drive Prius AWD-e. Hyundai plans to build more fuel cells, but not necessarily for cars. Automakers face big fines for... read more December 13, 2018 by


 
Smokestacks pollution air quality

Automakers face big fines in Europe for missing CO2 targets

As global leaders meet in Poland to hammer out details about how to meet Paris Climate Accord targets, a new study shows that European automakers aren't introducing electric... read more December 13, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Ranger

Affordable Audi electric, Ford police hybrids, Tesla refunds: Today's Car News

Audi will build an upscale car on VW's affordable electric-car platform. Ford is taking orders from police departments for its more efficient hybrid police cruisers. Tesla... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Tesla to offer full refunds to buyers who miss tax credit cutoff

As we've covered here before, Tesla buyers are facing the expiration of the full federal plug-in vehicle tax credit that the cars are currently eligible for through Dec. 31... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

What will happen now that the Chevy Volt has been discontinued? Twitter poll results

When General Motors announced in November that it would stop production of the Chevrolet Volt, it was a shock to many green car fans' systems. The Volt was one of the first... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Nexo, Topanga Canyon, CA, Oct 2018

Tesla Autopilot, Hyundai Nexo pricing, Rivian No. 3: Today's Car News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company's Autopilot system will allow Tesla owners to commute with no driver input "soon." Speaking of Autopilot, our Twitter poll asks... read more December 11, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S testing at Consumer Reports

How often do you use Tesla's Navigate on Autopilot? Take our Twitter poll

Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out a tweet over the weekend imploring Tesla drivers to try the company's new Navigate on Autopilot system. "If you have a Tesla built in past 2... read more December 11, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Tesla owners will commute "with no driver input" soon, Musk says

Over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that Tesla is testing new features on its Autopilot "self-driving" system, that will allow its cars to recognize stoplights and... read more December 11, 2018 by


 
Electrify America chargers at San Francisco Premium Outlets

Ghosn charged, more ultra-fast chargers, EPA rollbacks: Today's Car News

As world leaders gather at a climate conference in Poland, the U.S. EPA proposes new looser standards for coal plants. A VW executive says electric cars could spell the end... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Japanese prosecutors charge former Nissan chairman Ghosn, automaker itself

Japanese prosecutors charged former Nissan chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn on Monday with underreporting his income for eight years. He was arrested Nov. 19 and has been held... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
Electrify America DC fast chargers at San Francisco Premium Outlets, Livermore, California

Electrify America turns on first 350-kw fast charger in California

Electrify America installed its first 350-kilowatt fast chargers next to a Tesla Supercharging station at an outlet mall outside San Francisco last week. The two new 350-kw... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
Coal power plant in China

EPA rolls back emissions standards on coal plants

On Thursday, EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced a new rule that will allow coal-fired power plants to emit more than 35 percent more global warming pollution... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Crozz concept

Electric cars could spell end of front-wheel drive, VW exec says

First it was Tesla, now Volkswagen. Ever since British designer and engineer Alec Issigonis developed the original Mini Cooper for 1959, front-wheel-drive vehicles have been... read more December 10, 2018 by


 
1970 Aston Martin DB6 MkII Volante with electric powertrain

Classic Aston Martin features plug-and-play electric power

Wealthy buyers looking for an electric Aston Martin may not have to wait until the brand's new Rapide E performance car—at least not previous owners who may already... read more December 9, 2018 by


 
Rivian R1T electric pickup concept

Electric-car and climate-change tipping points, Prius details, Audi e-tron drive: The Week in Reverse

Which automaker made a commitment to end gas engine production (eventually)? What electric car may finally have gotten a name? This is our look back at the Week In... read more December 8, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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