Lincoln plug-in hybrids and EVs are part of its renewal, not just for California

Lincoln plug-in hybrids and EVs are part of its renewal, not just for California

Lincoln, the brand that had trouble in the Aughts escaping its rented-tux Town Car—and a different era of American luxury involving curb feelers and more ashtrays than cupholders—is preparing to electrify in new ways. Plug-in hybrid versions of the fully redesigned 2020 Aviator and 2020...

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EVgo curbside DC fast chargers at Southside Park, Sacramento, California [CREDIT: EVgo]

EVgo launches first curbside fast chargers

With wires running along almost every street in America where cars drive, putting EV chargers along the curb would seem a natural enough place to put them. While several... read more May 6, 2019 by

Tesla Model Y

Could battery lawsuits, material shortages delay some EVs?

Shortages of raw materials for batteries, as well as a new lawsuit among battery suppliers, may lead to delays in some upcoming electric cars. On Thursday, according to... read more May 6, 2019 by

1960 Henney Kilowatt [for sale on Hemmings]

1960 Henney Kilowatt electric car was a junction box of 20th century future

If your historical knowledge of electric cars goes back to the first Tesla Roadster, the GM EV1 or, perhaps, one of the many intriguing manufacturer conversions from the... read more May 5, 2019 by

2017 Tesla Model 3, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla safety, Ford plug-ins, electric-car myths, Smart exit: The Week in Reverse

Which company made active driver safety aids standard on their cars? What model got a new variant just for Canada? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right... read more May 4, 2019 by

Tesla Lane Departure Avoidance screen

Tesla safety features, 2020 Toyota Prius Prime, Polestar tax credits: Today's Car News

The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime gets useful updates. Chinese electric-car startup Nio announced layoffs in the US. Polestar revealed that its cars will earn tax credits... read more May 3, 2019 by

2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance

Autopilot or not, Tesla adds two more levels of lane assistance

On its way to rolling out full self-driving, Tesla will use the technology to add two more basic safety features to all its cars, the company announced on Thursday. Tesla's... read more May 3, 2019 by

Nio ET Preview concept

Electric car hopeful Nio closes California office amid layoffs

Chinese electric-car startup Nio announced Thursday that it will close an office in California and lay off 70 workers, according to a report in The Verge. The layoffs were... read more May 3, 2019 by

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Premium

2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains seating for 5, Apple CarPlay, revamped lineup

The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid gains some important functionality, even though some of the key specifications for range and efficiency haven't changed. The most... read more May 3, 2019 by

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on "60 Minutes"

Tesla raising cash after sluggish start to 2019, and Elon Musk is buying big–Update

UPDATE: On Friday, Tesla increased its offering to 3.1 million shares and said CEO Elon Musk would more than double his original purchase, from $10 million to $25 million... read more May 3, 2019 by

Polestar 2

Polestar will qualify for $7,500 electric-car credit separately from Volvo

The 2021 Polestar 2 will look and feel a lot like a Volvo, but federal and state regulators won't treat it like one in the U.S. when it comes to qualifying for various... read more May 3, 2019 by

2020 BMW 745e xDrive iPerformance

Tesla Model 3 for Canada, 2020 BMW 745e, LA's Green New Deal: Today's Car News

Tesla raises cash and introduces a new very short-range version of the Model 3 for Canada. The BMW 745e brings a new 6-cylinder engine, with lower fuel-economy ratings, and... read more May 2, 2019 by

2019 Tesla Model 3 Performance

Tesla Model 3 becomes eligible for Canada's EV tax credit with 93-mile version

Tesla announced a new entry-level version of the Tesla Model 3 for Canada on Wednesday. The new version is designed to limbo under the $45,000 (Canadian) price cap on... read more May 2, 2019 by

2020 BMW 745e xDrive iPerformance

2020 BMW 7-Series plug-in hybrid rated just 16 electric miles

Although the gigantic new twin-kidney grille might be the most eye-catching addition to BMW’s flagship luxury 7-Series sedan, the model in the lineup that’s gone... read more May 2, 2019 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in Maven car-sharing fleet, Los Angeles [photo: Dan MacMedan fo

LA Green New Deal targets 80 percent EVs, less driving

As Washington DC waffles on developing a Green New Deal—or works to torpedo it altogether—LA's environmentalist mayor, Eric Garcetti, signed off on a local Green... read more May 2, 2019 by

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

2019 Audi E-tron discounts, GM electric truck, EV myths debunked: Today's Car News

GM CEO Mary Barra confirmed that the company is developing an all-electric pickup. Audi is offering significant incentives right out of the gate on its new 2019 E-tron... read more May 1, 2019 by

Tesla Model X crash, Hwy 101 Mountainview, California

Tesla faces lawsuit in fatal Model X crash on Autopilot

The family of a driver killed in the crash of a Tesla Model X driving on Autopilot filed a lawsuit April 26 against Tesla over the crash, Bloomberg reported. Software... read more May 1, 2019 by

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus

Busting 7 of the most common myths about electric cars

Ah, yes, forwarded emails with subject lines like, “The real story behind …” or “Things you haven’t been told about ….” They can... read more May 1, 2019 by

Exhaust emissions from tailpipe [photo: Simone Ramella, 2005, used under Creative Commons 2.0]

When will it be socially unacceptable to drive a car with a tailpipe? Twitter poll results

At Green Car Reports, we've developed something of a tradition for Earth Day. Back in 2014, we formulated the question: "When will we start to see tailpipes on cars as... read more May 1, 2019 by

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

Audi E-tron electric SUV gets discounts just as it goes on sale

Just as the 2019 E-tron SUV starts arriving at dealerships, Audi is already offering big discounts on them. The biggest incentive so far is 1.9 percent financing on the... read more May 1, 2019 by

2019 GMC Sierra

GM CEO confirms plans to build Chevy or GMC electric pickup truck

General Motors CEO Mary Barra confirmed Tuesday in a call with investors what rumors had long predicted: The automaker will build an electric pickup. Barra didn't specify... read more April 30, 2019 by


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