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How high should fuel-economy standards be set? Take our Twitter poll

How high should fuel-economy standards be set? Take our Twitter poll

In light of the EPA Administrator Scott Priutt reversing the Agency's decision to maintain tighter emissions standards from 2022 to 2025, it seemed time to ask for our audience's opinion. Since 2009, the EPA emissions standards have had a direct effect on fuel economy standards and have been...

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Electrify America chargers by BTC Power

Electrify America maps out charging network to rival Tesla Superchargers

Mark 2018 as the year that practical, widespread electric-car charging really started coming to America. We've had a lot of news about new charging networks coming to the... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
2017 Kia Soul EV

Should you buy a portable Level 2 electric-car charger?

Electric car chargers are becoming more affordable. Now you can buy a portable, 16-amp charger one for less than the price of a cheap tablet computer. Some electric-car... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
BMW iX3 concept teaser

BMW teases iX3 electric car in China

BMW's electric car lineup, the tiny i3 commuter and the i8 plug-in sports car, leaves a huge gap for a more practical, mainstream vehicle in between. Rumors have circulated... read more April 23, 2018 by


 
Life magazine centerspread of 1970 Clean Air Car Race entries

1970 Clean Car Race: How college teams helped bring about emission limits on new cars (and show up Detroit) after the first Earth Day.

When it comes to changing the world, never count out a bunch of college students with pens and wrenches. In response to growing demands to clean up the air, particularly from... read more April 22, 2018 by


 
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


 
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

Earth Day: 10 Questions On Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars To Ask Toyota, Honda & Hyundai

Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles are rolling out to California buyers in small numbers with two models on the market, and hydrogen stations slowly expanding outside a narrow slice... read more April 20, 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


 
Chrome exhaust pipe

An Earth Day question: When will we see 'tailpipes' on cars as morally wrong?

With automotive emissions regulations again coming under political pressure, we thought we'd re run this Earth Day question from 2014 in an attempt to answer the question... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

Volkswagen stamps new logo to mark electric transformation

Everybody knows the friendly, familiar VW logo—an artistically stacked 'V' and 'W' nestled inside a circle—whether its from smiling New Beetles running around, or... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV

Audi details battery for 2019 e-tron electric SUV

When the Audi e-tron battery-electric SUV goes on sale next year, its 432 battery cells will drink from a 150-kw charging firehose–a rate quicker than the Jaguar I-Pace... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 teaser image with Model S and Model X, March 2016

If you can't order your Tesla Model 3 yet, how can you pick up a used Model S (or X) instead?

Among the hundreds of thousands of potential buyers on the waiting list for the Tesla Model 3, many are waiting for configurations that aren't yet available—all-wheel... read more April 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid

Hyundai cuts $500 off Sonata Hybrid price

Hyundai has reduced prices on the 2018 Sonata Hybrid, in an effort to sell more of them. The $500 price cut makes the car one of the most affordable midsized hybrids on the... read more April 19, 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


 
Electrify America Level 2 chargers with Chevrolet Bolt and Nissan Leaf

Really fast electric-car charging stations coming to a Walmart near you

Tired of not being able to find a fast charging station near the stuff you need to buy? Not anymore. Electrify America, an organization born out of the Volkswagen emissions... read more April 19, 2018 by


 
2019 Buick Velite 6 Electric

Buick Velite 6 for China previews new GM approach to electric cars

If you want to look down the pike at what's coming for the U.S., you could do worse than watching what Buick is doing in China. One of the main things the company is doing in... read more April 18, 2018 by


 
2018 Mercedes-Benz S560e

Report: Mercedes planning electric S-Class-sized sedan to compete with Tesla Model S

After Tesla launched the first luxury electric car with the Model S, it relatively quickly took over the mantle as the best-selling luxury sedan. That didn't sit well with... read more April 18, 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


 
 

 
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