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Last week was our monthly sales extravaganza at Green Car Reports, where we endeavor to report the sales of every plug-in (and hydrogen fuel-cell) vehicle sold in the United States, and publish a separate report for Canada. It's an endeavor we've undertaken every month since production plug-in cars...

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Elio E1A test vehicle, June 2016

Elio update: Overstock gives 84-mpg automaker a shot, with a cryptocurrency twist

Fledgling automaker Elio Motors said it has good news this week for its three-wheeled car, which has been delayed for several years. KTBS in Shreveport, Louisiana, reported... read more May 7, 2018 by

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

Battery shortage interrupts Hyundai Ioniq Electric sales

Just when it looked like sales might take off for a variety of electric cars, a global battery shortage has put a damper on sales of models from Hyundai. We got a heads up... read more May 7, 2018 by

Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla reportedly locks out contractors in midst of Model 3 ramp up

Last Wednesday, during Tesla's earnings call, we learned that CEO Elon Musk planned to restructure the company and to cut the number of contractors used at Tesla's factories... read more May 7, 2018 by

Brown 2011 Volkswagen TDI Sportwagen listed for sale after emissions repairs

2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI SportWagen driven: Fixed, but does it matter?

The gentle rumble under the brown station wagon’s hood brings back memories of not too long ago as I sneak its 6-speed manual through the gears. So, too, the way it... read more May 7, 2018 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars outside dealership    [photo: Patrick Reid]

Conservative conference shows disagreement over purchase incentives for electric cars

You can’t always make assumptions about where people stand on any issue based on their political affiliation. You can tell a lot more by following the dollars that flow... read more May 7, 2018 by

1912 Commercial Truck, Curtis publishing

1912 electric truck: Take that, Tesla Semi!

This month, it seems like electric trucks are coming off the drawing boards and onto the roads, right and left. But Nikola, with its hydrogen trucks, and Tesla with its... read more May 6, 2018 by

Martin Winterkorn

Tesla's future, going to court over diesels and emissions, collectible Prius, 'Lexus lanes' and Autopilot stunt: The Week in Reverse

What's the latest type of vehicle to go electric? And what's likely to deliver your next case of Budweiser? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at... read more May 5, 2018 by

2018 Porsche Panamera Turbo S E-Hybrid

Plug-in electric car sales for April: Leaf sales lag, spendy Porsches take off

A month after General Motors announced it would only release quarterly sales results, the landscape for plug-in electric and hybrid cars appears to be little changed. While... read more May 4, 2018 by

Kia Niro EVs in Korea

VW executive charged, Tesla rebuked, Nissan Rogue Hybrid, electric Winnebago, and Kia Niro: Today's Car News

Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn was charged with fraud in federal court over his role in hiding VW's diesel emissions cheating. Tesla was thrown off the investigation... read more May 4, 2018 by

Winnebago custom electric RV on Motiv power electric chassis

Winnebago builds electric campers—to tow your electric car

We have electric cars, and electric trucks, why not an electric RV? Winnebago industries, perhaps America's most iconic RV manufacturer, has signed a deal with Motiv Power... read more May 4, 2018 by

2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid

2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid: late to the party, but at least it won't drink much

Just as most automakers gear up to announce their 2019 models, the 2018 Nissan Rogue Hybrid is arriving in showrooms scattered across select markets in the U.S. To mark the... read more May 4, 2018 by

Kia Niro EV in Korea

Kia Niro electric car debuts in Korea

Kia displayed a new Niro EV electric car concept at the Consumer Electronics Show last January, and the production car just made an appearance in South Korea at the Fifth... read more May 4, 2018 by

2018 Tesla Model X

Report: Tesla kicked out from official investigation over fatal Model X crash

The public dust-up between federal safety officials and Tesla escalated this week when the automaker left a fatal crash investigation—or was forced out. Bloomberg... read more May 4, 2018 by

Martin Winterkorn

Report: Former VW CEO Martin Winterkorn criminally charged over dieselgate

Former Volkswagen boss Martin Winterkorn was charged with defrauding the U.S. in a Michigan federal court Thursday for his role in the widespread VW diesel emissions scandal... read more May 3, 2018 by

Tesla factory screencap from SF Bay Area CBS video

Tesla sales, really fast charging turns on, Canadian sales, beer semis, and used chargers: Today's Car News

Last night, we heard a critical call from Tesla; investors had said it was a make or break moment for judging whether the company would survive to keep building the Model... read more May 3, 2018 by

Anheuser-Busch Nikola Two fuel cell semi

Budweiser-maker taps Nikola for up to 800 hydrogen-powered semi trucks

Anheuser-Busch bet big on hydrogen fuel for its semitrailer trucks Thursday. The Budweiser beermaker announced it would buy up to 800 big rigs from Nikola Motor Company by... read more May 3, 2018 by

Certified pre-owned ClipperCreek charging station in use

Clipper Creek offers certified pre-owned charging stations

You've heard of certified pre-owned cars, maybe even certified pre-owned electric cars. Now you can buy a certified pre-owned home charging station to go with your certified... read more May 3, 2018 by

Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla earnings, cash-burn up; Model 3 production, barely

Tesla told investors Wednesday that it burned through a record amount of cash last quarter, posting a $785 million loss for the quarter. The company's stock initially rose... read more May 3, 2018 by

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, Catalina Island, CA, Sep 2017

Outlanders Inbound: Plug-in Electric Car Sales In Canada, March 2018

The Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV set a new single-month Canadian sales record for plug-in electric vehicles in April, selling 589 units -- more than double the 237 it managed in... read more May 3, 2018 by

Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Electrify America switches on the first 350 KW Fast Charging station in Chicopee, Mass.

Though it lacked the crowds and fanfare of a Tesla launch, an unveiling yesterday in Chicopee, Mass., may have at least as much impact on electric-car drivers going forward... read more May 3, 2018 by


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