Future Fiat 500e, Sono Sion solar, Twitter poll: Today's Car News

Future Fiat 500e, Sono Sion solar, Twitter poll: Today's Car News

Tesla opened its reservation bank for the quick and giant Semi. Sono revealed the production version of its Sion solar-assisted electric cars. A Fiat Chrysler executive confirmed that the company will offer a longer-range replacement for the Fiat 500e electric car next year. And our latest Twitter...

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Tesla stores, plug-in Jeeps, EPA fuel-economy, Colorado charging: Today's Car News

Tesla reversed its decision to go online only, and is keeping many stores open. Fiat Chrysler announced two new plug-in Jeeps for Europe. An annual EPA report shows rising... read more March 11, 2019 by

2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

Tesla will raise prices on all but $35k Model 3, keep more stores open

Tesla's announcement late February that it will close stores and move entirely to online sales has already been cause for a minor uproar, as news emerged about mammoth lease... read more March 11, 2019 by

2019 Jeep Renegade

Jeep announces two more plug-in hybrids, for Europe

Last week, Fiat Chrysler announced plans, along with a $4.5 billion investment, to expand its lineup of plug-in hybrids, including plans to build two new plug-in hybrid Jeeps... read more March 11, 2019 by

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Colorado to launch smart-charging pilot program as it prepares for EVs

As it prepares to launch an electric-car mandate in coming years, Colorado is working to learn how electric cars can help it move to a more renewable energy grid. The... read more March 11, 2019 by

2019 Honda Insight

EPA says fuel economy rose in 2017, but it may be falling again

An EPA report released Wednesday shows that cars are getting better gas mileage in response to rising fuel economy standards. Yet a roaring economy and low gas prices have... read more March 11, 2019 by

Bell Nexus VTOL hybrid air taxi

Electrified Bell Nexus concept shows how Uber Air could take off

Although flying cars aren’t looking that much closer to reality, your Uber could take to the air in just a few years and be electric. Well, mostly electric, eventually... read more March 10, 2019 by

Imagine by Kia concept

Plug-in cars and concepts at Geneva, Tesla Model Y and Superchargers: The Week in Reverse

Which new electric car may be able to recharge 240 miles in less than five minutes? What is the bestselling electric car in the world, and what milestone did it pass this... read more March 9, 2019 by

Porsche Taycan prototype

BMW X3 plug-in, 400,000 Leafs, Audi e-tron Sportback, Fiat EV: Today's Car News

BMW and Audi are rounding out their lineups with new plug-in and electric SUVs. Customizable Fiat Centoventi concept could show a replacement for the 500e. And the Nissan... read more March 8, 2019 by

2020 Audi e-tron Sportback prototype

Audi e-tron Sportback electric SUV edges closer to production form

We've seen and driven the upcoming Audi e-tron quattro electric SUV, and this week got a look at the more affordable Q4 e-tron as well as four new plug-in hybrids coming from... read more March 8, 2019 by

2019 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf crosses 400,000 cumulative global sales

With Tesla looming in its rearview mirrors, the little Nissan Leaf is chuffing ahead in the global electric-car sales race. The company that built the original modern... read more March 8, 2019 by

Fiat Concept Centoventi concept

Fiat Concept Centoventi electric car opens Mopar toolbox, looks beyond 500e

Fiat is 120 years old, and for the Geneva Motor Show the Italian automaker is presenting an electric concept car that celebrates the brand’s “democratic... read more March 8, 2019 by

BMW X3 xDrive30e

BMW X3 xDrive 30e builds out plug-in hybrid lineup

BMW has recently announced that it will upgrade two mainstays of its plug-in hybrid lineup in the U.S. with the new 2020 X5 xDrive 45e and an updated 530e for 2019. In... read more March 8, 2019 by

Prototype for BMW iNext electric SUV due in 2021

Tesla Superchargers, Nissan IMQ SUV concept, Mitsubishi Engelberg: Today's Car News

Nissan gave a peek at a future SUV—only with gas-hybrid power, this time. Tesla turned on its first 1,000-mph version 3 Supercharger on Wednesday. The Mitsubishi... read more March 7, 2019 by

Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle

No more rumble: Harley-Davidson LiveWire electric motorcycle arrives in August, costs more than $30,000

Update, 3/7/19: Harley-Davidson announced a longer range estimate for the LiveWire at the Geneva auto show in March, which this story has been updated to reflect. A chief... read more March 7, 2019 by

Teaser for Honda Tomo concept debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Honda Tomo updates Urban EV concept for active lifestyles, and the Geneva show

The Tomo, a design-school update on the Honda Urban EV concept, with more rounded curves, is being displayed at the 2019 Geneva auto show. The new concept embraces time away... read more March 7, 2019 by

Nissan IMQ electric SUV concept

Nissan IMQ small SUV skips electric for hybrid power

After revealing a planned all-electric SUV last year in Tokyo and an electric sedan in Detroit this year, Nissan's debut at the Geneva auto show was a surprise: Its latest IM... read more March 7, 2019 by

Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept

Mitsubishi Engelberg SUV concept may preview Outlander PHEV replacement

The Mitsubishi Engelberg Tourer concept unveiled at the Geneva auto show on Tuesday looks a lot like the preview of a replacement for Mitsubishi's bestselling model, the... read more March 7, 2019 by

Carlos Ghosn

Japanese judge releases former Nissan chairman Ghosn on bail

In an unusual move in Japan, former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn was released on bail Wednesday after 108 days in jail, according to a report in Automotive News. Ghosn, who... read more March 7, 2019 by

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Tesla Model 3 gets Supercharging V3 first: How about 75 miles of range in 5 minutes?

If you road-trip with an electric car like a Tesla, you soon become acutely aware of miles per hour. That's not the miles per hour you see on the speedometer, but the rate at... read more March 7, 2019 by

Hispano-Suiza Carmen

Audi Q4 e-tron, Honda electrifies Europe, Polestar and tariffs: Today's Car News

Audi reveals its third electric SUV in Geneva. Honda announces plans to electrify its European lineup. A startup automaker with Porsche connections plans to introduce an... read more March 6, 2019 by


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