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UCS report shows electric cars get even cleaner in 2018

UCS report shows electric cars get even cleaner in 2018

Electric cars keep getting cleaner, despite efforts by the EPA and NHTSA to roll back pollution standards on cars and powerplants. That's the conclusion of the latest report from the Union of Concerned Scientists which annually measures the environmental impact of driving an electric car. The study...

October 3, 2018 by -
 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla Model 3 sales, Honda Insight recall, Mazda electric lineup and California goes its own way: Today's Car News

The Tesla Model 3 is the fifth best-selling car in the United States. California overrules the EPA's emissions freeze. Honda recalls the 2019 Insight. Mazda announces its... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
Smog over Los Angeles, courtesy Flickr user steven-buss

California overrules EPA emissions freeze for cars sold in the state

At its meeting on Friday, the California Air Resources Board officially confirmed that it will stick with planned increases in emissions and fuel economy standards for cars... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
2018 Kia Sorento

Kia smothers plans to bring Sorento diesel to America

The Kia Sorento may not get a diesel version for the U.S. after all. On the eve of the Paris Motor Show and the introduction of the production-spec Kia Niro EV, company... read more October 2, 2018 by


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

Tesla Model 3 is fifth bestselling car in U.S., production still short of profitability goal

Tesla announced Tuesday that it delivered 55,843 Model 3s between July and September, confirming reports that the company's mass-market electric is the fifth bestselling car... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
Mazda 2 RE Range Extender concept

Mazda announces electric lineup, rotary range extender

The electric-car revolution may give new life to an old gas engine. On Tuesday, timed to coincide with the Paris auto show, Mazda announced it will add plug-in capability and... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
2019 Honda Insight

2019 Honda Insight recalled for rearview camera failure

The 2019 Honda Insight hybrid hasn't been on sale for long; and yet Honda is already recalling more than 6,000 of them for a rearview camera failure. The problem affects... read more October 2, 2018 by


 
EVgo charging station in Union City, California with resused BMW i3 battery backup

How fast is fast enough for charging? Take our Twitter poll

Automakers are launching a race to build electric cars that can charge as fast filling a gas tank. When the first electric cars launched in 2011, buyers and fans were... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron quattro, in European trim, at San Francisco launch event

Audi plug-in hybrids, Pininfarina electric hypercar, Elon Musk settles lawsuit: Today's Car News

Audi plans to expand its line of plug-in hybrid vehicles. Pininfarina taps Rimac to build its electric hypercar's powertrain. Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles his SEC lawsuit in a... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
2018 Audi Q5

Audi to expand plug-in hybrid range alongside e-tron electric

The Audi e-tron electric crossover won't be the only new model with a plug coming soon. The company plans up to 12 new plug-in models by 2025, Audi revealed at the launch... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Pininfarina PF0 electric hypercar debuting at 2019 Geneva auto show

Pininfarina announces Rimac electric hypercar's powertrain, new Munich headquarters

Automobili Pininfarina, which is developing a multi-million-dollar electric hypercar under the classic Italian designer name, announced a deal to develop its cars' electric... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
wind farm

Report: Utility survey shows overwhelming support for renewable power

Americans want renewable electricity, and they want it now. That's the conclusion of a new study that has large power providers buzzing with nerves, according to a recent... read more October 1, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk in his McLaren F1, 1999

Tesla CEO Elon Musk settles lawsuit with SEC for $40M, will step down as chairman

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Saturday settled a lawsuit with federal regulators alleging that the controversial executive bilked investors and lied when he announced the automaker... read more September 29, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

Volkswagen electrics, Musk sued, BMW i3 range increase, California incentives: The Week in Reverse

Which electric car will get access to a fast charger network much like Teslas? What was the result of the SEC's investigation into Tesla chief Elon Musk? This is our look... read more September 29, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW i3

Tesla sued, 2019 BMW i3, EPA to scrap science office, and VW MEB platform: Today's Car News

The SEC sues Tesla chief Elon Musk for securities fraud. The 2019 BMW i3 gains a larger battery pack. The EPA reportedly plans to eliminate its science office. VW details its... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
Smokestacks pollution air quality

Trump fuel-economy proposal writes off rising global temperatures

It's not that the Trump administration doesn't believe in climate change. It just doesn't want to do anything about it. In a 500-page draft environmental impact statement... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
EPA Acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler

EPA reportedly plans to eliminate science office

Science looks to no longer be a high priority at the EPA. The New York Times reported Thursday that the EPA plans to eliminate the powerful Office of the Science Advisor... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen MEB platform architecture

Volkswagen details the foundation for 10 million electric vehicles

Volkswagen last week laid out the basics for its set of electric-car components that plans to use to underpin a million new all-electric vehicles each year by 2025. With... read more September 28, 2018 by


 
2019 BMW i3

2019 BMW i3 to get bigger battery with 153-mile range

The 2019 BMW i3 will get a larger battery, good for 153 miles of range, up from 115 miles for the 2018 model, the automaker announced Friday. BMW refers to the new battery in... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
Elon Musk at Tesla Model 3 reveal

SEC sues Tesla CEO Elon Musk over going-private tweet

The Securities and Exchange Commission sued Tesla CEO Elon Musk for securities fraud Thursday over his Aug. 7 tweet when he announced he had "funding secured" to take Tesla... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace, 3-day test drive

2019 Jaguar I-Pace, California electric-car rebates, and latest Elio Motors plans: Today's Car News

We spend three days with the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace for a real-world review. California considers upping its electric-car rebate. Elio Motors ditches plans to build its own... read more September 27, 2018 by


 
 

 
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