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2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric "Unlimited" subscription more limited this year

2018 Hyundai Ioniq Electric "Unlimited" subscription more limited this year

While global demand for the Hyundai Ioniq Electric appears to be strong, supplies have remained limited. The battery-electric compact hatchback, rated at 124 miles of range by the EPA, forgoes the "weird styling" of contenders like the previous Nissan Leaf. In the U.S., however, the all-electric...

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2018 Tesla Model 3

McKinsey summarizes state of the art, latest trends in electric cars

Over the seven years modern, mass-priced electric cars have been on sale, various bits of wisdom have emerged among their fans, advocates, and owners. One might be how much... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt with Green Car Reports editor John Voelcker

Plug-in electric car sales in Canada, March 2018: Prius Prime rivals Volt

The Chevy Volt won its umpteenth monthly plug-in sales title in Canada last month, but soaring sales of other models were the big story in the Canuck electric vehicle... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Silverado outside the Detroit auto show

Why trucks aren't a CAFE problem for carmakers, despite their lobbying claims

In response to automaker lobbying, the EPA plans to start the process of rolling back emission standards passed under the Obama Administration. Automakers claimed the... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
Used 2015 Tesla Model S P85D on day of purchase  [photo: Jay Lucas]

Why I traded my Chevy Bolt EV for a Tesla: one reader's story

As a nation, the U.S. takes lots of road trips, because most of the country has no viable mass transit between city pairs. If electric cars are ever to enter the mass market... read more April 5, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Sonic

Kona Electric info, context for EPA plan, CX-5 Diesel MIA, China learns from California: Today's Car News

Today, we've got an apt pupil (China) learning from the master (California), a diesel crossover that's MIA, our context to keep perspective on the EPA's announced plans to... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
2013 Nissan Leaf electric car tested as taxi in New York City, April 2013

Buyers in seven Northeast states urged to consider electric cars

When companies want to sell more of something, they market it. Now, at long last, electric cars are about to get the same treatment. Following an announcement at the New York... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

5 things about the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric we learned at the NY auto show

After a Detroit auto show that was about little except pickup trucks and a new Jeep, followed by a tepid Chicago show, New York proved to be relatively rich in interesting... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
Chrome exhaust pipe

8 things you should know about EPA plan to let cars emit more (cutting fuel economy as well)

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt said yesterday the agency plans to modify rules limiting carbon-dioxide emissions for light-duty vehicles in model years 2022 through 2025. The... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5 diesel: engine still MIA in compact crossover utility vehicle

It's the mystery model, the all-but-legendary vehicle still just beyond reach, years after its maker first announced plans to offer diesel engines. Specifically, it's the... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
2014 Tesla Model S in China

What China learned from California about getting electric cars on its roads

In the U.S., California has long been viewed culturally as the crazy, free-spirited cousin. As Californians like to point out, their state of 40 million people is also the... read more April 4, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Plug-in electric car sales for March: Prius Prime romps, monthly data an endangered species? (update)

The monthly report on sales of plug-in electric cars may well have come to a close this month. General Motors, makers of the Chevrolet Bolt EV and Volt, said it will only... read more April 3, 2018 by


 
2019 Porsche 911 teaser image

Model 3 production update, Prius Prime stomps Chevy, are monthly sales a goner? Today's Car News

Today, we've got last month's sales numbers for plug-in electric cars (and a possible obituary for monthly sales data), a broken promise from Tesla on Model 3 production, and... read more April 3, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla Model 3 production crossed 2,000 last week; is it sustainable?

Tesla reported Tuesday that it built 34,494 electric cars in the first quarter of 2018, by far its largest quarterly production total ever. But all eyes were on one number... read more April 3, 2018 by


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

Will electric cars grow faster or slower than expected? Take our Twitter poll

Innovative technology in the auto industry—turbochargers or catalytic converters or disc brakes, say—tends to launch in high-end vehicles and filter down to the... read more April 3, 2018 by


 
Genesis Essentia Concept, 2018 New York auto show

Electric Mini Classic, 33rd hydrogen station, Leaf batteries, Jaguar I-Pace drive: Today's Car News

Today, we've got some history on a Classic Mini converted to all-electric, more efforts from China's government to promote plug-in cars, a new hydrogen station in California... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
2013 Nissan Leaf, Nashville area test drive, April 2013

Nissan Leaf refurbished batteries offered for older electric cars, in Japan

With more than 300,000 Nissan Leaf electric cars on the road, some more than six years old, battery degradation is becoming more and more of an issue. The different rates of... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
Traffic in China

China plans to standardize electric-car tech nationally to expand its global lead

Sales of plug-in electric vehicles in China were almost four times those in the U.S. last year, and the gap is expected to widen this year. The world's largest car market is... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
True Zero hydrogen fueling pump, run by First Element Fuels, opened in Thousand Oaks, CA, Mar 2018

California now has 33 hydrogen fueling stations for 4,200 fuel-cell cars so far

Hydrogen fuel first went on sale in California in January 2015, more than three years ago, though it had been dispensed free at a dozen or so prototype locations before that... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
Classic Mini with electric powertrain

Classic Mini converted to electric previews 2019 Mini E to come

With a new, all-electric Mini E set to arrive in dealerships in a year or less, BMW wants to highlight the idea of a Mini Cooper powered by batteries. That's what led it to... read more April 2, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace first drive

2019 Jaguar I-Pace: brief first drive of all-electric luxury crossover

A parking lot in suburban New Jersey isn’t the first place I’d look for a revolution. According to Jaguar, it’s where ours will start. After just over four... read more April 1, 2018 by


 
 

 
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