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2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid first drive

2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid first drive

Electrified cars are all too often about numbers: electric-only range, charging time, kilowatt-hours, and, of course, value. When it comes to an electrified luxury crossover like the 2019 Porsche Cayenne E-Hybrid, the default knee-jerk reaction is to throw out that last one. Except…... read more

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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


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Some Chevrolet Bolt EVs get new battery pack for sudden loss of power: here's why

It's every electric car owner's nightmare: the car indicates that remaining range has suddenly plummeted to zero, the battery pack stops providing current, and the car won't... read more April 17, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Some Tesla Model 3 cars haunted by "phantom touch" and "vampire draw" (updated)

At this point, the variable build quality of early Tesla Model 3 electric cars has been well documented. One of the main issues is the "phantom touch" on the car's... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf

Nissan Leaf, BMW i3, VW e-Golf compared to Renault Zoe: what UK test reveals

The redesigned 2018 Nissan Leaf emerged into a changed market, with 300-mile, $100,000 electric cars available and a host of direct competitors with far more range than the... read more April 16, 2018 by


 
1909 Ford Model T Touring

Gasoline range anxiety 100 years ago made electric-car charging seem easy

Electric cars have the great advantage that their batteries can be recharged anywhere there's electricity. It may not be particularly fast, though modern plug-in vehicles get... read more April 15, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, Hudson Valley, NY, Apr 2018

2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid: weekend drive review

For several years, the Chevrolet Volt was the sole plug-in hybrid with electric range notably above 20 miles—though it became clear Chevy never figured out how to... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
2016 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car, Newport Beach, CA, Nov 2014

Electric-car buyers want same things as all car buyers, research shows

It should come as no surprise to readers of this site that people who buy electric cars are normal people. A new study by Simon Fraser University in British Columbia adds to... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 Driving on a Public Road

When will Tesla Model 3 all-wheel-drive, lower-range models be available?

As Tesla ramps up production of the Model 3 and continues to deliver cars to its long list of reservation holders, many buyers are wondering when they will be able to... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S

Audi, BMW, Mercedes large electric luxury sedans to aim above Tesla Model S?

The Tesla Model S occupies an interesting position among "luxury" sedans and hatchbacks. It's far from the best-equipped vehicle compared to mid-size and full-size... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
wind farm

Energy Dept stops tracking green energy, electric-car progress; NRDC picks up slack

There's a lot of good data to be found in public reports from national labs and other government research papers, but it's not always easy to find or easy to parse. For... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car in Maven car-sharing fleet, Los Angeles [photo: Dan MacMedan fo

GM, EVgo to build Chevy Bolt EV fast-charging network, for Maven drivers only

General Motors has consistently declined to fund public charging stations that increase the utility and long-distance potential of the electric cars it sells. The company... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla Model Y production to start Nov 2019 (also, Musk doesn't have time to shower): reports

Amidst nine months of "production hell" for the Tesla Model 3 electric car, the company's next vehicle has somewhat fallen off the radar. According to a report Wednesday by... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
Buick Velite concept, 2016 Guangzhou auto show

Buick to launch new electric, plug-in hybrid models in China; what about US?

For 15 years now, Buick has been a far more important brand in China than it is in North America: four out of five Buicks sold globally are purchased by Chinese buyers. The... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Vacaville, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

Your predictions for electric-car growth: Twitter poll results

Predictions range all over the map on when electric-car sales are going to take off, depending on whether you're talking to a Wall Street bull or bear, what happens to gas... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
2018 Honda Clarity Plug-In Hybrid drive, Napa Valley, Caifornia, Dec 2017

Which Honda Clarity would you buy: electric, plug-in hybrid, or fuel cell? Take our Twitter poll

Honda has adopted an unusual strategy with its Clarity, creating a whole new model for its green car, separate from its mainstream midsized sedan, the Accord. While the... read more April 10, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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