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Tesla sales, VW tech, electric Harley-Davidson: Today's Car News

Tesla sales, VW tech, electric Harley-Davidson: Today's Car News

With final sales reports out from the whole auto industry, we built some context around Tesla's end-of-the-year sales numbers. The Model 3 is setting the pace among luxury cars. Volkswagen buys wireless tech from Volvo. Harley-Davidson announces pricing and a date for buyers interested in... read more

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Tesla Model 3 all-wheel drive Performance rolls off a new assembly line in a temporary structure

Opinion: Expiring tax credits hurt U.S. automakers, favor imports

President Trump campaigned on a promise to aid U.S. manufacturers and provide more incentives for them to produce products in the U.S. Now the President, seemingly in... read more December 27, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

What are your hopes for plug-in cars in 2019?

People wish for all kinds of things. When it comes to electric cars, there are several types of things green car fans may wish for to get more such cars on the road, from... read more December 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD

Tesla offers to cover remainder of full tax credit if it can't deliver by year-end

Buyers interested in a Tesla have just one week to take delivery before the full federal tax credit gets cut in half—unless Tesla can't get the car delivered until the... read more December 24, 2018 by


 
2019 Chevrolet Volt

Tesla Model 3, long-range Nissan Leaf, cutting tax credits: Today's Car News

The Trump administration plans to end tax credits for plug-in cars. The EPA released official range and efficiency estimates for the Tesla Model 3 Mid Range. The long range... read more December 4, 2018 by


 
Trump Chief Economic Adviser Larry Kudlow

Trump administration plans to end electric-car tax credits

As tax credits begin to expire for some automakers and the electric-car industry begins to lobby to extend them, the Trump administration plans to end them altogether... read more December 4, 2018 by


 
First 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car    [photo: Patrick Reid]

EV Drive coalition begins lobbying effort to save tax credit

Members of the lame-duck Congress all got letters on their desks Tuesday stating why the electric-car tax credit should be revised and extended. Along with a five-point fact... read more November 30, 2018 by


 
Mother-daughter team installs battery packs in Chevrolet Volt electric cars

Trump vows retaliation against GM for layoffs

After General Motors announced on Monday that it will kill the Chevy Volt as part of an effort to streamline its lineup, close five factories, and lay off 15 percent of its... read more November 28, 2018 by


 
Canadian reader K's new Tesla Model 3

Electric car rebates end in Ontario, Canada

Following the election of Conservative Doug Ford as premier July 7, Ontario, Canada, has canceled the province's generous tax incentives for electric cars, according to an... read more July 12, 2018 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018

PG&E offers new $3,000 rebate to Nissan Leaf buyers

California is already by far the No. 1 state for sales of electric cars, and the state's biggest utility apparently wants to add to that momentum. PG&E (formerly Pacific... read more April 25, 2018 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Automakers, electric utilities want electric-car tax credit extended

With Tesla likely to hit 200,000 electric cars sold in the U.S. later this year, it will begin a phasedown process during which the income-tax credits available to its buyers... read more March 20, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla expects 200,000th U.S. sale this year, electric-car tax credits to start phaseout

It's been a topic of discussion for years: What will happen when a carmaker reaches the cap on U.S. sales of electric cars that qualify for the full federal tax credit of... read more February 26, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

What happens to electric-car sales when tax credits sunset? Each maker differs

Toward the end of last year, electric-car shoppers began to think about a U.S. market without the $7,500 federal tax credit for their purchases of plug-in vehicles. While the... read more February 22, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Will GM or Tesla buyers lose electric-car tax credits first? (updated)

A major contributor to electric-car sales is the program under which buyers of new electric cars qualify for a federal income-tax credit of up to $7,500. But these tax... read more February 12, 2018 by


 
2015 Nissan Leaf charging back at home after 1,000-mile road trip   [photo John Briggs]

Budget deal restores tax credits for EV charging stations, electric motorcycles, fuel-cell cars

Fears that Congress would kill the federal tax credit for purchase of a plug-in electric car were laid to rest in December when that incentive survived the $1.5 trillion... read more February 11, 2018 by


 
Virginia State Capitol, Skip Plitt/C'ville Photography [CC BY-SA 3.0]

Virginia state-tax rebate up to $3,500 for electric-car purchase dies in subcommittee

Virginia is for lovers—and electric-car advocated had hoped that it would soon be for lovers of electric cars and plug-in hybrids, too. A bill proposed in mid-January... read more February 5, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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