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What effect will lower tax credits on Tesla and GM plug-ins have? Twitter poll results

What effect will lower tax credits on Tesla and GM plug-ins have? Twitter poll results

For a bunch of electric-car owning acolytes, our readers are surprisingly sanguine about the reduction and eventual expiration of plug-in tax credits on electric-car sales. We've reported extensively on the expiring tax credits, which will affect models from Tesla and GM in 2019. When Congress set... read more

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2017 Tesla Model S

Patent shows new Tesla "windows" operating system

Tesla is known for having the Apple of car user interfaces on its big center displays. A recent patent filing shows Tesla may not be finished up dating the system, either for... read more January 7, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3 Long Range RWD

Tesla ekes 4 more miles out of Model 3 Mid Range

After a $2,000 price drop on Wednesday, Tesla buyers just got four more reasons to choose a Model 3 Mid Range. According to the order page on Tesla's website, the Mid Range... read more January 4, 2019 by


 
Tesla Model 3 bought [Photo by reader AH]

Tesla Model 3 Mid Range misses $35,000 target by $9,000 even after price cut

To offset lower tax credits for its cars that started New Year's Day, Tesla dropped prices by $2,000 for every model on Wednesday. That doesn't quite make up for the $3,750... read more January 3, 2019 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3

Tesla cuts prices $2,000, almost hit 250,000 vehicles in 2018

Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk made a multi-layered end-of-year push, focused on Tesla's final days and weeks of $7,500 federal EV tax credit eligibility. And with more than... read more January 2, 2019 by


 
2018 Tesla Model S and 2018 Tesla Model X

What effect will lower tax credits on Tesla and GM plug-ins have in the new year? Take our Twitter poll

The wind-down of federal tax credits on plug-in vehicles begins to hit in 2019. Tax credits for Tesla buyers were already reduced to $3,750 on Tuesday. The same reduction is... read more January 2, 2019 by


 
Larry Ellison and Kathleen Wilson-Thompson  -  Tesla board

Tesla's new board members, Calfornia's new stickers: Today's Car News

Happy New Year! For today's holiday-shortened lineup, we remind California readers that 2018's Clean Air stickers are no longer valid i in the state's carpool lanes. And we... read more December 31, 2018 by


 
Tesla Motors, Palo Alto, California

Iron Man 2 reunion: Musk friend Larry Ellison named to Tesla board

Tesla announced Friday that it has added two independent directors to the company's board: Kathleen Wilson-Thompson and Larry Ellison. Yes, it’s that Larry... read more December 31, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Porsche Taycan sold out for a year—to mostly Tesla drivers

As much as they evangelize Tesla, it turns out Tesla owners may be looking for an upgrade. Klaus Zellmer, Porsche's president and CEO for North America, disclosed in an... read more December 28, 2018 by


 
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 Ford Ranger

Affordable Audi electric, Ford police hybrids, Tesla refunds: Today's Car News

Audi will build an upscale car on VW's affordable electric-car platform. Ford is taking orders from police departments for its more efficient hybrid police cruisers. Tesla... read more December 12, 2018 by


 
Rivian R1T electric pickup concept

LA Auto Show electrics, no Volts, 1 billion Tesla miles: The Week in Reverse

Which company plans on introducing a new electric pickup and SUV? What car caused a ruckus when its manufacturer announced it would be discontinued? This is our look back at... read more December 1, 2018 by


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

Tesla (again) says buyers must order today for full tax credit

If you want to buy a Tesla and get the full tax credit, today is your last day to order for Tesla to guarantee delivery by December 31. With the tick-over of the new year... read more November 30, 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


 

 
 

 
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