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Faster Rivian charging, Tesla Autopilot chip, new Honda battery tech: Today's Car News

Faster Rivian charging, Tesla Autopilot chip, new Honda battery tech: Today's Car News

Samsung might be supplying Tesla's promised new Autopilot chips in the spring. Honda reveals a new battery that could have 10 times the range of today's lithium-ion cells. And the U.S. hit a milestone for electric car sales last month, reaching 1 million plug-ins across the country. All this and... read more

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2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Tesla price hike, Dyson factory plan, GM tax-credit sunset: Today's Car News

GM is next, after Tesla, in hitting the 200,000 ceiling for the EV tax credit. The EPA dismisses some more groups of scientists. And electric-vehicle hopeful Dyson is soon... read more October 24, 2018 by


 
Munro & Associates teardown of Tesla Model 3 [Autoline]

Tesla teardown redux, smaller fast chargers, dirty battery manufacturing: Today's Car News

A much-publicized Tesla teardown from earlier in the year reveals some lessons and missed opportunities. Battery manufacturing happens to be in places with dirty power... read more October 23, 2018 by


 
Mystery Ford Mustang teaser

EPA deadline, BMW electric reality check, Mustang hybrid tease: Today's Car News

If you have a strong position regarding the EPA's proposal to freeze fuel economy standards at 2020 levels through 2026, speak out. Tomorrow is the deadline for making public... read more October 22, 2018 by


 
Volvo Google Sensus integration

Toyota hybrid repairs, new EV delivered, lessons of 9 years, candy from Elon Musk: Today's Car News

Hybrid repairs to keep customers happy, nine years of green-car lessons, the first of a new electric car is delivered in LA, and Tesla offers us candy. Sort of. We think. All... read more May 8, 2018 by


 
Pininfarina H2 Speed concept

Tesla Model 3 options, Honda Clarity Plug-in drive, German diesels, gas prices: Today's Car News

Buyers want to know when they can order their Tesla Model 3s with all-wheel drive; Elon Musk hints at the answer. Upgrading the dirtiest diesels in Germany could prove... read more April 13, 2018 by


 
Hybrid Kinetic HK GT concept

Tesla Model Y for 2019, California EPA deal, Bolt fast-charging, German electric sedans: Today's Car News

Tesla reveals its Model Y launch window, EPA and California may still agree on emissions, a fast-charge network is coming for Bolt Maven drivers, and German electric luxury... read more April 12, 2018 by


 
US Marines test Nikola UTV

Electric Buicks, restyled Prius hybrid, green-car deals, vanishing sedans: Today's Car News

Three new Buicks with plugs are coming for China, the Prius hybrid may get a restyle, sedans and small cars continue to depart Detroit, and we've got this month's best... read more April 11, 2018 by


 
2019 Ford Focus

SF Motors electric cars, emissions vs gas mileage, Honda Clarity poll, UK engine ban: Today's Car News

A Tesla founder has a new startup car company, the British utility would be OK with more electric cars sooner, reporters are getting a crucial distinction wrong, and we've... read more April 10, 2018 by


 
Teaser for Buick Enspire concept debuting at 2018 Beijing auto show

Nikola hydrogen semi deposits, EV around the world, climate forecast grim, EPA sloppy: Today's Car News

A startling announcement from a zero-emission truck maker, some grim news on climate change, sloppiness from the Trump administration's EPA, and a quixotic round-the-world... read more April 9, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace first drive

Jaguar I-Pace style, all-electric Smart, 2018 Nissan Leaf charging, EPA battle: Today's Car News

Today, the Jaguar I-Pace shows how electric cars can lead to new designs, Daimler said Smart will be all-electric by 2020, owners of 2018 Nissan Leafs spot fast-charging... read more April 6, 2018 by


 
Tesla electric cars at Supercharger fast-charging site, TK  [photo: Jay Lucas]

Trucks can meet CAFE, Volt vs Prius Prime, 200 miles enough, Bolt EV traded for Tesla: Today's Car News

Today we find out why one reader traded his brand new Chevy Bolt for a used Tesla Model S, why trucks aren't the problem for fuel economy requirements that automakers have... 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


 
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


 
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


 
2019 Mazda CX-3

Tesla Model S recall, Leaf battery worries, EPA climate denial, what's a crossover anyway? Today's Car News

Today, we've got a recall for no fewer than 123,000 Tesla Model S electirc cars, some worrisome data on newer Nissan Leaf battery life, the EPA working to downplay climate... read more March 30, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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