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Electric semi, car subscription services, engine bans, Better Place postmortem: Today's Car News

Electric semi, car subscription services, engine bans, Better Place postmortem: Today's Car News

Today, the sad story and lessons learned from the Better Place failure, subscription services and electric cars, some surprising survey results, and another all-electric semi truck concept. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler makes trucks. A lot of trucks... read more

October 31, 2017 by -
 
Mazda Kai concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan electric SUV, emission-defeat devices, no free Model 3 charging, Tokyo show cars: Today's Car News

Today, we've got news from the Tokyo Motor Show press days, including a new Nissan electric crossover concept and a Toyota luxury fuel-cell car, plus bad news for Tesla Model... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
2014 BMW i3 REx, scenic New Jersey, Apr 2015  [photo by owner Tom Moloughney]

Tesla Model 3 future, death of the engine, 10K plug-in sales, Dieselgate modifications: Today's Car News

Today, a death in the family, a future competitor for Tesla's Model 3, 10,000 plug-ins from one maker in one month, and some Dieselgate engine updates. All this and more on... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
Cadillac Super Cruise

Western fast charging, Tesla in China, 2019 Prius V spy shots, Best Car winners of the past: Today's Car News

Today, we've got reports of what Tesla will do in China, spy shots of the next Prius V hybrid, more fast-charging for electric-car drivers in Western states, and some Best... read more October 23, 2017 by


 
Apple’s self-driving system atop a Lexus RX - Image via MacCallister Higgins

Mazda rotary range extender, Nissan's chill electric van, 2018 Zero motorcycles, Cummins buys Brammo: Today's Car News

Today, we've got a very cool electric van, a diesel-engine maker moving into electric trucks, Mazda's rotary range-extending engine, and new and better electric motorcycles... read more October 20, 2017 by


 
Toyota Fine-Comfort Ride concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Electric Nissan SUV, EPA vs ethanol, VW vs Pikes Peak, 6-minute battery recharges: Today's Car News

Today, it appears the future may include more electric SUVs, less ethanol in gasoline, a VW electric hill-climbing race car, and much, much faster battery recharging. All... read more October 19, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV Cruise Automation test mule in San Francisco

Tesla Model 3 poll, 2018 Camry Hybrid mileage, UAW jobs, Mercedes electric cars: Today's Car News

Today, we've got a gas-mileage test of the 2018 Toyota Camry Hybrid, a roundup of Canadian news about electric cars, a threat to the UAW, and a poll on the future of the... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
The United States Postal Service's rendering for a self-driving mail delivery truck

Powerful Polestar, banning cars with engines, Best Car To Buy 2018, wireless charging: Today's Car News

Today, the three finalists for our annual Best Car To Buy award, a powerful plug-in hybrid coupe from Volvo's Polestar, the importance of wireless charging, and the... read more October 17, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla cuts jobs, VW electric trucks and buses, Ikea bets on hybrids: Today's Car News

Today, hundreds of jobs go on the chopping block at Tesla over "performance" with the Model 3, VW lets loose its electric truck and bus plans, and Ikea gets in on the hybrid... read more October 16, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 found on Craigslist

Tesla Model 3 for sale, Norway taxing electric cars, Paris axes gas and diesel: Today's Car News

Today, it's your chance to buy a Tesla Model 3 (for three times its list price), Nissan gets the A-OK to expand its Tennessee battery plant, and Paris is ready to kick... read more October 13, 2017 by


 
Smog over Los Angeles, courtesy Flickr user steven-buss

Electric cars taking over cities, industry executives weigh-in, a plug-in hybrid Range Rover: Today's Car News

Today, Fiat-Chrysler's outspoken CEO casts doubt on electric cars, while Oxford in the U.K. and Los Angeles are betting big on going gas- and diesel-free. Talk about... read more October 12, 2017 by


 
General Motors’ Silent Utility Rover Universal Superstructure (SURUS)

Electric motorcycle road-tripping, hydrogen fuel-cell in the Army, mid-engined Corvette: Today's Car News

Today, we envision a diesel-free future in Copenhagen (with many exclusions), ride 4,000 miles across the country on an electric motorcycle, and see that the potential for... read more October 11, 2017 by


 
2017 Porsche Cayenne S E-Hybrid Platinum Edition

2017 Toyota Prius Prime, Uber goes green, Leaf takes on Bolt EV: Today's Car News

Today, we hit the road in the 2017 Toyota Prius Prime, compare the old Nissan Leaf to the new Chevrolet Bolt EV, and learn how the West is going green. Oh, and for $2,000 or... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
EPA administrator Scott Pruitt  [photo from 2014]

Clean Power Plan, Nissan Leaf Nismo, Tesla Semi: Today's Car News

Today, the EPA signaled its intent to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, the Nissan Leaf Nismo popped out, and California may be the first place in America where gas engines are... read more October 9, 2017 by


 
2019 Audi A8

Electric-car sales, buyer beware, renewable energy rules, electric Subaru future? Today's Car News

Today, we've got sales reports from our northern neighbors, some speculation on electric Subarus, a caution on buying electric cars, and good news on renewable energy. All... read more October 6, 2017 by


 
Bloodhound SSC test fires its jet engine

Cheaper electric Chevys, Range Rover plug-in hybrid, Nissan e-NV200 van, less ethanol? Today's Car News

Today, our final electric-car sales update for last month, saving money on plug-in Chevys, a longer-range electric van that's still forbidden fruit, and more details on the... read more October 5, 2017 by


 

 
 

 
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