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  • Electrify America Level 2 chargers with Chevrolet Bolt and Nissan Leaf

    A new survey from AAA released last week reported that 20 percent of Americans say they plan to buy an electric car the next time they purchase a new car. That contrasts sharply with the less than one percent of Americans who buy electric cars today. It's not clear were the discrepancy lies, whether in range improvements for the latest electric cars, consumers who actually intend to buy electric but then can't find a model or a deal they like when they actually get to a showroom, survey error, or some other factor. READ THIS: Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn: 188 miles is enough for electric cars; now...

  • First release candidate Tesla Model 3 electric car, from video tweeted by Elon Musk, March 2017
    First 'release candidate' Tesla Model 3 driven: video posted by Elon Musk

    The news earlier this week that the Tesla Model 3 would skip its usual "beta" development phase came as a shock to the industry and even to Tesla fans. With no reported sitings to date of Model 3 development versions on the roads, that seemed a startling and risky thing for Tesla to do. Especially...

  • Tesla Motors website hacked, Apr 2015
    Tesla Website, Twitter Account, Musk Twitter Briefly Hacked

    Electric-car maker Tesla sits in the heart of Silicon Valley, a place where software security is--or should be--a constant focus of attention. Still, corporate websites present a juicy and visible target for hackers worldwide. For a brief period Saturday afternoon, hackers appear to have taken over...

  • Image tweeted (and then removed) by @NissanLeaf Twitter account, March 2014
    Nissan Tweets, Then Deletes, Electric-Car Sales Slap At Tesla

    Oh, Nissan, you just shouldn't have gone there. As captured by Autoblog Green writer Domenick Yoney last Friday, the @NissanLeaf Twitter account posted the following message: It's okay #NewJersey, you can still #GoElectric with the #NissanLEAF #EV Sloppy punctuation aside, the tweet was a clear dig...

  • 'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Elon Musk arrives in a Tesla Roadster
    Tesla Motors In The Black, This Week, Tweets CEO Musk

    Some of the biggest news of the year has been broken on social networking site, Twitter. For Tesla CEO Elon Musk, that includes regular tweets about the company. Yesterday, he tweeted that Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] was in the black. "Am happy to report that Tesla was narrowly cash flow positive last...

  • Smart of Argentina's Twitter animation
    Tweeting Clever: Smart Of Argentina Rules At Twitter

    Most car companies really suck at Twitter. There, we said it. For every company using it as a glorified advertising platform there's another trying to get 'interactive' in a way that's so hideously over-friendly they're like the attention-seeking kid at school. Some, however, get it right. Smart of...

  • The Internet

    As you'll no doubt be aware, websites such as AllCarsElectric and our sister site GreenCarReports use social media such as Twitter and Facebook to allow our readers to keep up to date with the latest EV and green car news. We aren't alone, either. Companies like Nissan, GM, THINK, Smart and various other manufacturers of EVs use social media to reach wider audiences too, and to benefit from users' sharing of stories to pass information around in a way they've never been able to before. That's the theory anyway, and it's a theory that MBA student Remy Tennant is basing his thesis on - the...

  • 2012 Ford Focus Five-Door
    Looking For a Deal On a Car? Ford Helps With Scribd Tech Rebate

    If you are in the market for a small car, but still want some of the comforts and whiz-bang features of a more expensive luxury car, then Ford may have just what you are looking for. Ford has published through Twitter via Scribd.com a Focus Technology Rebate program. All you have to do is print it...

  • Green Car Reports headlines daily e-mail
    Get Green Car Reports Via Our New E-Mail, Better RSS Feeds

    Want to follow the latest news and information on green cars of all varieties, from high-mileage to hybrid, clean diesel to fully electric vehicles? Now we're launching a brand-new, redesigned daily e-mail update. If you'd like to have all our headlines delivered to your Inbox in one nice, tidy...

  • Toyota Prius with keyed hood, via Twitter account of @peterpham
    Reader Poll: Was This Done By a Hybrid Hater, or An Angry Ex?

    It's Friday, the day when we round up the random items we've received all week and decide what to do with them. This one, we decided, deserves a reader poll. What do you think, was this innocent grey second-generation Toyota Prius keyed by someone who hates the fuel efficiency and green image of...

  • Tesla Model S and Roadster
    BREAKING: Tesla Employees Killed in Plane Crash Identified

    UPDATE (February 18): The three Tesla Motors employees killed yesterday in the crash of a small airplane at the Palo Alto Airport have now been identified, according to local news reports. They were: Doug Bourn, a senior electric engineer and the presumed pilot of the plane; Andrew Ingram, an...

  • 2010 Toyota Prius - Facebook page
    2010 Toyota Prius: On the Road, And In Social Media Too

    Carmakers have dived into the deep end of social media, with iPhone apps, Facebook pages, Twitter streams, and a whole host of other online ways to reach potential buyers and promote their brands. Not surprisingly, given the affluent, environmentally aware nature of its audience, the 2010 Toyota...

  • 2009 teaser shot of Buick crossover plug-in hybrid, a rebadged Saturn Vue quickly dubbed the 'Vuick'

    Just two weeks ago, we reported that GM's first plug-in hybrid vehicle--originally meant to be a Saturn Vue before GM decided to sell Saturn to Pennske--would become a Buick crossover. My, how quickly things change in the new Internet world. As GM said Wednesday on its Fastlane blog, "not all the feedback was positive." Twitter: #Vuick #Fail! In fact,  the idea of quickly renaming the former Saturn Vue as a Buick--by changing the grille and some trim--"received consistent feedback from large parts of all the audiences that it didn’t fit the premium characteristics that customers have come...