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Tesla changes, EPA updates, tax credits, Kia Soul EV review: The Week in Reverse

Tesla changes, EPA updates, tax credits, Kia Soul EV review: The Week in Reverse

Which U.S. state may regain the title of lithium-mining capital? What model will Tesla quit selling online? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 12, 2019. Tesla shook up its lineup again on Friday, announcing leases for... read more

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Volvo to boost plug-in hybrid production to 25 percent of fleet

While other automakers are moving away from plug-in hybrids to electric powertrains, Volvo is finding unexpected success with its lineup of plug-in hybrids. At a recent... read more March 26, 2019 by


 
Imagine by Kia concept

Plug-in cars and concepts at Geneva, Tesla Model Y and Superchargers: The Week in Reverse

Which new electric car may be able to recharge 240 miles in less than five minutes? What is the bestselling electric car in the world, and what milestone did it pass this... read more March 9, 2019 by


 
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Audi Q4 e-tron, Honda electrifies Europe, Polestar and tariffs: Today's Car News

Audi reveals its third electric SUV in Geneva. Honda announces plans to electrify its European lineup. A startup automaker with Porsche connections plans to introduce an... read more March 6, 2019 by


 
Polestar 2

Volvo taking on Tesla with Chinese-built Polestar 2 electric car: details and photos

Ahead of the Geneva auto show, Volvo’s Polestar electrified performance-car brand has revealed its first all-electric model and first volume-production model, the... read more March 5, 2019 by


 
Ford crossover EV teaser photo

Volvo's Polestar 2 electric car, plug-in Jeeps, Honda e Prototype: Today's Car News

Honda showed off its e Prototype concept for the upcoming Geneva auto show. Volvo unveiled its first all-electric car, the Polestar 2, and we compared it with the Tesla Model... read more February 27, 2019 by


 
Polestar 2 teaser

Poll suggests more Americans might buy an EV—if only they had a place to charge

Almost three-quarters of Americans see electric cars as the future of transportation, according to a new Volvo/Harris poll released Tuesday. In the poll conducted last... read more February 26, 2019 by


 
Piech Mark Zero concept

Volvo batteries, California superhighways, more efficient motors: Today's Car News

Falling reliability costs the Tesla Model 3 its Consumer Reports recommendation. Could high-speed rail be replaced with high-speed highways? Volvo is pulling depleted... read more February 21, 2019 by


 
Volvo 40.2 concept

Green New Deal, Electrify America expansion, Audi e-tron delay: Today's Car News

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ed Markey introduced the outline of a Green New Deal in Congress. Electrify America laid out plans for its second-round roll-out starting later... read more February 8, 2019 by


 
Geely GE11 concept sneak peak

Geely announces first electric car aimed at global markets

In time with the Detroit auto show, Chinese automaker Geely announced its first electric car planned to go on sale worldwide. Called the GE11, Geely's first global electric... read more January 16, 2019 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

2019 Toyota Prius AWD price, more VW electrics, French protests: Today's Car News

Toyota announced pricing for the new 2019 Prius AWD-e. In trade talks with the Trump administration, VW's CEO revealed the company could use Ford factories in the U.S. to... read more December 5, 2018 by


 
Volvo invests in Freewire

Volvo goes off the grid, invests in mobile-charging experts Freewire

Volvo Cars has announced an investment in Freewire Technologies, a company that emphasizes mobile charging solutions. Freewire earlier this year attracted a $5 million... read more October 25, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC40

Report: Volvo's parent company in talks with Toyota over hybrid systems

Toyota revealed on Thursday that it is in talks with Chinese automaker Geely, which owns Volvo, about cooperation on hybrid vehicle technology, Reuters reported. As the... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
Consumer Reports tests Tesla Model 3 braking [CREDIT: Consumer Reports]

Consumer Reports ranks Tesla Autopilot second among self-driving systems

In the latest ranking of automaker self-driving systems, Tesla's popular Autopilot system ranked second to Cadillac's Super Cruise system. The ratings come from Consumer... read more October 5, 2018 by


 
2019 Volvo XC60

Charging cord for 2019 Volvo XC60 T8 plug-in hybrid may start fire, will be recalled

A certain charging cord included in a small number of 2019 Volvo XC60 crossover SUVs may overheat and shock owners, or start a fire, the automaker said this month. Volvo... read more September 25, 2018 by


 
Volvo 40.2 concept

Volvo confirms Polestar 2 electric "sedan"

A Volvo executive has revealed a few details of the Polestar 2, an electric sedan that will follow next year's Polestar 1 performance coupe. The Polestar 2 will be a sedan... read more July 17, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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