Bengt Halvorson, Senior Editor
Sorento Hybrid and ID.4 reviewed, Taycan Cross Turismo and C40 Recharge revealed: The Week in Reverse Bengt Halvorson
What’s the lowest lease price in the U.S. for a new electric car?
Which upcoming U.S.-made electric SUV will be built alongside a hybrid version?
This is our look back at the Week In...
2021 VW ID.4: 5 hits and misses, up close with the electric car for the masses
There are plenty of delightful details in Volkswagen's mass-market electric car, but also some frustrating interfaces.Bengt Halvorson
Taycan Cross Turismo cost, cheapest Bolt EV lease, 50-mpg Niro hybrid, Polestar showrooms: Today’s Car News
Polestar, with its EVs from China, is planning on showrooms in Detroit. The Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo, now priced, is a racy all-electric wagon good for the gravel. And Bolt EV deals have hit a new high—or is that a low? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The 2021 Porsche Taycan...Bengt Halvorson
2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo will start at $92,250, e-bikes not included
The wagon version of Porsche's electric sedan comes with a standard air suspension, all-wheel drive, more ground clearance, and a roomier rear seat.Bengt Halvorson
Volvo will slide a skateboard under its electric XC90 SUV
Volvo Cars CTO Henrik Green outlined in an interview with GCR how the company will manage the transition from mostly hybrid to all-electric through the decade.Bengt Halvorson
EVs and raw materials, dealership EV upgrades, Volvo’s shift to all-EV: Today’s Car News
Will the massive dealership networks of GM and Ford become a help or a hindrance, as these companies shift to EVs? Also, we look at another aspect of EVs’ carbon footprint. And how does the global automaker Volvo segue to all-electric by the end of the decade, while planning a limited number...Bengt Halvorson
Both General Motors and Ford face something that could be a help or a hindrance as they shift to electric vehicles: their massive dealer networks.
This year, they’re rolling out several new...
VW electric convertible, Volvo C40 Recharge debut, Nissan e-Hybrid efficiency: Today’s Car News
Nissan hits a 50% thermal efficiency with an engine set for hybrid duty. Volvo reveals the first EV for its lineup that won’t get a gasoline equivalent. And VW teases the idea of an electric Cabriolet. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. There aren’t any mass-market convertible...Bengt Halvorson
2022 Volvo C40 Recharge electric crossover revealed, with aims for all-electric brand by 2030
The second all-electric model from Volvo closely follows the 2022 XC40 Recharge and will arrive to the U.S. early next year.Bengt Halvorson
Lucid Air delay, Ford battery supply, Kia Sorento Hybrid first drive: Today’s Car News
We drive the Kia Sorento Hybrid. Lucid delays its Air sedan. Ford wants more U.S.-based battery supply. And Michelin gets into EV tires. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Michelin has looked to its Formula E racing experience in designing a strong street tire for sporty electric cars while...Bengt Halvorson
First drive review: 2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid beats Highlander Hybrid with 37 mpg and better tech, but it’s no Telluride
A Sorento Plug-In Hybrid is on the way, with all-wheel drive and a 30-mile plug-in range. Will it feel more like the range-topper we were expecting?Bengt Halvorson
Michelin performance EV tire draws from Formula E racing
EVs require a different kind of tire—so Michelin looked to its experience in Formula E and built a street tire from the racing rubber.Bengt Halvorson
Hyundai Ioniq 5 reveal, Kona Electric recall, Lucid IPO, Mirai and Toyota EVs: The Week in Reverse Bengt Halvorson
Where is the $25,000 Tesla being developed?
What company announced this week it might build a Fisker EV?
This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for...
Fresh USPS mail trucks revealed: Only 10% will be electric
Oshkosh Defense will make up to 165,000 of the vehicles, in a mix that includes internal combustion and electric versions, with details not yet disclosed.Bengt Halvorson
Greenest cars; Foxconn and Fisker; American-made raw materials for EVs: Today’s Car News
American-made EVs could get a boost, with the better supply chain ordered by President Biden. Fisker and Foxconn are potentially partners for a new urban electric car. And Tesla isn’t quite among the greenest cars on the 2021 version of a well-respected list. This and more, here at Green Car...Bengt Halvorson
Biden order could ramp up raw materials for American-made EV supply chain
To enable more truly American-made electric vehicles, the U.S. needs to make more of the supply chain domestic.Bengt Halvorson
Hyundai will replace Kona Electric battery packs, in most expensive EV recall ever
Hyundai Motor America confirmed U.S. versions of the Kona Electric are included in sweeping global recall.Bengt Halvorson
2021 Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo due for US deliveries this summer
Porsche is wrapping up development of its Taycan Cross Turismo electric car—a wagon version of the high-performance EV built for more than the pavement.Bengt Halvorson
Hyundai Ioniq 5 debut, Lucid going public, synthetic fuel as clean as EVs: Today’s Car News Bengt Halvorson
Lucid is going public, partly to ensure the rollout of its Gravity electric SUV. The 2022 Ioniq 5 bows as the first of a set of new EVs from Hyundai. And can synthetic fuel be as clean as...
2022 Ioniq 5 revealed: Retro-styled electric car leads a New Wave of EVs
With 800V fast-charging, a solar roof, and V2L capability to power tools or campsites, the 2022 Ioniq 5 is the start of something new at Hyundai.Bengt Halvorson
Karma GS-6 pricing, Alpha Jax EV rally car, Mirai and Toyota EVs: Today’s Car News
Alpha Motors shows us how retro-cute EVs can be styled for America. Karma prices the GS-6 plug-in hybrid. Virginia signs on with California standards. And the Toyota Mirai has us thinking about the brand’s upcoming EVs. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Karma has put a price tag on...Bengt Halvorson
The best-driving sedan Toyota already makes is an electric car
The 2021 Toyota Mirai is no template for the brand's future electric cars, but it sends plenty of signals about how the brand's EVs might drive.Bengt Halvorson
Karma prices GS-6 plug-in hybrid arriving soon, teases electric SUV due in 2022
The plug-in hybrid version of the GS-6 costs much less than the Revero GT and aligns this descendant with the pricing and sales targets of the original Fisker Karma.Bengt Halvorson
Bolt EUV debut, Mirai “minus emissions,” discounts for Bolt EV, Model 3, and Model Y: The Week In Reverse
Which automaker announced it’s exploring battery leasing for EV affordability? Which automaker didn’t want to commit to an expiration date for internal combustion? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending February 19...Bengt Halvorson