Eric C. Evarts, Contributor
With rising interest rates and falling federal plug-in vehicle tax credits on some models, the best deals on electric cars, plug-in hybrids, and conventional hybrids are a little harder to find...
Porsche fined $600 million in Germany over dirty diesels
German regulators Tuesday hit Porsche with a $600 million (535 million euro) fine, for its role in selling cars powered by diesel engines designed by Audi that failed to comply with European...Eric C. Evarts
Automakers try to wave Colorado off a California-style EV mandate
After Colorado jumped on board California's Zero Emissions ship in January, automakers apparently weren't happy.
According to a Reuters report, the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, a lobbying...Eric C. Evarts
VW electric efforts, GM Workhorse deal, Chevy Volt deals: Today's Car News
President Trump announced a deal—or at least a dealmaking effort—to build Workhorse electric trucks at GM's Lordstown, Ohio, factory. Volkswagen is preparing to smash a new electric car...Eric C. Evarts
Big deals arrive on 2019 Chevy Volt: Get one while you can
In an effort to clear out the last of its inventory, General Motors has added the Chevrolet Volt to its list of models eligible for an 18 percent discount off sticker price this month.
When it went...Eric C. Evarts
Volkswagen's transformation from the world's leading maker of diesel cars to focusing on electrics isn't coming cheap.
The company has reportedly paid as much as $30 billion to put its diesel...
Trump tweets that Workhorse electric truckmaker may take over Ohio GM plant (Updated)
Update: Adds responses from GM and Workhorse.
President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that Cincinnati-based startup electric truckmaker Workhorse may buy GM's Lordstown, Ohio, factory.
That factory...Eric C. Evarts
Mercedes-Benz EQC, VW ID 3, FCA emissions boost Tesla: Today's Car News
Electric cars are starting to roll out from German automakers. Volkswagen gave a name to its new electric hatchback, and started taking orders. And Mercedes-Benz rolled the first electric EQC SUV off...Eric C. Evarts
How did that EV purchase affect your tax bill? Twitter poll results
Electric-car sales skyrocketed in the U.S. last year as Tesla Model 3 production ramped up.
The growth came not only as Tesla's production blew through its allotment of federal tax credits, but also...Eric C. Evarts
Report says Fiat Chrysler emissions deal worth $2 billion to Tesla
Analysts should no longer be worried about whether Tesla has enough cash to meet its immediate needs.
In addition to $2 billion it raised in stocks and convertible bonds last week, the company signed...Eric C. Evarts
First Mercedes-Benz EQC rolls off assembly line in Germany
German automakers have all said they will go all-in on electric cars, yet so far, few have actually arrived, with the Audi E-tron trickling into a few U.S. dealerships last week.
Now Mercedes-Benz...Eric C. Evarts
Lincoln hopes plugging in will bring younger customers to its showrooms. A federal judge approves payouts to customers who bought Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ram 1500 pickups with diesel engines....
Which classic electric car (or truck) would you like to restore? Take our Twitter poll
Electric cars are making history—and not for the first time.
Last weekend, we featured an electric car from a forgotten era, the (very early) 1960s.
Electric cars from 35 years later grabbed...Eric C. Evarts
Electrify America releases new pricing plans and mobile app
A new debate is raging in the electric-car and charging communities: Whether electric-car drivers should pay for charging like gas, by the kilowatt-hour; or like parking, by the minute.
Electrify...Eric C. Evarts
Settlement pays Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 diesel owners up to $3,075
Owners of Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs and Ram pickup trucks with a 3.0 turbodiesel V-6 may be eligible for up to $3,075 after the automaker settled with a group of owners last week.
The $307.5 million...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla EPA ratings, 2020 Hyundai Ioniq update, EVgo curbside chargers: Today's Car News
Reports emerging from around the electric-car industry point to a wave of possible battery shortages on the horizon. The EPA rates the new Tesla Model 3 Standard Range and Standard Range Plus, as...Eric C. Evarts
EPA confirms Tesla Model S Long Range at 370 miles, Model 3 efficiency boost
As Tesla has scrambled to revamp its model lineup in the face of lower tax credits and falling U.S. sales, some new variants have gone on sale before the EPA's site, FuelEconomy.gov, has even posted...Eric C. Evarts
The 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric will get a big boost in range along with more power when it goes on sale later this year in Europe.
New specs released by Hyundai's European sales organization point...
Could battery lawsuits, material shortages delay some EVs?
Shortages of raw materials for batteries, as well as a new lawsuit among battery suppliers, may lead to delays in some upcoming electric cars.
On Thursday, according to Reuters, Tesla's global supply...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla safety, Ford plug-ins, electric-car myths, Smart exit: The Week in Reverse
Which company made active driver safety aids standard on their cars?
What model got a new variant just for Canada?
This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla safety features, 2020 Toyota Prius Prime, Polestar tax credits: Today's Car News
The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime gets useful updates. Chinese electric-car startup Nio announced layoffs in the US. Polestar revealed that its cars will earn tax credits separately from parent-company...Eric C. Evarts
Autopilot or not, Tesla adds two more levels of lane assistance
On its way to rolling out full self-driving, Tesla will use the technology to add two more basic safety features to all its cars, the company announced on Thursday.
Tesla's Autopilot system can often...Eric C. Evarts