Eric C. Evarts, Contributor
Chinese electric-car startup Nio announced Thursday that it will close an office in California and lay off 70 workers, according to a report in The Verge.
The layoffs were filed with the California...
2020 Toyota Prius Prime gains seating for 5, Apple CarPlay, revamped lineup
The 2020 Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid gains some important functionality, even though some of the key specifications for range and efficiency haven't changed.
The most important improvement,...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla Model 3 for Canada, 2020 BMW 745e, LA's Green New Deal: Today's Car News
Tesla raises cash and introduces a new very short-range version of the Model 3 for Canada. The BMW 745e brings a new 6-cylinder engine, with lower fuel-economy ratings, and slightly more electric...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla Model 3 becomes eligible for Canada's EV tax credit with 93-mile version
Tesla announced a new entry-level version of the Tesla Model 3 for Canada on Wednesday.
The new version is designed to limbo under the $45,000 (Canadian) price cap on Canada's new $5,000 (Canadian)...Eric C. Evarts
LA Green New Deal targets 80 percent EVs, less driving
As Washington DC waffles on developing a Green New Deal—or works to torpedo it altogether—LA's environmentalist mayor, Eric Garcetti, signed off on a local Green New Deal for the city on...Eric C. Evarts
2019 Audi E-tron discounts, GM electric truck, EV myths debunked: Today's Car News
GM CEO Mary Barra confirmed that the company is developing an all-electric pickup. Audi is offering significant incentives right out of the gate on its new 2019 E-tron electric SUV. Our editor...Eric C. Evarts
The family of a driver killed in the crash of a Tesla Model X driving on Autopilot filed a lawsuit April 26 against Tesla over the crash, Bloomberg reported.
Software engineer Walter Huang, 38, was...
When will it be socially unacceptable to drive a car with a tailpipe? Twitter poll results
At Green Car Reports, we've developed something of a tradition for Earth Day. Back in 2014, we formulated the question: "When will we start to see tailpipes on cars as morally wrong?"
The question...Eric C. Evarts
Audi E-tron electric SUV gets discounts just as it goes on sale
Just as the 2019 E-tron SUV starts arriving at dealerships, Audi is already offering big discounts on them.
The biggest incentive so far is 1.9 percent financing on the E-tron for up to 66 months,...Eric C. Evarts
GM CEO confirms plans to build Chevy or GMC electric pickup truck
General Motors CEO Mary Barra confirmed Tuesday in a call with investors what rumors had long predicted: The automaker will build an electric pickup. Barra didn't specify when the pickup would...Eric C. Evarts
No more Smarts, Faraday Future revived, EPA plans around climate change: Today's Car News
Smart will no longer sell cars in the U.S. Faraday Future announced two new investments that could keep it afloat long enough to build its long-awaited FF91. And the EPA is warning others to prepare...Eric C. Evarts
If you bought an EV last year, how did it affect your tax bill? Take our Twitter poll
In the last few months, it has become clear how much of an effect the federal plug-in vehicle tax credit has on sales of electric cars.
The tax credit on Teslas was cut in half in January, from...Eric C. Evarts
The EPA published a report last week advising local governments to start planning for climate change, despite references by the agency's administrator that the worst effects of global warming won't...
Faraday Future revealed: Company gets funding to produce FF91
On-again, off-again electric-car startup Faraday may have a future after all.
The company announced two new rounds of financing Monday, a $1.25 billion stock sale expected to be completed by the end...Eric C. Evarts
Elon Musk tweets, 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid, NYC solar: Today's Car News
Tesla CEO Elon Musk reaches a new settlement with the SEC to avoid contempt charges. We sat down with the chief engineer of the new 2020 Toyota Highlander Hybrid to learn how it reaches fuel-economy...Eric C. Evarts
Powerline approval could bring EV drivers more wind power
In the efforts of Green New Deal and electric car advocates, a new permit for power transmission lines may knock down one of the biggest hurdles to bringing more renewable power to electric cars.
...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla investor provides a look inside new Roadster
At Tesla's self-driving event for investors on Monday afternoon, the company revealed another tidbit: a glimpse of its upcoming second-generation Roadster.
The company parked the new Roadster at the...Eric C. Evarts
Jaguar I-Pace sales, Tesla insurance and Model Y production: Today's Car News
Tesla could be entering the insurance business soon, and its Model Y crossover may not be Nevada-built after all. Jaguar may already be looking to reboot marketing for the I-Pace. And a...Eric C. Evarts
2018 Karma Reveros recalled for side curtain airbag issue
Karma issued a stop sale on 2018 Karma Revero models following a recall for an airbag issue.
The side curtain airbags have a defective rollover sensor, the company said, and may not deploy in a...Eric C. Evarts
Teslas go farther, Ford and Rivian, Sono production, Colorado fines: Today's Car News
Two of the most popular electric-car companies had big news moments today. Startup electric truck-maker Rivian announced a $500 million tie-up with Ford. Tesla revamped its Model S and Model X...Eric C. Evarts
Colorado bill aims to fine ICEholes who block charging spots
As one of the top states in the nation for electric-car sales, Colorado hopes to do something about charging problems.
In the state's General Assembly, the House passed a bill on Friday to fine...Eric C. Evarts