Eric C. Evarts, Contributor
Electric vehicle company Rivian announced on Wednesday that Ford has invested $500 million in it, in return for Rivian's help developing a new electric Ford model.
Rivian recently took $700 million...
Tesla self-driving, battery production challenges, Qiantu K50: Today's Car News
Tesla announced plans to launch its self-driving network, and a report showed problems with battery production at Panasonic's battery-supply operations in Nevada. We took a close look at the Qiantu...Eric C. Evarts
Which EVs were you most interested in seeing at last week's auto shows? Twitter poll results
Last week at the Shanghai auto show, Infiniti rolled out its new Qs Inspiration electric sports sedan. Chinese startup EV-maker Nio, so far known for its SUVs, its supercar, and a race car, followed...Eric C. Evarts
Report: Tesla-Panasonic battery waste could lead to battery flaws
Tesla's manufacturing struggles to build the Model 3 at its Fremont, California, factory have been well documented.
The same can't be said for its partner Panasonic, as it struggles to build enough...Eric C. Evarts
Musk aims to transform Tesla into self-driving robo-taxi company
At an investor presentation on Monday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk laid out plans essentially to transition the company from a traditional car manufacturer to an operator of self-driving...Eric C. Evarts
Charging network EVgo goes tagless, tests battery buffers at stations
Updated: This article has been updated to include the specific location of the first charger and detail from the event.
At an event in Los Angeles on Monday, EVgo turned on the first DC fast charger...Eric C. Evarts
Rivian reveals the company plans six new models. Hyundai and Kia release an app to customize settings and performance for plug-in cars. Audi faces more battery delays for its long-awaited E-tron...
Report: Battery shortages lead to Audi E-tron production delays
Building electric cars is harder than it looks.
According to a report last week in the Brussels Times, Audi is delaying the production of its planned E-tron Sportback and slowing production of its...Eric C. Evarts
An Earth Day Twitter poll: When will it be socially unacceptable to drive a car with a tailpipe?
Every year, as Earth Day rolls around, we survey the automotive landscape looking for progress in the industry's efforts to reduce emissions and limit global warming.
We've identified a lot of...Eric C. Evarts
Earth Day affirmation: New satellite data confirms Earth is warming and possibly at a faster pace
Just in time for Earth Day, new satellite data corroborates scientists' findings that the Earth is warming at an alarming pace.
The new data, from the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) on NASA's...Eric C. Evarts
From New York to Shanghai, all the latest electric cars: The Week in Reverse
What company announced plans to finally bring new diesels to the U.S.?
Where are new incentives being offered on used EVs?
This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car...Eric C. Evarts
Chevy Bolt EV vs Nissan Leaf Plus; Honda, Kia EVs for China; used EV incentives: Today's Car News Eric C. Evarts
We recently drove both the 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus and 2019 Chevy Bolt EV, then compared them. Honda and Kia rolled out new electric cars for the Chinese market. GM trademarked a possible name for the...
Future Chevrolet Bolt EV sibling could be called EUV
Last month, when General Motors announced a $300 million investment in the factory that builds the Chevy Bolt EV, it also left a mystery about what else it might build at the plant.
Now a new...Eric C. Evarts
Canadian non-profit offers purchase incentive for used EVs
Perhaps the quickest way to get more buyers into electric cars would be to make them cheaper. And now a Canadian non-profit aims to do that, by applying an incentive to the most affordable...Eric C. Evarts
Electric Honda HR-V and plug-in hybrid Kia Forte debut in Shanghai
The Shanghai auto show was full of new plug-in vehicles to meet that country's coming demand for electric cars.
Two new plug-in models from mainstream automakers included the all-electric Honda X-NV...Eric C. Evarts
2019 Mazda CX-5 diesel, Mercedes-Benz EQC, more Karmas, more Nikolas: Today's Car News
After other automakers have walked away from diesels in the U.S., Mazda says it will add a long-awaited diesel to its CX-5 lineup. Mercedes-Benz showed off a new launch edition of its upcoming EQC...Eric C. Evarts
Nikola releases semi-trucks Two and Tre, maps out hydrogen network
At an event Tuesday night, Nikola, the truck company that has been promising new hydrogen fuel-cell trucks to compete with Tesla, announced two new semi-trucks: a long-nosed, 10-wheel conventional...Eric C. Evarts
At the 2019 New York International Auto Show, Toyota unveiled a new, more efficient Highlander Hybrid. Genesis unveiled a tiny electric coupe. In Shanghai, Chinese startup automaker Nio released a...
With the Chevy Volt discontinued, how should GM use the name? Twitter poll results
The discontinued Chevy Volt had one of the all-time great names for an electric car.
Now that it has been discontinued, it seems a shame to let such a great name go to waste.
GM has made no...Eric C. Evarts
Aston Martin Rapide E, Karma Revero GT, Tesla battery recycling: Today's Car News
Aston Martin revealed the production version of its first electric car, the Rapide E, while California startup electric-carmaker Karma rolled out its updated Revero GT and a new Pininfarina GT Coupe...Eric C. Evarts
Which electric cars are you most eager to see at this week's auto shows? Take our Twitter poll
This week, two auto shows on opposite sides of the world will focus on electric cars—and the transition there.
The Shanghai auto show in China has become a showcase for electric-car concepts...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla launches battery recycling at Nevada Gigafactory
In its latest environmental impact statement, Tesla announced that it will open its own battery recycling facility.
Tesla has been recycling batteries made at the factory using third-party recyclers....Eric C. Evarts