Eric C. Evarts, Contributor
Absent from last month's Geneva auto show, and largely absent from recent discussions of electric car progress, have been Swiss NanoFlowcell and its flow-battery technology.
Last week the company...
Karma rebirth takes shape with coupe teaser, new design center
Karma Automotive promised big things with a new model lineup, including a revamped Revero, a new SUV, and a new electric sports coupe.
On Wednesday, the company gave a glimpse of its new electric...Eric C. Evarts
Geely's Geometry electric-car brand shows Tesla Model 3 rival for China
Chinese automaker Geely is launching a new electric-car brand in China designed to take on Tesla.
Geely already owns Volvo, but plans to open a new electric car brand called Geometry with lower...Eric C. Evarts
Sales of electric cars droop so far this year, amid Tesla issues
By any measure, sales of plug-in cars had a bad first quarter.
Even with the addition of a couple of compelling new models, total sales of cars with plugs, led by Tesla, dropped from 101,338 in the...Eric C. Evarts
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...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla Model 3 leasing, EPA proposal, Audi ads, deals for April: Today's Car News
Tesla revised its lineup—again—and introduced leasing for the Model 3. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced that the agency will delay and revise a proposed freeze on fuel economy...Eric C. Evarts
Just because tax credits are winding down on some of the most popular plug-in cars doesn't mean there are no deals to be found.
Green Car Reports' carbuying partners at CarsDirect.com scour...
Report: EPA backs off plans to freeze fuel economy rules–slightly
EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced Thursday that the agency will delay and revise its plan to freeze emissions and fuel-economy rules, which was expected to be released early this month.
The...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla Model 3 updates: Leasing, Autopilot standard, base model limited
Tesla announced major changes to its model lineup Thursday, especially the Model 3, in an effort to shore up sales.
After the federal tax credit available on its cars halved Jan. 1, Tesla has dropped...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla Gigafactory, Volvo plug-ins, EV tax credit support, Infiniti EV, U.S. lithium mining: Today's Car News
With a new bill in Congress, the effort to extend EV tax credits no longer comes just from Democrats. Infiniti unveils its new electric sports sedan. Volvo announces new high-performance plug-in...Eric C. Evarts
EV batteries give new jolt to old lithium mining in North Carolina
One of the biggest challenges for building electric-car batteries has been sourcing enough lithium, which is mostly mined overseas. Though the world has no shortage of lithium, mining and processing...Eric C. Evarts
Lots of EV drivers know electric cars are fun to drive; why shouldn't plug-in hybrids be too?
That's the approach Volvo is taking with its new 2020 XC60 T8 Polestar Engineered plug-in hybrid, and the...
EV tax credit extension gets bipartisan juice in Senate
Despite President Trump's efforts to torpedo electric-car tax credits, extending them has become a bipartisan effort in the Senate.
In the face of the tax credits winding down first for automakers...Eric C. Evarts
Kona Electric pricing, Ford charging software, Karma recall, EV racing: Today's Car News
Prices have gone up on the new 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric. Ford revealed new software and testing to determine optimal locations for public chargers. Karma gets hit with an airbag recall for original...Eric C. Evarts
What kind of racing can best stoke interest in electric vehicles? Twitter poll results
Our readers may be having a change of heart when it comes to electric-car racing based on the results of our latest Twitter poll.
In previous comments and surveys, readers have expressed little...Eric C. Evarts
Ford develops software to target most effective places for public chargers
More electric cars need more electric chargers—especially in and around cities.
Most charging may be done at home but to give drivers confidence to go where they want, or for city-dwellers to...Eric C. Evarts
We had a first chance to drive the new 2020 Kia Soul EV. London's new pollution charge on older vehicles makes it really expensive to drive older cars into the city. And our latest Twitter poll asks...
With the Volt discontinued, how should Chevy use the name now? Take our Twitter poll
The Chevrolet Volt has one of the all-time great names for a plug-in car—even better than its former European sibling the Opel Ampera, based on sales at least.The company even used the name on...Eric C. Evarts
Pay to pollute: Emissions charges take effect in London
On Monday, drivers of older gas and diesel cars in Britain were hit with new fees if they want to drive those cars into the city center in London.
The new emissions charge of 12.5 British pounds...Eric C. Evarts
Ford Explorer plug-in, Karma Revero, German emissions collusion: Today's Car News
European prosecutors charged German automakers Volkswagen, Daimler, and BMW with collusion over emissions shortfalls. Fiat Chrysler will pay Tesla hundreds of millions of euros to meet emissions...Eric C. Evarts
Fiat Chrysler to pay Tesla hundreds of millions for emissions credits
Chrysler and Tesla aren't known for having much in common.
Tesla builds nothing but pure electric cars, with no tailpipes. Chrysler was the first among American car companies to abandon its car...Eric C. Evarts