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With electric trucks and SUVs coming, is it time to reevaluate what a green car means?

Green Car Reports

Over the past ten years, the green-car landscape has made progress in fits and starts. Since the 2011 Nissan Leaf that we named our original Best Car To Buy—rated at just 73 miles—electric cars have evolved rapidly.

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Tesla electric-car tax credits, Pininfarina electric-car brand, and best deals on green cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla is the first automaker to reach the 200,000-car limit for federal electric-car tax credits. Pininfarina plans for a new line of exotic electric cars. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla delivered its 200,000th car this past week, which means the And we have the best deals on plug-in, hybrid, and other fuel-efficient vehicles.

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EV tires, German automakers chase Tesla, electric cars at the drive-in: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen sees an electric vehicle bounce after the pandemic. German automakers react to Tesla’s market surge. And electric cars go together with one of this summer’s big trends: the drive-in movie. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Green-car deals, plug-in Clarity drives, Toyota exits Tesla, electric-car shoppers: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got our monthly green-car deals rundown, first drives of the two electric Honda Clarity sedan models, a look back at Toyota investing in Tesla, and a problem for electric-car shoppers. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Yesterday, we reported that Toyota had sold all its Tesla shares by December last year, ending the last legacy. Today in Car News

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Electric cars go to D.C., green-car deals, Tesla vs dealers (again), EPA court ruling: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, a rare Porsche plug-in hybrid surfaces, we've got the month's green-car deals, Tesla is battling car-dealer lobbyists (again!), and advocates take electric cars to Washington, D.C. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car NewsTen years ago last month, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the EPA not only could but must regulate carbon-dioxide.

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Green Car Reports' 2017 Best Car To Buy nominee: Tesla Model X

Green Car Reports

Pretty much any Tesla electric car is bound to start a conversation. The low, tiny 2008 Roadster, the sleek and Jaguar-esque 2012 Model S sedan, or the company's latest car, the 2016 Model X crossover utility vehicle. But as we experienced first-hand, the Model X has the most attention-getting device of any Tesla ever sold. DON'T MISS: 2016 Tesla. plug-in cars Awards Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy

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Tesla In Russia, 2016 Land Rover Diesels Priced, China Builds 25,000 Green Cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have Tesla love from Russia, pricing information for the 2016 Land Rover diesel models, and a report that China is building electric cars and plug-in hybrids at rates exceeding those of the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Find out why Russian plutocrats love the Tesla Model S, and why Tesla probably won't start. Today in Car News

Tesla upgrades, Chevy Bolt EV sales, Kia green cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Tesla upgrades sensors and hardware in an effort to equip its electric cars for autonomous driving, LG Chem makes a claim about Chevrolet Bolt EV sales, and a Kia executive says the automaker will launch its first hydrogen fuel-cell car around 2020. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla claims upgrades to sensors and hardware in its. Today in Car News

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Tesla Model 3 delays, plunging Prius sales, green-car deals, Sonata Hybrid video: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we look at plummeting Prius sales, our monthly roundup of best green-car deals, new Tesla Model 3 delivery delays, and a video preview of the 2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The company that makes more electric-car batteries in China than any other, known as CATL, has ambitious plans for expansion into. Today in Car News

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Energica Vs Tesla, 2015 Chevy Volt Deals, 2015 Shanghai Auto Show Green Cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have a drag race between electric cars and an electric superbike, notable deals on the outgoing 2015 Chevrolet Volt, and a roundup of green-car debuts from the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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2013 Tesla Model S: Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2013

Green Car Reports

Two years ago, our first-ever Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy award went to the first modern battery-electric car sold in the U.S. This year, our third annual winner is the 2013 Tesla Model S, a car that takes the all-electric vehicle to a new and far more elevated level. The Tesla How far we've come.

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Tesla Wins In NJ, 2025 Gas Mileage Rules, Green-Car Market Share Decline: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, new legislation allows Tesla to sell electric cars directly to customers in New Jersey, high SUV sales may affect 2025 gas-mileage rules, and a new report claims green "alternative-power" vehicles dropped out of the top 10 new-vehicle categories in 2014. All this and more on Green Car Reports. You can now get Green Car Reports on your. Today in Car News

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Green Car Reports, Five Years And 9,800 Articles Later

Green Car Reports

Five years ago today, Green Car Reports began a daily publishing schedule. At first one a day, and then more, we wrote articles on fuel efficiency, hybrids, diesel vehicles, and the plug-in electric cars that were then still two years away from the market. Think back to February 2009, when the Tesla Roadster was the sole modern battery-electric

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First US ID.4, Tesla Bot, Biden mpg fines, Nissan e-Power hot hatch: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla reveals a robot. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. electric car, at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory. Today in Car NewsAutomakers will soon face higher fines for gas guzzlers. Nissan shows a spicier side of e-Power.

Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2019: Jaguar I-Pace

Green Car Reports

The Jaguar I-Pace is a front-runner—the first fully electric, longer-range vehicle from a long-established luxury brand. But it’s not a “Tesla-fighter” as the I-Pace has often been called. More accurately it exists not to conquest Tesla drivers but to keep electric-car-seeking Jaguar owners in the fold—to give them a. Best Car To Buy Best Car to Buy 2019

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BMW Electric SUV, Electric Motorcycle Road Trip, Best Green-Car Deals: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have a report of BMW building an electric SUV to compete with the Tesla Model X, an electric motorcycle road trip from Mexico to Canada, and the best deals on hybrids, electric cars, and diesels. All this and more on Green Car Reports. BMW may build an all-electric SUV to compete with the Tesla Model X at the Spartanburg, South Carolina. Today in Car News

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Pickup-truck politics, green-car deals, faster Model 3, grim climate-change report: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we've got an intriguing analysis of which makers would win big from rolling back fuel-economy rules, news on the future Tesla Model 3 "P" performance version of the electric car, a grim climate-change update, and great deals on green cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports. plug-in electric car sales report, we've. Today in Car News

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Tesla Cybertruck plant, electric-car engine sounds, Diesel Brothers’ fine: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla is looking around for a new production location. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Today in Car NewsThe stars of a TV show get fined for modifying diesel trucks. And do you really want your Model 3 to sound like it has a V-12?

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Tesla Autopilot, VW solid-state batteries, and Kia electric cars: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

The Tesla Autopilot system gets outranked by a rival. Future Kia electric cars are about what fits the market. And will electric cars hurt automaker profitability? All of this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla's Autopilot VW confirms plans for solid-state batteries. Volvo's parent company is reportedly in talks with Toyota over hybrid systems.

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One of these 3 vehicles will be Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2018

Green Car Reports

Fans of green cars have spent much of the past year eagerly waiting for a pair of electric cars to be revealed to the public and then to go on sale. By far the most attention and hype has been focused on the Tesla Model 3, the Silicon Valley carmaker's lower-priced and much higher-volume vehicle, with more than 200 miles of range for a starting. GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To Buy Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

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Electric-Car Owner Loyalty, Tesla Car Sharing, Hyundai And Kia Do It All: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, a Ford survey shows that electric-car drivers don't want to go back to gasoline, the possibility of a Tesla-run autonomous electric-car sharing service, and Hyundai and Kia plan a wide variety of new green models. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Virginia tells Tesla to alter its electric-car buyer bounties, claiming they run afoul. Today in Car News

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Finalist for Green Car Reports Best Car To Buy 2018: Nissan Leaf

Green Car Reports

If any electric car aside from the Tesla Model 3 can be called "long-awaited," it would be the redesigned 2018 Nissan Leaf. plug-in cars Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) GCR Best Car to Buy Best Car To BuyFirst thought to arrive as a 2016 model, it was widely assumed to be a 2017 to go head-to-head with the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV launched last December. In the event, the second-generation Leaf has arrived as a 2018 model.

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Audi E-Tron GT drive, Tesla range settlement, electric baby Jeep: Today’s Car News

Green Car Reports

Some Tesla owners could be getting money back for time when software updates pinched range. Home solar and smart energy systems are converging around electric cars. And an all-electric “baby Jeep” might be in the works. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Tesla battery secrets, electric-car prices, 2017 BMW i3 REx range: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Electric car prices need to fall (but how much?), Tesla upgrades both its battery architecture and its Autopilot software, and how about that ice driving? All this and more on Green Car Reports. Sure, you know Nissan and Tesla, but which European maker just delivered its 100,00th electric car last Friday? Today, the sticker prices of electric cars. Today in Car News

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Green Car Myths, Saleen's Tesla & Plug-In Golf: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today on Green Car Reports: We''re debunking even more myths about green cars, car-builder Saleen has said its first performance electric car will be based on Tesla''s Model S, and VW has announced its plug-in hybrid Golf will carry the sporty GTE badge. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Saleen said it wants to build a tuned electric car.

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Teslas hold value, Honda Civic hatchback, Bolt EV electric-car secret: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

A secret the world doesn't seem to know about the Chevy Bolt EV electric car, teaser photos of a Paris Motor Show debut, and good news for Tesla owners. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Tesla Model S owners, rejoice! Your electric car not only depreciates less than other electric cars, it even beats conventional luxury sedans on that front. Today in Car News

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Kia Niro EV drive, Tesla service, electric car ads: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla plans to make service quicker, easier, and automatic. National Electric Vehicles Sweden bought a stake in Swedish supercar maker Koenigsegg. And our latest Twitter poll asks for readers' opinions about electric-car ads. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Koenigsegg Today in Car News NEVSIn our first chance to drive the 2019 Kia Niro EV, we found a lot to.

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Tesla 500-Mile Electric Car, Hyundai 'AE' Hybrid, VW Prices Drop: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Elon Musk claims Tesla will have a 500-mile electric car by 2025, a report claims the Hyundai Prius-fighter hybrid could debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show, and data shows Volkswagen transaction prices have been hit hard by the ongoing emissions scandal. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Tesla Facts, Fisker's Loan, GM's Tesla Rival: This Week @ Green Car Reports

Green Car Reports

What happened this week in the world of green cars? This week, we told you five facts about Tesla Motors and electric cars that might have surprised you. Tesla also made headlines when CEO Elon Musk said the electric car company would have a self-driving car on the road within three years. That timeline would have Tesla''s autonomous car on the

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VW electric car pricing, Tesla software update, and electric motor recycling: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Volkswagen's upcoming electric cars won't feature big price tags. Magnets from hard drives could end up in electric vehicles' motors. Tesla rolls out its Version 9 software. All of this and more on Green Car Reports. And we ask where readers would like to see more public charging options in a new Twitter poll. When it comes to pricing, Volkswagen

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Hybrid and electric car deals, million-mile battery, Nikola and Tesla: The Week in Revere

Green Car Reports

Which upcoming electric pickup has a battery and a hydrogen tank? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 12, 2020. The Tesla Semi has the green light once again.

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Electric-Car Sales (Tesla Too), Euro Emission Demands, Jaguar Diesels: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Tesla deliveries--and electric-car sales in general--plus diesel demands, Ford video ads, and a new name for an old company. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car NewsSaturday we rounded up all of last week's news stories in our Video Week in Reverse roundup. Sunday, we noted that what was formerly Fisker Automotive is changing its name and becoming.

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Tesla is redefining the “Made in China” moniker with Giga Shanghai: report

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The narrative surrounding Tesla appears to have shifted for the better in China, with Xinhua News Agency , the official state-run press agency of the People’s Republic of China, recently posting a glowing analysis of the EV maker’s effect on the country’s auto sector.

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Tesla Model 3 Rumors, Senate Biodiesel Push, Super-Quick Electric Car: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, a new report claims the Tesla Model 3 electric car will be revealed less than a year from now, Senators push for greater volumes of biodiesel in the U.S. fuel supply, and German students build an electric car that will do 0 to 62 mph in under two seconds. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Read about a 3,000-horsepower electric car, a. Today in Car News

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Which electric car will history view as most important? Poll results

Green Car Reports

When we asked our Twitter followers which electric car they thought would be judged by history as most important thus far, it was a slam-dunk. DON'T MISS: Tesla Model S: Green Car Reports' 2013 Best Car To Buy That car. Tesla Motors plug-in cars PollsIt wasn't even close. Fully four out of five survey participants voted for the same vehicle out of the four choices we offered.

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VW electric-car concept, Tesla Model S race car, National Drive Electric Week: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have Volkswagen's 2016 Paris Motor Show electric-car concept, Electric GT's Tesla Model S race car, and a recap of National Drive Electric Week. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Electric GT series reveals its Tesla Model S race car. A field of these cars will compete in seven races next year. Today in Car News

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Tesla Q1 Results, 2016 Chevy Volt CA HOV Lane Access, GM Misses Green-Car Target: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we have findings from Tesla Motors' quarterly earnings call, an indication that the 2016 Chevrolet Volt will get solo California carpool-lane access, and General Motors' admission that it won't meet its goal of selling 500,000 hybrid and electric cars by 2017. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A drifting Tesla Model S shows that. Today in Car News

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Electric Car Sales Growth, Tesla On TV, Landfill-Powered Toyota Plant: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today on Green Car Reports: Global plug-in electric car sales pass 400,000, the Tesla Model S electric car appears on 60 Minutes, and Toyota uses landfill power to cut emissions at one of its plants. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We''ve updated our plug-in electric car sales report for March with the latest information. The Tesla Model S

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Tesla Supercharger Use, 250K Renault-Nissan Electric Cars, Alt Fuel Barriers: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, questions about how Tesla really intends customers to use its Supercharger fast-charging stations, Renault and Nissan sell more than 250,000 electric cars, and potential barriers to the success of hydrogen fuel cells. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Today in Car News

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Electric cars in Paris, new Jeep Compass, Tesla discounts, charging etiquette: The Week in Reverse

Green Car Reports

Which makers unveiled new electric-car concepts or production vehicles at this week's Paris Motor Show? And what exactly did Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk have to crack down on? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, September 30, 2016. Friday, we looked at the question. The Week In Reverse

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Tesla Pops Up, State Electric-Car Fees, Obama Delayed: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

We look at vacation car-rental dilemmas, state electric-car fees, and yet another innovation from California carmaker Tesla Motors. All this and more today on Green Car Reports. Tesla takes a page from the retail industry and opens its first "popup store" to sell electric cars in Santa Barbara. Today in Car News

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2016 Scion iM, Mercedes Tesla Rival, Electric-Car Tax Credits: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, we drive the 2016 Scion iM compact hatchback, Mercedes-Benz hints at a Tesla-rivaling electric car, and a new study finds that the majority of electric-car tax credits go to higher-income households. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Tesla Roadster 3.0 Today in Car News

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'Consumer Reports' Tesla Test, Electric-Car Enthusiasm, Gas Price Drop: Today's Car News

Green Car Reports

Today, Consumer Reports tests the new Tesla Model S "Ludicrous Mode," a poll says consumer interest in electric cars may be stagnating, and analysts predict a significant drop in gas prices. All this and more on Green Car Reports. A new poll shows that buyer interest in electric cars hasn't increased significantly over the past two years. Today in Car News

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