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Tesla Model 3 Performance rating, Formula E season end, and solar investments tumble: Today's Car News

The EPA rates the Tesla Model 3 Performance variant. Formula E closes out the final season featuring a two-car strategy. Solar investments tumble …

Tesla Model 3

Solar investment falls in midst of erupting trade war, report

Electric cars and solar power fit together like a hand in a glove. Charging with solar power, electric cars can drive using almost no non-renewable …

Renewable Energy

Tesla Model 3 Performance gets EPA rating, Supercharging referrals extended

A new picture by an early buyer of a Tesla Model 3 Performance shows the car's EPA rating of 116 MPGe.<p>That's down 14 MPGe, or almost 11 percent from …

Tesla Model 3

New York race closes out Formula E season and multi-car strategy (Updated)

Watching electric cars race is different than watching a race with conventional race cars.<p>Most notably, the sound of squealing tires stands out as …

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Tesla sales, rebates ending, oil studies, and dirty tricks: The Week in Reverse

<i>Which brand's electric cars won't get a tax credit after next year?</i><p><i>Which electric car is in extremely short supply?</i><p><i>This is our look back at the Week</i> …

Electric Vehicles

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

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 …

electricvehicles

As used electric-car batteries set to flood market, Automakers ramp up reuse efforts

With the growth of electric cars has come a flood of used batteries that is set to skyrocket in the next five years, according to a <i>Bloomberg</i></i> …

Electric Vehicles

Best deals on electric, hybrid, and fuel-efficient cars for July 2018

As supplies of some older 100-mile range electric cars wind down, automakers are beginning to offer the best deals on more-capable recent …

electricvehicles

Storied Pininfarina to launch new line of exotic electric cars

Exotic cars have always gotten attention for using innovation as well as performance to inspire buyers' passion.<p>That hasn't changed, but one thing …

Carbon Fiber

Tesla sells 200,000th car, starting phaseout of federal tax credits

Tesla's vehicle purchase incentives web page on Thursday morning reported that the wind-down of incentives for buyers of its cars has begun. The …

Electric Vehicles

Electric car rebates end in Ontario, Canada

Following the election of Conservative Doug Ford as premier July 7, Ontario, Canada, has canceled the province's generous tax incentives for electric …

Cap and Trade

VW eGolf supply, rising oil prices in 2020, and an electric double-decker bus: Today's Car News

The Volkswagen eGolf is in extremely short supply. Analysts forecast oil prices may double by 2020. Los Angeles introduces the first electric …

Los Angeles

VW eGolf in very short supply as company prepares for ID Crozz electric car

As VW gears up to begin selling its new ID line of electric cars, supplies of its existing electric car, the e-Golf have dropped to just 10 cars …

Electric Vehicles

Oil prices could double by 2020, boosting electric car sales

Despite short term peaks and valleys, and a recent agreement by OPEC to ease production restrictions, the overall trend in oil prices is on the …

Oil

LA gets first double-decker electric city bus

When thinking of Los Angeles, clean air and double-decker buses aren't the first things that come to mind.<p>Yet the city of angels will put the first …

Alternative Fuel

BMW iX3 production, Fisker solid-state batteries, and Tesla self-driving price bump: Today's Car News

BMW will build the iX3 electric car in China. Fisker claims it has a three-year head start on solid-state batteries. Tesla increases the price of a …

Tesla

Tesla raises price of full self-driving option–if you wait for it to work before buying

Tesla has increased the price of a feature that doesn't yet exist—at least for customers who haven't bought it yet.<p>That's according to Tesla's online …

Tesla

Oil interests lobby against carbon tax before it even gets proposed

Those who make big money off oil interests are wasting no time nipping a new carbon tax in the bud.<p>Before such a proposal ever reaches Congress, a …

Climate

Henrik Fisker is latest to claim solid-state battery breakthrough

In the race to build solid state batteries for electric cars, almost nobody is counting on Henrik Fisker and his latest electric-car venture, the …

Electric Vehicles

BMW iX3 to be built in China, exported worldwide

BMW has announced it will build its next electric car, the iX3 SUV, in China just as a trade war heats up between the U.S. and China involving …

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Tesla's Chinese factory, EPA OKs glider trucks, and new material for electric-car batteries: Today's Car News

Tesla inks a deal to build a new factory in Shanghai. The EPA has given the OK to dirtier glider trucks. A new material could make for better …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla inks deal to build second factory in Shanghai

A day after it announced price hikes for the Model S and Model X in China, in response to new tariffs on imported electric cars in the country, Tesla …

Tesla

Iron trifluoride could make better electric-car batteries

Researchers at the University of Maryland, in conjunction with Brookhaven National Laboratory have developed a new battery cathode material that they …

Clean Energy

Pruitt leaves poison pill at EPA for glider-truck emissions rule

In his last act as EPA Administrator on Friday, Scott Pruitt vacated an Obama-era ruling that dramatically restricted sales of polluting "glider" …

Gliders

How many electric miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid? Take our Twitter Poll

Plug-in hybrids come in a variety of specs and sizes, from economy cars to mid-size sedans to luxury SUVs costing $100,000 or more.<p>Automakers also …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla dominated electric-car sales in Canada in June

Electric cars accounted for nearly 3 percent of all passenger vehicles sold in Canada in June, thanks to a surge of Tesla Model 3 deliveries.<p>With the …

Electric Vehicles

More Chevy Bolt EV production, Tesla price hike in China, more chargers in Britain: Today's Car News

Britain will require all cars to plug in and new homes to have chargers by 2040. Chevrolet boosts Bolt EV production to ease long waiting lists. …

electricvehicles

Tesla hikes prices in China in first response to trade war

In a move largely seen as the first response to a trade war that has broken out between China and the United States, Tesla has hiked prices of its …

Tesla

UK launches Road to Zero electric car initiatives

British Transport Minister Chris Grayling on Monday introduced a comprehensive package of laws aimed at speeding the adoption of electric cars in the …

Alternative Fuel

GM increases Chevy Bolt EV production to ease supply constraints

Amid shortages of Chevy Bolt EVs at dealerships across the U.S. and Canada, Chevy has announced it will increase production by 20 percent.<p>So far this …

Electric Vehicles