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New Porsche Model May Take On Tesla

New Porsche Model May Take On Tesla

In the field of electric cars, Volkswagen has lagged behind the competition. Its Audi sub-brand made some headway with the e-tron family of vehicles, but the ride has been bumpy. Generally speaking, when VW has dreamed of higher fuel economy, it has envisioned a future full of diesels. Even to this... read more

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2013 Chevrolet Volt

GM Plans To Make 500,000 Electrified Cars A Year By 2017

Yesterday, General Motors made a provocative announcement: by 2017, the company plans to produce 500,000 electric and partially electric vehicles each year. To put that in... read more November 15, 2012 by  4

Toyota Prius Plug-In

Study: For Shoppers, Vehicle Cost Matters More Than The Environment

One of the hard realities of considering some of the greenest advance-technology vehicles like hybrids or electric cars is that they almost always come with higher price... read more April 27, 2011 by  3

Barack Obama

Obama Allots $200 Million To Support EV Adoption

President Obama's draft budget for 2012 hasn't made as many headlines as it might've due to the current Middle Eastern political turmoil, but tucked away inside the $3.7... read more February 15, 2011 by  2

2011 Nissan Leaf

10 Best Candidate Cities for EVs

Think you know the most ideal cities for electric vehicle (EV) commutes? Although there’s a lot of publicity over the all-new 100-percent electric 2011 Nissan Leaf... read more November 5, 2010 by  1


2011 Chevrolet Volt Fuel Economy Won't Be 230 MPG

What kind of fuel economy will buyers of the upcoming Chevy Volt be able to expect when it hits dealerships (in theory) this fall?  We have no idea.  Neither does the... read more July 16, 2010 by  0

IIHS crash images from LSV and minitruck tests

IIHS Report: Low-Speed Vehicles & Public Roads Are A Dangerous Combination

At first, you'd see them scooting around college campuses or large factories. Then retirees and the gated-community set hopped onboard. Now, low-speed vehicles and their more... read more May 20, 2010 by  1

2011 Ford Transit Connect Taxi, introduced at 2010 Chicago Auto Show

2010 Chicago Auto Show: Ford's Green 2011 Transit Connects

At the 2010 Chicago Auto Show, which kicks off Wednesday morning, Ford will have several introductions. Among them are two green versions of its 2011 Ford Transit Connect... read more February 8, 2010 by  2

Fiat 500 Abarth

2010 Detroit Auto Show: Fiat 500 EV

There's been a lot of excitement about the Fiat 500, which is expected to arrive in the U.S. later this year or in early 2011. While the convertible and the sporty Abarth... read more January 6, 2010 by  0


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