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While European legislators are pushing for more electrified vehicles in their quest to cut CO2, and as Americans wonder whether President Trump will slow their progress, the newly crowned world’s largest market – China – is in it mostly for cleaner air. China is also the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gasses, but its urban […]

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The Chevrolet Bolt EV is only just rolling out to dealers across the country, but Chevrolet says it’s already managed to save 175,000 gallons of gasoline. That’s compared to an average 26 mpg car, and fuel savings for the gas-engine-free electric car come fast, in direct proportion to miles traveled. Through April 2, Chevrolet says […]

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Tesla has updated its plans to expand its Supercharger and related public charging infrastructure in anticipation of its Model 3. The Model 3 is due to start in production July on an expedited timeline to become its volume production car, and with the pending flood of new cars, the automaker wants to avoid crowding and […]

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It’s been rumored before, and now Honda is preparing a hybrid version of its popular CR-V. Unveiled this week in Shanghai, and to be built by its joint-venture partner Dongfen, then released in China after the midway point of this year, the CR-V Hybrid is expected to utilize a dual-motor powertrain. Whether it would also […]

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Since late 2010 the “extended-range electric” Chevrolet Volt has set a standard other plug-in hybrids have yet to match, but its toughest competitor to date may be here soon. To be launched later this year by the company whose 2000 Insight was America’s original modern-era hybrid car, the 2018 Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid promises some […]

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The all-electric range provided by a plug-in hybrid is the biggest reason to buy one, but that did not stop Kelley Blue Book from naming a 25-mile range Toyota over a 53-mile range Chevrolet. For the 2017 list of “5 Best Plug-in Hybrid Cars Under $40,000,” Toyota’s Prius Prime took top honors over the runner […]

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For all those in the UK feeling neglected because a right-hand-drive Chevy Bolt-based Vauxhall Ampera-e isn’t being offered, Tata Motors recently showed a proper Bolt EV of its own. Described by author “Nigel” for The Red Ferret as “impressive,” and “very nice,” with good drivability, attention to detail, and fit and finish all around, the […]

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If Tesla does not have its hands full enough already with expanding its empire and preparing for Model 3 production in July, a semi truck is to be shown in September and a pickup could be here in less than two years. The news was tweeted by CEO Elon Musk today, and he says the […]

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Today Honda unveiled its spacious and nicely appointed Clarity Electric sedan whose approximately 80 miles of estimated range would be about on par for a 2011 model year electric car. To be offered initially later this year in California and Oregon with “an attractive lease program” based around an MSRP in the mid 30s, the […]

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It’s been a couple weeks now since Tesla chief Elon Musk revealed a brief, low-quality video of a black “release candidate” Model 3 accelerating, and now a captured video has surfaced. Shot with a dashcam, the 98-second clip is mainly what could be seen in its fixed range of view as the driver positioned himself […]

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