Tesla P85D Love, Hydrogen Stations, Electric Hyundai, New Smart ForTwo: The Week In Reverse (Video)


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Which green car broke the Consumer Reports new-car rating system? And, what automaker did we hear may be planning an all-electric car before the end of next year? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, August 28, 2015. Friday, we explored why ...Read more

2016 Smart ForTwo: First Drive Of All-New Two-Seat Minicar


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The 2016 Smart ForTwo is the first entirely new version of the European two-seat minicar since that vehicle was launched in the late 1990s. And it's a much better car, with more power, a choice of manual or automated transmissions, modern comfort and interior features, and fuel economy that's stayed at the same level e...Read more

2016 Smart Drive, BMW i3 Coding, Wheego Withdraws: Today's Car News


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Among vacations, staff travel, and Hey-It's-The-End-of-August-Yawn, we're a little light on stories today. But we've still got what owners are doing to BMW electric cars that may make the German company mad, a small two-seat car that's all-new, much better, and a lookalike that's faded away into history. All this and m...Read more

BMW i3 REx Electric Car: 'Coding' Unlocks Features Owners Want (And May Void Warranty)


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The BMW i3 REx model is an unusual beast, the sole example to date of a car built specifically to comply with California regulations that define it as a zero-emission electric car even though it has a range-extending engine. That's because its gasoline range (EPA-rated at 78 miles) is more or less equivalent to its bat...Read more

Wheego Electric Cars Fade From Market; China Is The Future, Company Says


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With hundreds of thousands of plug-in electric cars from established automakers (and Tesla) on North American roads, most earlier startup carmakers have now largely faded away. One is Wheego Electric Cars, which took the same approach as Coda: Adapt a Chinese-built vehicle with a battery pack and electric running gear ...Read more