Should GM Name Its Bolt Electric Car The 2018 Chevrolet EV2?


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Without a doubt, Chevrolet dominated the news in plug-in electric cars at the recent Detroit Auto Show. It unveiled not only the new 2016 Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid, but also a concept that showed what a 2018 battery-electric hatchback with a 200-mile range might look like. The subcompact concept was called the Bolt. N...Read more

Anti-Tesla Laws In AZ, MI, NJ & TX Nominated For 'Luddite Award'


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Awards to dealerships and car-dealer groups are common, and often both appreciated and promoted by their recipients. A new award nomination that recognizes the work of state dealer lobbyists, however, is not likely to get that appreciation or publicity--at least from dealers in those four states. DON'T MISS: Where Can ...Read more

Tesla Trounces Hellcat, Electric Cars Get More Fast Chargers: The Week In Reverse (Video)


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What was the big news this week in electric car charging? And why is one Hellcat owner really, really miserable right about now? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Friday, January 23, 2015. Friday, we covered the growing competition among companie...Read more

Tesla Sales Model Intrigues Volvo, Lexus, AutoNation--Though Dealers Must Remain, By Law


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Electric-car maker Tesla Motors has shaken up the auto industry in many ways, and it continues to do so. Now, aspects of Tesla's online direct-sales model are starting to influence other companies in the car business--and their executives are saying so--even as lobbyists for franchised car dealerships fight Tesla's on...Read more

Electric-Car Fast-Charging Networks: Competition Heats Up


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It's always interesting to reporters when a news story produces unsolicited counterpoints from affected parties. Yesterday's announcement of the agreement among BMW, Volkswagen, and ChargePoint to install roughly 100 electric-car DC fast-charging stations by the end of the year spawned two separate e-mails from competi...Read more