New Tesla, Bolt EV Name, Eco Marathon: The Week In Reverse (Video)


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Why did General Motors pick a name for its upcoming electric car that could perplex Spanish speakers? And what do a lot of people fail to realize about BMW's next-generation Power eDrive plug-in hybrid system? This is our video look back at the Week In Reverse--right here at Green Car Reports--for the week ending on Fr...Read more

Electric Cop Cars, Tesla Body Kit, Renewable Diesel: Today's Car News


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We look at what an edgy body kit might do to your Tesla Model S, cops who drive electric cars, and why "renewable diesel" isn't what you probably think of as "biodiesel." All this and more today on Green Car Reports. Body kits are a common way to jazz up your car, but would such a kit for the Tesla Model S reduce its e...Read more

Shell Eco Marathon: Why Odd Cars Built By Students Matter


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Many of the cars are more like enclosed bicycles, and virtually none of them could operate on public roads or highways. But the Shell Eco-Marathon offers some useful lessons for the more than 100 high-school and college teams that compete in it--many of them having little to do with the cars themselves. DON'T MISS: Sh...Read more

Propel Renewable Diesel: Usable By Any Vehicle, Going Beyond 'Biodiesel'


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Fuels produced using plant-based materials can offer a promising way to reduce the carbon emitted by road vehicles. That's because their plant feedstocks absorb carbon dioxide from the air, bringing them far closer to a carbon-neutral footprint than any fuel refined from crude oil. But for diesel-powered vehicles, the...Read more

Tesla Model S Body Kit: Definitely Different, Range-Robbing Too?


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Body kits--add-on components and replacements for a car's front and rear fascias and door sills--are often a good way for owners to make their vehicle stand out from the crowd. Often used on luxury brands and tuner cars, the updated looks are usually edgier and more aggressive than the factory styling, and often disti...Read more