2016 Mercedes-Benz S550 Plug-In Hybrid First Drive

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The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has long been an automotive icon, one of the best cars in the world--and for more than 50 years, the vehicle of choice for prosperous German businessmen. Against it, the BMW 7-Series and the Audi A8 still seem like pretenders. In Manhattan or Tokyo or Rio or Dubai, the presence of a black S-C...Read more

Prius Competitors, Lutz On Tesla, Toyota Fuel-Cell Ad: The Week In Reverse (Video)

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Why is Senator Harry Reid a new convert to electric-car incentives? And, are you part of what Toyota calls the "bold few" who will usher in a zero-emission future? This is the Week In Reverse for Friday, September 26, 2014, right here at Green Car Reports. Friday, we covered a comment by former GM product czar Bob Lutz...Read more

ELR Electric Coupe Update, Biofuel For Jets, 'Fringe' Brand Tesla: Today's Car News

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Is Tesla Motors actually a "fringe brand," as famous former GM executive Bob Lutz recently maintained? We've laid out his reasoning; you be the judge. Meanwhile, GM will update its electric Cadillac ELR, Southwest flies jets on biofuel, and natural gas is best used in...electric cars? All this and more today on Green C...Read more

Updated 2016 Cadillac ELR Electric Coupe For LA Auto Show

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While much of the electric-car world is anticipating the next Chevy Volt, which will launch in January, GM's other range-extended electric car will be getting some changes before then. According to Edmunds, an updated 2016 Cadillac ELR will debut in November at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. DON'T MISS: 2016 Chevrolet...Read more

Best Use For Abundant U.S. Natural Gas: Powering Electric Cars

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Natural-gas vehicles have never had much acceptance in the North American passenger car market, and even trucks powered by it are struggling. While natural gas is presently abundant in North America, courtesy of the controversial process of hydrofracturing ("fracking"), a new study suggests there's a better use for it ...Read more