How much would you spend on an electric car? Take our Twitter poll

Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.Prices on electric cars are going up. Several factors account for this. For starters, tax credits on electric cars from the two most popular electric-car makers, Tesla and Chevrolet, which is raising effective prices. An even bigger factor raising average prices for electric cars may be the fact that a host of new models are coming from luxury...

Which modern electric car will be the first classic? Twitter poll results

2011 Tesla Roadster Final Edition, photograph copyright Damon Lavrinc / AOLElectric cars are changing the automotive landscape, technologically and culturally. Those factors are what often make things classic, whether it's in music, architecture, or automobiles. Various people have weighed in recently on which of today's green cars will become tomorrow's classics, from Hagerty Insurance selecting the Tesla Model S as the...

Which modern electric car will be the first classic? Take our Twitter poll

Tesla Roadster Prototype for sale on eBaySpeculating which cars may be future classics is not only a fun game, it also can help buyers decide which modern cars may represent the best value. Future classics depreciate less over a long time, which we're sure buyers can appreciate. The demand for those cars also stays high, which dries up prices. CHECK OUT: Tesla Model S named car of the...

What type of electric-car racing interests you? Twitter poll results

Romain Dumas drives the Volkswagen ID R at 2018 Pikes Peak International Hill ClimbElectric cars and racing can make strange bedfellows. The purpose of electric cars is to save energy. Racing, whether it uses gasoline or electrons, is a spectacle of speed—conservation takes a backseat. DON'T MISS: Volkswagen's ID R Pikes Peak race car shows why you should care about electric car racing As electric cars have gained a...

How many miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid? Readers respond

2017 Toyota Prius Prime and 2017 Chevrolet Volt with Green Car Reports editor John VoelckerGreen Car Reports readers and Twitter followers are clearly fired up when it comes to plug-in hybrids. When we asked in last week's Twitter poll how many miles are enough for a plug-in hybrid, we got two to three times our usual responses. We asked the question because plug-in hybrids come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and capabilities. The main...

What type of electric car racing interests you? Take our Twitter poll

2018 Formula-E race finish, Brooklyn, NYElectric cars are showing up at races from mountaintops to drag strips to New York harbor. The cars are quiet—and fast. Yet the series don't seem to have taken race fans by storm. READ THIS: Volkswagen's ID R Pikes Peak race car shows why you should care about electric car racing Two challenges stand out as reasons that electric racing...