Hydrogen

Hydrogen Electric Vehicles (EV’s)

Tesla troubles, Model S value, E-tron drive, fresh air, and why Norway? The Week in Reverse 25, May 2019 - Which new plug-in hybrid was introduced for Europe? What system did Consumer Reports test and find lacking? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending May 24, 2019. This week, the news s...
Tesla Autopilot gets bad marks, 2020 Karma Revero, Audi plug-ins: Today’s Car News 24, May 2019 - Audi ramps up the number of its future vehicles that will have charge ports. Karma opens a new luxury design center for its 2020 Revero. And BMW releases a new ad showing the retiring chairman of Mercedes going home to drive a BMW. Tesla Navigate on Au...
Tesla Autopilot gets bad marks, 2020 Karma Revero, Audi plug-ins: Today’s Car News 24, May 2019 - Audi ramps up the number of its future vehicles that will have charge ports. Karma opens a new luxury design center for its 2020 Revero. And BMW releases a new ad showing the retiring chairman of Mercedes going home to drive a BMW. Tesla Navigate on Au...
Tesla Navigate on Autopilot drives itself poorly, Consumer Reports finds 24, May 2019 - Tesla says it has improved its self-driving Navigate on Autopilot system with its latest software update. Consumer Reports begs to differ. Last month, Tesla updated its Navigate on Autopilot software to allow its cars to change lanes automatically, wit...
Audi boosts plug-in plans to include 20 all-electric models by 2025 24, May 2019 - Audi on Thursday announced a dramatic expansion of its plans to develop electric and plug-in cars. At its annual shareholders' meeting, the company told investors that it plans to release 20 new electric cars along with 10 new plug-in hybrids by 2025 a...
2020 Karma Revero GT breaks cover–with smaller mustache 24, May 2019 - The 2020 Karma Revero GT will trim back its signature handlebar mustache for a bushier walrus variety. And when it goes on sale late this summer, buyers will be able to order it at a new $100 million custom design center adjacent to the Karma factory i...
BMW posts a smart sendoff for longtime Mercedes chief 24, May 2019 - German humor, as is quite often pointed out, is no laughing matter. Which is precisely what makes this sendoff to Dieter Zetsche, who on Wednesday stepped down from his position as CEO of Daimler, so funny. In a BMW ad called “retirement is about...
Audi E-tron range, Rivian kitchen, more Piëchs, Chevron charging: Today’s Car News 23, May 2019 - Rivian built an outdoor kitchen into its electric pickup. We took a road trip to assess the Audi E-tron's range in the real world. And EVgo is bringing fast chargers to gas stations. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Electric-truck hopeful Rivian...
2019 Audi E-tron road-trip review: Wait, range ratings aren’t everything? 23, May 2019 - Not every electric-car first-drive event urges us to climb a mountain to get a good idea of driving range. Actually make that no other automaker, ever. But that’s what Audi had us do with its 2019 E-tron electric SUV: drive it on a prescribed rou...
Want to charge up? EVgo builds chargers at Chevron gas stations 23, May 2019 - If electric cars need more public places to charge, maybe they could just go to gas stations. That seems to be the approach behind the latest installations of EVgo stations in California. CHECK OUT: Gas stations OK, electric-car chargers too ugly? The ...
Electric-car startup Piëch sketches out future models, including SUV 23, May 2019 - Swiss startup Piëch wants to be more than a pretty face. The company showed a sleek new electric concept coupe at the Geneva auto show in March called the Mark Zero, which it plans to put into production in 2022, and recently released sketches of ...
Rivian builds R1T Overland as cookout camping special 23, May 2019 - Rivian hasn't even launched any vehicles, and it's already building special editions and devising expensive accessories for its R1T electric pickup. The latest is a camping special, not sized for a giant slide-in camper, but outfitted with a bed-top te...
Audi Q5 plug-in, Apple and Tesla, Model S value then and now: Today’s Car News 22, May 2019 - Audi reveals details of its new 2020 A5 55 TFSI e quattro for Europe. Our readers weigh in on the fairest way for electric-car drivers to contribute to road maintenance in our latest Twitter poll. Yes, Apple tried to make a move for Tesla—years a...
Report: Apple once attempted to buy Tesla 22, May 2019 - Tesla has long been called the Apple of automakers for its alternative approach, its rampant fan base, and its Silicon Valley roots. But the interest could go deeper. Financial analyst Craig Irwin of Roth Capital Partners revealed Tuesday that Apple tr...
“How should EV owners pay for road maintenance?” Twitter poll results 22, May 2019 - Last week, after several states proposed new registration fees on electric cars, ostensibly to pay for road maintenance, we wondered what our readers thought would work best. We have nothing against electric-car drivers paying their fair share for road...
2020 Audi Q5 plug-in hybrid arrives in Europe 22, May 2019 - Audi released the 2020 Q5 55 TFSI e quattro—the first of its new range of plug-in hybrids—in Europe on Tuesday, with some impressive specs. The company says the crossover will have 25.9 miles (40 kilometers) of electric range on Europe's ne...
2019 Tesla Model S Long Range vs. 2013 Model S 85: How do they compare in value? 22, May 2019 - When I bought my first Tesla Model S back in 2013, it had already been named that year’s Green Car Reports’ Best Car to Buy, and Consumer Reports had just declared it the best-scoring car they’d ever tested, and said that it broke the...
GM’s over-the-air updates, EPA’s new math, hydrogen from seawater: Today’s Car News 21, May 2019 - The EPA plans to stop counting potential lives saved from new pollution rules. GM reveals a platform that's connected to the future. Stanford scientists devise a way to use seawater to make hydrogen. And our latest Twitter poll asks what types of incen...
Report: EPA model will count fewer deaths to help favor coal plants 21, May 2019 - The EPA is following through on plans to reduce the number of deaths it counts as attributable to air pollution, reportedly in an effort to support the Trump Administration's plans to shore up the coal industry. The plans were first discussed at a meet...
“What kinds of EV incentives are most effective?” Take our Twitter poll 21, May 2019 - On Monday, we took a look at how electric cars have become the new norm in Norway. There, they've moved beyond early adopters and die-hards to the early mass market. In Norway, 31.2 percent of new-car buyers chose an electric car. It's like this not ju...