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Hydrogen Electric Vehicles (EV’s)

Karma pickup, ride-hailing “deadheads,” what plays in Iowa: Today’s Car News 28, January 2020 - Iowa is likely seeing more Teslas on TV. Ride-hailing isn't so green in California. And Karma thinks more about trucks. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Data focusing on California underscores that ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft are ...
California report: To be the green choice, ride-hailing needs to go electric 28, January 2020 - Doing away with a car and opting for more frequent use of ride-hailing services like Uber or Lyft might sound like the greener option for your household, but as data released in December by the state of California underscored, such services are adding ...
Karma plans US-built all-electric pickup and SUV 28, January 2020 - Fully electric pickups are suddenly all the rage—or, we should say, the possibility of them, as none of them have actually arrived. Monday, news broke of another electric truck potentially in the works—this one from California-based, Chines...
Ad for Presidential candidate Yang features Tesla, talks automation 28, January 2020 - Tesla hasn’t run a single traditional TV ad so far. Yet one political ad that’s been running in Iowa might as well be a Tesla commercial. It’s a campaign spot for Andrew Yang, and while Green Car Reports doesn’t usually dive so ...
G.M. Making Detroit Plant a Hub of Electric and A.V. Efforts 27, January 2020 - A factory whose survival was a central issue in last year’s 40-day strike will get a $2.2 billion infusion for next-generation vehicles.
GM’s all-EV plant, RAV4 EV recalled, Volvo XC40 Recharge, “self-charging” Lexus: Today’s Car News 27, January 2020 - GM confirms that it soon will have an assembly plant making only electric vehicles. Volvo opens up orders for its upcoming XC40 Recharge. A survey from AAA finds that range anxiety might be moot once you drive an EV. And wait, the first RAV4 EV is bein...
Survey: Owning an electric car will cure range anxiety, other concerns about EVs 27, January 2020 - Just do it. The old marketing slogan, it turns out, might be good advice for those considering leaping to an electric car. It’s essentially the conclusion AAA arrived at after examining the experiences of electric vehicle owners and the current s...
GM names Hamtramck as first US plant to build only electric cars 27, January 2020 - Quick! List all the car factories in the U.S. that produce only electric vehicles. It’s a trick question, really, because today, there’s only one. That’s the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, California, where the company’s three...
Volvo opens orders for XC40 Recharge electric car 27, January 2020 - Ahead of the arrival of the Volvo XC40 Recharge later this year, the Swedish automaker has opened its order books “in select markets” that include the U.S. and Europe. Volvo reports that response to the Recharge has been strong, with tens o...
Norway cracks down: Is “self-charging” a misleading way to pitch hybrids? 26, January 2020 - The phrase “self-charging” has been quite the lightning rod among electric-vehicle enthusiasts—especially in Norway. Toyota’s Lexus luxury brand has continued—in Norway, and in the UK and elsewhere in Europe—to run a...
Subaru’s electric plans, Toyota Prius impact, New Jersey invests in green: The Week In Reverse 25, January 2020 - Which automaker’s targets for electric vehicles are seen as out of reach by a consulting firm? What kind of vehicle will be built at the former Chevy Volt plant? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports&m...
Report: Cruise Origin electric self-driving shuttle will be made in Detroit 24, January 2020 - General Motors is reportedly planning to build the Cruise Origin electric driverless shuttle at its Detroit-Hamtramck plant—the former assembly plant for the Chevrolet Volt, as well as the plant expected to make GM’s electric pickup and som...
Canada fines VW, Mercedes EQC production, FCA and Foxconn: Today’s Car News 24, January 2020 - Mercedes-Benz says full speed ahead on its EQC electric SUV. FCA is in talks with that company that made your iPhone. And the VW scandal is still costing the automaker—this time in Canada. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. More than four ...
FIat Chrysler and iPhone maker head toward electric-vehicle venture 24, January 2020 - If you thought the idea of a Sony electric car at CES 2020—hypothetical as it might be—earlier this month was wild, what about the idea of Fiat Chrysler working together with Foxconn to develop electric cars? Yes, that’s the same Foxc...
Mercedes unfazed by battery-supply issues for EQC, still targeting 50,000 in 2020 24, January 2020 - The Mercedes-Benz EQC electric SUV was originally supposed to be on U.S. streets and highways by now. Daimler called the decision to delay sales in the U.S. until 2021 a strategic one, so it could focus on Europe. Yet based on a report from Reuters, ci...
Diesel damages: Canada slaps VW with new fine for environmental violations 24, January 2020 - Volkswagen AG has been fined a total of C$196.5 million ($150 million) for the environmental effects of dirty diesel vehicles that were part of the automaker’s diesel scandal. That’s a very small amount of the U.S. penalty, which included $...
Hyundai and Kia electric trucks, EPA mpg rule, Toyota Prius analysis: Today’s Car News 23, January 2020 - The EPA backs off its plan to gut fuel efficiency rules and freeze targets. Hyundai and Kia partner with a UK company for commercial EVs. And we look back—and ahead—at the Toyota Prius. This and more, today at Green Car Reports. The U.S. EP...
Toyota Prius was a hybrid trendsetter 15 years ago. Now what? 23, January 2020 - The Toyota Prius has already secured a spot as an icon of automotive history and one of the most influential products of this century. It’s also far surpassed Toyota’s initial expectations. Sales of the Prius peaked in 2007, however, and To...
Hyundai and Kia invest in UK electric commercial-vehicle maker Arrival 23, January 2020 - The UK-based electric-vehicle startup Arrival has already earned plenty of attention over the past couple of years for its refreshingly different, futuristic and eye-catching electric commercial-vehicle designs. As much as the designs are a standout&md...
Report: EPA eases up on plan to rework mpg rules 23, January 2020 - A draft of the final rule for the Trump administration’s plan to relax national fuel economy regulations is currently in White House review, with a requirement for annual 1.5% mileage increases from 2021 through 2026. It now includes carrying ove...