VW delays US release of ID.7 EV, electric Microbus unchanged
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by Bengt Halvorson
56m ago
Volkswagen announced Wednesday that it will delay the arrival of its ID.7 electric hatchback for the U.S. and Canada. VW didn’t provide a revised timeline for the ID.7’s arrival. It was originally due later this year, for the 2025 model year. In a statement on the delay, it cited two reasons behind the change: changing market dynamics ..read more
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GM plug-in hybrids due in 2027, as tighter EPA rules apply
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by Stephen Edelstein
56m ago
General Motors earlier this year confirmed plans to reintroduce plug-in hybrids to supplement its EV lineup, but we're only now getting a hint at the timing for those new plug-in hybrids. Speaking to the Detroit News, GM CEO Mary Barra said the automaker was "timing the launches to help us comply with more stringent fuel efficiency and tailpipe ..read more
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2025 Honda Civic Hybrid nears 50 mpg with Civic Si pep
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by Bengt Halvorson
20h ago
Honda has revealed a few more details about its upcoming Civic hybrid lineup ahead of its arrival in June as a sedan and later this summer in hatchback form. The company appears set to position the hybrid version of the Civic as both the most efficient one in the lineup as well as one of the sportiest and most powerful models among the mainstream ..read more
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Report: GM is mulling a Chevy Camaro EV
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by Stephen Edelstein
1d ago
The last Chevrolet Camaro left the factory in late 2023, putting the vaunted muscle-car nameplate on hiatus. But General Motors president Mark Reuss wants to see the Camaro make a comeback as an EV, according to Motor Trend. GM would take a different approach than rival Ford, which has applied the Mustang name to the Mach-E electric crossover sold ..read more
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Here's how much range Tesla EVs lose in the first three years
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by Stephen Edelstein
1d ago
In real-world driving range, a three-year-old Tesla Model 3 or Model Y will likely retain roughly 64% of its EPA rating, according to analysis from battery-data firm Recurrent. Recurrent cites battery health reports from used EVs, based on observations of cars already on the road. In 898,504 observations of 7,078 Model 3 sedans and 664,642 ..read more
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Bolt EV settlement, EV interest waning, Honda hydrogen semi: Today’s Car News
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by Bengt Halvorson
2d ago
Automakers might be losing younger EV shoppers over the lack of affordable models. A Honda hydrogen semi kicks off a new fuel-cell push for the brand. And megawatt charging for big electric trucks is finally starting to arrive. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Versus last year, interest in EVs is waning, according to a new J.D. Power ..read more
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Honda fuel-cell semi project bows, banks on hydrogen business
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by Bengt Halvorson
2d ago
Honda on Friday revealed a hydrogen fuel-cell semi in concept form, as it builds out the idea and looks for commercial vehicle partners. The concept truck, due to debut Monday at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) expo for fleet vehicles, signals “the start of a new demonstration project,” according to Honda. The project aims to ..read more
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Study: EV interest waning amid concerns over cost, charging
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by Stephen Edelstein
2d ago
Consumer interest in EVs has decreased compared to last year, according to a new J.D. Power study. On Thursday, J.D. Power released the results of its 2024 U.S. Electric Vehicle Consideration study. For the first time since the study's launch in 2021, analysts saw a decline in consideration of EVs by new-car shoppers. Of those car shoppers ..read more
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Mercedes electric G-wagen review, Chinese EV tariffs, BMW and Honda EV targets: The Week in Reverse
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by Bengt Halvorson
3d ago
Which EV charging network remains slated for growth, with nearly the entire team laid off? How will EV tires last longer while tapping into more renewable materials? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending May 17, 2024. In a first drive of Mercedes' electric G-wagen, we found it ..read more
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Chevy Bolt EV owners may get up to $1,400 for battery recall
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by Bengt Halvorson
4d ago
Those who’ve owned or leased a Chevrolet Bolt EV from the 2017 through 2022 model year are likely eligible for an amount ranging from $700 to $1,400, as part of a $150 million settlement amount against GM and LG Energy Solution. The Michigan class-action case is the consolidated version of eight class-action cases filed in various U.S ..read more
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