Green Cars

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Review: Quick Spin

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Oct 27 08:39:21 GMT-06:00 2016


CARS.COM — The Chevrolet Bolt EV, GM's first mass-market battery-electric car, gets an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range. It starts a tick under $30,000 after federal tax credits. It goes on sale by the end of this year. And it… Read More

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Review: Quick Spin

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Oct 27 08:39:21 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The Chevrolet Bolt EV, GM's first mass-market battery-electric car, gets an EPA-estimated 238 miles of range. It starts a tick under $30,000 after federal tax credits. It goes on sale by the end of this year. And it… Read More

2017 Nissan Rogue, Rogue Hybrid: First Look

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Sep 09 17:00:01 GMT-06:00 2016

Competes with: Ford Escape, Honda CR-V, Toyota RAV4 Looks like: The Rogue got Nissan's new grille Drivetrain: 170-horsepower, 2.5-liter four-cylinder (Rogue) or 176-hp (combined), 2.0-liter four-cylinder with electric motor (Rogue Hybrid); continuously variable automatic transmission, front- or all-wheel drive Hits… Read More

Tesla Adds New Version of Model S That Hits 60 MPH in 2.5 Seconds

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Aug 24 12:32:29 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Pity the souls who must endure the eternal 2.8 seconds for their Tesla Model S sedans to hit 60 mph. With its new P100D variant, the all-wheel-drive Model S needs just 2.5 seconds to reach the mark, Tesla… Read More

EPA Approves BMW’s 2017 Diesel Models, But Additional Approvals Still Needed

By Kelsey Mays on Wed Aug 03 11:04:58 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — The EPA has cleared BMW to begin sales of its 2017 diesel cars, but other hurdles remain. Last month, the German automaker confirmed the sales delay on its diesel cars, attributing the lag to slower EPA certification. The… Read More

Volkswagen Group Announces Major Electric Car Initiative by 2025

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Jun 16 11:30:48 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Calling it the "biggest change process" in company history, the Volkswagen Group announced plans today to launch dozens of electric vehicles by 2025. It's unclear how many of them will be sold in the U.S. but today's announcement… Read More

Tesla Addresses Reports of Repressed Owner Complaints

By Kelsey Mays on Fri Jun 10 09:57:45 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — A new report claims Tesla helped foot the bill for out-of-warranty repairs in exchange for a nondisclosure-like "goodwill" agreement that asked customers to keep their cars' problems confidential. Tesla blasted the story as "preposterous." Related: Tesla Targets Lower-Price… Read More

Cadillac Pulls Plug on ELR Luxury Electric Coupe

By Kelsey Mays on Fri May 20 10:02:31 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — It came, it went. Cadillac has axed its ELR, a pricey electric coupe with a gasoline range-extender motor that's based on the prior-generation Chevrolet Volt. Related: Prediction: 10 Cars We Think Won't See 2017 GM confirmed the coupe's… Read More

Tesla Selling Stock to Finance Model 3, Updates Self-Park Feature's Safety

By Kelsey Mays on Thu May 19 10:20:19 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — As Tesla Motors closes in on 400,000 reservations for the new Model 3, the automaker will try to raise up to an estimated $1.7 billion through a stock offering. It said the proceeds will be used to ramp… Read More

2017 BMW i3 Electric Gets a Lot More Range

By Kelsey Mays on Mon May 02 11:21:41 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — Electric-vehicle manufacturers are bolstering range of current models as two affordable, long-range EVs bear down on the industry, the Chevrolet Bolt and Tesla Model 3. BMW has upgraded the battery of the funky i3 plug-in hatchback for 2017,… Read More

IIHS Names 2016 Toyota Prius a Top Safety Pick Plus

By Kelsey Mays on Thu Mar 31 10:08:38 GMT-06:00 2016

CARS.COM — With top scores in all dynamic crash tests and the collision avoidance system test, the redesigned 2016 Toyota Prius garnered the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's highest designation, Top Safety Pick Plus. The Prius scored good in IIHS's… Read More