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Bentley not sold on electric, planning plug-in hybrids for full lineup

Bengt Halvorson Apr 26, 2019 Follow Bengt Bentley Continental GT V8 The ultra-luxury carmaker Bentley is at work on a new model strategy, and fully electric vehicles might not play as much of a part in it as the company had previously hinted. The company, which is part of the Volkswagen Group, will reveal more about its future direction in July, corresponding with its 100th anniversary, according to a report earlier this month in Autocar, citing Werner Tietz, the board member in charge of Bentley’s

West Coast charging corridor may expand to trucks

Eric C. Evarts Apr 26, 2019 Tesla Semi Even as installations of fast and public chargers for electric cars have taken off, they have not kept pace with the number of new electric cars automakers have sold. Now states and utilities are trying to get ahead of a potential similar problem for trucks. Following on an earlier model for the West Coast Electric Highway, a network of electric-car chargers primarily on the I-5 corridor, a study released last Friday looked at how best to support

Tesla Roadster, Ford emissions, Bentley’s electric future: Today’s Car News

Bengt Halvorson Apr 26, 2019 Follow Bengt Tesla Semi A plan for more plug-in vehicles is changing form at Bentley—to what, we're not sure yet. A West Coast network could keep semis charged up. Analysts peer into the Tesla Roadster. And Ford's under federal scrutiny for emissions certifications. All this and more on Green Car Reports. The Justice Department has opened a criminal investigation related to Ford's February disclosure that it might have polluted more than its emissions certifications suggest. The West Coast Electric Highway paved

Jaguar I-Pace sales, Qiantu K50 details, Tesla range boost: The Week in Reverse

Bengt Halvorson Apr 27, 2019 Follow Bengt Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS] Which automaker teased the possibility of getting in the insurance business starting as soon as next month? Which startup automaker does Ford intend to invest $500 million into? And where might a solar car that started with crowdfunding be made? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 26, 2019. We finished the week rounding up some details in

With the Chevy Volt discontinued, how should GM use the name? Twitter poll results

Eric C. Evarts Apr 17, 2019 Cadillac electric crossover SUV based on GM BEV3 modular platform The discontinued Chevy Volt had one of the all-time great names for an electric car. Now that it has been discontinued, it seems a shame to let such a great name go to waste. GM has made no suggestions of continuing the Volt nameplate, so we thought we'd see if we could help them along with some suggestions in our latest Twitter poll. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV The poll asks our

Step aside, Boomers: New electric-car buyers in Northeast may be Millennials

John Voelcker Apr 18, 2019 Follow John Two 2018 Nissan Leafs with EVgo fast charger at NJ Turnpike Molly Pitcher travel plaza, Feb 2018 A new survey of Northeastern drivers suggests the demographics of future electric-car buyers in that region may evolve from the Baby Boomers who’ve bought most of them so far to Millennial buyers who see them as an inevitable part of a tech-focused lifestyle. Released Thursday at the New York Auto Show, the survey showed that at least some portion of all

2019 Nissan Leaf Plus vs. 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV: Which electric car is best?

Andrew Ganz Apr 19, 2019 Chevy Bolt EV vs. Nissan Leaf Plus We’re a long way from peak electric car, but we’ve finally left base camp. Big strides in battery capacity mean that picking between the 238-mile 2019 Chevy Bolt EV and the recently boosted 226-mile 2019 Nissan Leaf Plus comes down to a dozen miles of range. After a week behind the wheel of both electric cars, I’m not sure there are a dozen reasons to buy the Chevy over the Nissan. When it