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Harley invests in Alta Motors, makes progress on electric motorcycle

Ben Rich Mar 5, 2018 Follow Ben Harley-Davidson Livewire electric motorcycle concept at 2014 New York Internatoinal Motorcycle Show Enlarge PhotoHarley-Davidson said on Thursday that it had “made an equity investment in Alta Motors and that the two companies will collaborate on electric motorcycle technology and new product development.” The announcement comes on the heels of the news that Harley-Davidson has applied for a trademark on the name “H-D Revelation”. Harley recently announced it will make its first production electric motorcycle in 2019, after it

EVgo simplifies, cuts electric-car fast charging prices nationwide

John Voelcker Mar 1, 2018 Follow John Add to circle Nissan Leaf electric car at EVgo DC fast-charging station Enlarge PhotoOver the next three years, numerous long-range electric cars will come to market at prices below $40,000. That will expand the pool of potential buyers to those interested in plug-in vehicles but unwilling to consider one rated at less than 200 miles. Those new owners will learn the DC fast charging along highways to enable longer road trips remains badly signposted, operated by multiple entities … and

Feb electric-car sales, future Dyson EVs, EVgo cheaper fast charging, CR-V Hybrid MIA: Today’s Car News

John Voelcker Mar 1, 2018 Follow John Add to circle Teaser for Volkswagen ID Vizzion concept debuting at 2018 Geneva auto show Enlarge PhotoToday, we've got cheaper fast-charging for longer, last month's plug-in vehicle sales numbers, a few hints of Dyson's future electric cars, and no news at all on a hybrid crossover utility vehicle for the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports. You may know Dyson for its high-tech vacuum cleaners or hand-washing driers, but it has plans for three electric cars

Plugs on Priuses, Jaguar I-Pace debut, Bolt EV battery opened, electric Hyundai Kona: The Week in Reverse

John Voelcker Mar 3, 2018 Follow John Add to circle 2019 Jaguar I-Pace Enlarge Photo Which new electric luxury crossover utility beat Audi, BMW, and Mercedes-Benz to the punch in targeting Tesla? What institution disavowed its own study, cited by the EPA, that claimed older diesels emitted no more pollutants than newer ones with sophisticated exhaust emssion-treatment systems? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, March 2, 2018. Friday, we covered the 2019 Jaguar I-Pace all-electric