Eric C. Evarts, Contributor
Tesla troubles, Model S value, E-tron drive, fresh air, and why Norway? The Week in Reverse Eric C. Evarts
Which new plug-in hybrid was introduced for Europe?
What system did Consumer Reports test and find lacking?
This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car...
Tesla Autopilot gets bad marks, 2020 Karma Revero, Audi plug-ins: Today's Car News
Audi ramps up the number of its future vehicles that will have charge ports. Karma opens a new luxury design center for its 2020 Revero. And BMW releases a new ad showing the retiring chairman of...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla Navigate on Autopilot drives itself poorly, Consumer Reports finds
Tesla says it has improved its self-driving Navigate on Autopilot system with its latest software update. Consumer Reports begs to differ.
Last month, Tesla updated its Navigate on Autopilot software...Eric C. Evarts
Audi boosts plug-in plans to include 20 all-electric models by 2025
Audi on Thursday announced a dramatic expansion of its plans to develop electric and plug-in cars.
At its annual shareholders' meeting, the company told investors that it plans to release 20 new...Eric C. Evarts
2020 Karma Revero GT breaks cover–with smaller mustache
The 2020 Karma Revero GT will trim back its signature handlebar mustache for a bushier walrus variety.
And when it goes on sale late this summer, buyers will be able to order it at a new $100...Eric C. Evarts
Audi E-tron range, Rivian kitchen, more Piëchs, Chevron charging: Today's Car News
Rivian built an outdoor kitchen into its electric pickup. We took a road trip to assess the Audi E-tron's range in the real world. And EVgo is bringing fast chargers to gas stations. All this and...Eric C. Evarts
If electric cars need more public places to charge, maybe they could just go to gas stations.
That seems to be the approach behind the latest installations of EVgo stations in California.
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Electric-car startup Piëch sketches out future models, including SUV
Swiss startup Piëch wants to be more than a pretty face.
The company showed a sleek new electric concept coupe at the Geneva auto show in March called the Mark Zero, which it plans to put into...Eric C. Evarts
Rivian builds R1T Overland as cookout camping special
Rivian hasn't even launched any vehicles, and it's already building special editions and devising expensive accessories for its R1T electric pickup.
The latest is a camping special, not sized for a...Eric C. Evarts
Audi Q5 plug-in, Apple and Tesla, Model S value then and now: Today's Car News
Audi reveals details of its new 2020 A5 55 TFSI e quattro for Europe. Our readers weigh in on the fairest way for electric-car drivers to contribute to road maintenance in our latest Twitter poll....Eric C. Evarts
"How should EV owners pay for road maintenance?" Twitter poll results
Last week, after several states proposed new registration fees on electric cars, ostensibly to pay for road maintenance, we wondered what our readers thought would work best.
We have nothing against...Eric C. Evarts
GM's over-the-air updates, EPA's new math, hydrogen from seawater: Today's Car News
The EPA plans to stop counting potential lives saved from new pollution rules. GM reveals a platform that's connected to the future. Stanford scientists devise a way to use seawater to make hydrogen....Eric C. Evarts
Report: EPA model will count fewer deaths to help favor coal plants
The EPA is following through on plans to reduce the number of deaths it counts as attributable to air pollution, reportedly in an effort to support the Trump Administration's plans to shore up the...Eric C. Evarts
"What kinds of EV incentives are most effective?" Take our Twitter poll
On Monday, we took a look at how electric cars have become the new norm in Norway.
There, they've moved beyond early adopters and die-hards to the early mass market. In Norway, 31.2 percent of...Eric C. Evarts
Seawater could bring breakthrough for hydrogen cars
The biggest problem for hydrogen fuel-cell cars has been where to get a plentiful, affordable supply of hydrogen that doesn't contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.
Now scientists may have come up...Eric C. Evarts
GM builds new electric architecture for EVs, self-driving cars
As future cars go electric, self-driving, and more connected with the outside world, they're going to faster connectivity inside the vehicle.
To that end, General Motors just introduced a new...Eric C. Evarts
Electric cars have become "normal" in Norway. Hyundai aims to keep particulates out of the cabin. Hawaii fights climate change with a sea wall. And CEO Elon Musk takes another razor blade to Tesla...
Big investment not enough for long term at Tesla, Musk says: report
Tesla may have only enough money to survive another 10 months, CEO Elon Musk told employees in an email on Thursday.
The email was first reported by Reuters, which was shown a copy.
In response, Musk...Eric C. Evarts
Hawaii responds to global warming threat against Waikiki beach
Climate scientists have issued frequent warning about the effects of rising sea levels from global warming on cities such as Miami and New York.
But among the first places in the U.S. that may suffer...Eric C. Evarts
Renewable energy growth falters as carbon dioxide hits record levels
The past couple of weeks have seen the convergence of two troubling trends.
Perhaps most troubling, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography released data last week from the National Oceanic and...Eric C. Evarts
Volkswagen says EV batteries to last "the life of the car"
In an announcement last month, Volkswagen joined Nissan and Tesla as the only automakers to explicitly warranty not just the batteries in its cars but specifically how much life it expects them to...Eric C. Evarts
Mercedes-Benz lays out plan for carbon-neutral future
Mercedes-Benz's CEO-apparent Ola Källenius laid out a plan Monday, just after the Norway launch of its EQC electric SUV, that outlines the development of an entire "carbon-neutral" passenger-car...Eric C. Evarts