• Diesel

    CARB official believes full VW diesel fix might not be possible

    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Volkswagen, Emissions, Diesel It might not even be possible for VW to fix its polluting diesels, according to an official from the California Air Resources Board. The regulator may seek a compromise. Continue reading CARB official believes full VW diesel fix might not be possible CARB official believes full VW diesel…

  • Hybrid

    Recharge Wrap-up: VW Touareg Hybrid recall, random emissions tests for Germany?

    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Recalls, Volkswagen, Alternative Fuels, Biodiesel, Emissions, Hybrid Volkswagen recalls the Touareg Hybrid for fire risk. China’s Kaidi to produce 200,000 tons of biofuel a year in Finland. Germany considers doping-style tests for emissions. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: VW Touareg Hybrid recall, random emissions tests for Germany? Recharge Wrap-up: VW Touareg…

  • Luxury

    The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in Geneva

    Filed under: Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz, Convertible, Luxury Mercedes-Benz teases the new C-Class Cabriolet ahead of its world debut at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show in March. Continue reading The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in Geneva The Mercedes-Benz C-Class Cabriolet will debut in Geneva originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 13 Feb 2016 13:00:00…

  • Electric

    Tesla improves Summon feature with more safety

    Filed under: Green, Tesla, Green Culture, Electric Tesla’s Summon self-parking feature adds safety precautions to stop the car if the owner drops the keys. Continue reading Tesla improves Summon feature with more safety Tesla improves Summon feature with more safety originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 12 Feb 2016 14:05:00 EST. Please see our terms…

  • Electric

    Recharge Wrap-up: Tata unveils tiny H2 vehicle,Volt’s new drivetrain explained

    Filed under: Green, Videos, Chevrolet, Tata, Alternative Fuels, Emissions, Electric, Hydrogen A video explains the second-gen GM Voltec drivetrain. Coal plants can make EVs dirtier than gas cars. The Tata Magic Iris Ziva is a tiny fuel-cell microvan. Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Tata unveils tiny H2 vehicle,Volt’s new drivetrain explained Recharge Wrap-up: Tata unveils tiny…

  • Electric

    Tesla phases out 85-kWh Model S battery option

    Filed under: Green, Tesla, Sedan, Electric Tesla Motors has quietly discontinued it 85-kWh battery option, along with the rear-drive P90, simplifying the possible number of configurations. Continue reading Tesla phases out 85-kWh Model S battery option Tesla phases out 85-kWh Model S battery option originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 09 Feb 2016 11:07:00 EST….

  • Hybrid

    GM might share the Chevy Volt’s powertrain tech with rivals

    Filed under: Green, Videos, Chevrolet, GM, Technology, Sedan, Hybrid General Motors might be willing to share the Volt’s powertrain with other automakers, and both sides in such a partnership could reap major financial benefits. Continue reading GM might share the Chevy Volt’s powertrain tech with rivals GM might share the Chevy Volt’s powertrain tech with…