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  • Adorable lunatic reviews the Renault Twizy EV

    Sat 8:03pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Humor, Videos, Weird Car News, Renault, Europe, ElectricA very odd woman in Europe reviews a Renault Twizy in perhaps the weirdest auto review ever. It makes absolutely no sense.Continue reading Adorable lunatic reviews the Renault Twizy…
  • Ford will add lots of carbon fiber to new vehicles

    Sat 4:00pm By Danny King
    Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, FordFord and Dow Chemical will work together to speed up carbon-fiber research and manufacturing capabilities.Continue reading Ford will add lots of carbon fiber to new vehiclesFord will add lots of carbon fiber to new…
  • Peugeot 308 R Hybrid plugs in 500 horses for Shanghai

    Sat 10:02am By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, Sedan, Concept Cars, Hybrid, PerformancePeugeot cooks up a radical performance sedan that combines the best of both worlds, with a 500-horsepower plug-in hybrid powertrain, set to debut at the 2015 Shanghai Motor…
  • Toyota throwing water on fast-charging EVs

    Fri 8:56pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Toyota, Japan, Emerging Technologies, Technology, HydrogenThe chief engineer of the Toyota Mirai doesn't think that there's a future in fast-charging EVs because they put too much strain on the electrical grid and have a short range.…
  • Recharge Wrap-up: 180 cities want to host Formula E, Tesla talks about Utah problems

    Fri 6:58pm By John Beltz Snyder
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Motorsports, Videos, Tesla, Emissions, ElectricIn a video, Tesla discusses its Utah store that was shut down days before it was scheduled to open. The EPA has published a report quantifying greenhouse gas emissions in the…
  • Volvo completely underestimated PHEV appeal of new XC90 [UPDATE]

    Fri 5:01pm By Brandon Turkus
    Filed under: Green, Volvo, SUV, Electric, Hybrid, LuxuryThe new XC90 plug-in is way, way more popular than Volvo expected. Rather than accounting for a 3-5 percent take rate, UK preorders are sitting closer to 20 percent.Continue reading Volvo completely…
  • Audi rolls out new A6 L E-Tron hybrid for China

    Fri 3:15pm By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, Audi, China, Sedan, Hybrid, LuxuryAudi is launching a plug-in hybrid version of the long-wheelbase A6 L it makes in China, pairing a 2.0-liter turbo four to an electric motor. It bows at the Shanghai Auto Show…
  • Oklahoma ridesharing bill would allow Lyft, gay rider discrimination

    Fri 1:45pm By Autoblog Staff
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation Alternatives, United StatesOklahoma's HB 1614 would allow ridesharing companies to operate in the state, but a new amendment would also allow discrimination of gay customers.Continue reading Oklahoma…
  • Michelin experts talk electric racing, Pilot Sport EV

    Fri 12:56pm By Domenick Yoney
    Filed under: Green, Motorsports, Videos, Electric, Performance, RacingWe spent some quality time in the Michelin tire tent at the Long Beach round of the Formula E Championship learning about tires and, more specifically, the unique rubber that makes this…
  • These are KBB's Top Ten Green Cars for 2015

    Fri 11:43am By Danny King
    Filed under: Green, BMW, ElectricBMW i3 tops KBB's Top 10 Green Cars list - again - with praise for the plug-in's performance and design.Continue reading These are KBB's Top Ten Green Cars for 2015These are KBB's Top Ten Green Cars for 2015 originally appeared…
  • This time around, Tesla updating low-end Model S in a different way

    Fri 8:57am By Sebastian Blanco
    Filed under: Green, Tesla, ElectricInstead of limiting the 85-kWh battery pack, Tesla will make a new 70-kWh pack for the Model S 70D.Continue reading This time around, Tesla updating low-end Model S in a different wayThis time around, Tesla updating low-end…
  • Babel Bike could be world's safest bicycle [w/video]

    Thu 8:46pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Green, Transportation Alternatives, UK, Technology, Bikes, ElectricThe Babel Bike claims to be the safest bicycle in the world. Riders are protected by a safety cage and foot guards. Plus at the rear, there are brake lights and turn…
  • Recharge Wrap-up: EV taxis in Amsterdam, Montreal's electric carsharing goals

    Thu 6:57pm By John Beltz Snyder
    Filed under: Green, Videos, Nissan, Transportation Alternatives, ElectricAmsterdam is an especially hospitable home for the growing EV taxi business. Montreal's mayor wants a large EV carsharing program. Enterprise Carshare has joined the nonprofit CarSharing…
  • Volvo prices XC90 T8 Twin Engine from $68,100*

    Thu 6:31pm By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, Volvo, Crossover, Hybrid, LuxuryVolvo announces pricing for the new XC90 T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid, starting at $68,100 before delivery and any tax credits are taken into account.Continue reading Volvo prices XC90 T8 Twin Engine from…
  • Will Tesla Gigafactory push up local wages?

    Thu 4:59pm By Danny King
    Filed under: Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Tesla, United States, ElectricTesla is already boosting Reno-area minimum wages because of planned payment scale at Gigafactory, and the state of Nevada is talking about millions of dollars of worker…
  • Audi introduces Q7 E-Tron 2.0 TFSI in Shanghai

    Thu 3:31pm By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, Audi, Crossover, Hybrid, LuxuryAt the Shanghai Motor Show, Audi will introduces its first turbocharged all-wheel-drive hybrid n the form of the new Q7 E-Tron 2.0 TFSI... but only in certain Asian markets.Continue reading Audi introduces Q7…
  • Tesla close to being able to sell EVs in Maryland

    Thu 2:00pm By Danny King
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Tesla, United States, ElectricTesla may be on the verge of getting approval from the state of Maryland for direct-to-consumer sales.Continue reading Tesla close to being able to sell EVs in MarylandTesla close to being…
  • Chevy Bolt officially keeping name, says marketing boss

    Thu 12:30pm By Chris Bruce
    Filed under: Design/Style, Green, Chevrolet, Hatchback, ElectricDespite the similarity to the Volt, Chevrolet's upcoming EV will definitely be called the Bolt, according to the brand's marketing boss. The company conducted two studies into the name to make…
  • Aluminum Ford F-150 earns five-star crash rating [w/video]

    Thu 11:59am By Brandon Turkus
    Filed under: Green, Ford, Safety, TruckThe 2015 Ford F-150 and its aluminum structure has scored so high in NHTSA's crash testing that it's been awarded the prestigious five-star safety rating.Continue reading Aluminum Ford F-150 earns five-star crash rating…
  • Audi reveals Prologue Allroad concept ahead of Shanghai

    Thu 10:28am By Noah Joseph
    Filed under: Green, 2015 Shanghai Motor Show, Audi, Crossover, Wagon, Concept Cars, Luxury, Off-RoadAudi continues showing the way forward, expanding its Prologue family of design studies with the new Allroad concept at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show.Continue…
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