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The retro-styled SUV made at France’s former Smart car plant might include plans for green hydrogen. A Citroën concept provides the building blocks for some creative EVs. And U.S. dealerships embrace the idea of discussing EV charging with consistency. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  The chemical company Ineos has already gone in
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Mitsubishi teases more trail ability in its next Outlander Plug-In Hybrid. Indiana-built electric vans get leading-edge battery tech—and battery swapping. And why do Tesla, Lucid, and Rivian all use cylindrical cells? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  Lucid, Rivian, and Tesla each have the top EVs in their respective classes for range, and
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General Motors announced Tuesday morning that it has reached an agreement with LG Electronics over manufacturing defects that have led to the recall of about 140,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs.  According to GM, the reimbursement offsets $1.9 billion of the $2.0 billion in charges associated with the recalls—effectively covering most of the cost of the recalls
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Toyota claims its Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell sedan can cover 845 miles—in a special use case. Researchers see a lot of social costs of “deadhead miles” from Uber and Lyft. We get some time behind the wheel of the performance version of the Mach-E electric SUV. And Ford is deploying “charge angels” to spot-check charging infrastructure.
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Which affordable electric vehicle earned top safety recognition? What issue is splitting automakers’ support of a proposed EV tax credit expansion? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending September 24, 2021. With both Rivian and Lucid recently given EPA range figures—and Lucid ousting Tesla
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Lotus on Tuesday revealed the platform for a planned electric sports car, codenamed Type 135, due in 2026. Following Lotus founder Colin Chapman’s maxim “simplify, and add lightness,” the new platform emphasizes weight reduction. Known internally as E-Sport, the new platform was developed through Project LEVA (Lightweight Electric Vehicle Architecture), with funding from the UK
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