30 May '17, 4pm

A123 expands, BMW electric plans, fuel-economy battle, Kia Niro chatbot: Today's Car News

A123 expands, BMW electric plans, fuel-economy battle, Kia Niro chatbot: Today's Car News

John Voelcker May 30, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2017 Kia Niro, San Antonio, Texas, Dec 2016 Enlarge Photo Today, BMW's electric-car plans may have changed, Tesla solar roof tiles can be preordered, A123 is bigger than you think, and VW plans even greater reductions in the environmental impact of carmaking. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We ran down our top news stories from the previous week . If you're interested in the new Kia Niro hybrid wagon, the company's chatbot can answer questions about the car —and VentureBeat tested it to see how it did on some tough queries. Tesla's solar roof tiles are now available for order , and first deliveries are to start in California next month. Battery maker A123 has quietly become a half-billion-dollar company under new owner Wanxiang, despite its Fisker fiasco in 2012. Volkswagen plans to cut the environmental impact o...

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If BMW i5 is canceled, what does that mean for its electric cars?

If BMW i5 is canceled, what does that mean for ...

greencarreports.com 30 May '17, 1pm

John Voelcker May 30, 2017 Follow John Add to circle Rendering of BMW i5 electric crossover utility vehicle, from patent d...

Battery maker A123 quietly became a half-billion-dollar company

Battery maker A123 quietly became a half-billio...

greencarreports.com 30 May '17, 11am

John Voelcker May 30, 2017 Follow John Add to circle A123 Systems manufacturing facility, Livonia, Michigan Enlarge Photo ...

Today in history

militarytimes.com 30 May '17, 3pm

: The remains of two unidentified U.S. service personnel from World War II and Korea are buried in the Tomb of the Unknown...

Tesla vs VW poll, cleaner electric cars, CAFE-related jobs, electric…

Tesla vs VW poll, cleaner electric cars, CAFE-r...

greencarreports.com 31 May '17, 4pm

John Voelcker May 31, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2016 Ford Fiesta Enlarge Photo Today, our readers weigh in on Volkswa...

BMW Unveils Its 2017 M6 GT3 Art Car in Beijing

BMW Unveils Its 2017 M6 GT3 Art Car in Beijing

hypebeast.com 31 May '17, 4pm

BMW has taken the wraps off of its latest Art Car, and it’s undoubtedly one of the German automotive giant’s best entries ...

Chatbot for Kia Niro hybrid vs driving the actual car

Chatbot for Kia Niro hybrid vs driving the actu...

greencarreports.com 28 May '17, 1pm

VentureBeat's GreenBeat May 28, 2017 2017 Kia Niro Touring, Catskill Mountains, NY, March 2017 Enlarge Photo A chatbot wou...

BMW Motorrad Concept Zero Electric Scooter (w/Video)

BMW Motorrad Concept Zero Electric Scooter (w/V...

gas2.org 30 May '17, 1pm

At the Concorso d’Eleganza at the Villa d’Este in Italy last week, BMW introduced a new zero emissions electric scooter ca...

Senate Reviewing Bill To Streamline Federal Fuel Economy and Emissions Rules

Senate Reviewing Bill To Streamline Federal Fue...

hybridcars.com 30 May '17, 8pm

U.S. senators are attempting to reconcile differences in fuel economy rule enforcement held between two federal agencies. ...

Electric Popemobile, Musk vs Trump, coal to win...

greencarreports.com 02 Jun '17, 3pm

Today, we update U.S. plug-in electric car sales data for May, look at a program to help coal miners get wind-farm jobs, e...

US missile test today: Pentagon plans first tes...

missiledefenseadvocacy.org 30 May '17, 1pm

The Pentagon will attempt to shoot down an intercontinental missile in a first-of-its-kind test planned for today. The Mis...

June 2017 week one fuel prices - petrol, diesel...

paultan.org 31 May '17, 10am

It’s Wednesday again, which means it’s time for weekly fuel prices. Some cheer this week for motorists compared to last we...

World’s first circular economy standard launched https://t.co/cYElGX1laU

World’s first circular economy standard launche...

ecotextile.com 31 May '17, 10am

LONDON - The world's first standard for implementing circular economy principles has this week been launched. BS 8001 Brit...

BMW electric scooter concept link

BMW electric scooter concept link

electricvehiclesresearch.com 05 Jun '17, 12am

The Concept Link, which BMW Motorrad recently unveiled, has electric drive, zero emissions and full connectivity, the conc...

China Backing Off Tough Electric Car Sales Mandate

China Backing Off Tough Electric Car Sales Mandate

hybridcars.com 02 Jun '17, 8pm

China will be reducing its strict mandate for selling plug-in electrified vehicles in that market. Daimler CEO Dieter Zets...