22 Jun '18, 4pm

Tesla Solar City layoffs, Chevrolet Volt recall, and EPA staff levels: Today's Car News

2013 Chevrolet Volt Enlarge Photo Tesla's recent layoffs have hit Solar City installers. Chevrolet issues a recall for the 2013 Volt. EPA staff levels are below legal levels. And an energy industry poll says Americans aren't fond of the electric-car tax credit. All of this and more on Green Car Reports . Last week, Tesla said it would lay off 9 percent of its workforce. New reports show the layoffs have affected about 20 percent of Solar City installation locations . Chevrolet issued a recall for 2013 Volt plug-in hybrid cars over battery software that could cause the vehicle to shut down. The problem mirrors a recall that affected the Bolt EV last month. EPA enforcement staff levels are below the legal limit , which could affect environmental quality even if the Agency doesn't roll back regulations. A conservative poll says Americans resent electric-car tax credits . At t...

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