Which hybrid model was cancelled and won’t return for 2020?
Which hybrid crossover was finally confirmed for the U.S.?
And what sound should your electric car be making?
This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending TKTKTK, 2018.
Two big, unresolved stories hovered over the green-vehicle sector at the end of the week. Friday we wondered about the importance of electric-car and battery manufacturing in the GM-UAW strike , as it started to affect suppliers—and supplier jobs. And the Trump administration’s announcement Wednesday that it would revoke California’s emissions authority was followed by an unsurprising next step: a lawsuit in which California is suing the EPA over its environmental rollbacks.
Uber self-driving prototype in San Francisco
We finished off a busy week looking at whether hydrogen fuel cells might be seen as an upgrade in the future, and wondering whether Toyota’s use of Tesla-style cylindrical cells in its Chinese plug-in hybrids is just the company taking advantage of its flexibility .Amazon ordered 100,000 fully electric delivery vans from Rivian —and in doing so helped further solidify Rivian’s future as a maker of electric pickups and SUVs. Rivian R1T electric pickup concept Two safety results released by the IIHS proved that electric cars offer just as much (if not more) occupant protection as their gasoline counterparts. The Tesla Model 3 won a spot on the Top Safety Pick+ shortlist, while a new test for the Chevrolet Bolt […]