Volkswagen to build ID Buzz electric Microbus, cargo vans too, on sale in 2022

Volkswagen I.D. Buzz ConceptThe Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, an all-electric reinterpretation of the iconic VW Microbus, generated huge enthusiasm and public crowds when it debuted in January at the Detroit auto show. Today, the company announced its board had officially approved production of the vehicle, a distinctive entry in a growing lineup of electric cars planned for…

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Is this the country’s first Chevrolet Bolt EV police car?

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric police car, operated by Hyattsville City Police Department, MarylandUsing electric cars as police vehicles has some distinct advantages. Among them are near-silent operation, maximum acceleration from 0 rpm, and a novelty factor that can lead to friendly, beneficial interactions between officers and citizens. Now, the small Maryland city of Hyattsville, a suburb of Washington, D.C., has a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV…

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Bolt EV vs BMW i3, Karma driven, RIP natural-gas cars, Tesla Model 3 secrets: The Week in Reverse

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier and 2017 BMW i3 electric car, Aug 2017        [photo: Tom Moloughney]Which very noticeable plug-in car has been resurrected after five years—and what did we think of it on the road? What secrets does the Tesla Model 3 hold, and do those make it “Car 2.0” as some have suggested? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, August 18…

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Bolt EV vs BMW i3, Karma driven, RIP natural-gas cars, Tesla Model 3 secrets: The Week in Reverse

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Premier and 2017 BMW i3 electric car, Aug 2017        [photo: Tom Moloughney]Which very noticeable plug-in car has been resurrected after five years—and what did we think of it on the road? What secrets does the Tesla Model 3 hold, and do those make it “Car 2.0” as some have suggested? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending on Friday, August 18…

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Great Ferraris from The Quail

Great Ferraris at The Quail 2017The Monterey Car Week is an orgiastic feast of the eyes for any car fan. It’s an exclusive week-long celebration of the automobile, with events seemingly trying to upstage each other in terms of exclusivity and cachet. Aside from the actual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance itself, where the Best of Show is crowned and dollars are sure to follow…

from http://www.motorauthority.com/news/1112209_great-ferraris-from-the-quail

Someone asked for a fuchsia McLaren 720S, so the brand made it

Fuchsia McLaren 720S by MSOPebble Beach hosts hundreds of outrageous automobiles, but we doubt there will be any other car finished in a hue quite like this fuchsia McLaren 720S. McLaren Special Operations (MSO) undertook the project to build this bespoke 720S commissioned by enthusiast Michael Fux. Fux is an entrepreneur with a serious penchant for one-off cars. He’s…

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Trump administration scraps infrastructure advisory council

New York City's Manhattan Bridge (photo by Ludovic Bertron)Following the high profile dissolution of both the American manufacturing council and the strategic and policy forum, President Donald Trump is abandoning plans to form an infrastructure advisory council tasked with tackling the country’s crumbling roads and bridges. The council, which was created via executive order last month, was charged…

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