Tesla Autopilot statistics, renewable energy growth, 2017 Nissan Versa Note: Today's Car News

2017 Nissan Versa Note

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Today, we take a close look at Tesla Autopilot crash data, the Department of Energy indicates U.S. renewable energy use will grow in 2017, and the 2017 Nissan Versa Note appears ahead of the 2016 Detroit Auto Show. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

A look at Tesla’s own statistics shows that Autopilot has a higher crash rate than human drivers. This appears to contradict previous statements by the company that Autopilot had a lower crash rate than humans.

ExxonMobil concedes that its oil reserves may be worth less than it originally estimated.

Audi shifts its motorsports priorities, trading its 24 Hours of Le Mans diesel hybrids for Formula E electric cars.

Renewable energy will become 9 percent of total U.S. electricity-generating capacity in 2017, according to Department of Energy data.

Volkswagen offers a $1,000 loyalty bonus to current owners as other automakers try to woo TDI diesel owners taking buybacks.

The 2017 Nissan Versa Note subcompact hatchback appears with a handful of updates ahead of the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show.

Speaking of subcompacts, we compare two more options in that segment: the Ford Fiesta and Hyundai Accent.

Finally, Tesla CEO Elon Musk confirms plans to build a second lithium-ion battery cell “gigafactory,” located in Europe.

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