Tesla charging at gas stations, 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio, Goodwood Festival of Speed: Today's Car News

2017 Smart Fortwo Cabriolet  -  First Drive, January 2016

2017 Smart Fortwo Cabriolet – First Drive, January 2016

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Today, Tesla tries to expand electric-car charging to gas stations, the 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio starts at under $20,000, and the 2016 Goodwood Festival of Speed includes a few green-ish cars. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

The leaders of the U.S., Canada, and Mexico are expected to commit to generating half of North America’s power from renewable sources by 2025.

The annual Goodwood Festival of Speed is primarily focused on more traditional high-performance cars, but it had a few green-ish cars this year as well.

The 2017 Smart ForTwo Cabrio starts at $19,650. That makes it the only new convertible starting at under $20,000, says Smart.

Would you recharge your Tesla electric car at a gas station? Tesla is in talks with gas-station chain Sheetz about installing Supercharger DC fast-charging stations at some of the company’s locations.

Under the terms of the settlement announced yesterday, Volkswagen must buy back at least 85 percent of the affected 2.0-liter TDI diesel cars. What will it do with all of them?

The Toyota Camry mid-size sedan top’s Cars.com’s 2016 “American-Made Index,” but another study puts a different model on top.

Finally, a Tesla Model S owner uses a human guinea pig to test the car’s safety features. Perhaps a cardboard cutout would have been a better idea.

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