Tesla Gigafactory tour, 100k Chevy Volts, Nikola One semi truck: Today's Car News

2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

2016 Chevrolet Volt, first drive in California, July 2015

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Today, an engineer takes a tour of the Tesla battery “gigafactory,” Nikola Motors says it will unveil a running prototype of its natural gas-electric semi truck in December, and the Chevrolet Volt passes 100,000 U.S. deliveries. All this and more on Green Car Reports.

Nikola Motors says it will unveil a running prototype of its Nikola One natural gas- and electric-powered semi truck December 2.

The European Union is collaborating with consumer groups to pressure Volkswagen into offering compensation for diesel owners, just like what U.S. owners will receive.

Check out one engineer’s report and photos from the Tesla gigafactory grand opening.

The next-generation Hyundai hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain will debut in 2018, in time for the Winter Olympics in South Korea, a company executive says.

July marked a major milestone for U.S. plug-in electric car sales: the delivery of the 100,000th Chevrolet Volt.

Mercedes-Benz isn’t just planning electric cars. It’s investigating electric commercial vehicles as well, including an all-electric version of the Sprinter van.

The May 7 fatal crash of a Tesla Model S running on Autopilot did not dramatically change opinions about autonomous cars, according to two recent studies.

Finally, Elon Musk confirms a Model 3-based compact crossover called the Model Y on Twitter (of course).

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