DC Fast Charging, 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Priced, Gas Taxes: Today's Car News

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Today, we look at whether electric-car drivers prefer DC fast charging or Level 2 AC charging, who really pays for road maintenance, and pricing for the 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid crossover. All this and more on Green Car Reports.
Catch up on any news you might have missed last week with our Week in Reverse feature and video.
Because they don’t purchase fuel and pay gas taxes, electric-car drivers are sometimes accused of not contributing to highway-maintenance funds. But a new study concludes that no drivers are paying the true cost of maintaining public roads.
Electric-car drivers prefer public DC fast-charging stations over Level 2 AC 12 to 1, a survey by charging-network operator NRG eVgo finds.
The 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid is priced starting from $29,270 (including destination).
The EPA’s “Top Fuel Sippers” don’t use fuel at all… because they’re all electric cars.
We drive the Japanese-spec Nissan X-Trail Hybrid, which previews the expected 2017 Rogue Hybrid.
Certain 2015 and 2016 Honda Fit subcompacts are recalled for an airbag issue unrelated to the massive Takata recall.
Perhaps to save face in the ongoing “dieselgate” scandal, Volkswagen is giving customers gift cards as part of the “TDI Goodwill Program.”
Finally, Volkswagen Group design chief Walter de Silva will retire at the end of the month, although he will continue with the carmaker in an advisory role.
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