Today, electric postal vans, jobs in renewable energy, better used Tesla prices, and a plug-in hybrid minivan recall. All this and more on Green Car Reports.
Fully electric Ford Transit vans will be delivering mail within months under a deal announced by Deutsche Post and Ford.
Coal has been in the news quite a lot lately, but jobs in solar energy have grown at 20 percent a year since 2012; wind energy is also adding jobs.
To encourage buyers thinking of putting down deposits for Tesla Model 3 cars they may not receive for a year or two, Elon Musk announced warranty improvements and price cuts on used Tesla Model S electric cars.
About 1,700 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid plug-in minivans have been recalled to replace a faulty diode.
China matters for electric cars: Volkswagen too will launch a joint venture to build battery-electric vehicles with a Chinese partner.
Prices for the 2018 Subaru Crosstrek, one of the highest-mileage all-wheel-drive vehicles for sale in the U.S., will start at $22,710—no kayak included.
Finally, in the arena of small cars not available in the U.S., full details on the 2018 Volkswagen Polo subcompact are now out.