Tesla pickup details, no diesels too many, NYC clean taxis, extension cords: Today’s Car News

Volkswagen ID R at NürburgringIn a podcast over the weekend, Tesla CEO Elon Musk released a few more details about the Tesla Pickup. A report shows higher-mpg taxis have had a beneficial effect on New York City air quality. US PIRG gives states failing grades on how they’re spending diesel-scandal funds. And our Twitter poll asks how many EV drivers have used extension cords…