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 |  Nov 27 2013, 8:19 AM


BMW is breaking new ground with its i3 city car, but European crash test results might be a sign of problems to come.

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 |  Nov 25 2013, 11:02 AM


Nissan is continuing its push toward marketing a self-driving car, announcing today that it began testing on public roads in Japan.

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 |  Nov 25 2013, 10:32 AM


Honda unveiled a concept preview of its hydrogen fuel cell vehicles during the L.A. Auto Show last week.

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 |  Nov 24 2013, 11:01 AM

2013 Nissan LEAF

According to a recent survey, 95 percent of U.S. car shoppers aren’t aware of state and local subsidies, rebates and other incentives related to plug-in hybrids and electric vehicles.

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 |  Oct 29 2013, 2:34 PM


The days of women being attracted to men behind the wheels of sporty Porsches and luxurious BMWs could be coming to an end, according to a recent survey.

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 |  Oct 23 2013, 12:20 PM


Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is rapidly becoming a new Bob Lutz for the 21st century. The savvy South African is not afraid to share his opinion on a variety of topics and is at times refreshingly blunt.

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 |  Oct 19 2013, 1:37 PM


After the successful launch of its i3 electric car, BMW is already looking to expand the i brand with reports that an i5 model is already in the planning stage.

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 |  Oct 14 2013, 10:15 AM


Ford announced the opening today of a new battery lab at the University of Michigan that the company says will help accelerate its ability to develop battery-powered vehicles.

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 |  Oct 11 2013, 10:10 AM


Count yourself among a very special few if you’re wondering how much the electrified Kia Soul will cost. 

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 |  Oct 01 2013, 2:45 PM


Rapid recharging is as important to electric cars as engines are to airplanes. That is to say, they won’t take off without them. 

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 |  Oct 01 2013, 2:02 PM


Withholding powertrain details, Kia announced plans today to sell the electric version of its Soul hatchback in the U.S.

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 |  Sep 30 2013, 11:02 AM


Toyota Motor Corporation Chairman Takeshi Uchiyamada predicted today that hybrid vehicles are here for the long haul.

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 |  Sep 28 2013, 1:02 PM


Today marks the third annual National Plug In Day, highlighting the accelerated growth in the electric vehicle market.

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 |  Sep 24 2013, 7:37 AM


General Motors CEO, Dan Akerson, has gone on the record to say that Cadillac will be gearing up to take on Tesla head-to-head.

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 |  Sep 20 2013, 7:02 AM


Tesla shares continue to climb, rising seven percent yesterday to hit an all-time high for the American electric automaker.

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 |  Sep 18 2013, 10:02 AM



Second only to the Isetta, one of the strangest looking BMWs to date enters production today. 

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 |  Sep 05 2013, 9:31 PM


Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that he’ll be driving a Model S across the U.S. in just six days, from Los Angeles to New York City.

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 |  Sep 05 2013, 9:34 AM


Home to Hollywood, Silicon Valley and an ever-present green movement California is America’s natural habitat for electric vehicles. Residents of the Golden State buy them in far greater numbers than any other people in the U.S.

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 |  Aug 26 2013, 6:27 PM


Following in the footsteps of other automakers that are now offering discounts for their EVs, Toyota has discounted its RAV4 EV’s lease to $299 a month, for three years.

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 |  Aug 25 2013, 3:16 PM


Surprise! Detroit Electric is experiencing more delays in starting production on its SP:01 electric sports car.

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 |  Aug 23 2013, 8:02 PM

2012 Nissan LEAF

Nissan released the top 15 markets where its Leaf electric car sells best today.

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 |  Aug 22 2013, 4:02 PM


By most standards, the Nissan Leaf is a slow seller. Then again, most standards don’t apply to electric cars.

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 |  Aug 22 2013, 11:02 AM


Looking down the long, partially electrified road, Tesla CEO Elon Musk hopes to market an affordable electric car with 200 miles of range. 

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 |  Aug 15 2013, 3:02 PM


A new study suggests that luxury car buyers could be losing interest in alternative fuel vehicles.

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