Wanxiang Group’s purchase of A123 Systems Inc. has been approved by the U.S. government, despite concerns of sensitive technology being transferred to China. Continue Reading...
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Bankrupt battery manufacturer A123 Systems expects its sale to Chinese firm Wangxiang to be complete in a little over a week. Continue Reading...
The production variant of the Volkswagen XL1 has been spied cold-weather testing in -22 Fahrenheit temperatures as the German automaker put its 235-mpg diesel-hybrid car to the test. Continue Reading...
The Cadillac of Chevy Volts has finally ditched the camo and suspense, and made its official debut today at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show. Continue Reading...
It may be the big debut for Cadillac at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show tomorrow, but why wait until then? Continue Reading...
Cadillac had just released a staged spy photo of its new gasoline range-extended electric car, which will debut at the Detroit Auto Show next week. Continue Reading...
Exotic plug-in hybrid maker Fisker is suing XLGroup, its insurer, for the cost of 338 Karmas — roughly $33 million. Continue Reading...
Despite finally starting to gain traction, EVs and plug-in hybrids will continue to struggle until prices decrease according to a new study. Continue Reading...
Roughly 4,000 Chevrolet Volts are at risk of shutting down while in motion because of a software glitch. Continue Reading...
After suffering numerous delays in getting its first car to market, Fisker Automotive has announced it will push back its launch date for the second model in its expanding lineup by as much as two years. Continue Reading...
It’s no surprise that the Volkswagen XL1 is out and about testing, as the diesel-hybrid XL1 is expected to be sold in limited quantities starting next year. Continue Reading...
Among a market bearish toward buying pure EVs, Nissan’s Leaf isn’t getting any breaks and the brand’s executives know it. Continue Reading...
Despite already offering a vastly more fuel efficient version of its Range Rover SUV this year, Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is also considering a plug-in hybrid variant of the luxo-truck. Continue Reading...
Last month, we caught glimpses of the Volkswagen XL1 being tested, and now reports are coming out of the 2012 Paris Motor Show that confirm the XL1 will head to dealerships in limited quantities next year. Continue Reading...
If Ferrari can build a wagon, then surely Porsche can get away with it. And why not, the German sports car brand has already expanded into SUVs and sedans. Continue Reading...
As global demand for hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and electric vehicles continues to grow, the demand for lithium is also growing exponentially. Continue Reading...
Electric cars are still a tough sell with consumers, but plug-in hybrids are starting to get more bites as people warm to the idea of the highly-efficient cars. Continue Reading...
On September 23, 2012, owners of plug-in hybrid and all electric vehicles are invited to particiapate in National Plug-In Day, meant to celebrate and spread awareness about environmentally friendly vehicles. Continue Reading...
Volkswagen is looking to introduce a new standard for fuel economy with the XL1, a fuel sipper expected to get up to 235 mpg, and our spy photographers managed to grab some photos of an XL1 prototype testing today. Continue Reading...
Originally rumored for a NY Auto Show debut earlier this year, the BMW i8 Spyder Concept is now scheduled to make its first appearance at the LA Auto Show this Fall. Continue Reading...
Ford is looking to gain ground in the green car market, investing heavily in engineering for the long term as it plans to roll out several new electrified vehicles this year. Continue Reading...
BMW’s new green sports car hasn’t been spotted since it was cold weather testing in Northern Europe over the winter, but now we have new spy photos of the car, up close and testing in the summer heat. Continue Reading...
Consequently, there are concerns within the auto industry that given the sluggish demand, sales of zero emissions vehicles won’t grow fast enough to meet the mandated targets, meaning that automakers could risk facing hefty fines. Continue Reading...
As brands go, Chrysler isn’t much for making hybrids and EVs, but that’s changing. The automaker just announced that it delivered four plug-in hybrid Town & Country mini vans to the city of Auburn Hills, Mich. as a two-year demonstration project. Chrysler says it’s pouring $15.8 million into the project, which will be supplemented by another… Continue Reading...