Henrik Fisker Quits Company That Bears His Name

Henrik Fisker, founder and Executive Chairman of Fisker Automotive, has resigned his position at the struggling automaker the bears his name.

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Chevy Volt Tops Prius Plug-in, Nissan Leaf in Green Car Sales Race

Despite a rocky start, sales of the Chevrolet Volt rose to 30,090 units in 2012, making it the top selling plug-in vehicle on the market.

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BMW Confirms I3 EV On Sale This Year

BMW has confirmed that the very first vehicles under its new i eco brand will go on sale later this year, starting with the i3.

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Toyota I-Road is an Electric Scooter That Drives Like a Car

Set to make its world premiere at the Geneva Motor Show tomorrow, Toyota has unveiled a new electric scooter that drives like a car thanks to a newly developed Active Lean technology.

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Mercedes SLS AMG Electric Drive is World's Fastest, Most Powerful EV

After first showcasing concepts in an electric yellow and then a chrome blue, Mercedes has given the go-ahead to send the SLS AMG Coupe Electric Drive into production.

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Tesla DOE Loan Repayment to Finish Years Early

With confidence in spades, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said yesterday that the electric car maker will repay its $465 million government loan in “five years or less.”

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Tesla CEO Says NY Times Article Likely Cost Brand $100M

A public battle between the New York Times and Tesla CEO Elon Musk is still sprouting news after the disgruntled executive told Bloomberg that the article likely cost the electric car maker $100 million.

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Fisker Entertaining Possible Suitors

Fisker seems to be falling on hard times, and a new report suggests the brand might be on the market with Chinese firm Dongfeng Motor Corp tossing a $350 million offer into the ring.

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NY Mayor Aims for 10,000 Electric Car Charging Spaces

There will be 10,000 new public spaces to charge electric cars in New York City in seven years if mayor Michael Bloomberg has his way.

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Mitsubishi Teases Hybrid Pickup, 300 KM Suburban EV

Mitsubishi is taking its commitment to electrified cars to the next level at the upcoming Geneva Motor Show, with plans to reveal both an electric commuter car and a hybrid pickup truck.

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Electric Vehicles Run Out of Juice

Arguably electric cars are the future of the automotive industry. They promise smooth, quiet, pollution-free driving, but are they ready for primetime? If recent news is any indicator, the answer is a resounding “NO!”

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Government Backs Away From Million EV Goal for 2015

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is backing away from its previously announced plan to see 1 million electric cars on U.S. roads by 2015, saying the timeline isn’t really all that important.

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BMW 1 Series ActiveE Recalled: 360 Units Affected

BMW is recalling 360 of its low-volume electric 1 Series ActiveE compact cars because of a problem with the drivetrain assembly. 

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2013 Ford Focus Electric Discounted up to $10,750

There’s good news for anyone thinking about leasing a Ford Focus Electric – the maker is offering big discounts if you’re willing to take one. 

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Fuel Economy Remains Most Influential Purchase Reason: J.D. Power

Fuel economy remains the most influential purchase reason for buyers when shopping for new vehicles, according to the latest J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Avoider Study.

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