Big Blue dreams of a big green battery
Spike Narayan watched a Tesla electric sports car rocket from zero to 60 mph (100 kph) in less than four seconds and knew batteries would be the next big thing.
GM plans affordable 200-mile electric car in 2017
General Motors plans to start selling an affordable electric car in 2017 that will be able to go 200 miles on a single charge.
Talking to your car can be dangerous, studies say
Two new studies have found that voice-activated smartphones and dashboard infotainment systems may be making the distracted-driving problem worse instead of better.
Eight vehicles earn top rating for collision warning
The 2014 Chevrolet Impala was the only non-luxury car to earn the highest safety rating in new tests of high-tech crash prevention systems.
Chevrolet to roll out 4G-connected cars
The new Chevrolets coming out this year will be faster—on the information superhighway.
GM to launch dual-fuel car in 2014
General Motors said Wednesday it will launch a car next year with the ability to operate on both gasoline and compressed natural gas, taking advantage of abundant US gas supplies.
Tesla says car fire began in battery after crash
A fire that destroyed a Tesla electric car near Seattle began in the vehicle's battery pack, officials said, creating challenges for firefighters who tried to put out the flames.
GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says (Update)
As automakers race to make cheaper electric cars with greater battery range, General Motors is working on one that can go 200 miles (320 kilometers) per charge at a cost of about $30,000, a top company executive said.
GM says Chevy Spark EV can go 82 miles per charge
General Motors said Wednesday that the battery-powered version of its Chevrolet Spark mini-car can travel up to 82 miles (132 kilometers) on a single charge, putting it among the leaders in mass-market electric ...
Chevy Volt goes upscale in new electric Cadillac (Update)
General Motors is trying to take the Chevrolet Volt's electric technology upscale with a new Cadillac.
Ford Fusion wins LA car show green prize
The 2013 Ford Fusion was named Green Car of the Year Thursday at the LA Auto Show, as the US carmaker boasted having gone from "laggard to leader" in the environmentally-friendly vehicle market.
GM hopes new Spark will jolt electric sales
General Motors is giving its Chevrolet Spark a jolt of electricity.
GM offers big discounts to boost Volt sales (Update)
General Motors rolled out the Chevrolet Volt two years ago with lofty sales goals and the promise of a new technology that someday would help end America's dependence on oil.
GM says electric Volt is safe despite fires
General Motors insisted Monday that its Chevrolet Volt is safe to drive despite the launch of a government probe after three of the Volt's electric batteries caught fire following safety tests.