Hybrid vehicle battery creator Ovshinsky, 89, dies
(AP)—Stan Ovshinsky, the self-taught inventor who developed the nickel-metal hydride battery used in the hybrid vehicle industry, has died at his home in suburban Detroit after a fight with cancer. He was ...
Car-packed Sofia sets EU example with solar car charger
Bulgaria's car-packed capital Sofia has set an EU example in the fight against greenhouse gas emissions by installing its first state-of-the-art solar-powered charger for electric cars, the project's managers ...
Battery maker A123 files for bankruptcy protection (Update)
(AP)—After years of struggling in the nascent market for electric cars, battery maker A123 Systems Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday.
Toyota's go-slow message on electric cars
No automaker looking at the electric car market right now is going to read "full speed ahead" from what's happened so far. The Chevy Volt is outselling half the car models on the market, but many others, ...
When green turns toxic: Norwegians study Electric Vehicle life cycle
Oracle CEO to experiment on his Hawaiian island
(AP)—Oracle CEO Larry Ellison envisions his recently acquired Hawaiian island becoming a "little laboratory" for experimenting with more environmentally sound ways to live.
Israeli electric car company CEO steps down
(AP)—He has been the poster boy for Israel's powerhouse technology industry and a leading proponent of a great dream—to end the world's addiction to oil.
Fisker looking to form alliances to share costs
(AP)—Electric car maker Fisker Automotive is talking with other car companies about sharing parts and technology.
Electric-car Nemesis at top speeds is record-breaker
Nissan offers Leaf discounts to spur sales
Nissan is offering cheap leases and big discounts on the Leaf because of slow U.S. sales of the all-electric car.
Developing next generation of batteries for improved mobile devices, electric cars
Sometimes even batteries can use a boost of energy, according to the focus of a Kansas State University graduate student's research.
Toyota plans expanded range of hybrids (Update)
Toyota Motor Corp. is boosting its green vehicle lineup, with plans for 21 new hybrids in the next three years, a new electric car later this year and a fuel cell vehicle by 2015 in response to growing demand ...
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.
Tesla builds 100th sedan, but steep production ramp looms
Tesla has built its 100th Model S sedan.