US safety agency may expand GM air bag recall
U.S. safety regulators are checking to see if up to 400,000 General Motors cars should be added to two recalls for defective air bags.
Cheap leases offered to spur electric car sales (Update)
Auto companies are hoping lower lease prices can put a charge into sluggish electric car sales.
Tesla promises to add charging stations
Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. promises to boost the number of fast-charging stations in the U.S. and Canada to make cross-country travel by electric car possible in the next year.
Attorneys say CODA bankruptcy issues resolved
(AP)—Attorneys in the bankruptcy case of failed electric car maker CODA Holdings say they have resolved several objections to the company's financing and sale plans.
Electric cars slow to gain traction in Germany
Germany plans to have one million electric vehicles on its roads by 2020, but so far that goal seems remote as the nation's motorists have shown little love for the quietly humming vehicles.
Trailblazing Israeli electric car company to close (Update 2)
It was an audacious idea that came to symbolize Israel's self-described status as "Start-Up Nation," a company that believed it could replace most gasoline-powered cars with electric vehicles and reduce the ...
New EU climate policy unlikely before 2015: Poland
The European Union is unlikely to hammer out its new policy on global warming ahead of a global climate deal that could be clinched in 2015, Poland's environment minister said Wednesday.
Space drives e-mobility
An ESA business incubation start-up company is helping major car manufacturers to develop electric vehicle concepts and improve safety systems by turning ideas quickly into virtual prototypes.
Hong Kong launches first electric taxis
Hong Kong saw its first electric taxis hit the streets on Saturday in a step towards reducing the city's high levels of roadside pollution.
Graphene-boron mix shows promise for lithium-ion batteries
Frustration led to revelation when Rice University scientists determined how graphene might be made useful for high-capacity batteries.
Bosch unveils Power Max—Level 2 EV charger for $449
Rocky road for electric car market
The road has gotten bumpier for electric cars, with Coda Automotive, one of what had been a promising crop of electric car startups, filing for bankruptcy protection this month.
Tesla Model S gets Consumer Reports' top score
The Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric car has tied an older Lexus for the highest score ever recorded in Consumer Reports magazine's automotive testing.
China's struggling automakers jump on SUV boom (Update)
BYD is known for electric cars but this year's flagship model is the S7, a gasoline-powered SUV. It comes with an interior air purifier, radar to help with backing and digital TV. An onboard hard drive can ...