Tesla chief expects US to clear Model S in fires
The leader of upstart automaker Tesla Motors is confident that its Model S electric car is safe and will be cleared by a U.S. investigation into two battery fires.
Saab is back: First cars produced under new owners (Update)
Two and a half years after Saab shut down production due to financial trouble, the Swedish car rolled a new sedan off its assembly lines in Trollhattan, in south-west Sweden, on Monday.
Solar Plane: Making clean tech sexy, adventurous
In noisy, energetic New York City, the pilots of a spindly plane that looks more toy than jet hope to grab attention in a surprising way: By being silent and consuming little energy.
GM hopes new Spark will jolt electric sales
General Motors is giving its Chevrolet Spark a jolt of electricity.
Nissan upgrades Leaf electric car, lowers price (Update)
The upgraded Nissan Motor Co. Leaf electric car can travel further without recharging, comes in a cheaper model and tells drivers how much battery life is left.
Electromobility, efficient and safe: Visio.M consortium presents new electric car
An attractive electric vehicle at an affordable price that provides safety and comfort combined with a reasonable driving range: that was the goal of the Visio.M project. The participating researchers at ...
Fiat 500 adds electric and big versions to lineup
The Fiat 500 is getting bigger and going electric.
The nuclear reactor in your basement
How would you like to replace your water heater with a nuclear reactor? That's what Joseph Zawodny, a senior scientist at NASA's Langley Research Center, hopes to help bring about. It would tap the enormous ...
My car drives, parks and charges itself for me
Imagine you are rushing to catch a train but must first park your electric car inside the station garage. You lose precious time searching for a space, ideally one where you can charge your vehicle, which ...
Electric cars without drivers
E-Mobile will park independently in the future and will also be able to find the next charging station without a driver. Researchers are working on electric cars that can travel short distances autonomously. ...
Electric-car drivers trading gas for solar power (Update)
Owners of electric vehicles have already gone gas-free. Now, a growing number are powering their cars with sunlight.
Smart grid for electric vehicle fleet
Being able to charge up to 30 electric cars at once requires some ingenious energy management. Researchers are incorporating a mix of renewables into the design of a smart grid for Germany's largest charging ...
Tesla station to bring electric cars to Wyoming
In the least populated county in the least populated state, old Ford and Chevy pickup trucks roam—and rule—the roads.
Vettel says Formula E 'not the future'
Formula One dominator Sebastian Vettel gave short shrift Saturday to the new, electric Formula E series, saying it would be far too quiet and was "not the future".