Hybrid vehicles more fuel efficient in India, China than in US
What makes cities in India and China so frustrating to drive in—heavy traffic, aggressive driving style, few freeways—makes them ideal for saving fuel with hybrid vehicles, according to new research by ...
Electric mass mobility for urban environments
Electric vehicles powered by electricity from renewable energy sources are an attractive option for mobility within the urban area and beyond. However, previous approaches lead to vehicles that either are ...
Investors buying bankrupt Israel electric car firm
A group of investors has taken over the remains of Israel's bankrupt electric car venture, pledging to give the project another boost.
Global automakers split on 'green car' strategy
Global automakers are locked in a showdown evoking the video format wars of the 1980s, as they bet on what eco-friendly vehicles will prevail in the battle for dominance of the burgeoning low-emissions sector.
Tesla builds 100th sedan, but steep production ramp looms
Tesla has built its 100th Model S sedan.
Finland to become a model country for sustainable transport by 2020
Roads in Finland in 2020 will hum to the sound of low-emission vehicles running on renewable energy, electricity, hydrogen and sustainable biofuels. The share of public transport and car pooling in densely populated urban ...
Agreement will lead to grid-friendly electric vehicle charging
A technology that will allow widespread adoption of plug-in electric vehicles without negatively impacting the electrical grid is the subject of a commercial license agreement between Battelle and AeroVironment, ...
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 ...
Three to a space: the folding car
If you're of a certain age - or just watch a lot of Hulu or Nick at Nite - you probably remember the folding (and flying) car from "The Jetsons."
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.
New York auto showcase is venue for Mercedes-Benz EV
Electric car maker CODA files for bankruptcy
Electric car maker CODA Holdings Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday after selling just 100 cars and said it plans to quit the auto business altogether.
Detroit Electric pegs SP:01 production output at 999
GM cuts price of Volt electric car by 13 percent (Update)
General Motors is knocking 13 percent off the sticker price of the Chevrolet Volt electric car as it tries to keep pace with rivals in the U.S. market for plug-in vehicles.