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 ...
Conductivity and chemical effects of carbon coating on electric car batteries
(Phys.org) —While you may see a Chevrolet Volt here, or a Nissan Leaf there, the future of the electric car has a way to go when it comes to safety, cost and, especially, performance. However, Engineering ...
Daimler acquires lithium-ion battery maker
Automaker Daimler AG is acquiring the remaining shares in a lithium-ion battery cell maker from specialty chemical company Evonik Industries AG as it intensifies its focus on electric cars.
US closes investigation of Tesla battery fires
The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog has closed an investigation into Tesla electric car battery fires after the company said it would install more shields beneath the cars.
Deal allows Tesla to sell cars in Ohio
Ohio auto dealers have struck an agreement that will allow Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars in the state.
CBS dubs sound for quiet electric car (Update)
CBS News says an editor made an "audio error" in dubbing the sound of a loud traditional car engine over footage of the much quieter Tesla electric car in a "60 Minutes" story that aired Sunday.