GM to build 200-mile electric car at Michigan plant
An electric car with a 200-mile range and a price tag of $37,500 will be built at a General Motors factory north of Detroit, the company announced Thursday.
Chances of saving with solar energy greater for Indiana farms than homes
The probability of saving money by using solar energy rather than standard grid electricity is 92 percent for Indiana farm businesses and about 50 percent for homes, Purdue University energy economists find.
Low gas prices, incentives change math for electric cars
Drivers trying to calculate whether it's practical to own an electric car are facing a new math.
GM's new electric could upstage Tesla—and its own Volt (Update 2)
With the introduction of an affordable electric car that can go 200 miles on a single charge, General Motors sets up a showdown with Tesla to sell an electric vehicle to the masses. It may also upstage a ...
America's place in the sun: Energy report sets goal
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.
Report: Better shields needed for private tax data
Federal investigators say the IRS and the states should improve how they protect the security of confidential tax information of people getting benefits under the 2010 health care law.
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.
Review: A solar home isn't for everyone
As someone who considers himself an environmentalist, I'd love to get a solar array for my home. But I'm finding that it may not make a lot of sense - at least right now. My wife and I drive fairly fuel-efficient cars. Our ...
GM says Chevy Spark EV can go 82 miles per charge
General Motors said Wednesday that the battery-powered version of its Chevrolet Spark mini-car can travel up to 82 miles (132 kilometers) on a single charge, putting it among the leaders in mass-market electric ...
Chevy Volt goes upscale in new electric Cadillac (Update)
General Motors is trying to take the Chevrolet Volt's electric technology upscale with a new Cadillac.
GM hopes new Spark will jolt electric sales
General Motors is giving its Chevrolet Spark a jolt of electricity.
Experts: SC hacking largest vs. state tax agency
(AP)—Experts say that the hacking of 3.6 million South Carolina tax returns is the largest cyber-attack against a state tax agency in the nation.
Tesla taps sun for free electric car fuel (Update)
Tesla on Tuesday opened the first part of what it said would be a large network of stations that will provide free charges to its electric cars courtesy of the sun.