UPS adding to electric truck fleet

UPS says it will soon start using electric delivery trucks that cost the same as conventional diesel- or gas-fueled ones.

Ford hires 400 for Canadian connected car research

Ford Motor Co. will hire approximately 400 employees from software company BlackBerry Ltd. as part of sizable new investments in Canada that include a connected-vehicle research center in Ottawa, company officials said Thursday.

Federal policy reverses benefits of alternative fuel vehicles

Alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs), such as electric vehicles, can reduce U.S. petroleum consumption and can also potentially reduce emissions. However, a new Carnegie Mellon University study finds that under U.S. federal policy, ...

China boosts fleet of electric, hybrid vehicles

Chinese authorities have announced plans to boost the number of electric, hybrid and other alternative fuel-powered vehicles used for public transportation, while sales of such cars for private use have spiked in recent months.

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