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Tesla Motors to raise up to $214.3M (Update)

(AP) -- Electric car upstart Tesla Motors Inc. will sell common stock again, this time with hopes of raising $214 million to expand its limited model lineup.

Powerful sportscars revived at Geneva Motor Show

Forget the people carrier and electric runabout: with the economic crisis over, the low, sleek and powerful supercar regained its place at the Geneva Motor Show, which opens to the public on Thursday.

Electric vehicles: How we get there

During the State of the Union address, President Obama reiterated a goal that surely set the hearts of electric car makers revving.

Panasonic invests $30M in electric car maker Tesla

(AP) -- Panasonic Corp. is investing $30 million in Tesla Motors Inc., the U.S. maker of electric sports cars, eyeing expansion in the global market for green vehicles, both sides said Thursday.

BMW, Mazda lead the way as auto emissions fall: survey

BMW and Mazda lead the way in cutting auto emissions, well ahead of their rivals in the hunt for cleaner cars as new European Union targets begin to bear green fruit, a report showed Tuesday.

Newer, lighter cars less recyclable

Using combinations of materials to make cars lighter and reduce their carbon footprint during use might be shifting the environmental burden to the recycling stage of the vehicle, according to research from the Australian ...

BMW profits dip on investments in e-cars

German high-end carmaker BMW on Thursday reported a dip in quarterly profits after ramping up spending on electric and self-driving cars.

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