Madrid is using 'smart' parking meters in which drivers enter their license plate number to verify the model and make of the car. If someone drives a diesel or a less fuel efficient car in Madrid, then the driver is charged 20 percent extra to park.
Nissan's June sales for its electric car Leaf slightly dipped in June, but Nissan is still up 5.5 percent since June 2013. Tesla Motors didn't report monthly sales for the Tesla Motors Model S electric car, but it is estimated that Tesla Motors sold about 1,200 cars.
Pennsylvania's House of Representatives has passed legislation allowing Tesla Motors to sell through its first-party retail store model. That said, Tesla Motors will probably face a cap of five stores.
Toyota's upcoming fuel-cell electric car faces a safety regulation that would prevent people from driving the car even after a small fender-bender. Toyota is seeking exemption for the fuel-cell vehicle.
Capturing a small amount of carbon dioxide from vehicles could have large-scale benefits, researchers say. Although not all carbon emissions can be captured, researchers suggest about 20 percent of emissions could be captured.
A bill to eliminate Georgia's $5,000 tax credit for purchasing a battery-electric vehicle didn't pass this year. Could the bill resurface – and succeed – in 2015?
Tesla Motors and auto dealers have been fighting for five years over Tesla Motors' online selling of its electric cars. Now, the National Auto Dealers Association is trying to market the benefits of going to auto dealers.
Last year, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk showed how to swap a battery pack from a Tesla Model S and replace it with a new one. But, what has happened since then?
Nissan reportedly wants to join discussions with Tesla Motors and BMW on charging standards. What does this mean for the electric car market?
Aston Martin Racing and a Chinese solar-panel company Hanergy are working together to create a solar-powered cooling system for Aston Martin's race cars. What does this mean for the future of racing?
While Uber and traditional taxis stand off, Nissan Leafs are gaining prominence as taxis in London. Taxi firm eConnect Cars is adding on to its all-electric taxi fleet of Nissan Leafs.
Japan created a small-car class known as the kei class to ease parking and minimize congestion. But, Japan's government is concerned that kei cars distract Japanese automakers from making products to export.
Tesla Motors will share specifications of its Supercharger DC fast-charging standard for other automakers to use. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk, however, says those automakers would need to agree to Tesla Motors' business model for charging up electric cars.
Toyota is planning to produce its hydrogen fuel cell vehicle in mid-December. Toyota may also start sales for the car around the same time.
This weekend, five people in the UK got the keys to their Tesla Motors S vehicles, including 'Fifty Shades of Grey' author E L James. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says there is already a four-month waiting list for cars.
Tesla Motors could make history as a the most successful startup in 90 years. But here's the catch – Tesla Motors must sell 6 million electric cars.
The Diesel Technology Forum released data on which states had the strongest sales for diesel and hybrid vehicles. California had the most sales for diesel and hybrid cars, with 1.3 million new vehicles registered between 2010 and 2013.
Hybrid cars, from plugins to gas, will clearly be all the rage among carmakers for the next couple of years. Virtually every global automaker now has plug-in hybrid cars planned for launch between 2015 and 2020.
A Tesla Motors' Model S luxury sport sedan sold in May 2014 is quite different than one sold in June 2012. How has Tesla Motors updated and added new features to its all-electric luxury car?
Japan's government announced plans to change guidelines for fuel-cell vehicles to promote sales. Toyota and Honda have been concentrating on developing fuel-cell vehicles.