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.
More details on the eight-state plan to promote the sale of more electric cars have been released. The goal is to have sold more than 3 million electric cars by 2025 in the US.
Solar Roadways, a company that builds solar-power generating roads, already passed its crowdfunding target of $1 million, and it still has four days left to raise more money. Solar Roadways founders Scott and Julie Brusaw continue to improve their prototype product.
Google's electric, autonomous car doesn't have a steering wheel, brakes, or a gas pedal. But what does that mean for Google's driverless car, the law, and safety?
For the first time since 1998, Honda is no longer considered the "Greenest Automaker." Instead, Hyundai-Kia took the "Greenest Automaker" prize this year.
An Idaho-based company started a crowdfunding campaign to meet US's future power needs. How? By building solar panels into parking lots, driveways and roads.
Tesla (TSLA) reported first-quarter earnings Wednesday, and Elon Musk said the company could break ground on its factory producing lithium-ion cells as early as next month. Tesla is still evaluating four states, including California, as potential locations.
Fisker Automotive's new Chinese ownership wants to have the Karma back on the road by the middle of next year. After its embarrassing bankruptcy, can Fisker be a success the second time around?
Tesla will build electric cars in China in the next three to four years, giving Tesla a foothold in an ever-growing market – and helping the automaker avoid China's hefty 25 percent import tariff.
Fiat, the Italian subsidiary of Chrysler, is expected to begin selling its battery-powered 500e in Oregon this summer, joining California as the only US states where the car is available.
Toyota Camry has a few little improvements that will make a big difference in its 2015 model. The 2015 Toyota Camry is also available in a hybrid.
Electric cars save on energy use, but incentives and other factors mean the savings can vary significantly by state. So which state's drivers get the quickest return on their electric-car? The answer will surprise you.