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.
Electric vehicles will soon be deployed at nine national parks across the country, which the government hopes will cut the usage of gasoline and the release of greenhouse gas emissions.
Limited inventory and parts have slowed sales of Honda's Accord hybrid in the US -- but would-be buyers are reportedly willing to wait for a chance to take home one of the vehicles.
Mazda is reportedly planning a redesign of its MX-5, a model that the automaker has sold since 1989, and could begin selling it later this year.
After failing to earn a profit from sales, Smith Electric Vehicles said it will stop production so the company can retool its manufacturing process. The company said it has sold vehicles to Staples, Frito-Lay and Coca-Cola, among other customers.
Smart car tipping has emerged as a new sport for pranksters in San Francisco. One witness who saw a Smart car tipping in action told police it took six to eight people to lift the little car onto its rear.
GM is expected to announce that it will update its Chevy Volt plant, spending $450 million and adding 1,400 new jobs.
It's all about the numbers: If Tesla Motors intends to sell more of its electric cars, it'll need more batteries to power them. And while the company has ambitious plans for its own battery manufacturing plant, some of Tesla's backers aren't yet committed to the project.
Tesla Model S sales set the single-month record in Norway last month, breaking the mark set by Ford in 1986. Despite Norway's small population, Tesla Motors has set up four dealerships in the country, capitalizing on the heavy incentives offered to Norway's drivers to go electric.
Tesla has been absolved of blame in incidents where three of its Model S battery packs caught fire when hit with road debris. The NHTSA closed its investigation into Tesla after the car's safety was improved and no initial defect was found.
For a car that won't hit the streets until 2015, Tesla Motor's upcoming Model X reportedly has its share of attention, with as many as 13,000 pre-orders for the vehicle.
Tesla Model X reservations have crept over 13,000 units worldwide, which is impressive for a high-priced luxury vehicle. The Telsa Model X electric crossover began testing in California earlier this year.
Nissan is recalling thousands of vehicles for a defect involving airbag sensor software, including the 2013-2014 Leaf, Altima, Sentra and Pathfinder crossover; the 2013 NV200 van; as well as the 2013 Infinity JX35 and the 2014 Infinity Q50 and QX60.
Honda is showcasing its energy efficiency technology in a model house built around the electric car at the University of California at Davis. The structure includes provisions for the company's Fit EV sedan, LED lighting, plus uses solar and geothermal energy sources, according to the automaker.
The rechargeable batteries used in electric cars eventually fail with use -- and researchers are now searching for the reason. Meanwhile, development continues on technology that will allow batteries to hold bigger charges for longer periods of time.
A bill that would allow direct sales of cars serves as a "pre-emptive strike" against any measures to block automaker Tesla from selling its vehicles to consumers, according to an Arizona lawmaker. Meanwhile, Tesla reportedly named Arizona as a potential home for its planned battery factory.