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.
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.