Elon Musk wasn't exactly glowing about the electric car industry in a recent interview, calling the Chevy Volt 'unimpressive' and the battery on the Nissan Leaf 'primitive'. Is he just stirring the pot, or does the head-turning success of his Tesla Model S electric vehicle give Elon Musk the right to gloat?
Tesla is discovering that Hawaii is well suited to electric cars, and sales of the Tesla Model S in the state are starting to ramp up. What makes the Aloha state so plugin-friendly?
2014 Toyota Corolla includes a top-end S Plus for $22,110. Among the offerings for 2014, Toyota Corolla offers an LE Eco that gets 42 miles per gallon and a sporty S model with 17-inch allow wheels and leather steering wheel.
The Tesla Model S attained the highest-ever safety rating from the NHTSA. It's an impressive achievement, but we won't know whether the Tesla Model S is actually the safest car on the road until its closest competitors are tested as well.
2015 Nissan Titan is slated to receive a Cummins V-8 turbocharged diesel engine. The 2015 Nissan Titan is expected to offer better gas mileage than the current model's 15 miles per gallon combined highway, city driving.
Tesla crash test: The Tesla Model S was given the highest-ever safety score by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, meaning the electric car is not only eco-friendly but also sturdy in a crash. The Tesla Model S scored top marks in all safety categories.
North Carolina is on the verge of passing a bill that would outlaw local ordinances aimed at reducing congestion and associated air pollution, along with overall energy usage.
Audi may be coming around to the idea of electric propulsion. The car-maker will roll out a plug-in hybrid model, the A3 e-tron, next year.
The Honda Civic scores rave reviews — the Nissan Sentra, not so much.
Nissan sold 1,864 Leaf electric cars, a record for July, while Chevy Volt saw its sales go down from one year prior.
One Manhattan taxi driver who has been driving the 2013 Nissan Leaf electric car as part of a pilot program says he is saving money by being able to power up his car with electricity instead of gas.
There's been a huge improvement in the fuel efficiency and pollution controls of automobiles over the past few decades. What if roads could help further by swallowing up cars' pollutants?
General Motors is watching electric automaker Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk very closely. After being bailed out of financial crisis, a reemerging General Motors must prove that, like Tesla, it too can push innovation, Ingram says.
The 2014 Nissan Leaf offers drivers a few small improvements, including a backup camera system for every grade, an updated information technology system, and slightly better mileage than its 2013 predecessor.
Startups that help app users find rides with nearby drivers are hoping to cut down on the number of cars on the road, and if traditional taxi companies don't adapt, they'll probably be run out of business, Read says.
Ford dropped prices on the 2014 Ford Focus Electric by 10 percent from 2013 models' prices last week. Could the move boost sales for the Ford Focus and divert buyers away from Ford's C-Max Energi?
Tesla Motors has another bit of good news: it is ahead of its goal to produce 400 Model S vehicles a week, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The numbers come at a good time for Tesla, which is set to debut its Model S in Europe in the next few months.
Although the Netherlands has built up a reputation for being an electric car-friendly location, Dutch gas stations are not happy: they're suing the state to try to prevent third parties from operating electric car charging points at gas stations.