Hybrids, plug-in hybrids, and full battery-electric cars—combined—represent only about three percent of the market. And that percentage hasn’t changed significantly since 2012.
Most American consumers have a vested financial interest in new cars having better fuel economy, but a new study shows it might not have improved much in nearly a century.
Tesla Motors is selling more stock to bolster its cash position as it prepares to launch its second high-volume electric car. Financial analysts have long suggested that Tesla needed more cash to fund its aggressive plans for expansion.
Just as new hybrid cars vary in efficiency, driving quality, and sales volume, some used hybrids may be a more conservative bet than others. Here's our list of ten used hybrids about which you should think twice before signing on the line and digging into your wallet.
Tesla has yet to reveal what its hotly-anticipated Model 3 electric car will look like, but a recent TV interview with CEO Elon Musk has Tesla fanatics searching for clues.
Researchers took control of a Tesla Model S electric car and switched it off while the car was running at low speeds. Tesla has already issued a patch, the company said, and all Tesla owners will be able to update their cars today.
The average age of a US vehicle has reached an all-time high of 11.5 years. Why?
The 2016 Hyundai Tucson doesn't have some of the features of its competitors in the compact crossover market, but it has refined road manners, a hush-quiet cabin, and better fuel economy than its predecessors.
Officials in United Arab Emirates plan to get rid of subsidized prices for gasoline and bring prices in line with international rates.
Musk is a dynamic figure, and under his leadership, Tesla has accomplished a number of things that were dubbed flatly impossible by the auto industry.
China's electric car market continues to grow: the country's carmakers built 25,000 electric cars in June, making up nearly a third of all electric vehicles built this year.
Would replacing human-driven cars with self-driving vehicles nearly eliminate greenhouse gas emissions? A study reports replacing private cars with self-driving electric taxis could reduce emissions by 90 percent.
Uber CEO Travis Kalanick reportedly said his company would buy every single fully-autonomous car Tesla Motors build if the automaker can do it by 2020. But why?
California is changing its Clean Vehicle Rebate Program so that incentives are based on income. About 75 percent of clean car rebates went to households earning more than $99,000 a year in the second quarter of 2015.
When the 2016 Chevrolet Cruze hits showrooms, it will share space with the old model, which will be rechristened Cruze Limited. Selling two generations of one model side-by-side isn't unheard of.
Fuel costs represent only a small fraction of the average US household's budget, according to an analysis by the Brookings Institution.
Taking a dig at Tesla Motors, GM executives said the goal of the forthcoming Chevy Bolt EV is to make electric cars 'approachable to all, not just to the elite.' GM is already well along on testing what will become the Chevy Bolt, which will be sold in all 50 US states.
Zero-emission vehicle rules in California will become stricter soon, and some carmakers are already requesting changes. Tesla Motors, meanwhile, is openly opposing its competitors on the issue, arguing that the California mandate should be even more stringent.
Today, the smaller cars on the auto market now deliver same fuel efficiency as big motorcycles. How did this happen?
Although Germany has a large domestic car industry, the country's government hasn't been as aggressive as other European countries on promoting electric cars. But, that could soon change.