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.
Toyota's Prius hybrid passed another milestone in June, securing its place at the top of the hybrid vehicle market. In terms of fuel efficiency and affordability, the Prius has come a long way over the past decade.
The 2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, packed with high-tech features and luxury details, is a feat of engineering that combines sport, luxury, and hybrid segments in one vehicle, Ireson says.
Here's a sneak peek: The 2014 BMW i3 electric car, rolling out in dealerships on July 29, has a futuristic, minimalistic styling and is made out of sustainable materials.
The 2014 Mazda 3, which made its debut Wednesday, is a compact hatchback that uses high-compression engines to deliver efficient driving.
The market for electric cars in California is doing well, according to Fiat's US chief, who said the Fiat 500e electric car has sold out in California.
If you're considering driving an electric car, you may be wondering whether you should lease or buy the vehicle. Buying a car may make sense for drivers who will take their vehicle on extended trips every year, while leasing a car saves you the risk of permanently losing battery capacity.
A 1966 Volvo owned by a retired teacher will pass the 3 million mile mark this fall. Getting the most out of your vehicle is to be applauded, but sometimes a upgrading to a more energy efficient model is the greener thing to do.
The 2014 Honda Accord Hybrid, rated at 47 mpg, will go on sale in October. The new Honda Accord Hybrid boasts among the best EPA fuel efficiency ratings in its class, as well as informational graphics showing how its fuel economy changes from moment to moment.
Hybrid cars can cost thousands of dollars more than their traditional counterparts, but in cities racked with congestion, they can easily save nearly that much in gas, a Carnegie Mellon University study found.
Basic car repairs are more expensive than they used to be, but repairing hybrids is going the other direction.