Tesla Motors announced Wednesday a vastly expanded suite of hardware to enable full self-driving capabilities, at some point in the future, in all Tesla cars fitted with that hardware.
Stricter global emissions standards are putting significant pressure on carmakers to improve fuel efficiency and make greater use of electric powertrains. But that may not be the sole force driving automakers toward reduced carbon emissions.
The DoE loan program became a lightning rod during the 2012 presidential election for backing solar company Solyndra, which later went bankrupt. A few years later, it's in the black.
Carbon-dioxide emissions from electricity generation during the first six months of 2016 were the lowest since 1991, according to the EIA.
A new report predicts electric cars could account for two thirds of the cars on the roads of 50 major world cities by 2030.
Elon Musk has been adamant that the data show that Tesla's Autopilot function saves lives, but the issue is a bit more complicated than that.
As we get further into the 2017 model year, carmakers are eager to get rid of leftover 2016 models, so they're dialing up the incentives.
The new Ford F-150 engine features both both direct and port fuel injection, along with numerous upgrades like new turbochargers and an electronic wastegate.
Several media outlets, including this one, have driven the Bolt EV, and the consensus on the drive, feel, and that eye-popping range so far is encouraging.
With an EPA-rated electric range of 25 miles (more than projected) and energy efficiency so high that it matches the BMW i3, the Toyota Prius Prime is a very viable plug-in hybrid choice.
Regardless of what kind of plug-in electric car you drive, if you use public charging stations, you can help make the experience a little better for everyone else, simply by being considerate.
Since the EPA's announcement last year, the VW diesel scandal has expanded in ways perhaps inconceivable that first day, and it continues to ricochet around both Volkswagen and the auto industry.
The US Department of Energy recently launched a campaign to promote clean energy in general, and electric cars specifically. The program's name: 'How to be a clean energy baller'.
While GM continues to prepare the Bolt EV for launch, its allied ride-sharing service Lyft announced that it will have self-driving cars within five years.
The carmaker plans to offer all-electric versions of its regular models, starting with the 3-Series sedan, X4 crossover, and Mini Cooper, according to reports.
While Volkswagen continues to negotiate with regulators and customers in the United States, it seems that other carmakers in Europe engaged in similar measures to game the system.
The Model S not only depreciates less than other electric cars, but even holds its value better than comparable internal-combustion cars, according to research firm Autolist.
The all-electric Chevy Bolt offers the highest rated range of any electric car that doesn't have a Tesla badge on it, at the super low starting price of $37,500.
Motorcycles have two wheels, while passenger cars and light trucks have four. Elio Motors wants to add another category with its three-wheeled car.
A new study suggests so.