Rentals of electric cars have increased in recent years, but the length of the rentals is typically short due to a familiar culprit: range anxiety.
The US Department of Energy will award Fisker Automotive's $168 million loan to an investor group led by Hong Kong tycoon Richard Li, Reuters reports. With further cash injections to pay outstanding bills, though, it appears that Fisker Automotive may still be at risk of bankruptcy.
Tesla Motors has picked AT&T as its in-car Internet service provider, the Washington Post reports. The deal puts AT&T in charge of the many functions on the Tesla Motors Model S electric car that are already controlled via wireless network.
Ecotality, an electric car charging network that has long struggled financially, has found a buyer. The Car Charging Group has purchased Ecotality's Blink network of electric car charging stations for $3.3 million.
A Tesla Motors Model S owner tests the range of his electric car on a cool, hilly 168-mile drive.
Ford C-Max recall affects cars that do not make any sounds when the driver's door is open. Ford will update vehicles' software to add the door chime as part of the C-Max recall.
The EPA will release the results of fuel economy audits on 20 vehicles after overly optimistic estimates for Ford, Hyundai, and Kia stirred public outrage and legal action.
Fuel economy readings on your dashboard are about five percent too optimistic, according to a recent report. Here's how to get the right number.
Tesla's market capitalization was 46 percent of General Motors at the close of the market yesterday. GM has built over 450 million cars in its 105 years while Tesla has made about 25,000 over 10 years. Is Tesla over-hyped or is the market telling of future prospects?
With high gas prices, drivers are feeling pain at the pump. Drivers are becoming increasingly concerned with gas mileage when purchasing new cars. Be weary when asking about gas mileage though, GreenCarReports explains that gas-mileage gauges may be overstated.
The California Public Utilities Commission has voted unanimously to allow ridesharing services to operate in the Golden State as 'Transportation Network Companies.' Drivers will now have to pass a criminal background check and take safety classes, among other requirements, while their cars will have to pass 19-point inspections.
Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn told AP the car industry is carefully watching China to see how it decides to reduce emissions. When the Chinese do make their move, it will bring on 'the explosion of the electric car,' Ghosn said.
Ethanol made from sugarcane may be able to supplement corn-based ethanol produced in the United States, which would help meet U.S. government targets for increased biofuel consumption.
The Internet is full of speculations and declarations about Tesla Motors and its Model S electric luxury sedan. GreenCarReports has put together a few facts that even huge Tesla Motors fans may not have known.
General Motors is developing an electric car that can go 200 miles on a charge and would cost $30,000, The Wall Street Journal reports. The car would compete with luxury carmaker Tesla Motors, which plans to roll out its more affordable Model E late in 2016.
The EPA is expected to set limits on greenhouse-gas emissions by new power plants. Edelstein explores the implications such limits would have on the coal and electric car industries.
Coal may make electric cars dirtier to run in the short term, Voelcker writes. But, in the long term, its electric cars that help make the case for rendering coal obsolete.
Telsa ultimately may be acquired by a large global automaker, but a new column suggests a different suitor – Google. Would it be a good idea for Tesla and Google to join forces?
GreenWing International has announced the release of its first 50 eSpyder electric aircraft. On a fully charged battery, the single-seat plane can fly for 60 to 90 minutes at speeds up to 68 mph.
Porsche 918 Spyder makes its long-awaited debut at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The Porsche 918 Spyder will do 0 to 60 m.p.h. in just under 2.8 seconds, Porsche says.