Fisker Karma is set to boost its Hollywood image with a cameo in an upcoming Harrison Ford movie, Ingram writes.
In addition to the $125 million acquisition, Johnson Controls will provide A123 Systems with $72.5 million to continue its operations at those two battery facilities, Gordon-Bloomfield writes.
Most car buyers have no idea that electric cars are on sale at all, Voelcker writes, so it's too early to declare the electric car a failure.
A recent survey from AutoRetailNet shows that 85 percent of Toyota dealers say the automaker was correct to kill production plans for its electric car, Gordon-Bloomfield writes.
As reported in the LA Times, Californians have been venting their pump-shock frustration from the recent gas prices peak on Twitter and Facebook in droves, Gordon-Bloomfield writes.
What if you could charge your electric car from photovoltaic solar panels fitted to the roof of your home? Gordon-Bloomfield explains.
Experts predict that California's drivers will briefly see prices higher than the current all-time record of $4.61. When will gas prices go down?
Providing valet charging to electric car owners could create jobs and tackle politically sticky questions about electric-car charging etiquette, Gordon-Bloomfield writes. But will drivers pay for it?
Some Nissan Leaf drivers are returning their vehicles for a full refund, citing reduced range and battery power. But Nissan insists that such problems are rare, and that Leaf owners are among the country's most satisfied car owners.
Gordon-Bloomfield explores the brave new world of electric car charging station etiquette.
Tesla Motors has debuted a network of Superchargers, fast-charging stations for electric cars. The new green technology is about twice as powerful as previous fast-charging stations, according to Green Car Reports.
Even with the vast improvements in auto safety over the past few decades, smaller cars still lead to significantly more insurance payouts than their larger counterparts.
Chevy Volt sales figures this year are higher than roughly half of the 260 or so car models sold in the US.
New data from CarWoo, a site that lets buyers anonymously get quotes on new cars, shows that discounts on several hybrid car models are among the lowest across all deals offered during September.
It's widely considered an unwanted emission, but the carbon dioxide that spews from smoke stacks and cars may be worth something someday, Ingram writes.
Keyless entry and push-button ignitions are becoming commonplace across a rage of electric and hybrid vehicles. But do they pose the risk that drivers will forget to turn their cars off?
New fuel efficiency rules throw all of the burden onto carmakers, some economists say. Would higher sales taxes on gas be more effective?
A recent study commissioned by Ford says that 82 percent of Americans would be happy to pay more for cars that save them gas money in the long term, Gordon-Bloomfield writes.
With Hurricane Isaac behind us and winter approaching, we may be in for a break on gas prices, Read writes. But hurricane season isn't over yet, and access to the Strait of Hormuz remains in question. Gas prices could spike again.
Interested in great gas mileage but reluctant to buy a hybrid? Ingram offers up five fuel-efficient options for the hybrid-averse consumer.