A fire that destroyed 16 Fisker Karmas in the wake of Hurricane Sandy was caused by residual salt damage inside a Vehicle Control Unit submerged in seawater for several hours, according to Fisker Automotive.
In some parts of New York and New Jersey right now, electric cars are suddenly making a whole lot of sense, Ingram writes.
Manufactures, environmental groups, and the White House have approved new rules for cars requiring 54.5 mpg on cars by 2025. But dealers think the rules will lead to a dearth of cars that consumers actually want to buy.
Fuel economy depends on a slew of factors beyond the make and model of your vehicle, including traffic, driving style, landscape, and even weather. For the real scoop on a car's fuel efficiency, check real world economy websites and see what other drivers have been getting.
Blink, an electric car charging network, has developed printable notices that electric car drivers can use to inform gas drivers when their cars occupy spots reserved for electric cars, Voelcker writes.
The Arlington County, Virginia-based Electric Vehicle Taxicab Company is hoping to have the first all-electric taxi cab fleet in the US, Ingram writes.
Several northern European countries have signed a memorandum of understanding with Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Hyundai, to work towards the development of fuel cell vehicles and installing a hydrogen infrastructure, Ingram writes.
Gordon-Bloomfield offers tips for making your everyday commute easy and fuel-efficient.
In what may be a first, an enthusiast has turned a Corvette into a vegetable-oil burning 'green' racer.
By adding energy and sodium hydroxide to air, British engineers say they've found a way to produce carbon-neutral gasoline, Voelcker writes. There is, of course, a catch.
Charging data by a charging infrastructure company suggests that Volt owners are concerned about relying on their gas engine, Gordon-Bloomfield writes.
With more hybrids than ever before on the market, have hybrid cars and their drivers broken through their own stereotypes? Gordon-Bloomfield offers some reasons for why the hybrid seems to be entering into the mainstream.
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?