Most electric car charges last longer than 95 percent of the trips made in the US, but 'range anxiety' is still a major drawback for many potential electric car buyers. How many miles will it take to curb that fear?
Chevy Volt owners are happier with their cars than any other compact owners in the US, according to a recent survey. The Chevy Volt garnered top marks across a wide range of categories, including performance, style and comfort.
Ford releases pricing of its 2013 plug-in hybrid. With federal rebate, Ford C-Max Energi Plug-in will cost less than $30,000 – and less than a 2012 Prius.
The CleanAir LA301 ran on electric power a generation before the Chevy Volt hit the market. So what happened?
Most automakers are being cautious with their initial electric offerings, but customers are begging for something more exciting. Toyota is rising to the challenge with plans for an electric sports car to rival electric automaker Tesla.
Chevrolet Malibu Eco has gotten a lukewarm reception from critics so far this year, due to unimpressive gas mileage and a less than competitive price tag . But if buyers don't love the Chevrolet Malibu Eco, they can return it under Chevy's money back guarantee.
Many options for future transportation have their disadvantages, but Alchemy Research believes there's one option that could solve several of our fuel problems. Interestingly, that fuel is already very well known--it's called aluminum.
Honda Fit EV beats out other electrics, including the Mitsubishi i at 112 m.p.g. equivalent. EPA also gives 2013 Honda Fit EV a longer driving range than Ford Focus Electric and Nissan Leaf.
Nissan electric vehicle to be built in Barcelona will be a 100 percent electric delivery van. The Nissan electric vehicle will be the company's second, following the Leaf.
Hybrids cost more upfront but are cheaper to operate than nonhybrids. The federal government has launched FuelEconomy.gov so consumers can calculate the payback period for buying a hybrid.
Helen and John Taylor drove the longest distance without refueling of anyone in the world. Their car, a diesel-powered Volkswagen Passat, got an average 84.1 miles per gallon.
Dodge Dart Aero will start at $16,000 and get at least 41 miles per gallon on the highway. But fuel ratings for Dodge Darts with automatic transmissions have not been revealed.
Nissan Leaf sees biggest fall, with only 370 cars sold. Prius plug-in hybrids see biggest sales, with more than 1,600 sold in April.