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.
Reuters reported Monday that the Chevy Volt costs GM up to $49,000 per unit. Now some are disputing the figure, saying that it doesn't reflect the cost of each Volt over the entire production run.
Despite the Volt's popularity, the electric car could be costing GM $49,000 for each Volt it makes, Reuters reports.
A new survey shows that 85 percent of plug-in vehicle owners use their electric cars as their primary vehicle.
San Francisco, predictably, is near the top of the list of cities with the most electric car-charging stations. But it couldn't beat out winner Portland, Ore. and a surprising chart-topper from Texas.
From a budget two-door compact to a high-end sports car, these six vehicles make good gas mileage fun.
Smaller doesn't always mean more efficient. Ford's Focus compact gets virtually identical mileage that the Fiesta subcompact does.
Smog-producing compounds in Los Angeles are down 98 percent since the 1960s. They're down by half just since 2002, thanks to higher-mileage cars.
Plug-in cars are now DC approved – President Obama recently signed a bill allowing the installation of electric car-charging stations in US Capitol parking garages. Will this prompt more lawmakers to go electric?