Automakers and consumer electronics manufacturers increasingly turn to lithium-ion batteries to power their products. After Tesla Motors (TSLA) reportedly consumed a significant chunk of battery output produced in 2013, the company may begin working with other manufacturers to produce their own battery supply.
Consumers considering a switch from traditional gas-powered cars to electric and hybrid models may have a larger selection from which to choose. IHS Automotive said it's thanks to a mix of tighter emission standards and lower manufacturing costs.
Luxury electric car maker Tesla sees China as potentially the company's biggest market for its vehicles, despite a hefty $121,000 sticker price. But that six-figure cost might make the vehicles more attractive to Chinese buyers, according to Tesla's CEO.
Clean energy developments helped bring us closer to a clean, prosperous, and secure energy future in 2013, Guevara-Stone writes. Here's the Rocky Mountain Institute's pick for top 10 clean energy developments of 2013.
Decades before Tesla Motors made electric car headlines, a little square car by American Motors was running 150 miles utilizing regenerative braking technology. Why is the Amitron not on the road today?
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Most electric cars currently offer a range of 80-100 miles. That's fine if you're just driving around town, but a few extra miles surely couldn't hurt. Renault says that more could be on the way--and by 2020, the range of a subcompact electric vehicle like its Zoe could be as much as 250 miles.
Apple co-founder and Silicon Valley luminary Steve Wozniak picked up his own Tesla Motors Model S electric luxury sedan Thursday. His Model S ownership isn't the only connection between Tesla Motors and Apple.
Two fires in damaged Tesla Motors Model S cars have raised some concerns over the safety of lithium ion batteries. But the concern should be more about the response from Tesla Motors, Finley writes, than the fires themselves.