Detroit auto show may be all about head-turning cars, but some automakers at the 2013 Detroit auto show highlighted new advances in automotive energy efficiency. Fuel-efficient fleet vehicles were one focus of the Detroit auto show.
The Detroit Auto show next week is one of the most important events on the automotive calendar, and 2013 features some exciting new vehicles coming onto the market.
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.
Talk show host Jay Leno is betting that Americans will love the Via Vtrux, a full-size, electric pickup truck that combining the practicality of a Chevy Silverado with the mileage of a Chevy Volt. Leno endorsed the truck on the latest episode of his web series, "Jay Leno’s Garage."
Companies increasingly are turning to design to boost the bottom line, but the transformation isn't always easy.
Despite a surge in interest, electric cars may remain niche products in the world's two largest auto markets. Advocates disagree.