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.
Boeing 787 will undergo an FAA investigation after a small fire and fuel leaks marred its debut. What does the Boeing 787's unique electrical power system have to do with the glitches?
Chevy Volt's record-breaking year falls short of the GM's sales target. Chevy Volt sales reflects a year of triumphs and shortcomings for electric-car technology.
Plug-in sales dropped slightly in November with Nissan Leaf's steady sales unable to make up for the drop in Chevy Volt sales, Voelcker writes. The Chevy Volt range-extended electric car, logged 1,519 sales.
High efficiency was a bit of a trend in this year's Consumer Reports' consumer satisfaction survey, with the Toyota Camry Hybrid, Prius, Prius C and Nissan Leaf all scoring highly, Ingram writes. The Chevy Volt electric car topped the list for the second year in a row.
Despite the electric auto industry's current struggles and high costs, the future is bright for electric cars, Dikeman writes.
Tesla Motors made history Tuesday when the Tesla Model S became the first all-electric vehicle to win Motor Trend's Car of the Year award. Will Tesla's honor silence critics of the electric car industry?