Rules for quiet hybrid and electric cars to have alert noises aren't ready yet. Thus, automakers are urging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to delay the rules for quiet electric cars.
China will require 30 percent of all government cars to be electric cars. The plan will include battery electric vehicles, plug-in hybrids, and fuel-cell cars, and it is set to be phased in over the next two years.
Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk confirmed the Model 3, a forthcoming electric car that will cost less than half its coveted Model S. Can a cheaper Tesla Motors model woo a broader public still wary of electric cars?
China has decided to wait its 10 percent purchase tax on electric cars. Electric car sales haven't been stellar recently, but this waiver is the country's policymakers' latest effort to address China's energy independence issues.
Can you hack a Tesla Model S? Organizers at the SyScan computer security conference in Beijing will give someone $10,000 if they can hack into Tesla Motors' Model S electric car.
Tesla Motors Model S earned the highest score for the annual Total Quality Index study. Tesla Motors earlier won the recognition for the Model S being the 'most-loved car' in the US.
Nissan's June sales for its electric car Leaf slightly dipped in June, but Nissan is still up 5.5 percent since June 2013. Tesla Motors didn't report monthly sales for the Tesla Motors Model S electric car, but it is estimated that Tesla Motors sold about 1,200 cars.
Toyota's upcoming fuel-cell electric car faces a safety regulation that would prevent people from driving the car even after a small fender-bender. Toyota is seeking exemption for the fuel-cell vehicle.
A bill to eliminate Georgia's $5,000 tax credit for purchasing a battery-electric vehicle didn't pass this year. Could the bill resurface – and succeed – in 2015?
Toyota will sell its fuel cell vehicles in 2015 in Japan, US, and Europe, limited to areas with established hydrogen infrastructure. In Japan, Toyota's car will sell for 7,000,000 yen, or about $69,000.