Ford is the latest in a string of auto companies that have scaled back mileage claims, after customers complained that the 2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid did not live up to its fuel economy label.
The BMW i3 is the German automaker's first mass-production electric car and offers a panoply of high-tech doodads aimed at an urbanizing global population. But it's too soon to tell if the BMW i3, or any electric car, will win wide appeal from a public slow to warm to alternative-fuel technology.
Chevy Volt battery fires in lab tests may have some owners spooked. So GM offers to buy back any Chevy Volt.
The heads of Toyota and Tesla announced Thursday they will enter into a joint venture building electric cars in California.