Japan's government announced plans to change guidelines for fuel-cell vehicles to promote sales. Toyota and Honda have been concentrating on developing fuel-cell vehicles.
Apple revealed CarPlay at the Geneva Motor Show on Monday, bringing the iOS operating system to car dashboards with Siri sitting shotgun.
While Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti ranked at the top of a customer satisfaction survey, Scion and Mitsubishi dealerships trailed behind other brands at the low end of the spectrum.
February car sales were slightly weaker than January, but they were stronger than last year by 7 percent. Chrysler, Ford, Toyota, and General Motors saw their sales rise, while Honda and Nissan saw declines.
Estonia has just opened a network of 165 quick-charging stations – more than the U.S. has today – for its plug-in electric cars, Voelcker writes.
Wireless charging sales for electric cars will surpass 280,000 by 2020, according to Pike Research.
Coda Automotive, an electric vehicle company, confirmed Tuesday that it had laid off about 50 people, or 15 percent of its 330-person staff, Voelcker writes.