Tesla Model S sales set the single-month record in Norway last month, breaking the mark set by Ford in 1986. Despite Norway's small population, Tesla Motors has set up four dealerships in the country, capitalizing on the heavy incentives offered to Norway's drivers to go electric.
Consumers considering a switch from traditional gas-powered cars to electric and hybrid models may have a larger selection from which to choose. IHS Automotive said it's thanks to a mix of tighter emission standards and lower manufacturing costs.
The World Car Of The Year award is starting to gain prominence in the auto show arena despite being the relative newcomer, Vijayenthiran writes. The award event is now entering its 10th year and will culminate at the 2014 New York Auto Show next April.
Ford Focus has overtaken its Japanese rival, the Toyota Corolla, at the top of the global sales charts. The company sold over one million units of its Ford focus last year.
At the Geneva Motor Show Tuesday, Volkswagen took the wraps off the production version of the Volkswagen XL1, a turbodiesel plug-in hybrid two-seater, Voelcker writes. Fuel efficiency is quoted as 261 miles per gallon on the European test cycle, making the Volkswagen XL1 one of the most fuel-efficient cars at the Geneva Motor Show.
Before the Geneva Motor Show got underway, the 2014 Volkswagen Golf was named the 2013 European Car of the Year. The win is the first for a Golf model in over 20 years.
Interested in great gas mileage but reluctant to buy a hybrid? Ingram offers up five fuel-efficient options for the hybrid-averse consumer.
David Cameron topped snap polls after last night's final debate ahead of the May 6 UK election. But he, Brown, and Clegg all stand accused of avoiding discussion of how to reduce Britain's massive deficit.
The Ford Fusion, chosen as the North American car of the year at the 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, is seen on Jan. 11.