Electric vehicles are automobiles and trucks that are propelled by electric motors, rather than internal combustion engines. Popular in the late 19th century, EVs are seeing renewed interest in the face of rapidly increasing oil prices and the need to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
Nissan is now producing the Leaf domestically, which has allowed it to cut prices significantly.
23 | January 16, 2013 3:00am |
ELF, a pint-sized hybrid electric vehicle powered by both you and the sun, has secured enough investment to make its future a real possibility for urban commuters.
10 | January 15, 2013 1:03am |
While investment in clean energy projects took a dive in many developed countries, it hit a record high in China, according to a year-end report by research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance.
11 | January 14, 2013 10:43am |
Car manufacturers may be hell-bent on making vehicles more interactive and convenient, but is there a point where too much technology is too much for the consumer?
2 | January 14, 2013 4:40am |
When it comes to efficiency and range, Fiat's new electric model rolls past the competition.
10 | January 11, 2013 4:42am |
Luminescent road markings. Overhead lights powered by the draft of passing cars. Take a drive on the road of the future in this 1-minute clip from a country better known for bikes than autos.
2 | January 8, 2013 3:30am |
Regulators have proposed minimum noise requirements on EVs to make them safer for pedestrians.
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Clear Channel's Total Traffic Network and Toyota have teamed up to give drivers real-time traffic and weather updates on their dashboard.
January 7, 2013 4:13am |
How would you feel about letting friends or employers know where you are when driving?
8 | January 7, 2013 3:49am |
It was a rough year for electric vehicle sales, but is there hope for the future?
1 | January 3, 2013 10:44am |
The bill approved in Congress in a last-minute holiday vote to avoid the fiscal cliff included a slew of tax provisions that benefit an assortment of industries.
2 | January 3, 2013 5:00am |
Automaker Kia has just appointed its Chief Design Officer as one of the company's top business heads, suggesting that looking to designers for business strategies may be more than a fad.
1 | December 31, 2012 8:30am |
The U.S. wastes more energy than it uses. It costs only 41 cents a year to charge an iPhone. Plus other 'facts' that you might find either sadly true or literally incredible.
18 | December 24, 2012 3:38am |
Lux Research has released its annual "companies to watch" list. The big trend for 2013? Energy could have quite a year.
December 21, 2012 10:34am |
Automotive supplier Continental has received Nevada's 'Autonomous Vehicle Testing License,' which allows the firm to test driverless vehicles on state roads.
1 | December 21, 2012 2:37am |
Tesla Motors sells direct to consumers, which has prompted car dealerships to cry foul. Could the electric automaker change not just the cars we drive, but also how we buy them?
79 | December 20, 2012 5:23am |
HONG KONG -- In a city slow on the uptake of electric cars, taxis might be point of entry.
2 | December 20, 2012 3:00am |
While SolarCity's success does provide a glimmer of hope for cleantech, it certainly isn't a guarantee of smoother days ahead.
December 14, 2012 9:19am |
BUENOS AIRES -- Argentines have finally embraced scooters as the way to get around their traffic-clogged capital, and now tourists are joining a green version of the bandwagon.
10 | December 14, 2012 3:00am |
Coda Automotive has cut its staff by 15 percent, a move that follows layoffs at Better Place and Fisker Automotive as well as the bankruptcy of electric battery maker A123 Systems.
11 | December 12, 2012 1:11pm |