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.
Chevy's heavily-buzzed-about Volt electric car has been officially priced, and is now available for pre-order.
7 | July 27, 2010 5:01pm |
Starting today, Chevrolet dealers will begin taking customer orders for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle.
11 | July 27, 2010 9:20am |
Enterprise Rent-A-Car plans to offer electric vehicles in its fleet with the Nissan Leaf and could do more than the automakers when it comes to mass adoption.
July 27, 2010 8:53am |
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1 | July 26, 2010 5:12am |
VW aims to be the biggest automaker in the world by 2018, and EVs are a major part of that plan.
1 | July 21, 2010 5:09pm |
With hydrogen cars still a ways off, Honda is now promising to bring plug-in hybrids and EVs to market within two years.
2 | July 20, 2010 5:15pm |
Toyota and Ford have settled lawsuits with Paice over patented technology used in their hybrid electric vehicles.
1 | July 20, 2010 6:25am |
Brammo's Empulse electric motorcycle has some advanced EV capabilities, but it should still impress gearheads.
July 16, 2010 5:35pm |
Tesla and Toyota said Friday that the two companies inked a deal to start development of the RAV4, a small SUV, for launch in 2012. Prototypes arrive this year.
6 | July 16, 2010 4:44am |
California start-up Envision Solar sees electric cars filling up, and filling up in, the parking spaces of their sun-power lots.
1 | July 16, 2010 4:00am |
If they're not affordable, Agassi says, few people will buy them.
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Self-directed robots, tiny satellites and vehicles that store solar power are next for NASA.
1 | July 15, 2010 12:01am |
GE challenges would-be cleantech entrepreneurs: do you really want to go it alone?
2 | July 14, 2010 4:46am |
Product designer Yves Behar talks about the design aesthetic behind a new vehicle charging station he created for General Electric. Behar explains how users will interact with the device and...
13 | July 13, 2010 12:32pm
General Electric CEO Jeff Immelt unveils an electric vehicle charging station, a new home energy-management device, and a $200 million competition seeking innovative ideas from entrepreneurs for a...
2 | July 13, 2010 11:42am
GE's Nucleus smart meter hub brings home energy management and the smart grid to homeowners.
1 | July 13, 2010 10:27am |
GE's new WattStation, an electric vehicle charger designed by Yves Behar, intends to bring the smart grid to the family car.
1 | July 13, 2010 10:10am |
GE CEO Jeff Immelt said the company is looking to create a clean tech ecosystem that can accelerate the adoption and commercialization of products ranging from Wattstation electric car chargers to...
July 13, 2010 10:00am |
General Electric announced $200 million innovation challenge seeking the best ideas to advance the technology and deployment of the smart grid.
July 13, 2010 9:26am |
New California legislation will no longer allow low-passenger hybrids in carpool lanes. Will other states end the perk, too? Should they?
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