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.
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?
14 | July 13, 2010 8:17am |
What will New York City look like in 2030? Three architectural firms design the city's future, using high-speed transportation, green spaces and lots of ingenuity.
8 | July 13, 2010 7:13am |
A Chicago city official sees technology as one way to meet the city's "audacious" goal to reduce its carbon footprint 80 percent by 2050.
3 | July 7, 2010 5:26am |
At the REFF--Wall Street forum in New York City, cleantech experts discussed the state of the industry and outlined seven renewable energy targets for 2020.
1 | July 1, 2010 6:30am |
Volkswagen's assembly plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee seeks an eco-friendly start for a new line of sedans.
1 | July 1, 2010 4:00am |
Its IPO is great news for the auto industry -- but what about manufacturing, sales and repairs?
June 30, 2010 12:01am |
Tesla Motors officially announced its IPO, setting a price of $17 per share. But first-day trading excitement boosted the price, valuing the company at more than $248 million.
June 29, 2010 10:33am |
Lithium-ion battery maker Boston-Power raised $60 million in funding. The investment will help it scale its products that store energy for plug-in electric cars and the smart grid.
June 28, 2010 7:09am |
General Motors intends to redefine transportation with the electric vehicle. Here are eight ways smart cities can help, according to Britta Gross, GM's infrastructure chief.
5 | June 25, 2010 6:46am |
Will charging all our electric cars overload the grid? What is Best Buy doing building charging stations? And why do we need to keep an eye on EV progress in China?
11 | June 23, 2010 2:00am |
The prolific energy storage expert, who holds more than 140 U.S. patents, is known for developing the battery that made implantable cardiac defibrillators possible. Now, sheâ€™s tackling transport...
7 | June 22, 2010 4:00am |
Telepresence can cut 5.5 metric tons of CO2 emissions through 2020 if U.S. and U.K. companies substitute travel for telepresence, according to a study.
1 | June 17, 2010 4:12am |
U.S. automaker's 11th annual sustainability report details big bets on electric vehicles, other fuel-saving technologies
June 15, 2010 1:39pm |
Electric car maker Tesla Motors announced terms for an IPO, declaring that it hopes to raise about $185 million by selling shares to the public and Toyota.
June 15, 2010 8:21am |
Proterra plans to build delivery vans and trucks using the same modular technology.
3 | June 15, 2010 12:01am |