Electric-car revolution faces its biggest test
Are electric cars ready to stand on their own? If you took a spin down to the New York auto show, the answer is probably a hard "no."
VW betting on I.D. CROZZ to boost EV volume
Volkswagen believes its new I.D. CROZZ crossover will deliver a sizeable share of the 1 million electric vehicles a year it hopes to sell.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
There are reasons for Tesla valuation
COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Tesla's year-to-date sales are up double digits and outpacing the industry, and comScore data show demand for Tesla is outstripping supply.
Time to pull the plug on EV subsidies
GUEST COMMENTARY: Brian Lakamp
With the federal deficit looming high and just about everyone joining the EV marketing blitz, it is time to remove the monetary incentive for buying an electric car.
Convenient, compelling EV charging
Anyone paying attention to mainstream news should notice a steady, growing stream of headlines about electric vehicles and EV charging. The space is accelerating in anticipation of the coming marketplace.
BMW will install up to 100 charging stations in U.S. national parks
BMW has partnered with the U.S. National Park Service to improve electric-vehicle accessibility in national parks by promising to install up to 100 charging stations.
Ford taking cautious approach to China EV market
Ford is taking a cautious approach to producing electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles for the Chinese market, citing uncertainty about consumer interest and government policy.
China EV makers to take on Tesla Model 3 through price, local manufacturing
It's not due to arrive in China until next year, but already Chinese-funded, smart, connected plug-in car startups are scrambling to launch cars to go head-to-head against Tesla's mass-market Model 3 sedan.
Toyota to test hydrogen cargo truck at Port of Los Angeles
Toyota plans to test a heavy-duty truck powered by a hydrogen fuel-cell system at the Port of Los Angeles as part of a feasibility study beginning this summer.
Toyota to bring Mirai hydrogen fuel cell sedan to China
Toyota will begin testing the Mirai hydrogen fuel cell sedan in China in October to assess the market for fuel cell cars and promote the futuristic technology.
Nissan, EVgo team up for Boston-Washington network of fast-charge stations
Nissan and electric-vehicle charging network operator EVgo are working to connect Boston to Washington through a network of nine direct current fast-charging sites.
Tesla Gigafactory has chemical spill, no serious injuries reported
A hazardous material spill at Tesla's Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada was being investigated by emergency workers but there were no serious injuries, the company said.
Musk sketches out timeline for Tesla electric semi truck, pickup, roadster
Tesla's plans to pad its lineup of electric vehicles are taking shape, with CEO Elon Musk sketching out a timeline for the arrival of a semi truck, pickup and sports car.
Tesla investors press for board members without ties to Musk
An influential group of investors is pressing Tesla to add two board directors who don't have ties to Elon Musk, a sign that concerns over the electric-car maker's corporate governance remain as its shares soar.
Slight gain in U.S. fuel economy reported for March
The average fuel economy of new light vehicles sold in the U.S. in March rose to 25.2 mpg, up by 0.1 from the 25.1 mpg recorded in January and February.
Tesla tops GM's market value as investors see Musk as future
Elon Musk's Tesla surpassed GM to become America's most valuable automaker, eclipsing a company whose well-being was once viewed as interdependent with the nation's.
COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Am I the only one mystified?
Editor-in-Chief Keith Crain says he cannot fathom the extraordinary appeal of Tesla Inc. stock.
Musk mocks short sellers as Tesla passes Ford in market value
CEO Elon Musk took a swipe at short sellers after Tesla shares surged to a record high and the automaker topped Ford in stock market value.
Toyota in high-tech hunt for new ZEV materials
Toyota is investing $35 million in a high-tech research program to identify advanced battery materials and fuel-cell catalysts for future zero-emission vehicles.
Chinese tech giant Tencent takes 5% stake in Tesla
Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings has acquired a 5 percent stake in Tesla for $1.78 billion.
Tesla Model 3 ramp-up aims to beat BMW, Mercedes in just 1 year
Even the most bullish don't think Tesla can sell half a million electric cars next year. But it's still important to understand the lofty targets Elon Musk is setting, and some of the crafty ways he's trying to make it happen.