Electric car startup Lucid plans $700 million plant in Ariz.
Electric car startup Lucid Motors plans to invest $700 million to build a new production facility in Casa Grande, Ariz., the automaker said today.
Fuel-cell champions still hedge their bets
Toyota, Hyundai and Honda are all committed to a multifaceted approach that includes a mix of hybrids, plug-in hybrids and battery-electric vehicles.
COMMENTARY: Morry Markowitz
There's room on the road for all ZEVs
Given the challenges we face progressing toward a cleaner transportation future, pitting fuel cell vehicles against battery electric vehicles is detrimental to advancing all zero emission vehicles and meeting greenhouse gas reduction goals.
JLR plans to power into plug-ins
Up to half of Jaguar Land Rover's lineup will be hybrids or electric vehicles by 2020, but none will be self-driving, says the British brands' CEO.
Jaguar makes EV platform adaptable
Jaguar's new electric platform can easily be adopted for a broad range of vehicles, says the head of the brand's electric vehicle program.
Tesla's move beyond cars official with $2 billion SolarCity deal
Elon Musk's Tesla Motors officially moved beyond cars and became a clean-energy company Thursday, as shareholders overwhelmingly approved the acquisition of SolarCity.
Musk closes Tesla-SolarCity deal, more challenges lie ahead
UPDATED: 11/17/16 4:41 pm ET - new story
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk won approval on Thursday from the electric luxury automaker's shareholders for an acquisition of SolarCity, the solar energy system installer in which he is the largest shareholder.
Hyundai readies 'green' vehicle push
Hyundai Motor America plans to release 14 new alternative-fuel models in the U.S. by 2020 to meet looming CAFE and ZEV targets, CEO Dave Zuchowski says.
Toyota warming to the idea of electric vehicles
Longtime electric-car skeptic Toyota Motor Corp. is cracking the door for battery-powered vehicles to join its lineup -- at least for compliance purposes.
Changing math for EVs?
Federal incentives for vehicles such as the battery-powered Tesla Model S and Chevrolet Bolt — which are as much as $7,500 — could be cut or eliminated to help make good on Donald Trump's campaign pledge to reduce federal spending, says AutoPacific analyst Dave Sullivan.
Tesla will end free access to Superchargers for new owners
Tesla Motors no longer will provide free access to its Supercharger Network to vehicle owners, the company said in a blog post today.
Tesla's SolarCity deal gets a boost from shareholder advisory firm
UPDATED: 11/4/16 4:10 pm ET - adds stock close
Institutional Shareholder Services today recommended that investors in both companies approve Tesla Motors' plan to buy solar panel installer SolarCity for more than $2 billion.
Ghosn says mini-hybrids could compete in Europe
Renault-Nissan's new gasoline-electric hybrid technology would be competitive in Europe, CEO Carlos Ghosn said today, as carmakers turn away from diesel for smaller vehicles.
U.S., 35 states to boost electric vehicle charging stations
The White House said it will establish 48 national electric-vehicle (EV) charging networks on nearly 25,000 miles of highways in 35 U.S. states.
Tesla's Musk blasts 'naysayers,' expects SolarCity boost in 3 years
Tesla CEO Elon Musk took his skeptics to task, giving more detail on potential benefits of the automaker's pending SolarCity acquisition and saying the deal's doubters have a history of making bad predictions.
Tesla’s sale of clean-air credits may have marked peak for market
After Tesla sold $139 million of zero-emission credits in the third quarter, CEO Elon Musk complained that they should be worth more -- if only California’s regulations were tougher. Instead, they may soon be worth less.
Tesla's Musk adds solar roofs to his clean energy vision
Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday unveiled new energy products aimed at illustrating the benefits of combining his electric car and battery maker with solar installer SolarCity Corp.
Comma One creator gives up project after NHTSA probes for more information
Comma.ai may have just become a footnote in the history of self-driving cars. On Thursday, founder George Hotz tweeted from Comma.ai's account that he was putting a halt to Comma One, the company's first aftermarket driver assist product.
Tesla records 2nd profit as public company
UPDATED: 10/27/16 4:15 pm ET - adds stock close
For just the second time in its history as a public company, Tesla Motors reported net income, making $22 million net for the third quarter. The company on Wednesday attributed the gains -- which broke a 13-quarter streak of losses -- to record production, deliveries and revenue.
Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan gets EPA-rated 366-mile range
The Honda Clarity Fuel Cell sedan received a U.S.-best EPA-rated driving range of 366 miles, the automaker said today. The Clarity Fuel Cell, set for a limited U.S. release this year, also received an EPA-rated gasoline equivalent of 68 mpg in combined city and highway driving.
Honda planning to increase its share of hybrids by 2030
Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo wants more than two-thirds of the company's U.S. sales in 2030 to come from green cars such as traditional hybrids, plug-ins, fuel cell vehicles and EVs.