Asia's luxury brands charge into EVs
Lexus, Genesis, Acura and Infiniti are considering EV offerings - in some cases to meet emissions rules, in others because zippy, futuristic EV cachet enhances the luxury buzz.
Will Mustang fans go for a hybrid?
Ford product chief Raj Nair says Mustang fans will accept a hybrid, as long as it delivers "affordable performance."
U.S. fuel economy inched lower in December, report says
The average fuel economy of new cars and light trucks sold in the United States in December was 24.9 mpg, down 0.1 mpg from November, the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute said in its report this week.
Tesla unveils pricing structure for supercharging stations
Tesla Motors said it will charge new customers fees to use its Supercharging stations if they exceed an annual limit, detailing its price structure to help pay for the expansion of its network of stations.
How Ford's hybrid push might play out
It's rare when an automaker reveals product plans three years in advance. But that's what Ford Motor Co. did last week when CEO Mark Fields explained how the company will spend some of the $4.5 billion it has committed to developing 13 electrified vehicles by 2020.
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Chrysler Portal holds promise, if it could get built
As with almost everything else about FCA, the question of whether the Portal is to be or not to be comes down to two issues: money and manufacturing capacity.
Is the industry zooming toward a battery shortage?
Automakers are under increasing pressure to electrify their powertrains to meet toughening global emissions regulations. The big question is whether there will be enough battery cells available in the next decade to meet the projected fast-rising demand.
Faraday will take your money now
Faraday Future ended a spotty car reveal last week asking for $5,000 deposits on a vehicle with no announced price or release date.
Compelling EVs show what the industry can do
A year ago electric vehicles looked like a lost cause.
Is it finally EVs' time? Predictions vary widely
EV predictions still vary widely. Financial analysts at Exane BNP Paribas bullishly forecast that EVs will have a 16 percent share of global vehicle sales by 2025 while IHS Markit believes that figure will be 3.4 percent.
Why aren't automakers plugging their EVs?
Automakers aren't committing enough resources to advertising their electric vehicles, a study says. But from the industry's perspective, it's not that simple.
GM's journey from Volt to Bolt
By some measures, the Chevy Volt was a flop, but it set GM on a path that culminated in last month's launch of the Chevy Bolt, a battery-powered car that presages a future with self-driving vehicles that consumers might share rather than own.
Tesla makes Reno a critical stop on way to Las Vegas and CES
Tesla is is seizing on next week's CES to host investors and analysts at Gigafactory 1, the sprawling Nevada plant where it makes batteries and energy storage packs. The company's invitation-only “investor event” will take place Jan. 4.
Researchers map rough road to reducing vehicle weight
Plastics have seen increased opportunities to get onto North American-made cars and trucks as automakers work to improve their fleets' fuel economy. But the real growth lies ahead, when the need to reduce mass from today's cars climbs to 15 percent and higher.
Tesla: Superchargers aren't parking lots
Tesla Motors is following up on its promise to make drivers pay if they leave vehicles at a Supercharger station long after they are fully charged.
Honda basks in glow from its Clarity Fuel Cell
Honda's third-generation hydrogen-powered car will likely earn the brand kudos and attention for being bigger and more capable than the competing Toyota Mirai. But Honda's bigger challenge lies outside its fuel-cell comfort zone.
Tesla adds $500 million to borrowing capacity amid expansion
Tesla Motors and subsidiaries added about $500 million in borrowing capacity through amended agreements with their lenders, as the electric-car maker enters a year where it will be expanding production and integrating a solar-energy company.
100,000 EVs and counting on Norway's roads
Norway may be a small country, but it's a global giant when it comes to electric vehicles. Last week, the country announced a milestone - 100,000 all-electric vehicles on the road.
How Lucid plans to turn Air into substance
Lucid Motors did the easy part last week with the unveiling of its Air electric luxury sedan. But now a crucial -- and far less sexy -- task sits atop the company's to-do list: actually building it.
Chinese billionaire's EV startups map ambitious plans
Three electric-vehicle startups funded by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting will show off new prototype vehicles at the giant CES 2017 trade show in Las Vegas next month, with one of the companies privately mapping out an ambitious 10-year, 12-vehicle rollout, according to two former executives.
Chevy Bolt deliveries begin
UPDATED: 12/13/16 2:01 pm ET - adds link
General Motors made its first sales of the Chevrolet Bolt EV today, beginning a new era of more affordable, longer-range electric vehicles and fulfilling its promise to launch the vehicle before the end of 2016.