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Federally supported ECOtality is bankrupt, and its big charger network is up for auction. The whole mess shows why electric vehicle charging needs to be open source and accessible to everybody.
Video: The Los Angeles Police Department is testing electric motorcycles. They're much quieter than the gas-powered version, something police say can work to their advantage.
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This new hybrid shows off the limits of what can be done with a lightweight carbon fiber structure, a tiny diesel engine, and a hybrid system.
A new survey of 2,000 women judges supercar drivers as 'arrogant,' and Toyota Prius or Nissan Leaf owners as 'conscientious,' 'intelligent' and 'safe.'
We're crawling on antiquated highways. We need modern people movers, and the ultra-fast train has the momentum, with both crowdsourcing and crowdfunding.
While the fuel efficiency information is a boon for consumers, questions linger as to whether used car dealers will make it available.
Video: Electric vehicle fans kicked off 'Charge Across Town' EV Week in a city already enamored with the plug-in cars. San Franciscans bought 1 out of 5 purely electric cars in the country this year.
After 63 years, Volkswagen's potent symbol of the 1960s is finally disappearing. But it can — and should — come back, in full retro glory. This is a car that people don't even know they want.
It's now OK for companies like Lyft and Uber to be the middlemen between enterprising car owners who want to give rides and people who need them.
As electric cars become increasingly mainstream, they're starting to build up a charge on social media around the world.
Theoretically, your car could capture and store carbon dioxide for later disposal, making it zero climate emission even without batteries. But are you willing to pay extra for that? A new survey supports the idea.
The technology has prompted New Zealand to begin issuing licenses for jetpack pilots.
The partnership is intended to enhance Solar Impulse's social media presence, and to highlight both companies' 'pioneering spirit.'
The Tesla Model S is the new must-have for high rollers. As a result, it's the electric car that makes the most sense for high-end rental fleets.
Energy from the ocean shows huge promise. Can you imagine a totally clean 100-megawatt power plant running on water power? We take a tour of the new facility.
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