Volkswagen debuts incredible new 261-mpg hybrid in Chattanooga
October 4, 2013, 11:48 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
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.
Electric car ownership surges in San Francisco
September 24, 2013, 10:15 a.m.
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.
Electric cars generate social buzz [Infographic]
September 20, 2013, 1:30 p.m.
As electric cars become increasingly mainstream, they're starting to build up a charge on social media around the world.
Exclusive: Hertz adds Tesla Model S to Dream Car fleet
September 16, 2013, 6:42 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
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.
Why crash test dummies prefer electric vehicles
September 12, 2013, 2:30 p.m. by Josh Goldman, Union of Concerned Scientists for LiveScience
Double bumpers, engines in the trunk and overall stability have made electric cars some of the safest on the road.
Japanese auto racer goes electric, and aims to make history
September 12, 2013, 10:51 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
'Monster' Tajima's successful battery-car assault on the world's most prestigious hill climb is part of a broader campaign about climate change — and a vote for clean transportation.
The mouse plugs in: Orlando's big electric car push
September 6, 2013, 12:42 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
The big tourist destinations — including Disney, Universal and Sea World — are on board with a plan to make EVs and charging ubiquitous in this ultra-popular visitors' magnet.
Electric cars are green, and they will only get greener
August 30, 2013, 1:33 p.m. by Sami Grover
Emissions from electric cars are already low. As the grid gets greener, that will only improve.
Is it a motorbike or a car? A closer look at Lit Motors' C1
August 16, 2013, 1:36 p.m. by Sami Grover
Slim enough to cut through traffic, sturdy enough to make you feel protected. This could be a game changer.
3 great car concepts for millennials (who hate to drive)
August 12, 2013, 1:48 p.m. by Jim Motavalli
Auto buying is skewing older, as young people desert the showrooms. Here's how to get them back.