338 Fisker Karmas Wrecked By Sandy Waiting For Recall Parts

338 Fisker Karmas Wrecked By Sandy Waiting For Recall Parts

As luxury automaker Fisker prepares to battle in the courts over its Sandy-damaged Karmas, more details have emerged as to why its cars were sitting at Port Newark in the first place--they were there for recall work. 338 Fisker Karmas were submerged during the deluge of Superstorm Sandy, damaging... read more

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2013 Hyundai Elantra Coupe

Hyundai, Kia Face Federal Lawsuits For Overstated Gas Mileage

Korean automakers Hyundai and Kia are being sued in U.S. courts over inflating gas mileage ratings on 2011-2013 vehicles. It was revealed on Friday that both automakers had... read more November 6, 2012 by 4

ECOtality Blink DC fast charger plugged in

Ecotality Lawsuit Tossed Out, CA To Get NRG-Funded Charging Stations

Electric car charging station provider ECOtality has had a lawsuit against the California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) thrown out by a California appeals judge. ECOtality... read more October 17, 2012 by 4

Tesla's retail store concept

Auto Dealer Groups Escalate Battle Against Tesla Stores

If we had to pick one word to describe Tesla Motors, "audacious" would be at the top of the list. Not only did founder Elon Musk decide to build a car company, which in... read more October 10, 2012 by 28

2012 Fisker Karma EcoChic, New York City, Jan 2012

Irate Investor Sues Fisker: A Little Lesson In Venture Capital

This is the week when driving impressions of the 2012 Fisker Karma have started to appear, as Fisker invites in waves of automotive journalists for a half-day of driving in... read more February 16, 2012 by 4

2006 Honda Civic Hybrid

California Extends Deadline On Honda Civic Hybrid Gas Mileage Case

When it comes to gas mileage figures, we're always told "your mileage may vary". It's when that mileage varies outside of reasonable expectations that people start to take... read more February 15, 2012 by 2

2006 Honda Civic Hybrid

Honda Civic Hybrid Gas Mileage Case Heads To Small Claims Court

When you buy a new car, you’ll probably use manufacturers’ own gas mileage estimates alongside the official Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) fuel economy... read more January 3, 2012 by 8

Tesla versus Top Gear

Tesla Losing Libel Case With Top Gear In UK High Court

A Tesla Roadster may not have really whirred to a halt in the 2008 episode of Top Gear - since at the center of a long, drawn out legal battle - but the maker's court case... read more October 19, 2011 by 7

Green Vehicles Triac 2.0

Lesson Learned As Salinas Sues Bankrupt Electric Car Maker?

It's a sad fact of business that many start-up companies fail within the first few years of trading. Electric car fans are quite used to this and even the most promising new... read more August 30, 2011 by 5

Top Gear Stage Another Electric Car Stunt

Top Gear Tests Nissan Leaf, Peugeot iOn: A Fair Assessment?

It's the episode electric car enthusiasts have been itching to see- and now the guys at BBC motoring show Top Gear have tested two electric cars to see whether they make any... read more July 31, 2011 by 11

Tesla versus Top Gear

Top Gear Producer Says Tesla's Libel Suit Is Bogus

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla says BBC TV show Top Gear falsely stated that the Tesla Roadster could only travel 55 miles before needing to recharge, according to Top... read more April 4, 2011 by 1

Tesla versus Top Gear

Tesla Sues Top Gear For Libel Against All-Electric Roadster

About two years ago BBC’s Top Gear aired a test drive of the then relatively new Tesla Roadster. While this was seen as a major boon for Tesla, the light shone on its... read more March 30, 2011 by 23

2010 Toyota Prius

Prius Patent Problems? Trade Panel to Investigate Infringement Claim

A U.S. trade panel has agreed to investigate claims that Toyota infringed privately held patents in designing its hybrid electric vehicles. Toyota is widely acknowledged to... read more October 12, 2009 by 3

2007 Toyota Prius Touring Edition

High-Intensity Headlight Horrors Perplex Prius Owners

There's nothing the media love more than a nice juicy auto problem. Imagine that your car's headlamps failed, and replacing them cost you THOUSANDS. OF. DOLLARS  !!! Well... read more July 15, 2009 by 57

Tesla Model S and Roadster

Tesla Files For Dismissal of Eberhard Lawsuit

Tesla Motors has asked the courts of San Mateo County, California to dismiss the lawsuit filed against them by co-founder and former CEO, Martin Eberhard. Eberhard sued Tesla... read more July 1, 2009 by 1

Elon Musk in the shadows at the Tesla Model S launch party, New York City, April 2009

Tesla Battle Gets Uglier: Founder Eberhard Sues CEO Elon Musk

The 2009 Tesla Roadster is an absolute blast to drive. It will make an electric-car fan out of every single person who drives one, or even rides shotgun. The company that... read more June 11, 2009 by 1


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