ChargePoint adds wait-list feature for electric-car charging stations

ChargePoint adds wait-list feature for electric-car charging stations

Public charging infrastructure for electric cars is still fairly limited compared to gas stations. That leaves many electric car drivers in certain areas vying for relatively few stations—which can create friction. But network operator ChargePoint is rolling out a feature it believes will...

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2017 Toyota Mirai

Price cut and monthly sales spike for Toyota Mirai fuel-cell sedan

Sometimes journalists miss the forest for the trees, and we'll plead guilty on this one. When we wrote last week that the Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell sedan was... read more September 26, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla electric-car software version 8.0: what's new, what's improved

On Wednesday, Tesla released its version 8.0 software to Model S and Model X owners through an over-the-air update. Announced by the carmaker earlier this month, the software... read more September 26, 2016 by

Formula E car in New York City

Formula E electric-car race coming to New York City next July

Most drivers likely associate New York City with grueling traffic, scarce parking, and other aggravating situations. But could the Big Apple soon become known for... electric... read more September 25, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Equinox

Bolt EV risks, VW diesel emissions, Tesla sues Michigan, are you a baller? The Week in Reverse

Which additional language now proves to cause confusion between the Chevy Volt and the Chevy Bolt EV? And why does VW come out looking like a (relative) hero on diesel... read more September 25, 2016 by

2017 Audi A4

2018 Chevy Equinox diesel, electric land-speed record, Tesla sues: Today's Car News

Today, Tesla fights back, a manual gearbox reappears, a new electric land-speed record emerges from the desert, and an unexpected diesel engine arrives in a key compact... read more September 23, 2016 by

Tesla Store Los Angeles [photo: Misha Bruk / MBH Architects]

Tesla sues Michigan over ban on direct sales of its electric cars

Earlier this month, an application for a dealer license submitted by Tesla Motors was denied by the state of Michigan. It was the final decision in a process that kicked off... read more September 23, 2016 by

2018 Chevrolet Equinox

2018 Chevrolet Equinox crossover: only turbo engines, diesel optional

The 2018 Chevrolet Equinox crossover utility vehicle, unveiled last night in Chicago, will have three engine options, all turbocharged. And bucking recent "death of diesel"... read more September 23, 2016 by

Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3

Venturi VBB-3 sets new electric-car speed record (pending certification)

French automaker Venturi used to be known for its distinctive supercars, often turbocharged to give their humble mechanicals a lot more potency. After limited success, the... read more September 23, 2016 by

U.S. Postal Service Grumman "Long Life Vehicle"

USPS picks AM General to help build next-generation mail trucks

AM General, the firm best known for building Hummer H1s in both civilian and military versions, has been selected by a rather different governmental agency to help create a... read more September 23, 2016 by

2015 Nissan Leaf

When will electric car sales exceed those of cars with engines? Poll results

Cars that plug in to recharge, whether all-electric or plug-in hybrid, are a very small proportion of total U.S. vehicle sales today. And the same applies to their global... read more September 23, 2016 by

2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Tesla timing, fossil-fuel billions, Chevy Bolt EV perils, Pacifica safety: Today's Car News

Today, we listen to you on the Model 3, the Mirai makes a case for consistency, and a Chrysler that can crash (very well, might we add). All this and more on Green Car... read more September 22, 2016 by

"How to be a clean energy baller" (Courtesy of U.S. Energy Department)

Know what a 'baller' is? Wanna be one for clean energy?

Sometimes, even good intentions can't cover up poor execution. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently launched a campaign to promote clean energy in general, and... read more September 22, 2016 by

Nikola Motor Company electric UTV

Nikola's all-electric, all-terrain vehicle packs Tesla-size battery pack

It’s not quite the electric vehicle we were expecting from Nikola Motor Company but this rough-and-tumble buggy is actually the American startup’s first product... read more September 22, 2016 by

2017 Toyota Mirai

2017 Toyota Mirai price stays same, fuel-cell car adds new color

The Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel-cell car will enter its second model year in the U.S. virtually unchanged, including its pricing. The 2017 Mirai continues to be Toyota's... read more September 22, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016

2017 Chevy Bolt EV: here's what can go wrong for electric-car pioneer

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV will be on dealership floors within several weeks, cementing its position as the first affordable 200-mile electric car. It will beat planned... read more September 22, 2016 by


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