• 2012 Ford Focus Electric, New York City, April 2012

    By carefully controlling the launch of the 2012 Ford Focus Electric, Ford is trying to appease buyers who want an electric car, while satisfying accountants who are hesitant to invest heavily in the launch.

  • 2012 Coda Sedan
    Coda: We’ll Start Selling 2012 Sedan In February, Papers Allowing

    Earlier this month at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Californian startup Coda Automotive promised that it would begin sales of its first car -- the all-electric 2012 Coda Sedan -- in February. However, with just a week to go before the end of January and very little news to go on about the impending...

  • 2012 Acura ILX Concept
    2013 Acura ILX Compact Hybrid: Detroit Auto Show Preview

    Since the demise of the well-loved Integra compact many years ago, Acura has had no compact four-door sedan. That's about to change, with the arrival of a production car based on the 2013 Acura ILX Concept shown today at the Detroit Auto Show.. It's a compact four-door near-luxury sedan with one...

  • 2013 Dodge Dart
    2013 Dodge Dart Launch: Live Video From Detroit Auto Show

    We're just back from the live launch of the 2013 Dodge Dart, one of the most crucial--and well-attended--launch events of the Detroit Auto Show. And while it may fit right into Chrysler's marketing plans, we thought you'd like to see the actual unveiling--complete with flashy videos, loud music...

  • 2012 Mitsubishi i  -  First Drive, U.S.-spec MiEV
    2012 Mitsubishi i Electric Car May Be Coming To Your State Sooner Than You Think

    Mitsubishi is so pleased with the reaction to its 2012 i electric car that it has decided to move its plans to launch the car nationwide forward by six months. The four-seat subcompact hatchback, which retails at between $29,125 and $33,915 before Federal or local incentives, wasn’t due to be...

  • 2011 Nissan Leaf SL
    Nissan Opens Reservations For Leaf Electric Cars In 7 More States

    Believe it or not, December 12 will mark one year since Oliver Chalouhi of Redwood City, California became the first U.S. owner of a production 2011 Nissan Leaf. For some Nissan Leaf fans however, December 12 marks the additional year that they’ve waited to be able to buy the all-electric...

  • Tesla Model S Alpha build

    We already know a lot about the all-electric 2012 Tesla Model S sedan -- but at a press event ahead of tonight’s exclusive VIP event at the former Toyota NUMMI facility in Fremont, California, Tesla [NASDAQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk announced Tesla was making a faster Model S for those with a sporty side. Cutting the brisk 0-60 time of the standard Model S from 5.6 second to under 4.5 seconds, the sportier version features the same 85 kilowatt-hour, 300 miles-per-charge battery pack found in the 2012 Model S Signature series. “That’s quicker than a [Porsche] 911 [Carrera],”...

  • Delta Motorsport E4 Electric Coupe, launch event at Silverstone race course, U.K., May 2011
    Delta Motorsport E4 Electric Coupe: LIVE PHOTOS From U.K. Launch

    It's not every day that a brand-new electric sports coupe is launched, much less at a fabled race course. So we're delighted to bring you these live photos from Silverstone race track in the U.K., where the Delta Motorsport E4 Electric Coupe is about to take to the tarmac. The sleek electric...

  • 2011 Coda Sedan, final production version
    2011 Coda Sedan Electric Car Priced at $44,900, $12K Over Leaf

    Coda Automotive, the electric car company that many have overlooked until recently has just launched its new site detailing vehicle price, vehicle information and range information. We’ve been guessing at the Sedan’s base price now for some time, but Coda have confirmed that the retail...

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