plug-in cars

 
Costa Rica to become Latin American electric-car pioneer?

Costa Rica to become Latin American electric-car pioneer?

Costa Rica isn't what you'd call a bastion of automotive sales. The Central American country ,wedged between Nicaragua and Panama, is home to 4.8 million people who buy just 154,000 vehicles annually—less than 1 percent of the sales in the United States. But that won't deter the Costa Rican... read more

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Rhode Island license plate. Image courtesy of Wikipedia.

Tesla wins another, licensed to sell electric cars in Rhode Island

Tesla can now add another notch to its sales board. Rhode Island will allow the direct sale of Teslas and has issued a state dealer license to the company to open a dealer in... read more January 15, 2018 by


 
Charging station and gas pump

Electric cars are cheapest to drive against gas cars in these states: new report

Electric cars still cost significantly more to buy than gasoline-powered vehicles of the same size and capabilities. But cars that plug in are almost always cheaper to run... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger for city centers

Electric cars will fail, but we'll build them anyway, say global auto execs: KPMG

Juxtaposed against a growing electric-vehicle market in China and increasingly stringent global carbon-emission limits, a survey by KPMG has revealed a majority of global... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
Workhorse W-15 extended-range electric pickup truck

Workhorse expands $1,000 preorders for plug-in hybrid pickup from fleets to public for $1,000

After $300 million in claimed fleet preorders for its plug-in hybrid pickup truck, Workhorse will open its order books for everyone to claim a spot in the production... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
Interior of Chevrolet Cruise AV self-driving car, to go into production in 2019

Chevy Cruise AV, GM's autonomous electric Bolt EV, to go into production in 2019

How comfortable would you be in a taxi or car-service vehicle that had no steering wheel, accelerator or brake pedals? That's the question prompted by a photo that has... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

2019 Audi e-tron electric SUV deliveries start in Europe this fall

The first member of Audi's forthcoming wave of electric cars is expected to start landing in European driveways this fall, possibly neck and neck with the Jaguar I-Pace. The... read more January 12, 2018 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3, 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Tesla Model 3: what parts breakdown says about high-volume electric car

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has aspirations of vertically integrating his companies as much as possible, trying to avoid traditional suppliers wherever he can. While Tesla has been... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Genovation GXE

Genovation all-electric Chevy Corvette sports car debuts at CES

The idea of an all-electric Corvette is either either a wonderful marriage of American history and electric performance or complete sacrilege. Love it or hate it, it's now a... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
2018 Smart Fortwo 10th Anniversary Edition

Special-edition 2018 Smart Fortwo electric minicar marks 10 years of two-seater in US

Birthed from the uncommon alliance between watch company Swatch and Mercedes-Benz, Smart's goal was to bring a stylish city car to the masses with a level of personalization... read more January 11, 2018 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Porsche Mission E electric sedan to offer 300 miles of range, 400 hp, at minimum

Though generally mum on details, Porsche has been trickling out tidbits on its forthcoming MIssion E electric sedan since it first unveiled the concept at the 2015 Frankfurt... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

Best deals on hybrid, electric, fuel-efficient cars for January 2018

Is one of your New Year's resolutions to go green? We're here to help with this month's deals on electric, plug-in hybrid, hybrid, and other efficient vehicles. Against last... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Vacaville, California, before expansion    [photo: George Parrott]

California leads US in electric-car use, planning: here's what others can learn

Electric-car leadership isn't only about getting the vehicles on the roads. Charging infrastructure, tax incentives, and a passionate fan base for cars that plug in are all... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
First 2018 Nissan Leaf produced at assembly plant in Smyrna, Tennessee, Dec 2017

300,000th Nissan Leaf electric car delivered as new version kicks off

Nissan, the first automaker in the world to launch a mass-priced electric car, has a reason to celebrate this week. The automaker said on Monday it delivered the 300,000th... read more January 10, 2018 by


 
2017 Mazda CX-5 First Drive

Mazda rotary engine may find new life in self-driving Toyota e-Palette project

Mazda's famed rotary engine may spin once again. The automaker confirmed the development of a range-extending rotary engine with Toyota for use in a shared future project... read more January 9, 2018 by


 
2017 Kia Soul EV

2018 Kia Soul EV gets bigger battery, range boost from 93 to 111 miles

Updates to conventional cars come in a predictable pattern. Once a new model is launched, it gets only minor tweaks to features, prices, and paint colors for two or three... read more January 9, 2018 by


 

 
 

 
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