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Hyundai Motor Corp. is raising the bar on its eco-car strategy and a promise that it could have one of the longest range electric vehicles out there. The South Korean automaker will be marketing its next round of all-electric vehicles at luxury buyers and those interested in the utility of a small SUV. An electric […]

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Right after the Sept. 5 launch of the next-generation Leaf, Nissan will be hosting an up-close experience for the all-electirc car on both coasts. The event will be part of the annual National Drive Electric Week, where the Leaf will be on display and available for a spin in eight west coast and east coast […]

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Elio Motors is seeking $100 million on Wall Street to salvage its hopes to produce its frugally priced, three-wheel, 84 mpg car. The startup filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Aug. 3 to have an initial public offering for its common stock. Elio stock will be traded on the Nasdaq stock exchange. […]

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced today it has signed a memorandum of understanding with BMW, Intel, and Mobileye to develop autonomous veghicles. The automaker says its aim is to be the first automaker with these partners – which themselves joined in July 2016 – to bring their autonomous vehicle platform to market. FCA said it will […]

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Have natural gas vehicles failed completely as an alternative to gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles? Analysis from Bloomberg seems to come to that conclusion, citing cheap pump prices and growth in electric vehicles behind it. Going back to 2008 with spiking gasoline and diesel prices, T. Boone Pickens — a giant in the oil and gas […]

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The U.S. Senate has taken a surprising move: a bipartisan stance supporting clean energy. That was in direct opposition to the Trump administration’s campaign to gut the Department of Energy in the 2018 fiscal year budget. The Senate Committee on Appropriations reversed course and actually proposed a $4 billion increase over fiscal year 2017 for […]

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High-speed car crashes always play a central role in a racing series like Formula E, and it helped determine who would be the winner of recently completed Season 3. FIA Formula E Championship just put together a video highlighting crashes from the season ending in late July. It includes the “biggest and most controversial crashes” […]

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A Chinese startup wants to bring what it says will be the first mass-scale electric medium-duty vehicles to the U.S. market. Chanje, a California-based startup company, will be delivering its first all-electric commercial vans to fleets in the U.S. Without providing sales figures, the company says that volume orders for the EV have been placed […]

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Electric vehicles owners are selling their excess capacity back to the power grid in Denmark — earning as much as $1,530 a year. Nissan and Enel, the country’s largest utility, are carrying out a trial project to see the role that cars like the Nissan Leaf can play in helping balance out supply and demand […]

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Intel plans to roll out 100 almost fully automated “Level 4” self-driving cars for testing starting later this year. They’ll be tested in the U.S., Israel, and Europe. The fleet will start small and scale up to 100 vehicles eventually. That announcement follows the Tuesday closing of a $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye, which is […]

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