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REPORT Apple Is Building An Electric Car

Reuters | Posted 02.17.2015 | Technology

By Abhirup Roy and Alexei Oreskovic Feb 13 (Reuters) - Apple Inc has a secret lab working on the creation of an Apple-branded electric car, the Wal...

Electric Car Smashes World Speed Record

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 09.19.2014 | Science

Look at that car go! An electric car built by students at Brigham Young University has set a new land speed record for cars in its class. "Electric...

Cadillac's Tesla Challenger Is Not For 'Tree-Huggers'

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 06.24.2014 | Business

Cadillac's answer to Tesla's revolutionary electric car is not for tree-huggers. In a profile published Monday in AdAge, Cadillac’s marketing ch...

What Electric Car Should You Drive? (Because Global Warming)

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 08.20.2014 | Technology

It's time to stop talking about global warming or America’s need for energy independence and actually do something to make a difference. So, how abo...

Cadillac Wants To Out-Tesla Tesla

AP | ANN M. JOB | Posted 03.26.2014 | Technology

Finally, there's an electric car that rivals Tesla's eye-catching Model S. The sleek, new-for-2014 Cadillac ELR coupe is arguably as sexy looking as ...

This Company Can Help You Build Yourself A Car In Just 1 Hour

Gregory Fink | Posted 02.11.2014 | Technology

If you're a full-grown adult who misses the days of playing with Legos, this may be the car for you. The OSVehicle Tabby is a build-it-yourself rid...

That Time Diane Kruger Drank Exhaust Emissions From A Car

Gregory Fink | Posted 02.05.2014 | Green

Diane Kruger can now add drinking the exhaust emissions from a Mercedes-Benz to her list of accomplishments. While this may sound gross, the "Inglo...

Toyota Brings Us One Step Closer To The Future With Hydrogen Concept Car

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Toyota said Monday that it expects to sell more hydrogen-powered electric cars in the U.S. than previously planned. The car, which...

Ford Is Making A Concept Car With Solar Panels For A Roof

The Huffington Post | Gregory Fink | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

What do Superman and the Ford C-MAX Solar Energi concept car have in common? Both receive power from the sun. Set to be unveiled at next week’s ...

Electric Car Charger Company Goes Bankrupt, Stranding 13,000 Docking Stations

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Now here’s a fine mess, as Laurel and Hardy used to say. One of the biggest electric vehicle charging...

Top 10 Electric Cars | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green

Speeding from 0-60 in 5.6 seconds and achieving a top speed of 125 mph, the all-new Tesla Model S challenges preconceived notions of what an electric car is and can do. Of course, efficient performance is only one aspect of what makes this futuristic sports car great.

GM Slashes Electric Car Price

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.06.2013 | Detroit

DETROIT — General Motors is knocking 13 percent off the sticker price of the Chevrolet Volt electric car as it tries to keep pace with rivals in...

Electric Cars: It's Not Easy Being 'Green'

Jason Haraldsen | Posted 09.09.2013 | Green
Jason Haraldsen

Electric cars are simply 'passing the buck' to the power stations, where you get your electricity on a daily basis.

Jobstacles - Ten Year Path To Tesla And a Job Making Electric Cars

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Joel Melero has always been into automobiles, but even he was surprised that his passion for cars led him to a career. Photo Credit: JENNY BOLARIO/...

Funny Thing Happened On Our Way to the Vatican

Mark DeCarlo | Posted 06.06.2013 | Travel
Mark DeCarlo

You've seen it in pictures. You've read about it in clever, witty blogs. But you can't fully appreciate the majesty of human endeavor until you see the Colosseum through your own eyes. Avanti!

The Noisy Fight Over Quiet Electric Cars

Posted 03.25.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Electric cars are quiet. Too quiet. One of the biggest virtues of the battery vehicle is that it is vir...

Energy Department auto loan program sputters

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 05.19.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

By Ronnie GreeneThe Center for Public IntegrityA Department of Energy loan program, infused with $25 billion to spur a wave of fuel-efficient vehicl...

GM's New Vehicle Combines Cadillac With Chevy Volt

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 03.17.2013 | Detroit

General Motors is trying to take the Chevrolet Volt's electric technology upscale with a new Cadillac. The company on Tuesday introduced the ELR, whi...

Noisy Cars Are Actually A Good Thing, Government Decides

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 03.09.2013 | Technology

DETROIT (AP) — A U.S. government safety agency wants electric and hybrid vehicles to make more noise when traveling at low speeds so pedestrians can...

The Most Affordable All-Electric Car

AP | ANN M. JOB | Posted 07.11.2012 | Money

-- At just under $30,000 base retail price, the 2012 Mitsubishi i-MiEV is the most affordable all-electric car in the U.S. market. The little five d...

China's Electric Car Dream Running On Empty

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 06.24.2012 | World

BEIJING — China's leaders are finding it's a lot tougher to create a world-beating electric car industry than they hoped. In 2009, they announc...

A Guy Who's Plugged In: How Our Spending Can Change the World

Jesse Seaver | Posted 06.20.2012 | Impact
Jesse Seaver

"It's the only car I've ever loved. It's guilt-free driving. And I'm proud to be seen in it. I never had a sports car, but everyone is looking at me as if I'm the coolest guy on the block. They ask if it's really fully electric, and are amazed that there is no place for the gasoline!'"

An Undeserved Revolt Against the Volt

Philip G. Baker | Posted 06.18.2012 | Business
Philip G. Baker

So here we have elected officials doing their best to trash one of the most innovative products this country has produced, all in the name of politics.

An All-Electric Vehicle: Up Close and Personal

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.21.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Ever wonder what one of those all-electric cars feels like when you're behind the wheel? Well, here's your chance.

Why You'll Never Own An Electric Car

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2012 | Money

* EVs to make up only 1.5 pct of US market in 2017-analyst * Henry Ford bought his wife electric cars * Obama wants to b...