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Nissan Leaf: New Electric Car Will Cost Less Than $32K In The U.S.

AP | DAN STRUMPF and TOM KRISHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Nissan's new electric car will cost just over $25,000 when it goes on sale in the U.S. in December, aiming to bring gasoline-free tec...

Tesla - Toyota - Nummi : The Electric Car Reborn?

Richard H. Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Richard H. Smith

When the history of a 21st Century "Green Revolution" is written, last week's Toyota-Tesla headlines and, behind the lines, the concern of a veteran C...

Tesla IPO On The Way

AP | DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. said Friday it plans to sell stock to the public. The company, based in Palo Alto, Calif...

Electric Rolls-Royce Out In Time For Christmas 2010, Rumors Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Rumors of an electric Rolls-Royce Phantom are back, with the word being the super-luxe automaker could have one on the road within 12 months....

Green LEAF, Shocking VOLT -- GM Doesn't Get It, Again

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

The Nissan LEAF is bringing the next generation of low- and zero-emission vehicles to market. The Chevy VOLT still runs on gasoline, and goes less than half the distance of a fully charged LEAF.

How Cities Can Foster Demand for Electric Cars

Ben Holland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Holland

Electric vehicles aren't likely to pour into car lots next year. Our current economy will make sure of that. Nevertheless, many cities can position themselves to benefit from the technology.

Colorado Tesla Buyers Get $42,083 Tax Rebate

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Just in time for the new Tesla dealership in Boulder, the state of Colorado is offering a jaw-dropping head-scratching tax rebate on "alternative fuel...

"Failure Is Not an Option..."

Wade Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Wade Norris

What if we approached global warming the way we approached confronting the Nazis in World War II or the way NASA approached Apollo 13?

Chevy Volt DETAILS: Electric Car Will Go On Sale In California Next Year

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — General Motors says the Chevrolet Volt electric car will go on sale late next year in California. GM said Wednesday at the Los An...

Reva Electric Car Co. To Build Electric Cars At Syracuse Plant

AP | WILLIAM KATES | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — An Indian car company has chosen upstate New York for a factory to build a new generation of electric cars for North America, a...

Ford's Actions Speak to Climate Change Position

Sue Cischke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sue Cischke

It is important to our business, our customers and other stakeholders that we remain a member of the Chamber of Commerce. Yet, at the end of the day, Ford will always speak with its own voice.

Reva: Electric Car's Future May Be In The Hands Of Small Indian Company

New York Times | VIKAS BAJAJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

What is indisputable is that as the whole automotive world seems to be racing suddenly toward the age of electricity, the Reva Electric Car Company is...

Seven Ways Americans Are Kicking Their Gas-Guzzling Habit

Tara Lohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tara Lohan

With gas mileage near the bottom of the heap -- 15 miles per gallon in the city and around 20 on the highway -- trucks are icons of America's suicidal obsession with gas guzzlers.

"E-Up": Volkswagen Electric Car Being Unveiled

AP | GEORGE FREY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business


Toyota Bets Against The Electric Car | Jay Yarow|Aug. 20, 2009, 9:39 AM|11 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With Nissan pushing full steam into electric cars, and General Motors making a big splash with its plug-in hybrid, Hiroko Tabuchi at the New York Time...

Nissan's Leaf Claims 367 MPG - Is It Better Than The Chevy Volt? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Yesterday, General Motors claimed that the much-anticipated Chevy Volt would get a whopping 230 miles per gallon. As some critics have pointed out, th...

GM: New Chevy Volt To Get 230 Miles Per Gallon

AP | KIMBERLY S. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WARREN, Mich. — General Motors said Tuesday its Chevrolet Volt electric car could get 230 mpg in city driving, making it the first American vehi...

Nissan Electric Car: Mass Production Coming In 2012

AP | SHINO YUASA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Nissan Motor Co. said Tuesday its electric vehicles will be affordable, setting sights on the potentially lucrative market wit...

How The Chevy Volt Got Its $40k Price Tag

AdAge | Dave Guilford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DETROIT ( -- In 2006, Bob Lutz was steaming over Toyota's success with the Prius hybrid. ...

GM Finally Goes Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

That's right, forget all about that smoggy past--the new, green GM is here to stay. It looks like the auto giant is about to undergo some serious rebr...

The Driverless Car (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The designers who contributed to the Google Phone, Mike and Maaike are in the preliminary process of coming up with the ATNMBL (autonomobile). To be r...

First McDonald's With Electric Car Charging Station

News & Observer | Sue Stock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The station will allow drivers of electric cars to plug them in and charge them while they eat....

China Outlines Plan To Lead World In Electric Cars

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Senior Chinese officials outlined on Friday how they aimed to turn their country into the world's largest producer of electric cars, including a focus...

Dispatch from the Electric Vehicle Revolution

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Hawaii's announcement that it will create an electric car infrastructure with 100,000 charging stations by 2012 is excellent news. The San Francisco B...

Why Just Bail Out Automakers? How About Some Buy In?

Edward Humes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Humes

Congress is understandably skeptical about the Big Three's plea for a multi-billion-dollar bailout of their failing auto businesses. These are, after ...