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Driving Mitsubishi's i-MiEV electric; Fun in an EV?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

"It's not easy bein' green..." Car companies worldwide should have paid heed to those simple words many years ago.

Chicks, Wusses, Geeks and Emo-Boys: Is This Who Will Buy the Electric Cars?

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Matthew DeBord

As I've been writing for six months now at the Shifting Gears blog for Slate's business and finance site, The Big Money, 2010 is the Year of the Elect...

Let California Lead: the Green Economy and Lessons from 1990's Zero Emissions Vehicle Mandate

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan Kim

California has always represented a better future, and we seem more impatient to get there than anyone else. The examples are endless: the settlers ri...

Nissan Leaf EV: One Man's Vision, Now Reality

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

When Nissan introduced their close-to-production Leaf electric vehicle yesterday, we caught a glimpse of transportation's future. You can bet that today oil companies are somewhat nervous.

Dear GM..Your Lease is Up.

Hal Sparks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Hal Sparks

If these GM guys -- and they are all guys -- had spent half the time running these companies as if they had a future -- we would not even be discussing them.

Past, Present And Future: 23 Electric Cars Driving The Revolution

TreeHugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Transportation plays a major role in our lives. We would all like to keep the benefits that it brings us while getting rid of the negative side effect...

Car Sales Tank; Detroit Visits DC, Pt. II

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

Now that they have our attention, the Detroit Three, in plans submitted to Congress Tuesday, increased their appeals for federal loans from $25 billion to $34 billion.

GM Goes Grassroots. A Son is Torn.

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Brewer

I'm the Internet Director (a brand new type of occupation) for the Energy Action Coalition (a brand new type of organization) and today you're the Planning Administrator of a GM Manufacturing plant in Spring Hill, TN.

Greening Hollywood: The Electric Revolution

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

We need to do that to oil. We need to destroy its strategic role and its monopoly over transportation. Electricity, as was the case with salt, is going to be right at the heart of that.

I Killed The Electric Car

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Steve Rosenbaum

So, who really killed the electric car? Sadly, I think I did. Here's why: Rick Wagoner was interviewed the other day and said - "The future of GM and...

Dead Electric Car's Manual For Sale On eBay -- For $100K

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Car culture blog Jalopnik noted that an original owner's manual for the long-gone iconic General Motors EV-1 electric car was on eBay for a million bu...

Chevy Volt: "The Barack Obama Of Automobiles"

The Atlantic | Jonathan Rauch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last year, while he was working in Germany as an engineer for General Motors, Andrew Farah got a call from a senior engineer in Detroit asking him to ...

The Detroit Three --- Making Any Relevant Cars or Trucks?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

That the Detroit Three have to build cars and trucks which make sense now and in the future, and which Americans want to buy.