UPDATED: 11/17/17 12:03 am ET - adds details

Tesla aims to upend commercial trucking with electric Semi

The EV maker says the Semi formally unveiled Thursday will provide "a far better experience" for long-haul truck operators, while enhancing safety and slicing cargo transport costs.

UPDATED: 11/16/17 5:56 pm ET - adds details

Toyota preps another small crossover concept

Toyota will unwrap a small crossover concept vehicle at the Los Angeles Auto Show geared toward outdoor enthusiasts and urban dwellers. It will be the third crossover concept introduced this year based on the company's new modular platform.

COMMENTARY: Michael Wayland
Chevy should follow Cadillac and go after Tesla

Chevy appears to be doing little to nothing to attract the hundreds of thousands of consumers who could wait years for a Tesla Model 3 into a Chevrolet Bolt EV — an actual all-electric car not from "manufacturing Hell."

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What is charging going to cost?

When will someone put some numbers to the cost of a public fast charge, or will this be another government giveaway similar to the $7,500 tax credit for the purchase of an electric vehicle?

Utilities raise game to preserve EV tax credit

The upside of tax reform has made many automakers reluctant to put lobbying muscle fully behind a fight to preserve an incentive for a market that only represents 1 percent of sales. But an alliance of environmentalists and utilities is stepping up.

U.S. Senate tax plan preserves EV credit

A U.S. Senate tax reform proposal unveiled on Thursday does not eliminate a $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit as Republicans in the House of Representatives have proposed.

UPDATED: 11/2/17 4:15 pm ET - adds stock close
Tesla posts record $671 million loss in Q3

Tesla racked up a $671 million loss in the third quarter -- compared to a $22 million profit a year earlier -- as the electric-vehicle maker continued to struggle producing the mass-market Model 3.

UPDATED: 10/30/17 5:07 pm ET - corrected
Where will all these EVs recharge?

A reliable public charging infrastructure will be key to fostering the growth of electric vehicles — even if those chargers don't get used much.

Daimler prepares for EV shift with a shift of its own

Daimler is firming up plans for its biggest corporate overhaul in a decade, granting its car and truck operations more independence in a move that could pave the way for spinoffs and other deals as the automaker confronts the disruptive shift to self-driving electric vehicles.

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV

After several years of delays related to battery supply and regulatory certification, Mitsubishi is bringing its Outlander plug-in hybrid to the U.S.

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