Toyota plots return to EVs, this time in Asia
Selling EVs in China and India will mark the return of Toyota into the battery-powered market after halting production of the electric RAV4 in 2014.
Wall Street ponders impact of Tesla Semi, Roadster
The features of Tesla's new Semi truck steamrolled Wall Street expectations, with an estimated 500-mile driving range that was almost double what analysts had modeled. However, the company's latest product plans -- Tesla also unveiled a new high-end roadster -- broadened the rift between bulls and bears on the stock.
Porsche mulls a hybrid variant of 911
Porsche is considering adding battery power to the 911, making the top variant of the iconic sports car a hybrid, according to people familiar with the matter.
Michigan retail chain in shadow of Detroit 3, others bet early on Tesla Semi
Customers are starting to place orders for Tesla's new all-electric Semi, including Walmart and a grocery chain in the Detroit 3 automakers' backyard.
8 things to watch as Tesla unwraps big rig
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has promised a truck that will “out-torque any diesel semi” and drive “like a sports car.”
GM aims to sell 1M EVs annually by 2026; next-gen vehicles start in 2021
GM expects its electrified vehicle business to be profitable with the launch of the next-generation EV platform in 2021 and with annual global EV sales of 1 million by 2026, CEO Mary Barra says.
BMW dumps coal for cow pies in pledge for 100% renewable power
BMW's plan to switch exclusively to green electricity finds it tapping some unusual power sources -- including a South African biomass plant that runs on cow dung and chicken droppings.
Nissan tests Versa Note e-Power hybrid for U.S.
Is Nissan readying the Versa Note e-Power hybrid for the United States? New spy photos show the car undergoing road tests in Michigan.
Tesla's new electric semi already has some rivals
Tesla's semi truck being unveiled Thursday is a major part of CEO Elon Musk's master plan in which he vowed to expand the company's lineup to "cover the major forms of terrestrial transport."
COMMENTARY: Michael Wayland
Chevy should follow Cadillac and go after Tesla
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
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."
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.
Auto industry mobilizes to keep EV tax credit alive
Lobbyists quickly huddled after the unveiling of House Republicans' tax plan to figure out how to save the tax credit, which the industry views as critical to promoting commercial adoption of EV technology.
Tesla sparks fresh cash concerns after Model 3 rollout stumbles
Tesla's delay in getting mass production going is increasing the likelihood that CEO Elon Musk will need to turn to Wall Street for more capital.
Study predicts slow, steady rise of electric vehicles to 2030
Pure electric vehicles will not begin to gain serious traction in most global markets until after 2025, according to a new study.
House tax reform plan would kill $7,500 EV credit, phase out estate tax
Tesla, GM and other carmakers pushing to boost EV sales were dealt a blow by House Republicans who proposed eliminating a $7,500 per vehicle tax credit that has aided EV sales in the U.S.
Tesla losses prompt some caution from analysts
Tesla posted its largest quarterly loss in company history on Wednesday. Here's how some analysts reacted.
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.
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.