Toyota's hydrogen holdup means East Coasters miss out on Mirai
Toyota, off to a slow start selling its car of the future on one U.S. coast, is struggling even to get started on the other.
Fisker, emerging battery supplier Nanotech end JV
A joint venture between Henrik Fisker's new car company and an emerging battery supplier was unplugged before it could ever charge up.
Big Oil wakes up to threat of rising EV demands
The world's biggest oil producers are starting to take electric vehicles seriously as a long-term threat. OPEC recently quintupled its forecast for sales of plug-in EVs.
Faraday Future halts work on Nevada car plant
Faraday Future, the electric-vehicle startup backed by LeEco founder Jia Yueting, halted plans to build a $1 billion factory in Nevada as the troubled tycoon fights for the survival of his Chinese car business.
Who's killing the gasoline car?
Volvo's decision to focus on electrified models represents an about-face for the Chinese-owned brand. It had previously said pure electric cars didn't make a great business case.
Honda, Hitachi form EV motor venture
Japan's Hitachi Automotive Systems and Honda Motor signed an agreement to form a joint venture to develop motors for electric vehicles.
COMMENTARY: Keith Crain
Volvo is either very smart, or very dumb
Volvo is betting big on electrified vehicles. Time will tell how it fares.
Germany's Innogy enters Calif. EV charging market
Innogy, Germany's biggest energy company, has set up a subsidiary in California offering charging points for electric vehicles in competition with the top network, ChargePoint.
Electric 3 series planned, report says
BMW, with eye on Tesla, plans to show an electric 3 series at the Frankfurt auto show in September.
China's plans for lithium-ion battery production could overtake Tesla
As Elon Musk races to finish building the world’s biggest battery factory in the Nevada desert, China is poised to leave him in the dust.
Calif. weighs making electric cars cheaper off the lot
The federal tax credit for electric car purchases has an end in sight, but California doesn't want demand for the zero-emission vehicles to meet the same fate.
Tesla expands borrowing capacity as it works to launch Model 3
Tesla boosted its ability to borrow for the second time in about six months, as CEO Elon Musk spends heavily to bring his cheapest electric car yet to market.
Can Volvo's Polestar capture that Tesla magic?
The spinoff of Polestar could help the new performance brand escape Volvo's reputation for practicality.
Panasonic sees the future of solar on car rooftops.
Panasonic sees the future of solar on car rooftops. The Japanese electronics giant has started producing a 180-watt array of solar cells that can be fixed to the roof of an automobile.
Tesla snubs J.D. Power for Initial Quality Study data
How do the quality ratings for the 2017 Tesla Model S and Model X compare to competitors? They don't, based off J.D. Power's 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study.
Fisker boasts 400-mile range for his new EV
The Fisker EMotion will boast a 400-mile range and a nine-minute charge, with autonomous and connected capabilities, Henrik Fisker says.
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Let automakers find
way to cut emissions
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Bolt EV sales to go nationwide a month early in August
GM will begin selling the Chevrolet Bolt nationwide in August, a month sooner than originally planned. Bolt orders were opened up to all certified dealers this month and the EV will arrive in showrooms in August.
Tesla briefly tops BMW in market capitalization
A week-long rally in Tesla shares briefly vaulted the company's market capitalization past BMW in early Friday trading, but BMW finished the day still ahead.
Tesla plans new plant for Model Y crossover, Musk says
Tesla, which operates its only plant in Fremont, Calif., has another one coming. The existing plant is "bursting at the seams," CEO Elon Musk said, and the search is under way for another plant site.
Quebec incentives cover used Nissan Leafs, including U.S. ones
Used Nissan Leafs from the U.S. could migrate north to take advantage of an incentive program offered by Canada's Quebec province and embraced by Nissan North America.