How an Atlanta dealership acquired a Chevy Bolt six months early
Six months before it was slated to hit dealerships in Georgia, a 2017 Chevrolet Bolt arrived at an Atlanta dealership. How?
California snubs free EVs, auto industry says in push back on new emissions mandate
The proportion of Californians making electric cars their new set of wheels has stayed flat for years even though incentives make some models basically free to lease, an industry trade group says
For Chevy Bolt, discounts here, markups there
Just seven states into Chevrolet's gradual rollout of the Bolt EV, some dealerships already are discounting the car by several thousand dollars, even as others demand a markup above sticker price to take advantage of early demand.
Smart isn't going anywhere, Winkler says
This is not exactly the golden age of microcars. Indeed, at a time when gas is cheap and looks like it will stay cheap, can Smart really hope to grow?
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Can Hyundai's Ioniq make inroads against Prius?
Since the Toyota Prius went on sale in 2000, nameplates such as Ford's C-Max and Honda's Insight have tried to mount a serious challenge to its domination of the hybrid market. And they have fallen woefully short.
Trump budget plan would scrap energy grants, auto loan program
The Trump administration proposed eliminating Energy Department loan programs and some research funding for energy efficient technology and electric vehicle development.
Volvo pegs EV range at 250 miles
Volvo's first-ever electric vehicle will likely have a range of at least 250 miles and a price starting between $35,000 and $40,000 when it debuts in 2019, Volvo Americas CEO said.
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
Nearly 20 years after Toyota's first Prius, Hyundai is launching its own global green nameplate, Ioniq. This is how they compare.
Hyundai sees Ioniq as a compact contender
Hyundai's Ioniq is the most fuel efficient car in the industry without a plug. But the automaker isn't aiming for just a bigger slice of the green-car market.
U.S. 2016 vehicles seen trailing fuel goals, boosting skepticism
Light vehicles from the 2016 model year will be the first to fall short of federal fuel economy targets in more than a decade, according to a new projection from regulators that could buttress a push by automakers to ease efficiency standards.
Cobalt prices soar as investors see demand for lithium ion batteries
Investors are running up the prices for cobalt, an important element that automakers and suppliers use in lithium ion batteries as they prepare for an increase in electric vehicle production.
Tesla shares slump after Goldman downgrade
Tesla shares fell more than 4 percent on Monday after Goldman Sachs turned negative on the stock and cast doubt on CEO Elon Musk's ability to deliver the company's new vehicle on time.
Honda settles for an 80-mile EV
Honda's Clarity all-electric model debuting this spring will have only about 80 miles of range on a single charge, Automotive News has learned.
Toyota's giant hydrogen leap gets an assist from Shell
Royal Dutch Shell will build seven fueling stations for hydrogen cars in California through a partnership with Toyota, laying down their latest bet on the demise of the internal-combustion engine.
Incentive squeeze zaps Netherlands' electrified sales
What happens if a government yanks generous incentives to buy electrified cars? Sales crash. At least they do in the Netherlands.
Smart brand to focus on EVs in U.S., Canada
Daimler AG will stop selling gasoline-powered Smart cars in the U.S. and Canada later this year and will convert the microcar brand to an electric vehicle-only endeavor.
Toyota sees plug-in hybrids catching on faster than conventional hybrids
Toyota's chairman, who led the development of the Toyota Prius, expects the latest plug-in hybrid vehicles will catch on with consumers far more rapidly than the original Prius did.
VW of America launches electric vehicle infrastructure unit
Volkswagen Group of America announced a U.S. subsidiary that will manage $2 billion in investments in zero-emission vehicle infrastructure and awareness programs over a decade as part of a court settlement over its excess diesel emissions.
Faraday scales back EV factory, product plans
Electric luxury car startup Faraday Future, one of several Chinese-funded companies taking aim at Tesla, is throttling back its plans to build vehicles in the United States. Faraday also has pared its planned product portfolio down from seven to two models, Reuters reported, citing two sources with direct knowledge of the company's plans.
Tesla drops 'Motors' from its name
Tesla Motors Inc. has changed its name to Tesla Inc. The change, which was reported in a filing to the Securities Exchange Commission on Wednesday, follows the company’s acquisition of solar panel company SolarCity, which was approved by shareholders in November.
GM, Honda to jointly build hydrogen fuel cells at Michigan factory in 2020
General Motors and Honda plan to invest $85 million to build hydrogen fuel cell stacks for next-generation green vehicles at a factory in Michigan. The joint venture, Fuel Cell System Manufacturing will begin producing the fuel cell systems around 2020.