Diesels still coming to America, Mazda saysSat, 23, Jul 2016
While diesel-powered Mazdas haven't made a U.S. debut yet, the automaker still plans on offering them stateside.
U.S. Energy department expands EV charging loan guaranteesThu, 21, Jul 2016
The White House is expanding a federal loan guarantee program to include companies building electric vehicle charging stations, as part of a broader effort to boost EV sales.
Musk's new Tesla 'master plan' comes with big price tagThu, 21, Jul 2016
Elon Musk's latest "master plan" for Tesla Motors to develop an electric commercial truck, a public bus, a pickup and systems to enable fully autonomous driving, could cost $2 billion to $3 billion or more, experts and analysts said Thursday.
Tesla Motors changes web address to Tesla.comTue, 19, Jul 2016
Tesla Motors has changed its internet address from teslamotors.com to tesla.com, hinting at a possible company name change as part of CEO Elon Musk's latest and still undisclosed "master plan."
Honda develops hybrid motor free of rare-earth metalsMon, 18, Jul 2016
Honda has developed a way to break its reliance on rare-earth metals to make batteries for hybrids.
BorgWarner to expand r&d operations in Michigan, add 76 jobsFri, 15, Jul 2016
BorgWarner plans to spend $27 million to expand its Auburn Hills operations near Detroit, a project expected to add 76 jobs, the state of Michigan said.
Tesla is asked to brief U.S. Senate panel on fatal Florida crashThu, 14, Jul 2016
The chairman of the U.S. Senate committee that oversees auto safety issues wrote Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Thursday, asking the automaker to brief the committee on a fatal May 7 crash involving its Autopilot software.
Tesla cuts prices again as sales miss targetsWed, 13, Jul 2016
Tesla said it had discontinued its resale value guarantee program that assured buyers that cars would retain value over time, and lowered the starting price of its Model X crossover, the second time it has lowered prices this year.
Honda develops hybrid motor without key rare-earth metalsTue, 12, Jul 2016
Honda has developed a new electric motor for hybrid vehicles that tackles two top challenges in manufacturing the critical drivetrain component: The high cost and uncertain supply of the rare-earth metals used in their powerful magnets.
Hyundai steps up EV cadenceMon, 11, Jul 2016
Aiming to make electrified cars a pillar of its portfolio, Hyundai Motor Co. says the technology is evolving so fast that it must roll out new EVs on a two-year cadence to boost the current 110-mile range to around 250 miles by 2020.
VW weighs battery pacts with Panasonic, LG Chem, report saysFri, 08, Jul 2016
VW may partner with EV battery specialists such as LG Chem or Panasonic as it overhauls its strategy to emerge from diesel emissions violations, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. VW's supervisory board has discussed investing around $1.89 billion per battery factory at several sites around the world, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are confidential.
Tighter ZEV rules will force the industry to work harderMon, 27, Jun 2016
California's air-quality regulations are slated to tighten in 2018 in a way that limits the impact of partial credits from sales of plug-in hybrids and low-emissions conventional vehicles, requiring more actual ZEV sales. That means automakers will have to be even more engaged in California's complex system of credits and sales-based quotas.