Musk buys Musk -- Tesla's SolarCity deal by the numbersWed, 22, Jun 2016
Tesla's offer to buy SolarCity for as much as $2.86 billion in stock boggles the mind. There's basically two ways to look at why Musk is behind the deal. Either Musk is bailing out a beleaguered company that's run by his cousin, Lyndon Rive, or he's consolidating a clean-energy empire at rock-bottom prices. Or both.
Nissan develops e-bio fuel cells for 2020Mon, 20, Jun 2016
Nissan has developed a new fuel cell technology that replaces pressurized hydrogen with ethanol. It expects to have it on the market around 2020.
Tesla, Nordstrom team up for gallery in L.A. mallMon, 20, Jun 2016
Tesla Motors Inc. is teaming with upscale retailer Nordstrom Inc. to give shoppers a look at the automaker's Model X crossover. A 400-square-foot gallery was to have opened on Saturday, June 18, on the first floor of the Nordstrom store at The Grove, an upscale mall in Los Angeles, and remain open through year end.
Next-generation Toyota Prius has solar roof for Europe, JapanThu, 16, Jun 2016
The solar panels on the roof of the upcoming Prius plug-in hybrid in Europe and Japan may also be coming to the U.S. version of the car if Toyota can overcome U.S. rollover regulations.
Tesla to open gallery at Nordstrom in L.A.Wed, 15, Jun 2016
Nordstrom shoppers in California will soon be able to check out a Tesla Model X while they browse the store's clothing selections.
Tesla revives smaller-battery Model S with lower priceThu, 09, Jun 2016
Tesla is bringing back a 60 kilowatt-hour version of the Model S that costs less than the one it discontinued last year. The new Model S 60 begins at $66,000 before federal or state incentives and can travel 208 miles per charge.
Hyundai to launch EV with 200-mile range in 2018Mon, 06, Jun 2016
Hyundai Motor Co. plans to launch an electric vehicle with a driving range of about 200 miles per charge in 2018. That is nearly double the 112 miles per charge that will be offered by an electric version of Hyundai's Ioniq sedan, which will debut this year.
U.S. fuel economy improves in May despite weak car salesFri, 03, Jun 2016
Despite the drop in car sales in May, the average fuel economy of light vehicles purchased in the U.S. last month still rose from April, a University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute report said.
Virginia dealers call for Tesla probeWed, 01, Jun 2016
Virginia dealers are asking state regulators to investigate Tesla for alleged violations at its locations in the state. Tesla vows to fight back.
Hyundai to launch 200-mile EV in 2018Wed, 01, Jun 2016
Hyundai Motor said it plans to launch an electric vehicle with a driving range of about 200 miles per charge in 2018, aiming to better compete with other electric car makers such as Tesla Motors Inc.