U.S. underestimates cost of fuel and CO2 goals, automakers sayTue, 28, Jun 2016
U.S. regulators have underestimated the cost and difficulty of achieving their vehicle fuel-economy and greenhouse-gas targets for 2025 and are giving California too much power to shape the country's policies on those issues, an automaker group said.
Super students set record 3,788 mpgMon, 27, Jun 2016
The winning vehicle in this year's SAE Supermileage competition posted a record 3,788 mpg.
Emissions-free, for real: Norway turns to the sunMon, 27, Jun 2016
The first Toyota Mirai fuel cell car sold in Norway went to a company which plans to open a hydrogen station that makes hydrogen by using surplus electricity from solar panels on neighboring buildings.
Toyota pitches its hybrids in diesel-friendly EuropeMon, 20, Jun 2016
Automakers have plenty to fret about in Europe. Toyota Motor Corp. is coping with it all by focusing on building market share, selling more hybrids and boosting production to give its European dealers more locally built products.
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.
Nissan develops new ethanol fuel cells to jump infrastructure hurdleTue, 14, Jun 2016
Nissan has developed a new kind of fuel cell drivetrain for cars that taps an onboard tank of ethanol instead of pressurized hydrogen, delivering a cheaper and safer ride that it says is more user friendly.
Musk says Samsung may supply batteries to Tesla Energy; Panasonic will supply Model 3Wed, 08, Jun 2016
Tesla Motors may get batteries for its energy unit from Samsung SDI Co., CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter. Musk also said Panasonic will be the exclusive supplier of batteries to the upcoming Model 3 small car.