Bolt a chance for GM to atone for EV1 errorMon, 26, Sep 2016
In the 1990s, bottom-line-focused leadership killed GM's EV1.
2016 PARIS AUTO SHOWSun, 25, Sep 2016
Germany's automakers will use the Paris auto show to highlight their latest battery technologies as they seek to recapture ground from Tesla.
Austria brothers aim to help BMW, VW, others tackle TeslaSun, 25, Sep 2016
Auto executives from BMW, VW and McLaren are seeking advice from three Austrian brothers who are designing electric cars they say can go faster and further than anything made by Tesla.
McLaren might be the best carmaker Apple can buySat, 24, Sep 2016
McLaren may be the only carmaker that makes sense for Apple to purchase since it has the benefit of being nimble, focused on high-tech and tuned in to the art of aerodynamics.
Ford Focus EV gets faster charges, 100-mile rangeMon, 26, Sep 2016
Ford will give the slow-selling Focus Electric more range and quicker charging times in an upgrade due at year end, the company said.
Volvo names new electrics, electronics bossFri, 23, Sep 2016
Volvo has appointed Oedgaerd Andersson as its head of electrics, electronics and chassis as the automaker embarks on ambitious plans to add self-driving and full-electric vehicles to its lineup.
Smart to offer EVs and traditional engines across the lineupThu, 22, Sep 2016
Smart will become the only major auto brand to offer its entire model lineup with both combustion engines and pure battery-electric drive, Mercedes-Benz said today.
Chevy Bolt EV to be priced at $37,495 before tax credit, GM saysTue, 20, Sep 2016
The Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle will have a starting price of $37,495, including shipping, making it $29,995 after a federal tax credit available to many buyers, General Motors said today.
Chinese web-video tycoon raises $1.08 billion for electric carTue, 20, Sep 2016
China's Le Holdings Co. has raised $1.08 billion to develop its electric sports car that has drawn comparisons to the Batmobile, the latest in a series of alternative energy vehicle investments even as the industry is set for a Chinese government shake-up.
How much cleaner is an electric car? Depends on where you areTue, 20, Sep 2016
How much cleaner are electric cars than the fossil-fuel powered alternative? The answer depends on exactly where you charge the batteries.
BMW's top brass caught in electric divideMon, 19, Sep 2016
Tesla envy among German luxury carmakers remains at a fever pitch, as Automotive News pointed out this month. Indeed, BMW's top executives will skip next week's Paris auto show to wrestle with how to react to the U.S. upstart.
VW teases EV concept that it says heralds 'new era' for brandFri, 16, Sep 2016
Volkswagen today released teaser pictures of an electric car that it hopes will lead the automaker out of its diesel scandal and into an electrified future.