The Chevy Volt has been getting a lot of attention since GM decided to pause production for five weeks, due to growing inventory. And although sales of the Volt this year are not off to a great start in
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In an effort to raise awareness and support for electric vehicles in China, General Motors China has signed a memorandum of understanding with the China Automotive Technology and Research Center (CATARC).
Volkswagen gave us a preview of its electric Golf with the Golf Blue-e-motion prototype, and the company recently announced that the vehicle is set to hit the streets late next year as a 2014 model.
Driving an electric car in California will soon be a lot easier thanks to a new $120 million dollar settlement. California governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has announced a $120 million settlement with NRG
Volkswagen has announced a series of ambitious goals to become more environmentally responsible - including a new program that will see a lineup of more efficient vehicles and more sustainable production
Inhabitat's Jill Fehrenbacher recently hit the scene of the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, where she toured the laser-filled show to bring you an exclusive look at the world's
Bill O’Reilly Caught Red-Handed in a Flip Flop – He Used to Support the Volt and Government Subsidies
Oh the talking heads of the political world -- what would we do without them? The latest wonderful blunder has come from one of our favorites, Mr. Bill O'Reilly. In the midst of the fist fight that has
Former General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz recently took to his Forbes blog to defend the Chevy Volt, which has been under fire since GM announced plans to stop production for five weeks due to rising
When General Motors unveiled plans to temporarily halt production of the plug-in hybrid Chevy Volt for five weeks, the announcement was widely portrayed as the demise of one of our favorite vehicles.
General Motors recently announced that it will halt production of the Chevy Volt plug-in hybrid for up to five weeks due to poor sales and rising inventory numbers. In February GM sold 1,023 Volts,
We were pretty sure that the Republican party was all for American-made cars and the American jobs they create, but we must be wrong because they've recently begun an all-out war on the American-made
Lexus LF-LC Sports Coupe Concept Many automakers will be bringing a hybrid or electric car to the 2012 Detroit auto show for the first time, but Lexus has been at this hybrid thing for a while, so we
Two weeks ago, Fisker Automotive and their battery supplier A123 announced to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that the lithium ion batteries used in their Fisker Karma plug-in hybrid
The Hyundai Veloster is a standard gas engine car, but because of its compact size, aerodynamic shape, and state-of-the-art engine, it manages to pull out 32+ combined mpg with normal driving. With
Lithium ion batteries currently power everything from laptops to electric cars, and Russia and China are gearing up to dominate the industry by launching the world's largest Li-ion battery plant. Planned
Ford Motor Company just officially started production on its new Ford Focus Electric 2012 model in its Wayne, Michigan assembly plant. The Ford Focus Electric is the first EV of its kind to receive a 100
Jaguar C-X16 Few cars -- let alone hybrids -- can match the sex appeal of Jaguar's C-X16 concept car. The sporty hybrid made its North American debut at the LA Auto Show, and it features a 375
As we are not conspiracy theorists, we think it must have to do with how the vehicles are being driven and what is considered normal conditions for testing. The Fisker Karma is a series plug-in hybrid,
Ford Motor Company CEO Alan Mulally recently told Bloomberg News that the company is thinking of producing electric vehicles in China with their Chinese auto partner Changan Automobile Group. Ford is
Ford just leaked photos of its EVOS Concept to be revealed at next week's Frankfurt Motor Show. In short, we love it. The EVOS is a plug-in hybrid with four exotic gullwing doors and a gorgeous design
Clean tech market intelligence firm Pike Research just published a report entitled 'Electric Vehicle Market Forecasts' that goes against the naysayers currently predicting the doom of EVs and plug-in
What we noticed first when driving the Chevy Volt is that the range of the battery pack varies from charge to charge. We averaged 37 miles estimated total range (the estimate sinks by up to 3 miles if you
Ford has teamed up with SunPower to offer Ford Focus Electric buyers a solar array that will generate enough energy to power their vehicle for 1,000 miles a month. The two companies announced the
Researchers at the University of Michigan and Ford Motor Company have just released a study stating that there is enough lithium in existence to power electric vehicles at least until the year 2100. The
From the Elektra One electric airplane to Siemens' plug-in hybrid aircraft, we've been seeing a lot of eco-friendly airplanes lately. While we love any airplane that doesn't spew massive amounts of carbon
Hundreds of thousands of electric cars are expected to be on the road in the next five years. Charging these vehicles has proven to be a challenge, mostly because of the lack of infrastructure -- but now
Today GM announced the launch of a new nationwide program to install solar canopy charging stations at their Chevy dealerships across the country. Each canopy, called a Green Zone, will be capable of
We can hardly believe our ears! In an interview with Detroit News, General Motors CEO Dan Akerson called for a $1 tax increase on gasoline to help car manufacturers sell more fuel efficient vehicles. The
Recently the Michelin Challenge Bibendum introduced us to a whole new breed of electric cars, but there is one we can't get out of our heads: the Citroen Survolt. This electric supercar leads the way for
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