May 28, 2013 Better Place, a company that aimed to solve the notorious electric car driving range problem, is going bust.
May 27, 2013 The company Better Place is liquidating, after a failed attempt to make electric cars with batteries to swap in and out. Problem is, e-vehicles are still expensive. And fossil fuel prices in the recent downturn have softened.
May 8, 2013 Luxury electric car maker Tesla is expected to report a profit on Wednesday. The profit comes not from the $100,000 cars, but from California Zero Emission Vehicle Credits that amount to thousands of dollars a car when resold to other car makers.
Apr 12, 2013 The electric car company Fisker has laid off three quarters of its employees and reports suggest a bankruptcy filing is near.
Apr 2, 2013 The big auto makers reveal how many trucks and cars they sold in March -- and economists will read those figures as economic tea leaves.
Feb 15, 2013 The battle between Elon Musk of Tesla and the New York Times in the wake of a bad review for a test drive of the company’s car continues. But what is the real takeaway from the flap?
Feb 14, 2013 Tesla founder and chief executive Elon Musk is challenging a recent New York Times article that says the latest Tesla model failed a test drive from Washington, D.C., to Boston.
Jan 31, 2013 The U.S. government has approved China's largest auto parts maker Wanxiang's plans to buy A123 systems. The result might be a huge loss of jobs in America.
Apr 19, 2013 Mike Pethel has pieced together what may be the fastest electric car anywhere, using two DC motors and enough batteries to power 750 homes.
Jan 28, 2013 What a construction giant tells us about the larger economy, and what happens now that unlocking your phone is illegal.