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 23, 2013 Ford Motor Company is calling it quits in Australia, after a nearly 90-year run. The U.S. automaker says it will shut down its two factories down under and halt production in 2016.
May 1, 2013 Bill Ford says he hopes his company will help develop public transportation in urban areas and get rid of the gridlock.
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 three' automakers -- Chrysler, GM, and Ford -- are reporting sharp gains in sales for the month of March. Chrysler says the latest month was their best since 2007.
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?
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.