electric cars


Tesla stock reaches pole position: NASDAQ-100

Jul 15, 2013
Tesla joins the NASDAQ-100 on Monday, only a year after some critics were expecting it to be another dud.
Posted In: NASDAQ, Elon Musk, Tesla S, electric cars, tesla

Will Tesla's new charging stations solve the 'road trip problem'?

May 31, 2013
Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the company plans to triple the size of its charging stations network.
Posted In: tesla, electric cars

Electric car startup Better Place goes bust

May 28, 2013
Better Place, a company that aimed to solve the notorious electric car driving range problem, is going bust.
Posted In: electric cars, electric, Auto, auto industry

E-vehicle maker Better Place is switched off for good

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.
Posted In: electric cars, batteries

Tesla vs. Fisker: Why some electric carmakers break down and others don't

Apr 12, 2013
The electric car company Fisker has laid off three quarters of its employees and reports suggest a bankruptcy filing is near.
Posted In: fisker automotive, tesla, electric cars

Why the Tesla-New York Times dispute doesn't matter for electric cars

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?
Posted In: electric cars, tesla, New York Times, Auto

Chinese firm approved to buy U.S. electric car battery company

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.
Posted In: China, electric cars, manufacturing

Innovators: Building an electric car for speed

Jan 30, 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.
Posted In: electric cars

Carmakers bet on green future

Dec 31, 2012
Makers of hybrid and electric cars are increasing their offerings in 2013 despite a somewhat disappointing roll-out of vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt.
Posted In: Auto, carmakers, hybrid cars, electric cars

What trends are on display at the L.A. Auto Show?

Nov 30, 2012
The opening of the L.A. auto show comes at an interesting time; the market for cars in the U.S. has rebounded even as the broader economic recovery continues at a painfully slow pace.
Posted In: Auto, los angeles, carmakers, recovery, electric cars