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General Motors CEO Mary Barra reveals the new Chevrolet Bolt conceptat the 2015 North American International Auto Show Jan. 12, 2015 in Detroit.

Banking on the electric-car battery boom

Feb 10, 2015
In his new book, Steve LeVine details what sparks battery innovation.
Posted In: energy, batteries, electric cars
An electric Tesla car goes down an assembly line at a Tesla Motors factory in 2013 in the Netherlands.

Tesla is disrupting more than just the car business

Feb 6, 2015
Its battery factory may slash Tesla prices as company takes aim at solar industry.
Posted In: tesla, solar power, electric cars

A better battery is hard to invent

Oct 17, 2014
Better batteries are the key to better consumer electronics and electric cars.
Posted In: batteries, electric cars, smartphone

The first electric cars weren't 'manly' enough

Oct 7, 2014
Decisions about fuel have as much to do with gender norms as energy density.
Posted In: gasoline, battery, electric cars, history
Tesla

Tesla bets on the present while the future races on

Sep 5, 2014
Tesla is relying on fab efficiency to cut prices on an established type of battery.
Posted In: tesla, batteries, electric cars

GM tries to build the Holy Grail of electric cars

Sep 17, 2013
General Motors says it's working on an electric car that hits a sweet spot: a range of 200 miles and a friendly price tag.
Posted In: electric cars

GM planning car to rival Tesla's Model S

Sep 17, 2013
GM's goal is a car that can travel 200 miles on a single charge, with a price tag of around $30,000.
Posted In: tesla, GM, electric cars

Tesla adds another trophy to the shelf

Aug 20, 2013
A hot car, a stock price doing back flips into positive territory -- for a young company, Tesla is having a great year.
Posted In: tesla, electric cars

Building (and buying) a cheaper electric car

Aug 7, 2013
Flashy electric-car maker Tesla is struggling to become more profitable, and GM and Daimler are cutting prices on their zero-emission models
Posted In: tesla, electric cars

Will drivers compromise for the BMW i3 electric car?

Jul 30, 2013
The company's long-awaited hybrid has some scratching their heads.
Posted In: BMW, Auto, electric cars

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