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At L.A. Auto Show, a big star is a gas-powered engine

Nov 29, 2012
Several new electric and hybrid cars were introduced at the Los Angeles Auto Show, but high prices are expected to keep alternative-fuel vehicles a small part of the market. Ford's shot at efficiency: a three-cylinder Fiesta.
Posted In: hybrid cars, Ford, Ford Fiesta, electric cars

The Petraeus scandal and why email just isn’t secure

Nov 14, 2012
Former CIA director David Petraeus communicated electronically with his biographer using a not so secure email technique supposedly favored by terrorists to cover their tracks.
Posted In: petraeus, email, cybersecurity, electric cars

Obama-backed battery maker goes bankrupt

Oct 17, 2012
Mitt Romney claims battery maker A123's bankruptcy is another example of Obama's bad record of picking winners, but has the administration really performed as poorly as the GOP says?
Posted In: electric cars, alternative energy, Barack Obama

All around, a bad week for all-electric cars

Sep 27, 2012
Tesla's behind its production schedule, Toyota is all but abandoning its plans for a plug-in car, and the new Fisker gets a bad review from Consumer Reports.
Posted In: electric cars, tesla, Toyota

Tesla Motors introduces all-electric sedan

Jun 22, 2012
Sales of the new Model S sedan could make or break the electric car company.
Posted In: tesla, electric cars

Toyota introduces an electric RAV4, again

May 7, 2012
Toyota partnered with high-end electric carmaker Tesla to unveil the new RAV4 EV in Los Angeles today. Surprisingly, sales expectations are low.
Posted In: electric cars, Toyota, tesla, Auto

Chevy Volt picks up award, but not enough buyers

Mar 6, 2012
The Chevy Volt, known in Europe as the Ampera, has been named European Car of the Year. But in the United States, sales are sluggish.
Posted In: Chevy Volt, volt, electric cars, General Motors, Auto

Battery breakthrough may be electric car game changer

Feb 29, 2012
The cheaper and more powerful battery is still years away from vehicles.
Posted In: car, electric cars, battery

The sound of the future

Feb 10, 2012
Quiet electric cars have to sound like something. So what should that be?
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