Jun 09, 2016
BMW is leasing 100 plug-in i3s to the LAPD. Cop squads these days are using Bugattis, Ferraris, Teslas, Chevy Volts and electric motorcycles.
Apr 29, 2016
Ford joins GM and Tesla in the race to sell 200- to 300-mile electric cars for $35,000. It could be the EV's sweet spot.
Feb 17, 2016
Volkswagen -- the company -- has 99 problems, conservatively speaking. But VW’s electric car, that is to say the silk blue metallic e-Golf SEL premium we’ve been testing for the past eight months and 11,080 miles, isn’t one of them.
Jan 13, 2016
One in three new car sales is now an SUV, but it was plugs that dominated in Detroit. Why, if the public is looking elsewhere? Well, there's a little thing called CAFE, and it means that automakers have to reach 54.5 mpg by 2025. That means electrics and plug-in hybrids.
Jan 05, 2016
A plug-in Batmobile--with no room for Robin--from the upstart Tesla challenger. And from Ford? Alliances and a bid for part of the $5.4 trill.
Dec 23, 2015
Fort Collins, Colorado and Orlando, Florida are "deployment communities" for electric cars, and that includes lots of public charging, EV rental cars, and cheap deals. How does a $24,000 BMW i3 sound?
Nov 09, 2015
Local Motors has the Beach Boys on speed dial with its 3-D Swim, a lightweight carbon-fiber battery car with a built-in surfboard. And, yes, its body is 3-D printed atop a BMW i3 chassis.
Oct 19, 2015
Doc Brown set his Flux Capacitor to October 21, 2015, and that's exactly when a determined team at Queen's College in Belfast (where the original car was built) will unveil an electric DeLorean.
Oct 04, 2015
It was a typical Tesla launch--an hour late, but plenty of spectacular features, from a big windshield and a phone holster to those amazing doors. It's only later that you scratch your head over the price and the long delay getting to market.