Auto Cutting Edge
Tesla unveiled a supercharger station in the East Bay, moving the all-electric company closer to its goal of
creating a nationwide network.
Tesla Motors is fighting against bureaucracy and other
auto dealers' resistance to keep its electric car business in Virginia, officials said.
Audi has announced plans to jointly develop
a plug-in hybrid vehicle with its Chinese partner, First Automotive
The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze diesel shows a winning combo of power and fuel economy, but falls short inside despite roomy interior and trunk.
Audi is integrating the high-speed wireless communications standard LTE into all A3 models by November, the German automaker says.
A top Volkswagen official said the automaker's Chattanooga
plant will serve as the blueprint for new factories worldwide and has become a
benchmark for environmental efficiency.
The all-electric Tesla Model S sedan has been well received in the U.S., and deliveries have just begun in Europe. Now for the wild card: China.
French carmaker Renault and Japanese partner
Nissan have sold more electric vehicles than all other automakers combined, the companies announced.
Nissan is planning its own narrow urban buggy along
the lines of the quirky electric-powered Renault Twizy.
Tesla Motors has introduced a system is says will allow a swap of a car's battery pack in less time than it takes to fill up a traditional car's gas tank.
After complaints about touchscreen controls for its in-car entertainment systems, Ford Motor says it will return
to physical radio tuning knobs and buttons.
Honda issued a rare apology last week to frustrated customers who were
having trouble locating an electric version of its popular Fit hatchback.
Department of Energy has created a website that computes the cost of electricity
to go the same distance as a comparable car on a gallon of gasoline.
Tesla founder Elon Musk says a massive expansion of its plug-in network will soon allow Tesla owners to drive across the U.S. from Los Angeles to New York.
Chevrolet's Cruze diesel is the first to challenge Volkswagen's lock on the mainstream diesel market.