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    Exclusive: How real is the Chevy Bolt EV and will it really cost just $30,000?
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    "This is us bragging that we can do this kind of car." That's how Michael Simcoe, GM's executive director for NA exteriors, described the Chevy Bolt EV concept, which made a surprise appearance at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. While there was talk of a 2017 production debut, this is for sure a ...

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    Report: Tesla stock takes big tumble after Musk's Detroit Auto Show speech
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    Frank talk from Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show sent the company's stock falling one Wednesday, after the CEO warned his company wouldn't achieve profitability until the dawn of the next decade... READ MORE

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    Report: China's answer to Elon Musk seeks licence to build electric car
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    With just under 7,000 electric vehicles capable of highway speeds sold in China in 2013 (versus over 200,000 slower models), the country's government plans a major investment of support behind its efficient auto industry in the near future. Including buying more of them for official purposes, the ...

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    Official: Street legal formula-style racer is a plug-in Predator we want to drive
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    Street Legal Formula-Style Racer Now Up For Crowdfunding It may look like a somewhat squashed Formula 1 race car, but the new PC010 ST is a street-legal hybrid car. Or an all-electric street-legal racer. The main hurdle between you and some zero-emission action will be putting the $20,000 kit car ...

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    Report: France says diesel cars a 'mistake,' announces phase-out plans
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    Anyone even vaguely familiar with the European auto market knows that diesel-fueled vehicles take up a huge portion of the roads there. A combination of high fuel efficiency, useful torque in tightly packed cities, low CO2 emissions and tax incentives all contribute to the popularity. However, ...

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    Report: Tesla in talks with BMW about batteries, charging collaborations
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    With Toyota and Daimler no longer holding Tesla shares, the electric vehicle company might be looking for a new partner – possibly a Bavarian one. In a new interview with Germany's Der Spiegel, CEO Elon Musk confirmed that he has had talks with BMW execs about future collaboration. "We are ...

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    Report: Audi following Tesla with 450-kilometre EV family car
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    The press days are finished at the LA Auto Show, but things said there are still making news. While in California, Audi technical development chief Ulrich Hackenberg told reporters that his employer plans to release an electric car with a range of 450 kilometres (280 miles) "around 2017." ...

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    First Drive: 2015 Tesla Model D test drive
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    #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-370179{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-370179, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-370179{width:630px;height:444px;display:block;} With so much hype around the new AWD Tesla Model D, we caught up with our friends ...

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    Report: BMW looking to fix i3 acceleration problem uncovered by Consumer Reports
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    The BMW i3 has been hailed in some quarters as the future of electric mobility, what with its innovative carbon-fibre-reinforced plastic body and commitment to sustainable materials wherever possible. The modernist little hatch is even available with a 650cc two-cylinder gas engine with 34 ...

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    Green: Canada's Tar Sands vs. Electric Cars
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    It's pretty common knowledge - especially if you're the type to regularly visit sites such as our sister site AutoblogGreen and its ilk - that it's simply cheaper to drive a kilometre on electrical power than on gasoline. We also know that it is inefficient to convert oil sands into usable fuel ...

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