Ford's CEO thinks it can build an electric car like a Tesla

At this point, no one will question whether Tesla has succeeded in disrupting the entire automotive industry, because it has. Now the question is whether mainstream automakers can truly make electric cars that can compete with Tesla. Accord to Ford's new CEO Mark Fields, the Blue Oval can. » 10/27/14 11:52am Monday 11:52am

10 questions Toyota, Honda & Hyundai need to answer regarding hydrogen…

It's coming: hydrogen fuel-cell cars are becoming a reality for consumers. That's right, within the next two years, three different hydrogen fuel-cell cars will be on the market in California. » 10/16/14 12:33pm 10/16/14 12:33pm

Here's what we know about Chevy's next all-electric car

There has been a cloud of mystery surrounding Chevrolet's next all-electric car for various reasons. It's been reported that it will have a 200-mile range and be based on the current Chevrolet Sonic. It seems these reports were a bit off. » 10/14/14 12:07pm 10/14/14 12:07pm

Face it, Tesla's going to win in every state

Unless you've been in a coma you're probably aware that many dealer associations are causing headaches for Tesla in multiple states. The reason? Well, frankly they are scared. Tesla's new, different, and trying to upset the ridiculously old way of doing things. Change is bad, son. Here's the thing, Tesla keeps winning. » 9/18/14 2:29pm 9/18/14 2:29pm

Is the Tesla Model 3 actually going to cost $50-$80k?

Tesla's on a roll lately. It just won a dealer battle in Massachusetts, and it's rapidly changing the face of Silicon Valley. It's also plotting out the future with a lot of that hedging on the successful launch of the gen-three car, the Model 3. » 9/17/14 11:53am 9/17/14 11:53am

Here's how Tesla builds its Supercharger sites

So you want to drive your Tesla Model S across the country and pay for zero electricity? Cool story. Tesla says that's not a problem with its fancy Supercharger stations. But how exactly does Tesla build those Supercharger sites? » 8/19/14 1:23pm 8/19/14 1:23pm

Here's what we know about GM's 200-mile electric car so far

The market's waiting for the first 200-mile range electric car with a reasonable price tag, and now it's a race to get there. We know Tesla's hard at work on its Model III electric car with a range of 200 miles and a target price of about $35,000, and Nissan's working on battery pack options for the Nissan Leaf, but… » 8/18/14 12:11pm 8/18/14 12:11pm

Here's why the 707-hp Dodge Hellcat twins don't conflict with green…

Every single environmentalist has to be muttering, "Are you kidding? Dodge now makes two gas guzzling 707-horsepower cars?!" That thought is true, kind of. As in, Dodge is indeed now going to build not one, but two 707-horsepower cars. But these two Hellcats aren't as anti-green as you think.… » 8/13/14 2:35pm 8/13/14 2:35pm

What actually happens to electric-car batteries once they leave the…

Skeptics repeatedly ask a legitimate question: What happens to all the battery packs? Do they just end up in landfills?http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1093810_e... » 8/12/14 5:36pm 8/12/14 5:36pm

Is Tesla's Gigafactory Already Well Underway?

Just before this afternoon's earnings call, Tesla (predictably) released a press release saying it had (finally) struck a deal with Panasonic to build its uber-enormous, ground-breaking, totally amazeballs, never-before-seen-in-the-history-of-civilization GIGAFACTORY. » 7/31/14 9:23am 7/31/14 9:23am

Here's why Toyota hates electric cars

Why is Toyota so dismissive of electric cars? Seems it can be summed up in one exact quote from Toyota's Global R&D Chief Mitsuhisa Kato, "The cruising distance is so short for [electric cars], and the charging time is so long ... At the current level of technology, somebody needs to invent a Nobel Prize-winning type… » 7/29/14 6:34pm 7/29/14 6:34pm

White House On Tesla Fan's Direct Petition: Blah Blah No Blah Blah Sorry

Remember about a year ago when a Tesla supporter created a petition on WhiteHouse.gov asking President Obama to allow Tesla Motors to sell vehicles directly to consumers in all states? » 7/16/14 9:33am 7/16/14 9:33am

Saudi Arabia Implementing Gas Mileage Standards--Gas Only Costs 45 U.S.…

It's hard to go a week here in the U.S. without hearing about fuel economy standards, raising fleet fuel economy, and greenhouse gases, not to mention carbon emissions, but not all other countries are the same way. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia was one of those countries, until now. » 7/09/14 11:03am 7/09/14 11:03am