Electric-vehicle chargers will be made available free of charge at city-owned parking garages and at San Francisco International Airport until the end of 2013, Mayor Ed Lee’s office will announce today. Read More
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. may be the most well-known male professional race car driver in America, thanks mainly to his even more famous father but also because he has won the Daytona 500 and a number of other NASCAR events while driving a Chevrolet-powered entry. Read More
President Obama wants America to have one million electric vehicles (EVs) on the road in four years (2015). Based on the latest sales data for the Chevrolet Volt - the government-backed, green automotive Hail Mary from Detroit - Obama's goal isn't going to be met.
In fact, it's not even going to be close. What it will be is a very long time before anything remotely approaching a million Volts will be tooling around on U.S. roads. Read More
One of every five taxpayers who filed for a $7,500 federal tax credit for buying a plug-in electric or alternative fuel vehicle such as the Chevrolet Volt (which, by the way, isn't really an EV, but is rather a hybrid that employs both a gas engine and electric batteries) and Nissan Leaf did so for non-qualifying cars, acording to an audit by the Treasury Department's Inspector-General. Read More
It's International Auto Show time in Detroit, so senior executives from automakers around the world are in the Motor City this week showing off their latest wares, including concept vehicles that may or may not give hints to their future products, and making pronouncements on topics far and wide. Read More