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2010 Detroit Auto Show: Scion iQ To Debut As A Hybrid Hatch

2010 Detroit Auto Show: Scion iQ To Debut As A Hybrid Hatch

The Toyota iQ is a popular minicar in many parts of the world, and we've known for a while that Toyota was planning to market it as a Scion in the U.S. The timeline for the iQ's launch, however, has been the subject of rumor and speculation: at first it was thought to be 2011, then it was bumped up... read more

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Mitsubishi - Best Buy

Mitsubishi, Best Buy Test MiEV; U.S. Electric Car Due In 2011

Mitsubishi today announced a new partnership with electronics retailing giant Best Buy, to place four vehicles initially with Best Buy’s Geek Squad computer-tech team... read more December 2, 2009 by  1


 
Mitsubishi MiEV

Driven: 2010 Mitsubishi MiEV

Over the past year, the little Mitsubishi MiEV electric minicar has been making the rounds in the U.S. and abroad, with test fleets in the works in a number of countries. And... read more November 30, 2009 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt - testing on Pike's Peak, October 2009

GM To Work With National Federation of the Blind on 2011 Chevy Volt Sounds

Since at least 2007, advocates for the blind have been concerned about the lack of noise from hybrids running in electric mode. The imminent arrival of all-electric cars like... read more November 25, 2009 by  1


 
Tesla Model S Sedan

Tesla To Choose Downey For Model S Electric Sedan Plant

Two adjacent Southern California cities have been competing for the factory where Tesla Motors will build its all-electric 2012 Model S luxury sports sedan. Now, a pair of... read more November 24, 2009 by  8


 
2009 Los Angeles Auto Show GM Car Hero

2009 Los Angeles Auto Show Coverage

It's not quite the glamorous Staples Center--home to the Grammys and a certain celebrity endpoint this year--but just next door to the tabernacle of music sits the Los... read more November 17, 2009 by  0


 
Nissan President and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn

Nissan 'Not Intending To Play A Leadership Role In Hybrids'

Speaking of the Tokyo Motor Show, hybrid vehicles, and executive pronouncements, Nissan's head honcho, Carlos Ghosn, has made some interesting statements about Nissan's... read more October 23, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Nissan Land Glider leaning EV concept

Leaning Nissan Land Glider EV Concept Headed to 2009 Tokyo Show

Proving that city cars don't have to be sleepy little streamlined dice, the Nissan Land Glider EV concept being prepped for the 2009 Tokyo Motor Show ties together easy... read more October 7, 2009 by  0


 
Better Place Israel CEO Moshe Kaplinsky displays the first electric parking lot in Israel.

Is Better Place's Shai Agassi Fudging the Math On Cost of Driving Electric?

Shai Agassi, the founder and CEO of Better Place, is by all accounts a supremely charismatic entrepreneur. He has raised hundreds of millions of dollars to wire Israel with... read more September 28, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Audi R8 e-Tron Concept

Frankfurt: Audi e-Tron Electric Car Has Awesome Torque, All-Wheel-Drive

Audi of America's President Johan de Nysschen may have put his foot in his mouth by calling buyers of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt "idiots," but Audi headquarters seems to like... read more September 15, 2009 by  1


 
2010 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept

More Photos, Details On Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid Concept

Plug-in hybrids aren't new at Toyota. They don't have any on the street yet - at least for retail customers - but they are prepping test fleets of plug-in Priuses all over... read more September 10, 2009 by  2


 
inel-lithium-ion-car-batteries

'Saudi Arabia of Lithium' To Produce Batteries By 2016

Whether you’re concerned about national security or have green motivations as well, you might be eagerly awaiting electric cars and plug-ins in hopes of escaping your... read more September 4, 2009 by  0


 
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Norwegian Electric-Car Maker Think Newly Solvent, Resumes US Plans

These days, you can't turn around without finding electric-car news and updates. The 2010 Tesla Roadster, the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, and 2012 Nissan Leaf all sop up their share... read more August 28, 2009 by  0


 
Ford's Focus-based Battery Electric Vehicle

Ford Testing Car-To-Grid Communications For Plug-in Hybrids

It's one of the primary concerns of the electric-vehicle revolution: how do we charge so many cars, and still keep that electricity (relatively) inexpensive? Ford hopes it... read more August 18, 2009 by  5


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt

2011 Chevrolet Volt: 230 MPG City, 100 MPG And More Total

GM confirms that the 2011 Chevrolet Volt will get 230 mpg city, and a composite fuel economy (city and highway) of more than 100 mpg according to draft regulations being... read more August 11, 2009 by  5


 
General Motors' mysterious 230 logo

GM's Mysterious '230' Ad Graphic Leads To Wild Speculation

It's fairly rare in these days of digital distribution that a secret stays secret until it's intended to be told, but General Motors appears to be doing a bang-up job with... read more August 7, 2009 by  1


 
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