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Like Tesla & BMW, Ford Is Sharing Electric Car Technology With Rivals

Like Tesla & BMW, Ford Is Sharing Electric Car Technology With Rivals

In June of 2014, Tesla Motors' CEO Elon Musk did something highly unusual: he unlocked Tesla's patent box and offered to share the company's electric car technology with other automakers. The following month, BMW did the same thing. ALSO SEE: Fiat Chrysler's Sergio Marchionne Wanted To Merge With... read more

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2013 Tesla Model S

Saturday In San Diego: Test Out An EV At Electric Vehicle Day

At the turn of the 21st century, hybrids were brand new, and car customers were curious but wary. More than a dozen years later, models like the Toyota Prius and Honda... read more September 16, 2013 by 

BMW ActiveE

2012 BMW ActiveE Needs Electronauts: Do You Have The Right Stuff?

BMW is gearing up for a trial run of its 2012 ActiveE electric vehicle, but the automaker doesn't want just anyone in the test driver's seat. No, it's looking for... read more September 22, 2011 by  1

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric

2012 Ford Focus Electric Only Available In California And New York In 2011

Buyers looking to bring the 2012 Ford Focus Electric home to the family garage are going to be out of luck until next spring, unless they live in California or New York. The... read more August 8, 2011 by  0

car2go Smart ForTwo Electric Drive at Pacific Beach

Car2go To Have North America’s First All-Electric Fleet In San Diego

San Diego residents and tourists looking for a quick trip to Pacific Beach, Balboa Park, Torrey Pines, the Gaslight District or other local attractions or destinations have a... read more July 15, 2011 by  0

Audi Quattro concept - 2010 Paris Auto Show

2012 Toyota Camry, Lexus CX 300h, Portland, Oregon: Today's Car News

The bosses at Quattro are "optimistic" about the Audi Quattro Concept getting the green light. [MotorAuthority] The 2012 Toyota Camry has been teased by CEO Akio Toyoda... read more July 1, 2011 by  2

2011 Chevrolet Volt Z-Spec

Chevy Volt Tiff Exposes Potential Abuse Of EV Tax Credit?

The federal government's $7,500 tax credit—applying to the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf, and Tesla Model S—has become a hot topic over the past couple of... read more June 1, 2011 by  2

2012 Mitsubishi i

Jelly Belly And Mitsubishi’s Electric Car: Sweet Treat

Mitsubishi had a sweet idea, pairing up with the Jelly Belly Candy Company for some custom graphics to plaster on the side of the automaker’s upcoming electric car, the... read more May 24, 2011 by  0

Bill Ford 2006

Bill Ford: A Quarter Of All Vehicles Electrified By 2020

Will one-fourth of all new vehicles be either hybrids, plug-ins, or electric vehicles in less than a decade? That's what one of the world's top auto-industry execs... read more May 17, 2011 by  1

All-new 2012 Ford Focus Electric

Electric Cars Lead Cities To Amp Up

Better get ready for electric vehicles – if you want to stay with the times. That seems to be the message that some two dozen U.S. cities have gotten and are responding... read more April 15, 2011 by  0

2011 Nissan Leaf

What Will It Take For Electric Cars To Make Great Family Cars?

First, a disclaimer – I’m no scientist, not particularly good at math, and claim no expertise in dissecting voluminous data on the pros and cons of electric... read more April 4, 2011 by  5

Barack Obama

Obama Allots $200 Million To Support EV Adoption

President Obama's draft budget for 2012 hasn't made as many headlines as it might've due to the current Middle Eastern political turmoil, but tucked away inside the $3.7... read more February 15, 2011 by  2

2011 Nissan Leaf electric car at NYC Marathon, Oct 2010, with Marathon CEO Mary Wittenberg

Nissan Sponsors Nashville's Version Of The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Many of you know about the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon, a nationwide series of events promoting health, headbanging, and Dodge's sporty lineup. But while Dodge sponsors the series... read more January 25, 2011 by  0

Still from Honda's 'The Undying Dream'

Video: Honda's New Film, 'The Undying Dream', Plays Sundance

While much of America's attention this weekend was focused on a certain football game, for a handful of film buffs and car fans, the center of the known universe was the... read more January 24, 2011 by  0

2011 Nissan Leaf

Going Green With Appliances: Like Taking 100M Cars Off The Road

We've seen the trends; car shoppers are increasingly considering fuel consumption in car puchases, and thinking about the energy we spend getting around—some purely for... read more August 4, 2010 by  0

BYD, at Detroit auto show

BYD To Bring e6 EV, Maybe Battery Production And R&D, To U.S.

Hardly modest about its astronomical growth rate or its plans for the future, China’s BYD hopes to top of its phenomenal growth in its home China with an expansion into the... read more January 12, 2010 by  2


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