| Mar 21, 2012
| 7:07 AM
California regulators recently voted to require that major automakers substantially increase the numbers of electric, plug-in hybrid and hydrogen fuel cell-powered models for the coming years, eventually accounting for 15.4 percent of all vehicles sold in the state by 2025.
| May 17, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Here are some notes from the past week in the automotive world, courtesy of auto expert Jim MacPherson:
-Tesla, a maker of electrically powered cars, has vowed to start repaying federal loans by the end of the year. Regulatory filings at the end of March...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 5:55 PM
The New York
International Autoshow is back for 2011 and the press preview was held this week.
There was almost as many introductions as there are at freshman orientation. A couple highlights:
Ford brought out its' flagship sedan with a new face, a new...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 7:25 PM
"Who Killed The Electric Car?" might have ended with it's main character no longer among the living; but like Freddy, electric cars have risen from the dead.
A new documentary, "Revenge of the Electric Car," directed by Chris Paine, opened last week...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 8:16 AM
Automakers will have to double their fleet-wide average fuel economy by 2025 if proposed federal rules take effect. Here’s how they’ll do it.
By Jim Gorzelany
The White House and major automakers recently signed off on a plan...