| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:15 PM
A day after General Motors Co. unveiled a prototype of an affordable, long-range electric vehicle by 2017, Tesla Motors Inc.'s chief executive, Elon Musk, said it could take until 2020 to put a comparable mass-market EV into full production.
| Mar 13, 2015
| 8:03 AM
These are the cars that ignite the gasoline in Consumer Reports' veins. They also happen to score high in its reliability Ratings and shine in automotive crash tests. So if you corner a Consumer Reports auto expert at a party and ask, "What car should I...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:19 AM
Good news for electric vehicle owners: Two new entities have earmarked significant investments in EV charging networks.
California utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. announced its intention to fund the construction of 25,000 electric vehicle chargers...
| Mar 10, 2015
| 11:11 AM
Rumors, news reports and social media posts suggest that Tesla Motors has opened a battery swap facility at its Harris Ranch, Calif., supercharger station. It is said to be capable of replacing the battery in a Model S electric sedan in under three...
| Mar 8, 2015
| 5:01 AM
MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. — On a stretch of highway not a half-hour from Fairfield County, just off the Saw Mill River Parkway, luxury auto dealerships fall in line, one after the other: BMW, Volvo, Lexus — and Tesla, the relatively new kid on an...
| Mar 3, 2015
Tesla has made electric all-wheel-drive supercars fashionable with its P85D, and now it seems storied names in ultra-luxury sports cars are following suit. Aston Martin unveiled a jacked-up, two-door sports car at the Geneva International Motor Show...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 3:01 PM
HARTFORD — Electric-car maker Tesla Motors on Tuesday offered to make some compromises to help state lawmakers pass legislation this year allowing direct sales to Connecticut consumers.
Tesla currently operates a repair shop in Milford but state...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 10:41 AM
Toyota this week officially rolled out what it's betting will mark "a turning point" in automotive history — a sleek, affordable, eco-friendly "future" car that can drive for 300 miles, takes less than five minutes to charge and comes with three...
| Feb 24, 2015
Tesla's new all-wheel-drive Model S, the P85D, represents another instance of an automaker using all-wheel-drive technology to improve performance as well as all-season traction. I know this because my neck is still a little sore from straining against...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:23 AM
Three U.S. models cracked Consumer Reports’ list of its top picks in 10 automobile categories this year, and Buick became the first domestic brand to land in the magazine’s annual ranking of the best auto manufacturers.
| Feb 23, 2015
| 2:48 PM
Tesla, the electric auto maker, wants Connecticut lawmakers to pass an ill-advised bill to allow direct sales of its cars outside of the current franchise dealership model, which has inherent and legal consumer protections.
Connecticut's car dealers...