| Sep 12, 2013
| 9:45 AM
In a pair of news conferences on either side of the country Thursday, General Motors pulled the covers off the latest generation of its very large -- and very profitable -- lineup of full-size SUVs.
In New York, GM’s everyman brand Chevrolet...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:55 AM
BMW will sell its i3 electric vehicle, slated for official debut on July 29, for a base price of $42,275.
“The BMW i3 has strong emotional appeal, outstanding product substance and a guarantee of sheer driving pleasure,” Ian Robertson, a BMW...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 7:32 AM
Toyota Motor Corp. revealed a sneak peak of its FCV Concept hydrogen fuel cell vehicle Tuesday, an early version of the car it thinks will popularize fuel cell autos just as the Prius made hybrids mainstream.
“It is a very intriguing proposition...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Tesla Motors chief executive Elon Musk delivered a teaser for the electric carmaker’s second-quarter earnings this week, divulging that Model S output had surged past its initial weekly goal.
That target was to build 400 sedans a week, the pace of...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Electric car owners can get special discounts from utilities to charge their vehicles at home, but the amounts vary widely among power companies, according to a new study of charging costs. The study by Northeast Group calculated that Los Angeles...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Tesla Motors Inc., will join the Nasdaq 100 stock index beginning Monday to fill the spot of computer technology company Oracle Corp., which announced last month it would move to the New York Stock Exchange.
Headed by Elon Musk, the billionaire also...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 2:42 PM
The cost of owning an electric car is wriggling its way down to becoming competitive with its gas-powered peers, according to new projections by the Electrification Coalition.
Representatives from the Washington, D.C., advocacy group said during a...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Ford Motor Co. recalled more than 33,000 C-Max hybrids over the weekend after testing revealed vehicle roofs may not sufficiently protect drivers and passengers.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration discovered the defect during regular...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Tesla Motors Model S has quietly become the third-bestselling luxury car in California, trailing only the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and BMW’s 5-Series.
Tesla has sold 4,714 of its Model S electric cars in the state during the first half of the year,...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 10:38 AM
The sudden illness of Karin Akerson, the wife of General Motors Co. Chief Executive Dan Akerson, sped up the naming of a new top executive at the nation’s largest automaker.
GM said Mary Barra will succeed Akerson in January. Barra, 51, heads the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Shares of Tesla Motors crossed the $200 barrier Thursday before falling back, but still closed at a record level for the upstart automaker.
The electric car company’s closing price of $199.63, a gain of $4.31, or 2.2%, from the previous day, gives...