It appears automakers are finding themselves in a bit of a pickle in their push to comply with tougher emissions standards.
Chevrolet is inviting aspiring filmmakers to come up with original 30-60 second car stories depicting "significant human moments" in some of their models such as Malibu, Impala, Silverado, Cruze, Volt and Sonic.
Values for used plug-in electric vehicles are expected to decline nearly 30 percent this year, according to a report from the NADA Used Car Guide .
People look at the Tesla Motors Model X electric vehicle at its unveiling at the Tesla Design Studio in Hawthorne, Calif.
The service arm of the German auto-parts maker is now offering a wireless battery-charging system for owners of either plug-in electric vehicle, at a cost of about $3,000 plus installation.
The government recently said that the fuel cost for an electric vehicle is only about one-third of the cost to fuel a gasoline vehicle for the same distance, but that Energy Department formula leaves out some key financial and environmental factors in the overall cost of owning an electric vehicle, says USA Today.
EDITORS NOTE: If California and other well-meaning States mandated that high-test E85 replace regular E10 gasoline, all of this Zero Emission and MPG Bull crap would become meaningless.
Electric vehicles like the Nissan Leaf and Honda Fit EV used to languish on dealership lots for months.
In fact, as cars change over the next 12 years to meet much tougher fuel-economy rules, automakers will likely do their best to keep the changes invisible.
Electric plug-in vehicles, such as the Chevrolet Volt, will achieve the affordability of a traditional car in 2020, but only if the government cements a $7,500 tax credit for the vehicles, a Congressional Budget Office analyst said on Monday.
Most people don't think of Sierra Club as the place to go for information about new technology.
PECAN STREET: A new development near Austin, Texas boasts the largest concentration of electric car owners in the U.S. There's a street in Austin, Texas, where the residents have agreed to be the test subjects for a renewable energy and smart grid future - and it's named after a nut.
The fuel is cheaper . Gasoline is $3.70 per gallon. Electricity is $1.08 for 9 Kilowatt/hours.
An electric car, is a car which operates on a renewable and sustainable source of power.
Nissan Motor Co.' s take-no-prisoners approach to gaining U.S. market share has the auto industry worried that a price war is brewing that will erode the profit progress made since the recession ravaged auto sales.
Amid great fanfare two years ago, Barry Smitherman, then the Public Utility Commission chairman, bought a plug-in Chevrolet Volt .