Electric Car

2013 Tesla Model S (Photo credit: Tesla Motors)

Tesla Selects Nevada For Battery Plant

It seems North Texas has lost out. Tesla Motors has chosen Nevada as the site for a massive, $5 billion factory that will pump out batteries for a new generation of electric cars.

09/03/2014

The Tesla Model S, Motor Trend Car of the Year is introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (credit: Tan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas To Continue Pursuit Of Tesla Battery Factory

Governor Rick Perry’s office says it continues to negotiate with Tesla Motors to build an electric car battery factory in Texas, despite Tesla’s announcement Thursday that it has broken ground on a Nevada site.

08/01/2014

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New Tesla For The Price Of A Prius?

Electric Automaker Unveils Tesla Model 3 Sedan For $35,000

07/18/2014

The Tesla Model S, Motor Trend Car of the Year is introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (credit: Tan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

High-End Electric Automaker Tesla Opening Local ‘Store Front’

It’s considered one of the safest cars on the road, but you won’t find a Tesla at any care dealership in Texas. Tesla Motors designs and manufactures electric vehicles. Now the company is opening a new storefront at NorthPark Center in Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–03/24/2014

The Tesla Model S, Motor Trend Car of the Year is introduced at the 2013 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. (credit: Tan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Consumer Reports Gives Highest Ever Rating To Electric Sports Car

An all-electric sports car has performed better than just about any vehicle ever tested in the history of Consumer Reports. A car made by Tesla Motors got a rating just one point shy of the highest mark possible.

CBSDFW.COM–05/09/2013

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Kroger Installing Electric Car Charging Stations

A new partnership with Kroger stores means North Texans driving electric cars will soon have more options when it comes to recharging their vehicles.

06/18/2012

The Chevy Volt is displayed during an auto show. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

GM Suspending Volt Production For 5 Weeks

General Motors is suspending production of its Chevrolet Volt electric car for five weeks — March 19 to April 23 — amid disappointing sales.

03/05/2012

The Chevy Volt is displayed during an auto show. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Crunching The Numbers Behind Pros, Cons Of Electric Cars

We did a story this morning about electric cars and gas prices. Time and technical problems had me skim over a lot of the information and numbers I used in the story.

02/29/2012

The Chevy Volt is displayed during an auto show. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Even High Gas Prices Haven’t Fueled Electric Car Sales

Car companies are ‘stepping on the gas’ trying to figure out ways to get Americans into electric cars. Even the high prices at the pump haven’t jump-started sales of electric vehicles.

08/21/2011

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Worlds Smallest Electric The Meyer’s Motors NMG

Mark Dressendorfer gets a lot of stares when he out and about in his ONE seater Meyer’s motors NMG, or no more gas.

08/01/2011

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Perry Says Texas Drivers Should Think Electric

Gov. Rick Perry says people should envision electric cars — not just oil and gas — when they think about Texas.

04/08/2011

Nissan Leaf

Electric Cars Turning Over A New Leaf

When Portcia Crawford fills up her car, she knows it will be painful on her pocketbook. “I’m trying to get back into school and everything,” the Fort Worth resident said, “barely making it as it is.”

01/14/2011