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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

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

GM Cuts Volt Price By 12.5 Percent

General Motors is knocking 12.5 percent off the Chevrolet Volt’s sticker price as it tries to better compete with electric car rivals. The vehicle will now start at $34,995.

08/06/2013

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)

CEO: Perry Supports Selling Electric Cars From Manufacturer

Members of the Texas House are considering a bill that would allow manufacturers of 100-percent electric vehicles or all battery-powered vehicles to sell directly to consumers, bypassing car dealers.

CBSDFW.COM–04/10/2013

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Government To Require Electric Cars To Make Noise

The government wants all electric and hybrid vehicles to make some noise when traveling under 18 mph, so pedestrians can hear them coming.

01/07/2013

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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

A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Weighing The Pros & Cons Of Electric Cars

As gas prices continue to climb, some drivers might be wondering if it’s time to switch to an electric vehicle. CBS 11 News put one to the test.

02/29/2012

A look at the all-electric go-karts racing around the indoor track at Pole Position Raceway in Frisco. (credit: Pole Position Raceway)

Electric Go-Karts Hit The Race Track In Frisco

An indoor go-kart track in Frisco has become the first location in North Texas where drivers race all-electric vehicles.

02/28/2012

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

Yes, You Can Put A Gun Rack In A Chevrolet Volt

In a campaign trail attack on subsidized electric cars, Newt Gingrich said, “You can’t put a gun rack in a Volt.” A Volt owner has set out to prove him wrong.

02/24/2012

A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Texas Getting More Electric Car Charging Stations

Dallas will have more charging stations for environmentally conscious drivers to get their juice.

04/08/2011

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