Electric Promise: Volvo Cars Opens First U.S. FactoryVolvo Cars aims to make 130,000 hybrid or all-electric vehicles a year at the new factory, once it reaches peak capacity.
Tesla Raises Production, But Falls Short Of Model 3 GoalsElectric car maker Tesla increased the production of its Model 3 mass-market car in the first quarter, but still fell far short of the numbers that it had promised last summer.
In The Market For A Tesla? You'll Have To Hurry To Get The Tax CreditTesla is nearing a milestone level of sales that will result in the loss of a $7,500 federal tax credit aimed at encouraging Americans to buy electric cars.
Honda Prepares To Unveil New Compact Gas/Electric Hybrid SedanHonda said that it will unveil a new five-passenger gas/electric hybrid sedan at the Detroit auto show next month, and the company is bringing back the Insight name.
Tesla Wants To Electrify Big Trucks, Adding To Its AmbitionsAfter more than a decade of making cars and SUVs — and, more recently, solar panels — Tesla Inc. wants to electrify a new type of vehicle: big trucks.
GM Says Next-Gen Electric Cars Will Cost Less, Go FartherGeneral Motors is telling investors its next generation of electric vehicles will cost the company 30 percent less than current ones, making them profitable after the new version debuts in 2021.
GM To Offer 2 More Electric Vehicles In Next 18 MonthsEven though gasoline-powered vehicles are what people are buying now, General Motors is betting that electric vehicles will be all the rage in the future. In fact, they are promising two more electric vehicles in the next 18 months.
Tesla Puts Charging Stations In More LocationsTesla is rolling out more charging stations, clearing additional obstacles for those who might want to give electric cars a try.
In Push To Get Model 3 To Masses, Tesla Starts Raising CashTesla is raising $1.5 billion as it ramps up production of the Model 3 sedan, its first mass market electric car.
3 Challenges Tesla Faces As Shareholders MeetTesla Inc. is riding high as it hosts its annual shareholders' meeting. Shares are trading at record levels, and Tesla has surpassed General Motors and Ford in market value. But the company is not without its challenges.
Investors Pick Tesla's Promise Over GM's Steady ProfitsRecent comments by the CEO of General Motors shines a light on a budding rivalry that could help determine whether Detroit or Silicon Valley sets the course for the future of the auto industry.
Diesel Cruze Tops All Gas Or Diesel Cars At 52 MPG HighwayGeneral Motors says its new Chevrolet Cruze diesel compact sedan will get up to 52 miles per gallon on the highway, the best mileage of any car that isn't a hybrid or electric vehicle.