Texas Being Eyed As Toyota Prepares To Build $1.29B Electric Battery PlantToyota is preparing to build a new $1.29 billion factory to manufacture batteries for gas-electric hybrid and fully electric vehicles and some believe Texas is in the running for the campus.
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.
Ford Says Hybrid Police Car Catches Bad Guys, Saves Gas TooFord Motor Co., which sells more police cars in the U.S. than any other automaker, says it will offer a police pursuit version of the hybrid Fusion midsize sedan, in response to requests from cities nationwide.
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.
Toyota Recalls 2.8 Million Vehicles For Part DefectsToyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a water pump problem and a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering.
5 States Face Deadline On Honda Hybrid LawsuitAttorneys general in five states must decide whether to oppose a class-action settlement between Honda and owners of its hybrid cars.