Pike Research Finds Consumer Interest in Plug-In Vehicles Falling

According to research findings over the last three years, consumer interest in plug-in vehicles, including electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles ,...

Tesla Free Technology Offer Taken Up

Characteristic for a firm in the Valley, Tesla open sourced its technology, allowing other car makers to use its patents free of charge.  After...

Bob Lutz Tells CNBC He Believes Electric Vehicles Will Prevail

Bob Lutz may have never thought liking electric cars ten years ago - yet a recent interview and his involvement in VIA Motors, an...

Tesla Motors Preparing for Some $60 Million Profit from the Alliance With Toyota

Tesla Motors is responsible for many innovations from the electric cars field lately. Their recent contract with Toyota, having as objective the production of a new version of the electric RAV4 is said to bring the Silicon Valley firm some $60 million.
Should The DoE Bail Out Fisker Automotive?

Bob Lutz asks, “Should the US Bail Out Fisker Automotive?”

There are plenty of moves by the US government that have controversial, bailing out General Motors and Chrysler is one of them. Should...
Neste Recycled Oil Goes to Fuel Feedstocks

Neste Oil Recycled Oil is a Transportation Fuel Feedstock

Petroleum is a limited resource, but recycled oil can give it a second life before it finally is disposed of. As we know, when petroleum...

What Does Nissan Do About Hybrid Cars?

Nissan has been building their Altima hybrid cars at their Smyrna, Tennessee plant, which has the capacity of building up to 50,000 vehicles. If...

Venezuela’s 5 Cents/Gallon Gasoline Prices Could Go Up. Good News or Bad News?

Venezuela, like much of South America, has vast underground riches in the form of petroleum and mineral reserves. Gasoline prices are, for lack of...

Emissions Standards a Contentious Subject for EU Politicians

European Union politicians cannot seem to agree on emissions standards. In fact, many  politicians are divided – some are anxious to enforce green standards...
Tesla Motors Model S

Tesla Motors Finds the Sweet Spot – Other Automakers Flailing

If anyone looks at the electric vehicle market today, they'll note just one bright spot, Tesla Motors. Somehow, Tesla Motors found the sweet spot,...