The Chevy Volt-based Chevy MPV5 never made it to production. Will Chevy Crossvolt finally be unveiled at NAIAS 2015?

Chevy Volt-based Crossover, Chevy Crossvolt, Coming to NAIAS 2015?

A few years ago, General Motors filed to protect the name “Chevy Crossvolt,” designated for a crossover sport utility vehicle based on the Chevy...

How General Motors Plans for an Electrified Future

While pure electric vehicles are having somewhat of a difficult time hitting their market stride, electrified vehicles, hybrid electric vehicles and plug-in...
General Motors Could Turn this Opel Ampera EVer into a Full Plug-In Diesel Hybrid Electric Vehicle

General Motors’ Opel Diesel Hybrid Coming Soon to Europe

It may come as a surprise that Opel's current engine lineup is already ready to meet European automobile emissions standards for 2015, but for...

Toyota Prius Will Have Solar Panels by Next Year

Toyota Motor Corp. announced that it will introduce an air conditioning system based on solar energy to the new Prius models next year. General Motors (GM), on the other hand, will launch the small environment-friendly Chevrolet Beat.
Chevy VOlt With 200 Miles EV Range, Coming Soon?

Chevy Volt V2.0 Gets a Hefty Funding Boost from General Motors

The Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle (EREV) is one of those great stepping-stone vehicles between conventional and electric. Soon, it will be even more...
Ten More Tesla Motors Stores Planned in China This Year

Tesla Motors’ Big Plans in China in 2014

The automobile sector in China is growing, and the nouveau riche in China are looking for premium vehicles, such as those offered by Tesla...
The Tesla Motors Patent Wall, Just Before Being Symbolically Dismantled

Tesla Motors Patents Open for Everyone to Use

The rumors were true! Tesla Motors has indeed opened up all its patents to open-source, and even symbolically demolished the Patent Wall, shown above. Many...

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...
Current electric vehicles have almost zero impact on the power grid… so far.

Plug-In Vehicles Not Affecting Power Grid Much

Taking a look at plug-in vehicles, including plug-in hybrid and battery electric vehicles, one might come to the conclusion that this would simply reduce...

Solar Stocks in the US Up on Bright Prospects

According to Deutsche Bank the falling cost of solar panels plus cheaper cost of finance is set to dramatically alter the US market. These...