Electric vehicle sales surge, putting B.C. on track for emission reductions
(CP) VICTORIA – Electric vehicles are selling in record…
Tesla hits target to qualify CEO Elon Musk for big payday
Market value of $100.4 billion translating into a pre-tax gain of about $730 million.
Volkswagen bets big on electric. Will consumers buy in?
Electric cars remain a niche product at less than 2% of the market, due to higher prices and worries about recharging.
Tesla’s Musk lifts shareholder spirits, takes aim at media
He predicts the electric car maker will set manufacturing and sales records in the current quarter.
Questions loom over Tesla deal after CEO reveals Saudi link
Financing for the deal far from locked up, contradicts guarantee that Musk issued in a tweet.
Driver blames Tesla’s autopilot feature for crash
Minnesota man says the car accelerated suddenly on its own, veered into a marsh and overturned.
Tesla Q1 loss widens on higher spending ahead of Model 3 launch
… But revenue more than doubled to $2.7 billion as more vehicles are delivered in the quarter.
Electric car maker GreenTech misses debt payment to Mississippi
State is looking for first $150,000 payment on a $3 million loan.
Orders for lower price Tesla 3 electric auto reach 276,000
Model 3 starts at $35,000 and has a range of 346 kilometres per charge.
Tesla’s 3Q loss widens, but shares up
Company says it will meet 2015 production target.
Apple moving forward with electric car project [VIDEO]
Report citing unidentified sources says target ship date is 2019.
Tesla targets BMW, Mercedes with AWD Model S
Electric 70D model will come to market with a 7% price increase over its predecessor.
$30,000 Chevy EV expected to set up showdown with Tesla
The Bolt has been manufactured with advanced materials to curb weight and maximize range, the automaker says.
Tesla delivers record 7,785 sedans in 3Q
…But its loss widens on engineering costs.
Tesla opening access to its electric car patents
Opens the door to more collaboration and accelerate vehicle development.
SolarCity offering Tesla batteries to businesses for backup power
Offered first to commercial customers, pilot program underway for residential use.
Judge approves initial motions in Fisker Automotive bankruptcy
A bankruptcy hearing for the troubled electric car-maker has been fast-tracked, scheduled for Jan. 3.
GM gives Volt a 13% price-drop jolt to compete with Nissan Leaf
Leaf sales more than tripled after some features cut and price was lowered to $29,650
Fisker’s troubles began a year before its loan was suspended
Obama administration was warned in 2010 the electric car maker was missing milestones.
Energy Department seizes $21M from electric car maker Fisker
Troubled automaker has not built a car since the summer of 2012.
Nissan revamps Leaf electric car
More cruise range, cheaper model, other perks.
Fisker names former GM EV head its new CEO
Tony Posawatz led GM’s development of its electric Chevrolet Volt.
Explosion at Volt battery lab injures two
GM says incident related to prototype battery testing.
GM and LG partner to make EVs
LG already supplies battery cell packs for GM’s Chevy Volt and Opel Ampera EVs
Cadillac to produce fully electric luxury sedan [Photo Gallery]
New ELR propelled by electric drive unit and four-cylinder engine-generator