Electric Cars

September 27, 2017, 2pm PDT
The electric car market is about to have a new entrant as Sir James Dyson plans to spend upwards of £2 billion to develop a car that he describes as "radical and different."
BBC News
September 26, 2017, 6am PDT
A city famous for its oil money is implementing generous incentives for electric cars.
Bloomberg Technology
September 8, 2017, 6am PDT
Columbus has spent the first year since its selection as the $50 million Smart Cities Challenge grant recipient devoted to planning and research. The grant has also proven a very enticing fundraising tool.
Columbus Business First
July 14, 2017, 1pm PDT
The first report from independent think tank RethinkXL predicts that by 2031, 95 percent of U.S. passenger miles traveled will be served by on-demand, autonomous electric vehicles owned by companies providing transport as a service.
San Francisco Chronicle
May 1, 2017, 8am PDT
Even as cars and commuter planes look much like they did generations ago, big changes are coming for transportation, argues Timothy B. Lee in a piece for Vox.
October 25, 2016, 5am PDT
An EU irective calls for charging stations in all new European homes.
The Guardian
October 10, 2016, 12pm PDT
Germany has approved legislation calling for the end of the end of internal combustion engine by 2030. Whether the rest of Europe follows Germany's lead is to be determined.
August 18, 2016, 12pm PDT
"Range anxiety" is leading some consumers away from electric cars, but their fears are unfounded, according to a new study.
Pacific Standard
June 7, 2016, 5am PDT
The worldwide stock of electric cars hit an impressive, if still superficial, milestone in 2015: one million electric cars currently on the road around the world.
March 22, 2016, 9am PDT
Mayor Ed Murray will start with Seattle's own fleet in replacing existing buses, cars, and trucks with electric vehicles.
The Seattle Times
March 21, 2016, 8am PDT
The concept is no different from trains travelling along a charged track. While any real-world implementation is a long way off, the TEV team is building a trial road for a lower estimated cost per mile than traditional highway.
Bloomberg Business
March 6, 2016, 1pm PST
The electric car is poised to have its moment. In fact, the 2020s could be the decade of the electric car.
Bloomberg Business
February 2, 2016, 5am PST
London is one of the four U.K. cities that will become international pioneers of green vehicle technology, after getting £13 million (€17m, $18.5m) to boost the number of plug-in cars on their roads.
Cities of the Future
October 15, 2015, 2pm PDT
Experts say it's only a matter of time until suburbs enter a new era of energy efficiency that redefines the landscape of residential living.
Yale Environment 360
October 6, 2015, 1pm PDT
What will it take for the electric car to become practical and economically feasible for the masses?
Fast Company
September 5, 2015, 9am PDT
The Technology section of the Money website expresses some surprise that the ambitious BlueIndy electric car sharing program is bound for Indy, and not some tech haven like San Francisco, Boston, or Austin.
May 23, 2014, 6am PDT
Please, don't buy the Fiat 500 E, stated Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne during his presentation on a Brookings panel on May 20. It's not because it's a bad car—it's because his company loses $14,000 on every sale.
The Detroit News
May 17, 2014, 1pm PDT
In the state of Big Oil, all types of electric cars, propane, and natural gas fueled vehicles qualify for a $2,500 cash incentive, thanks to a bill passed last year that broadens the current alternative-fueled truck program to light duty vehicles.
Fuel Fix
May 13, 2014, 8am PDT
Last Thursday, House and Senate leaders announced agreement on an $8.2 billion waterways infrastructure bill, and if they have their way, it won't be their last major agreement. On Monday, a successor highway bill (to MAP-21) will be released.
The Hill
January 23, 2014, 9am PST
You've heard of road rage. Electric vehicle drivers at Silicon Valley workplaces where EVs substantially exceed chargers may experience "charge rage" when a "top-off" can take as long as eight hours.
San Jose Mercury News