A look at government data on alternate-fuel vehicles offers an interesting perspective on the popularity of the vehicles across the country. It does not, however, indicate that ExxonMobil and Shell need to stay awake at night in worry.
Despite a contentious New York Times review, the crushing weight of the oil companies on its back, and ten years of hard work, Tesla says it finally managed to turn a profit in the first quarter of 2013.
The executives and backers of Fisker Automotive are being called before Congress today to answer for the failure of the electric car maker that is being called the "Solydra" of the green auto movement. What happened to all that Department of Energy money?
Tesla's posh all-electric cars are cool, but they're expensive. So when the company announced a financing scheme on Tuesday that could bring ownership cost below $500 a month, we listened.
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Discovered: Paul Ryan is right—sea levels aren't lowering; "hurry, eat oysters," say oyster conservationists; pediatricians offer organic advice; how will A123 Systems' bankruptcy affect electric cars?
PRI on Sweden importing trash, Mother Nature Network on electric cars, The Guardian on debates and climate change, Treehugger on IKEA's renewable efforts, and National Geographic on wood-heated homes.
Despite the government tax breaks and obvious low fuel costs, capitalism is taking its toll on the electric car industry.
Mitt Romney's become fond of criticizing the Chevy Volt, saying he doesn't want the government to tell automakers what kinds of cars to make, but it won't be the government that forces him into an electric vehicle; it'll be market forces from Asia.
Discovered: Electric cars aren't so green after-all, another earthquake on the way for Fukushima?, hearing aids are not popular, everyone hates their bosses, babies understand language.
Battery-powered folding cars wouldn't be out of place in an Inspector Gadget cartoon, but pretty soon, they may be commonplace on the streets of Europe.
The A2 concept introduced at the Frankfurt auto show looks much slicker than Google's robotic hybrids
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