Volkswagen recently showcased its plug-in hybrid prototype, the XL1, which claims a fuel economy of 261 miles per gallon.
General Motors has announced that it will shut-down a Detroit manufacturing plant for a month to prepare for an increase in Chevy Volt production.
A new consumer report suggests that customer’s preferences for electric vehicle infrastructure may cause costly complications.
The federal government, as promised, overhauls the fuel economy labeling system to reflect better information and green cars like electric vehicles.
Two recent studies from the University of Delaware suggest consumers look toward range, fuel costs, and charging time when considering a green vehicle.
Ford is working with Google’s Prediction API technology to potentially improve plug-in hybrid efficiency in future vehicles.
GM has begun taking dealership orders for the Chevy Volt in Canada, with an initial roll out later this year planned for seven markets across the nation.
IC Bus is donating one of its hybrid models to a school in Massachusetts for winning its “America’s Greenest School” contest.
Chevrolet says it will have demonstration models of the Volt available for test-drive in all fifty states by the end of the year.
The IEEE and the SAE have agreed to work together for standards that relate to how electric vehicles connect to the smart grid.