The DOE announced $35 million in new funds for hydrogen and fuel cell technology projects. Porsche will buy a 25.1-percent stake in carbon fiber manufacturer Capricorn Composite. Formula E cars will be powered by solar energy during the Miami ePrix.
The Mitsubishi Concept XR-PHEV II gives a sneak peek at a more angular look for the Japanese brand's future crossovers at the Geneva Motor Show. It might look a lot like the previous XR-PHEV, but the latest interpretation is far more ready for the road.
The Ford Mustang, Mercedes-Benz C-Class and Volkswagen Passat have made the short-list for the World Car of the Year award, joined by the top three finalists for five additional categories, with the winners to be announced next month in New York.
The Audi Prologue Avant Concept morphs the earlier coupe prototype into an elegant wagon at the Geneva Motor Show. Its shape reportedly signals the future shape of five-door Audis, and the model features a plug-in hybrid diesel powertrain.
Demand for the Toyota Mirai is higher than the company says it anticipated, but the wait to get one in Japan reportedly sits at over two years. With Toyota's slow pace of production, the early success might hurt the sedan's prospects in the long run.
ChargePoint lists its 10 best US cities for EVs. Proposed legislation would remove Pennsylvania's 10-percent ethanol requirement for gasoline. Detroit Electric has designed its first showroom to sell the SP:01.