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EV Drivers Indicate They Are Quite Likely To Buy Another

Ford survey finds that electric vehicle owners want a wider-range of uses for their plug-in vehicle smartphone apps and they really love their cars.

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All-Electric SUV Set To Debut In US This Fall

Tesla Model X may start sales in China as soon as June 2016.

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Faced with the decision to either downsize its V8 and V12 engines on the one hand, or introduce electric propulsion into its lineup on the other, Aston Martin would apparently rather go electric.

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Audi's Rupert Stadler talked about the company's future products in a recent speech, including the Q8, Q1, and a new electric model.

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Porsche is reportedly working on a rear-mounted electric powertrain for its upcoming Pajun with around 420 horsepower on a modified version of the MSB platform. A hydrogen fuel cell version might also make the cut.

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Billionaire Looks To Capitalize On China's Growing EV Market

Hong Kong businessman and ex-con eyes Tesla Motors with electric-bus company investment.

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Ten-Fold Growth Predicted Over Next Decade

The annual global sales of medium- and heavy-duty commercial EVs are predicted to increase by ten times between 2014 and 2023 and reach a total of over 800,000 in that time.

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The Chevrolet FNR concept imagines the future of motoring with a sleek, autonomous driving capsule at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show. Its neatest trick is the dragonfly-door design that open to add some sharper edges to the look.

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In an executive order, President Obama is increasing the federal fleet to 50 percent plug-ins and EVs by 2025. All of the changes should reduce government greenhouse emissions by 40 percent from 2008 levels.

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EV Maker Looks To Boost Deliveries By 70 Percent This Year

Tesla last year almost doubled its workforce to about 10,200 employees as it gets ready to increase production.

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Jaguar is reportedly developing a fully electric drivetrain, and the system could find its way into the upcoming F-Pace crossover in the near future.

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Volvo, Audi Already Taking Plug-In Diesel Plunge

Adding electric motors to diesel engines may help cut air pollution, and that could save the technology in a now-critical Europe.

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Audi Tradition has just completed a full restoration of this very rare 1956 DKW Elektro-Wagen. The company built around 100 of them from 1955 to 1962, but only two have survived to today. With a range estimated at 50 miles, the vans were primarily sold to places like energy companies and public utilities.

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Americans are buying plug-in vehicles during their first four years of mass production at more than twice the rate of hybrid sales 15 years ago.

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Germany has a target of having one million battery electric vehicles on its roads by 2020, but BEV sales are so miniscule that there's no way it can happen without subsidies. A German research organization is proposing a fuel tax to make it happen.

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Two New Videos Give Our Best View Yet Of Upcoming All-Electric CUV

The pre-production prototype of the Tesla Model X showed up on the Panasonic stand at the Consumer Electronics Show, getting a walkaround and a look at how its falcon doors operate.

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Chinese tech billionaire Jia Yueting is trying to get a license to build electric cars in China, and he thinks that they could be a revolution there. Even if Jia doesn't make it, other companies are getting ready to jump into China's emerging EV marketplace.

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Spanish motorcycle brand Bultaco is back on the scene with its latest electric cycle. The Brinco is an electrically assisted moped made to traverse rough roads, with disc brakes and lots of suspension travel at the front and rear. Its four-horsepower motor can go about 19 miles on a charge or, you can start pedaling.

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Electric motorcycles are fairly proven tech at this point, with multiple options available to riders. The real challenge now is continuing to improve performance to add range, cut weight and boost power. Jay Leno is back on two-wheels again this week for a ride on the Lightning Motorcycles LS-218 electrified sportbike. With victory at Pikes Peak and a land speed record on its belt, this is a real competitor in the EV cycle scene.

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Will BMW's Gas-Electric Tech Finally Do The Trick?

Rolls-Royce is not what you might characterize as one of the greenest automakers on the market. Its vehicles tend to be rather large, saddled with lots of plush leather, thick carpets and wood trim, and powered by twelve-cylinder engines in excess of six and a half liters. But that doesn't mean that the stoic British automaker isn't trying to clean up its act, even if its customers haven't responded in kind.

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Recent patent filings appear to indicate that Yamaha might be thinking about bringing a leaning, three-wheeled electric scooter to the US. While the idea of a trike cycle is hardly new – after all Yamaha already has its own Tricity – this one would have its dual wheels in the back with each one powered by its own electric motor. According to Visor Down, the Japanese company submitted for an application on the same vehicle in Europe, as well.

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