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Elon Musk says 80 percent of population near a charging site

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk announced via twitter Sunday that Tesla has expanded its Supercharge network across the county. Owners of the all-electric car are now able to drive from coast to coast without fear of running out of juice.

Model E will be in reach of more Americans than the current pricier Model S

Tesla's chief engineer Franz von Holzhausen told the German auto news site Autobild the electric car manufacturer plans to release a more affordable car by early 2015.

Yes, Elon, there's a new way to buy Teslas on eBay.

Even Honda's little humanoid robot ASIMO cares about saving the environment and conserving fuel. To show support for going green, ASIMO was on hand at Honda's Green Car Challenge in Romania to wave the flag at the start/finish line, cheering on competitors throughout the event and handing out awards when it was all over. Too bad ASIMO didn't drive one of the challenge cars.

In this world where there seems to be a gadget for everything, there must be unusual gadgets to monitor your driving and teach you to drive green, right? Yes, we all know the basic rules: go light on the gas pedal, using high gears as early as possible, being gentle on the brake pedal... While you can get Fiat's eco:Drive that plugs and downloads your driving data to a PC, not all cars have this ability.

Wow, another list. Japanese tire manufacturer Bridgestone and the International Automobile Federation (FIA) have announced a new campaign to promote "green driving." The campaign, nicknamed "Makes car green," aims to raise awareness among drivers so they can reduce their impact on the environment.

I think that most of us want to make a difference and save some pollution to our planet. The problem comes when we look inside our wallets and we realize that we can't really buy a car now. While tips on green driving aren't a new thing here at AutoblogGreen, it's always a good thing to have a list. Sometimes, we can even learn a thing or two:

British officials from the Driving Standards Agency want people taking licensing tests to answer "green questions." They may be asked about using a bicycle or public transportation. Other questions involve choosing between a 4x4 or a small car and opening a window rather than using air conditioning. The government isn't requiring green choices but simply making sure drivers know their options and the value of their choices. Right now the proposal is tied to the written theory portion of the test

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