Each year in March, teams of college students from across the country converge on Houghton, Michigan to compete in the Society of Automotive Engineers Clean Snowmobile Challenge.
Compact, electric and hybrid vehicles have a prominent place at this year’s Twin Cities Auto Show.
In the Upper Midwest, plugging in your car at night was once commonplace. And with more all-electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles on the road, many are reviving the practice.Photo by Chad Kainz via Creative Commons
A pair of fires following crash tests of the Chevy Volt has critics questioning the safety of electric cars. But are batteries really more fire-prone than gasoline?Photo via NHTSA
Researchers at IBM aim to increase the energy density of batteries, with the goal of producing an electric car that can travel 500 miles on a single charge.
City officials hope to put 1,000 Mitsubishi electric cars on the street of Normal, Illinois.
With an electric car company at the center of the latest ginned-up media “scandal,” EnergyNOW offers a more even-handed view of the state of the industry.
A new approach to a 1990s electric motor technology might help make electric cars more affordable.
New electric cars are expensive. But there are bargains out there.
So you want an electric car, but the Nissan Leaf is too small and the Tesla Roadster is too lavish? An Ohio company might have your answer.