Bay Area Governments Make Big Electric-Vehicle BuyThe vehicles will save more than $500,000 in fuel costs and about 2 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions over five years.
No Recall Says Tesla Motors CEO Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk says the company's Model S electric sedan won't be recalled despite three vehicle fires in the last few weeks.
Canton Firm Fires Up Solar Electric Vehicle Canopy At DTEVisitors who park at the Detroit headquarters of DTE Energy are experiencing first-hand the utility’s commitment to renewable energy. Their vehicles are sheltered under a 285-foot-long by 22-foot-wide solar photovoltaic canopy custom engineered by Duo-Gard Industries Inc. in Canton Township.
BMW To Get Into Electric Car BusinessThe little battery-electric vehicle will primarily target urban commuters who are looking for more than just basic transportation.
Electric Cars Steal The Show As Gas Prices Soar In MichiganWith gas selling at more than $4.00 per gallon in metro Detroit, a lot of people are checking out electric vehicles at the Michigan Electric Vehicle Show Saturday at Schoolcraft College.
Ford Delivers Best Hybrid Sales Quarter EverFord delivered its best hybrid sales quarter ever in the first quarter of 2013 with sales totaling 21,080 vehicles -- marking the first time Ford has sold more than 20,000 hybrids in a quarter. Ford's hybrid sales were up 324 percent nationally over 2012, achieving 16 percent share of the electrified vehicle market -- up from 4 percent last year.
Bankruptcy In The Cards For Fisker Automotive? Electric sports car maker Fisker Automotive has laid off about 160 people at its California headquarters.
Protean Electric Partners With SKF For Hybrid, Electric Vehicle DrivesProtean Electric Tuesday announced a strategic partnership with the Plymouth bearing maker SKF to provide critical components for Protean's in-wheel electric drive system. The two companies also will look at additional new areas of collaboration for the hybrid and electric vehicle market.
Ford, Yahoo Launch Focus Electric Online With Yahoo's First Reality Competition SeriesFord Motor Co. will promote the launch of the Focus Electric with Plugged In, the first reality competition series from the digital media pioneer Yahoo.
CAR Cancels Plug-In Hybrid ConferenceThe Center for Automotive Research has decided not to hold a fourth annual Busienss of Plugging In plug-in hybrid and electric vehicle conference later this year.
Electric Vehicles International Establishes Michigan Office, Expands California ManufacturingElectric Vehicles International Tuesday announced the opening of a new office in Southfield. The Michigan office will primarily support EVI's national marketing and sales efforts.
Novi Installs 2 Electric Car Charging StationsThe city of Novi has recently installed two electric vehicle charging stations; one at the police station and another at the library.