C-MAX Solar Energi Concept Car (Image credit: Ford Motor Company)

Ford To Unveil Solar Hybrid Concept Car At CES

Ford plans to unveil at this month’s International CES (Consumer Electronics Show) a solar-powered concept car.


Michigan Electric Vehicle Show at Schoolcraft College. (WWJ/Beth Fisher)

Electric Cars Steal The Show As Gas Prices Soar In Michigan

With 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/08/2013

Fisker Karma (Jeff Gilbert photo)

Fisker, Luxury Electric Car Maker, Misses Federal Loan Payment

Government seizes $21 million from Fisker reserve account

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/23/2013

(Jeff Gilbert photo)

Detroit EV Maker Unveils Sports Car; Promises Full Lineup

Detroit Electric’s SP:01 will have $135,000 sticker price. Future vehicles will cost much less.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2013

2013 Ford C-Max Hybrid (Ford Photo)

New Ford Hybrid Feature Learns To Deliver More Electric-Only Driving

Ford Motor Co. is touting a new patented system on its hybrid vehicles, called EV+, that allows vehicles to learn frequent destinations and changes the way power is used to deliver more electric-only driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/11/2012

Fisker Karma (Jeff Gilbert photo)

EV Company Seeks To Move Past Rough Start

The CEO of luxury electric carmaker Fisker thinks the future is bright.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2012

ford ev

Ford Increases EV Development

Ford is opening a new Advanced Electrification Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2012


Maximum Space In A Minimalist Vehicle

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes us for a ride in a concept electric vehicle that finds interesting ways to maximize space.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/25/2012

focus plant

Ford Begins Production of Electric Focus

WWJ AutoBeat Reporter Jeff Gilbert takes us to the line at the Michigan Assembly Plant in Wayne, which will become the center of electric vehicle production for Ford.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/14/2011

(File photo by Jeff Gilbert)

Yet Another New Job For “Retired” Bob Lutz

Legendary “car guy” Bob Lutz — who is 79 — is joining electric vehicle company VIA Motors.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/26/2011