A guide to the technologies, battery companies and carmakers that are bringing our electrified future here faster than you think. Plus: 7 promising electric cars on the horizon
Nissan is going to manufacture the Leaf in the thousands (maybe the hundreds of thousands). We took the first publicly drivable model for a spin
With promises of production by early next decade, car makers focused their energies on battery power at this year's Paris motor show
Electric cars are nothing new: From lever-powered hybrids to generator-towing luxury cars, we've tracked their progress for nearly a century
There's reason to believe the hype
Corporate and governmental bad guys are implicated in this documentary about the death of GM's beloved EV1 plug-in
The transition from novelty to normality
A new concept uses solar power to directly charge a plug-in hybrid's battery pack.
A handy breakdown for speed freaks
A noisy debate about the world's fastest and most popular motorsport.
He's the Henry Ford of the lithium-ion-powered auto. Call this his Model G.
U.S. Army buys 4,000 electric vehicles—the biggest acquisition in the country
The world's largest publicly traded oil company is supporting an urban electric car-sharing program. Let the jokes commence
Carnegie Mellon researchers have created a guide to customized car technologies for individual drivers
A retooled Nissan factory is expected to create up to 1,300 jobs in the U.S.