Amidst supposedly slow sales–actually limited mostly by low production–one benefit to automakers of offering electric cars has nothing to do with cars that plug in. Not only do electric cars attract radically different buyers to […]
Hybrid and electric trucks will be on display this week in Baltimore.
The Toyota Prius is not only the quintessential hybrid-electric vehicle, but the automaker’s third best-selling car line in the United States. Last year, the redesigned 2010 Prius launched with the ad tagline, “Harmony between man, […]
Baltimore Gas & Electric spokesman Rob Gould says the utility’s systems appear to be operating well, although inspections are ongoing following an earthquake along the East Coast.
Last week, Toyota said it expects to sell 16,000 or more 2012 Prius Plug-In Hybrid models in the U.S. next year, once the car is launched (in June or before). For all intents and […]
After several months of using a 2011 Chevy Volt and a 2011 Nissan Leaf as our sole family transport, we have a better understanding of both cars than we did in March, when I first […]
If you’re a regular visitor to this site, you’ll know that we’ve said before that making a good electric car is hard, even for large automakers like Ford, Nissan, Toyota and Chevrolet. As for turning […]
First, a disclaimer – I’m no scientist, not particularly good at math, and claim no expertise in dissecting voluminous data on the pros and cons of electric vehicles. But I am a writer who’s also […]
Pendine Sands, a 7-mile long beach on the south coast of Wales went down in history in 1924 when a journalist and motor racer by the name of Malcolm Campbell broke the world land speed […]
Last December we told you that the His Holiness The pope was keen on swapping his large gas-guzzling Mercedes SUV ‘popemobile’ for a suitable electric car. Now Vatican officials have confirmed the details of Pope […]
The head of Pepco’s parent company says he doesn’t think the electric utility can be a top performer in the next two or three years.
Will one-fourth of all new vehicles be either hybrids, plug-ins, or electric vehicles in less than a decade? That’s what one of the world’s top auto-industry execs thinks—at least for his company. In a piece […]