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Chevy Bolt isn't stylish, but GM is pushing its practicality

Chevy Bolt isn't stylish, but GM is pushing its practicality

The new Chevrolet Bolt is a little short on style, but General Motors is plugging practicality in its sales pitch for the electric car
Published: 11/28/16

Finland plans to phase out coal by 2030

Finland has announced plans to phase out coal within 14 years, cut oil imports by half and substantially increase the number of electric cars on the roads _ partly to meet targets set by the European Union
Published: 11/24/16
Volkswagen bets on new technology to bounce back from crisis

Volkswagen bets on new technology to bounce back from crisis

The head of Volkswagen's core brand is sketching out a broad restructuring emphasizing electric cars and digital technology such as autonomous vehicles and car-sharing
Published: 11/22/16

More funding made available for electric car rebates

Another $2.7 million is being added to the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate Program
Updated one month ago
Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal

Volkswagen to shed 30,000 jobs, cutting costs after scandal

Volkswagen announced plans Friday to cut 30,000 jobs in a wide-ranging restructuring of its namesake brand as it tries to recover from a scandal over cars rigged to cheat on diesel emissions tests
Updated one month ago
Tesla, SolarCity get shareholder approval for merger

Tesla, SolarCity get shareholder approval for merger

Tesla Motors is merging with SolarCity Corp. in an effort to expand the market for solar power and give electric car owners new options for solar charging
Updated one month ago

Electric vehicle maker plans new facility near Ann Arbor

An electric vehicle manufacturer plans to locate a research and development facility in the Ann Arbor area
Updated one month ago
Work stops at electric-car factory site outside Las Vegas

Work stops at electric-car factory site outside Las Vegas

Work has been suspended at a site outside Las Vegas where Nevada has pledged up to $335 million worth of incentives to an upstart electric car company that promises to have a vehicle still on the drawing board rolling off a new assembly line in 2018
Updated one month ago

Business Highlights

Business Highlights
Updated one month ago

Vroom: Gov't to require hybrid, electric cars to make noise

New hybrid and electric cars are required to make noise when traveling at low speeds so that pedestrians, especially those who are blind or have poor eyesight, will hear them coming, under a new rule released Monday by the Obama administration
Updated one month ago