electric car

Apr 8, 2015

Tesla boosts range, power and price of low-end Model S

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is going after mainstream luxury car buyers by adding all-wheel-drive and more range and power to its Model S.

May 30, 2013

Cheap leases offered to spur electric car sales

DETROIT — Auto companies are hoping lower lease prices can put a charge into sluggish sales of electric cars. Honda announced Thursday that it’s slashing the monthly lease cost of its tiny Fit EV by one third, following similar moves by other automakers. Honda also is throwing in other goodies, such as a free home […]

Jul 3, 2012

Carmakers report strong June sales, easing worries

DETROIT — From mini cars to monster pickups, sales of vehicles charged higher in June and eased concerns that Americans would be turned off by slower hiring and other scary headlines. Automakers reported big gains over June of last year. Chrysler posted its best June in five years. Sales surged at Volkswagen, which is on […]

Jul 6, 2011

Environmental group wants more electric cars, higher fuel standards

Environment Maryland Research and Policy Center said Wednesday it wants Marylanders to reduce their oil consumption by 1 billion gallons by 2030 by relying more on electric cars and public transportation. The advocacy organization released a plan Wednesday that also calls on the federal government to set higher fuel efficiency standards to help reach that […]

Mar 30, 2011

Thinking of an electric car? Get your garage ready

With gas prices rising and instability in the Middle East, the thought of an electric car in the garage might be getting more appealing. Before you jump for the new technology, though, make sure your garage is ready to be a refueling station. Depending on which car you buy and how old your home is, […]

Sep 20, 2010

Electric Corvette a means to Genovation Cars’ end

Genovation Cars Inc., which got its start modifying Ford Focuses into a plug-in electric cars, is now working on its crown jewel — a 600-horsepower sports car that is expected to hit 60 miles per hour in under four seconds and is styled on the latest generation Chevrolet Corvette. But the 3-year-old Rockville-based company’s ultimate […]

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