Electric Car

Blink electric car charger by Ecotality. (CBS)

Gov. Brown Signs Legislation To Boost Clean-Air Vehicle Use

Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law several bills designed to boost use of clean-air vehicles in California.

09/21/2014

Electric Vehicle

SUV, Van, Truck Owners May Soon Plug In To Electric Vehicle Revolution

Supersize plug-in hybrids, including 4-wheel-drive SUVs and pickup trucks, are starting to gain traction in the increasingly competitive electric car market.

07/28/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Renovating Shuttered Distribution Facility In Central Valley

Electric car manufacturer Tesla is taking over a vacant distribution facility in the Central Valley town of Lathrop, according to a published report.

04/22/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Lemon Law King’ Files Suit Against Tesla

Wisconsin’s self-proclaimed “lemon law king” filed a lawsuit Monday against direct-order car maker Tesla Motors, accusing the company of refusing to give a Franklin doctor a refund on a defective electric sedan that cost nearly $100,000.

04/08/2014

A power cable from a vehicle charging station is seen plugged into the side of a Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid August 25, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fremont Leads Bay Area In Number Of Electric Car Drivers

The city that’s home to the Tesla electric car factory is also leading by example in the use of electric vehicles.

02/27/2014

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Looking Outside Of California For Battery “Giga Factory”

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is considering sites in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for a massive battery factory that would employ around 6,500 people.

02/26/2014

Tesla Model S. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla Motors Shares Soar On Results, Outlook

Tesla Motors Inc. shares soared in extended trading after the electric car maker delivered a strong fourth-quarter performance and said that it expects sales of its vehicles to increase sharply this year.

02/19/2014

Cellphone video of a Tesla Model S electric car on fire near Seattle on October 1, 2013. (Petrus Breedt)

NHTSA Investigating Tesla Model S Fires

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.

11/19/2013

Fremont Fire Department vehicles on the scene of an industrial accident at the Tesla factory on November 13, 2013. (CBS)

Cal/OSHA: Tesla Factory Had Previous Safety Violation

The Bay Area Tesla factory where three workers were burned by hot metal was previously cited for a safety violation that led to an injury, a state official said Thursday.

11/14/2013

The Tesla Factory in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Workers Injured In Accident At Fremont Tesla Factory, CEO Speaks Out

Three workers were sent to the hospital with burns following an industrial accident at the Tesla Motors factory in Fremont on Wednesday.

11/13/2013

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