Supersize plug-in hybrids, including 4-wheel-drive SUVs and pickup trucks, are starting to gain traction in the increasingly competitive electric car market.
Tesla Motors, makers of luxury and performance electric cars, will now have a smaller fourth version Model 3 priced at $35,000 to compete with the BMW 3 Series and at the same price as a loaded Toyota Prius, making owning a Tesla much more plausible for the rest of us.
An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it hard to charge their cars at work.
Gov. Jerry Brown threw his support behind the proposed expansion of California’s electric vehicle market during an appearance at San Francisco’s Exploratorium on Monday.
Mayors from San Jose, Los Gatos, Campbell and Mill Valley on Thursday announced an agreement to add some all-electric, light-duty compact cars to their municipal fleets to reduce fuel costs and air pollution.
The Model S sedan received a score of 99 out of a possible 100.
Silicon Valley is welcoming a new tenant: Nissan Motors is opening a research and development center in Sunnyvale this week.
The 2013 Motor Trend Car of the Year has all the features you’d expect from a vehicle that has earned that honor. It has a light body, advanced design, a roomy cabin, and plenty of load capacity. What the Tesla Model S doesn’t have is an internal combustion engine.
One factor that may slow would-be electric car buyers is anxiety over finding a charging station, but a local website can help green vehicle owners map out the closest place to plug-in.
It’s no secret that hybrid and electric vehicles have caught on in the Bay Area. But, the eco-friendly auto trend appears to be presenting some challenges for first responders called to the scene of roadside emergencies and accidents.