Owners of battery-powered cars sometimes struggle to refuel on longer trips because public chargers don’t work or malfunction while cars are plugged in.
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Getting off fossil fuels can bring price stability and significant savings, but consumers may also face “greenflation.”
The climate bill will make cleaner energy cheaper for everyone.
Carmakers may need several years to revamp their supply chains to meet new rules, but the legislation is still seen as a win for electric vehicles.
There may be better ways to slow global warming, but this legislation is a big step forward.
Battery-powered vehicles are considered essential to the fight against climate change, but most models are aimed at the affluent.
This bill just might catalyze a crucial energy transition.
Along the way to the $369 billion package, the West Virginia senator secured an array of concessions for his state and for the fossil fuel industry.
The Senate’s proposal aims to accelerate electric car sales and promote domestic battery manufacturing at China’s expense.
The $369 billion climate and tax bill would affect every aspect of U.S. energy production, with incentives for producers and consumers to move away from fossil fuels.
The announcement Wednesday of an agreement in the Senate almost instantly reset the role of the United States in the global effort to fight climate change.
President Biden’s best course is to take the same regulatory path Barack Obama was forced to follow.
The party has largely moved beyond denying the existence of climate change but continues to oppose dramatic action to halt it, worried about the short-term economic consequences.
Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia led his party and his president through months of tortured talks, with nothing to show for it as the planet dangerously heats up.
A scarcity of semiconductors and raw materials held back production, but buyers remain enthusiastic.
The West Virginia senator, who holds the swing vote in negotiations for a budget plan, wants to cut incentives. The president and most Senate Democrats say buyer credits are crucial to fight climate change.
Makers of batteries that could charge in a few minutes are setting up assembly lines, bringing the technology a big step closer to auto showrooms.
A Supreme Court ruling, combined with an energy crunch and intraparty politics, makes it nearly impossible for President Biden to achieve his climate goals.
Ferrari and Lamborghini are trying to design battery-powered cars that inspire the same devotion as their costly internal combustion models.
The gap with workers widened even further as public companies granted top executives rich pay packages partly inspired by Tesla.
Tesla shifted to selling cars entirely online in 2019. Now, some established automakers, like Ford, are talking about taking a similar approach.
Ties to potentially coercive labor practices could prove a problem for an industry that is heavily dependent on China, once a new law barring Xinjiang products goes into effect.
NHTSA will take a broad look at whether the electric carmaker’s driver-assistance system can increase the risk of crashes.
Proposed regulations would require charging stations built with federal dollars to be located no more than 50 miles apart.
Automakers and technology companies say they are making driving safer, but verifying these claims is difficult.
The electric carmaker has been growing fast in recent years, but Elon Musk, its chief executive, appears to be concerned about a weakening economy.
Technology titans are missing that old adulation.
Production problems in China and Elon Musk’s pursuit of Twitter are leading investors to wonder whether the electric car company is worth as much as they thought.
Our documentary explores Tesla’s difficulty in making automated driving a reality.
They’re quieter and better for the climate. But snow and water create new technological challenges for designers.
The General Motors chief says efficiencies, innovations and learning from mistakes will allow her company to become a leader in electric vehicles.
The chief executive’s debt load, his divided attention and Twitter’s own challenges could all take a toll on his electric-car company.
Fully electric vehicles have fewer fires than gasoline-powered and hybrid cars, and their crash protection is at least equivalent.
Rates have jumped because of a surge in natural gas prices and could keep rising rapidly for years as utilities invest in electric grids.
To a degree unseen in any other mogul, the world’s richest man acts on impulse and the belief that he is absolutely right.
Mr. Musk has been building a stake in the social media company and last week made an unsolicited offer to acquire it outright.
The boutique British carmaker, known for lightweight sports cars more than supermarket runs, is planning to expand production substantially as it goes fully electric.
The electric carmaker had to close an important factory in Shanghai because of China’s efforts to stamp out a coronavirus outbreak.
Ford’s chief executive is about to introduce an electric F-150 pickup truck that could determine whether the automaker can survive and thrive in an industry dominated by Tesla.
If adopted, the new measures would make a dent in the state’s greenhouse gas emissions and set the bar for the broader auto industry.
Under pressure to cut emissions, truck manufacturers are choosing between batteries and hydrogen fuel cells. Wagering incorrectly could cost them billions of dollars.
Prices at the pump have apparently given some Americans second thoughts. But two practical problems remain: not enough cars and relatively few charging stations.
Delays in producing the pickup have allowed rivals like Ford to beat Tesla to market with electric pickups.
The city has begun converting its fleet and deploying curbside chargers in an effort to meet electrification goals.
A major new scientific report offers a road map for how countries can limit global warming, but warns that the margin for error is vanishingly small.
The electric carmaker maintained its momentum from last year even as larger automakers continue to struggle with parts shortages.
Changes to state law will eventually compel co-op boards to help residents charge their cars. But for now, they need to be convinced.
After bottoming out early in the pandemic, profits and spirits are soaring — and people were ready to party.
The price of nickel, an essential ingredient in most batteries, has soared because of fear that Russian supplies could be cut off.