- Vallejo unveils plans for electric car plant at ex-shipyard Updated: May-24-16 10:20 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The city of Vallejo, which emerged from bankruptcy five years ago, is poised to get a big economic boost as plans to build a major plant for electric cars are rolling forward, officials said Tuesday.
- US biochemical engineer wins $1.2 million technology prize Updated: May-24-16 7:56 am
HELSINKI - American biochemical engineer Frances Arnold has won this year's euro 1 million ($1.2 million) Millennium Technology Prize for discoveries in "directed evolution," which has helped sustainable development and clean technology become available in many areas of industry.
- Connecticut students modify toy cars for young kids in need Updated: May-23-16 10:08 am
TORRINGTON, Connecticut - Students from Oliver Wolcott Technical High School in Torrington spent time last week transforming childhood playthings, through their efforts and talent, into something vital for local young children in need.
- Couple offers public electric car charging station at home Updated: May-21-16 11:40 am
OZARK, Alabama - Tom Wyse could count at least three times when he said he vowed that his last vehicle purchase would be his last time in the market for a car.
- After brief layover in Tulsa, solar plane heading to Ohio Updated: May-20-16 4:07 pm
TULSA, Oklahoma - A solar-powered airplane that landed in Oklahoma last week amid its around-the-world journey plans to continue its voyage to Ohio.
- Tesla selling $1.4B in shares to pay for Model 3 Updated: May-18-16 10:37 pm
PALO ALTO, California - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is selling around $1.4 billion worth of stock to help bring its lower-cost Model 3 to market.
- Mississippi electric car-maker not reaching job target Updated: May-13-16 6:44 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - An electric car company that once said it planned to build 250,000 cars a year and invest $2 billion in an impoverished corner of Mississippi's Delta region is in trouble because it hasn't lived up to an agreement requiring it to hire 350 employees.
- Hybrid vehicles among items listed at Vegas-area auction Updated: May-10-16 5:53 am
LAS VEGAS - A county spokesman says 44 hybrid cars will be on the block at a weekend government surplus auction of vehicles, bicycles, furniture, computers and airport lost-and-found items.
- Grant to fund 10 electric car charger stations in Lincoln Updated: May-09-16 1:40 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The city of Lincoln is installing 10 charging stations for electric cars as part of a grant program to encourage more residents to buy cars that use alternative fuels.
- Pedestrians take over Champs-Elysees as Paris goes green Updated: May-08-16 1:12 pm
PARIS - Pedestrians took over the Champs-Elysees on Sunday as part of a new program to ban traffic from the famous Paris avenue once a month.
- Global, local leaders vow hard work against temperature rise Updated: May-05-16 1:14 pm
WASHINGTON - International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars, planting trees and switching to solar energy.
- Clean methods only for Russia in Rio, top medic tells Putin Updated: May-05-16 10:35 am
MOSCOW - The head of Russia's state medical agency has told President Vladimir Putin that Russian athletes will use "clean technologies only" in preparing for the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
- Tesla Motors brushes off 1Q net loss, accelerates plans Updated: May-04-16 7:35 pm
DETROIT - Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. brushed off a big first-quarter loss and cheered investors with news that it plans to accelerate its production plans.
- Engineering students compete for hybrid, electric car titles Updated: May-01-16 2:26 pm
LOUDON, New Hampshire - Dartmouth College is launching its 10th annual Formula Hybrid Competition at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
- Germany to subsidize electric cars to help own auto industry Updated: Apr-27-16 9:13 am
BERLIN - Germany's auto industry risks being overtaken by foreign competitors unless it receives greater domestic support, the country's economy minister said Wednesday, announcing a 1 billion euro ($1.13 billion) plan to subsidize electric cars that are seen as the technology of the future.
- City council considers charging stations on public property Updated: Apr-25-16 8:06 am
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans City Council is considering whether to let residents install electric vehicle charging stations next to curbs. It's a move that would be a boon for drivers of such vehicles who live in homes without off-street parking.