Electric cars gain momentum

Chevrolet tries to spark Volt sales with up to $5,000 cash back

Chevrolet has jumped into the fight to make alternative fueled vehicles more competitive, offering cash back incentives for buyers of its Volt.

Electric cars are getting as cheap as gasoline rivals

The Times test drives the Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500e and Honda Fit EV to see how they stack up in the race to go green.

Strong demand for electric vehicles leaves supplies short

A lease-price war is causing a run on battery-powered cars, and some models have even sold out in Southern California.

Fuel cell expert says Tesla is promising more than it can deliver

Paul F. Mutolo said that he didn't think that Tesla's fast charge claims, or its batteries, would hold up under scrutiny.

Tesla boosts its charging network, but only the Model S can plug in

Tesla Motors Inc. CEO Elon Musk announced an accelerated rollout of fast super-charger stations across the U.S. and Canada.

Small drop in gasoline prices dents used hybrid, electric car values

Gasoline prices are only slightly below levels set in 2011 and 2012, but that is enough to dent used car auction prices of hybrid vehicles.