Texas Dealers Stymie Tesla

Tesla vs. TADA. Tesla Motors, seller of the much desired Tesla Model S, is no foreigner to the realm of legislative battles. Within more than a few states, including New York and North Carolina, Tesla has managed to win lawsuits and prevent blockage of their non-dealership sales technique, resulting in more ... Read More...

10 Best Engines Named By Magazine

Alternative Powerplants – Diesel and Electric Muscle In On Awards. In the old days, say five years ago, the eight editors at Ward's Auto World Magazine, a trade magazine covering the auto industry, had easy choices—four, six or eight. Those were the variations of gasoline engines offered by major manufacturers and ... Read More...

My Top 10 High-MPG Cars of 2013

My Year of Driving the Latest Electric, Gasoline and Diesel Technology Cars. What a year! No one should doubt that 2013 was a breakthrough year for advanced technology vehicles, whether running on electricity, gasoline, diesel or some combination of the three.  The choices expanded, prices dropped and infrastructure exploded (for plug-ins). ... Read More...

Road Test: 2014 Chevrolet Volt

GM's Best Car for the Money; All Electric Locally But With Range To Go Beyond. Chevy Volt - Bargain Charger We all know about hybrids, plug-in hybrids and pure electric cars, but please don’t lump them together. Doing so muddies the picture of the benefits and limitations of each technology and may result ... Read More...

Luxury Electric Car Market Heats Up

Tesla Draws High-End Electric Car Competition Early on, in spite of the high volume of positive press and spectacular performance claims, the Tesla Model S was largely ignored by mainstream auto makers. the world's first mass production luxury electric car was a sensation in Silicon Valley, where it was conceived, but ... Read More...