Automotive News previews new model launches at the 2011 Detroit auto show.
CNET's Martin LaMonica takes the Smart ForTwo electric drive minicar for a ride and gains insight on the potential and challenges of electric urban commuter cars.
At a media event in New York City, Chevrolet showed off its new Spark model, a minicar designed for the urban environment.
Automotive News reports on GM's plans to manufacture electric motors for its electric and hybrid cars.
Kia's first EV will be a small vehicle based on the platform underpinning the Hyundai i10 minicar, pictured.
Automotive News reports on Scion's upcoming model lineup.
Automotive News reports on how the Japanese earthquake and tsunami is affecting new models launches.
Automotive News reports on new standards for fuel economy from the EPA.
Automotive News reports on Toyota Prius sales dominance in Japan.
Automotive News reports on GM's Daewoo division's plans for electric vehicle development.