Volvo expects to launch its first plug-in hybrid, an SUV, in the US next year.
During a presentation of its five-year product plan, a Chrysler spokesman said the company would focus on mild hybrid drivetrains in its vehicles.
Drivers of properly decaled, fully electric or plug-in hybrid vehicles will retain access to carpool lanes in California for a few years more.
At the 2013 Frankfurt auto show next month, BMW will display an X5 model SUV concept with a plug-in hybrid drive system.
Toyota isn't exactly pricing its first hydrogen fuel cell vehicle to move. But it does appear to be price competitive with the Tesla Model S.
Honda isn't known as a leader in hybrid cars. But between California zero emissions laws and gradually growing consumer demand, it just got into the hybrid game in a big way.
The Japanese government is getting behind fuel-cell vehicles in a big way. This follows recent comments from a Toyota executive that battery-powered cars are not the future of long-range alternative fuel cars.
By reducing energy use in its hybrid cars' power control units, Toyota claims it can increase fuel economy by 10 percent.
A report on Barron's looks at BMW's long-term commitment to electric vehicles and suggests it represents a market threat to Tesla Motors.
Norman Hajjar hopes to set the record for the world's longest car trip powered by electricity. He also wants to make a point about the need to build out US infrastructure for e-vehicles.