Some critics are unconvinced by the Ampera's green credentials. One author in particular says once you blow away the eco smoke screen, this car offers the world nothing over a normal car.
Vauxhall is preparing to break the record for the longest single journey by an electric vehicle on UK roads. On June 22nd, it'll send a Vauxhall Ampera from its Luton headquarters to its car plant in Ellesmere Port over 170 miles away
The Vauxhall Ampera is the UK version of the Opel Ampera, the European version of the Chevrolet Volt. It'll hit 100mph and do 0-60 in less than 10 seconds, and with no carbon emissions
GM is adding an EV mode button to the 2012 Vauxhall Ampera that will let customers decide when to drive in electric-only mode, and when to use the gasoline engine in extended-range mode.
GM has just announced US pricing for its great green hope, the Chevy Volt. The part-electric, part-petrol not-quite-hybrid car will have a list price of $41,000 (£26,300)
Lotus is gearing up to release a new range-extended electric citycar that doesn't require you to flash your undercrackers every time you get in or out.
Nobody thought the Converj would see life beyond a revolving plinth, but Cadillac promises it will enter production under the name ELR.
There are plenty of interesting electric cars on the road today, but none of them will hold a candle to the ones we're expecting in 2012.
Automotive News reports on discussions between U.S. and Europe about charging standards for electric vehicles.
Dodge has shown off the Circuit EV at the New York Auto Show -- it's an electric alternative to the classic Dodge Viper