Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

The Soundtrack to an Electric Car

When General Maximus — that’s Russell Crowe in “Gladiator” — leads his Roman legions into battle, Hans Zimmer’s bombastic, percussive score propels them to victory. As hundreds of bedraggled British troops waging World War II await a tenuous evacuation from

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In Electric Car Market, It’s Tesla and a Jumbled Field of Also-Rans

Although it has become the world’s most valuable automaker, Tesla still has to figure out how to become consistently profitable, reduce quality problems in its luxury cars and more quickly turn alluring

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Electric Trucks Will Be True Signal of Electric Vehicle Era

The electric future, as dreamed up in the 1990s, centered on groundbreaking cars like General Motors’ EV1: tiny, faceless transportation pods, their sci-fi bubble shapes a testament to aerodynamic function over stylistic

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Electric Trucks Will Be True Signal of Electric Vehicle Era

The electric future, as dreamed up in the 1990s, centered on groundbreaking cars like General Motors’ EV1: tiny, faceless transportation pods, their sci-fi bubble shapes a testament to aerodynamic function over stylistic

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Electric Cars and the Lack of Charging in Cities

Many industry experts argue that, short of a Marshall Plan-type investment in infrastructure, government decrees to wean tens of millions of drivers off gas nozzles and onto plugs — among the greatest

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