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    Report: EV drivers find plug-in refuge during gas station frenzy post-Sandy
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    Electric vehicle drivers in New York and New Jersey have been able to avoid some of the post-superstorm Sandy apocalypse – waiting in long lines just to find out the station is out of gasoline. Tom Moloughney, owner of the Nauna's Bella Casa restaurant in Montclair, NJ, and an all-electric ...

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    Report: NADA asking to meet with Tesla over retail store legal questions
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    In this case, NADA certainly doesn't mean "nothing." The National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA), which represents 16,000 new-vehicle dealers, is looking to meet with executives at Tesla Motors over the company's decision to have only company-owned dealerships and no franchised sales, ...

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    Official: Living in sprawl can cost you up to $10,000 extra a year
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    Yes, we already knew that living in a home that's far away from work or from city services can be costly because of transportation costs. Now, we have a slightly better idea of how costly. Better Cities, an Ithica, New York-based advocate for growth of mixed-use and more urban communities, ...

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    Official: New York State, feds spending $4.4 million for 325 EV-charging stations
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    The Big Apple is about to get a little greener. New York State and the federal government will invest $4.4 million building out 325 electric-vehicle charging stations across the state, many of which are expected to be in the largest U.S. city. The state's Energy Research and Development ...

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    Report: Chevy Volt destroyed in crash with Toyota Camry, nothing catches fire
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    One recent accident in upstate New York may have been the ultimate crash test for the Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in vehicle. A parked Volt in Geneseo, which is about 35 miles south of Rochester, was totaled (utterly demolished, actually, as you can see in the picture above) when a driver ...

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    Official: Chrysler fetes its most eco-friendly dealers, with bamboo
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    The company may be best known for tire-melting Hemi engines, but at least some of its dealerships are showing some love for the environment. Chrysler, which launched a program last year to commemorate its most eco-friendly dealers, has named its first batch of 30 winners as part of its Dealer ...

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    Official: Ford taps its first 67 dealers for Focus Electric sales
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    And then there were 67... Ford on Monday said it tapped its first 67 dealers to sell its Focus Electric, the automaker's first foray into mass-produced electric-drive vehicles. Such dealers have met requirements such as completing certain electric-vehicle training courses and installing at ...

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    New York: Green car wrap-up from the Big Apple
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    There were only two marquee plug-in vehicles unveiled at the New York Auto Show this year, the Fisker Atlantic and the Infiniti LE (which stands for Luxury Electric, which the automaker says emphasizes that luxury comes first), and the Infinit's big calling card was that it doesn't need a plug. ...

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    Terrafugia Transition gets 35 mpg highway, 20 mpg flyway [w/video]
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    The Terrafugia Transition stands out from all the other vehicles on display at the New York Auto Show, not because it's the prettiest, or even the fastest. It is neither. It is, however, the only piece of road-going machinery in the Jacob Javits Center sporting a propeller and a pair of wings. ...

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    New York: Delorean Electric surprises in New York, will cost $95,000 in 2013
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    First announced last October, the reborn, all-electric Delorean has made a surprise appearance at the New York Auto Show this year. It's a surprise because not even Delorean Motor Company president Stephen Wynne knew he was going to be here until a few weeks ago, when show organizers called with ...

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    Official: Infiniti LE Concept will spawn production electric sedan within two years
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    Yes, Infiniti has indeed made a habit of teasing the masses with exotic and eco-friendly concepts at some of the world's largest auto shows over the past few years, notably with the Emerg-E and Essence Concepts. But, unlike those rolling showcases, the automaker claims its latest reveal, known ...

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    New York: Premium Leaf: Infiniti LE concept presents itself early
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    We'll be able to share full details on the electric LE Concept from Infiniti when the embargo lifts later today, but our ace photographer Drew Phillips happened to be on the automaker's New York Auto Show stand when officials uncovered the shiny showcar while conducting a practice run-through of ...

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    Official: Volkswagen Up! named 2012 World Car of the Year
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    As is tradition, Day Two of the 2012 New York Auto Show kicked off with the annual World Car of the Year awards. Global entries competed for honors in four different categories, and from the initial list of 34 contenders, the final four were selected this morning. The big winner was the 2012 ...

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    Official: 2013 Ram 1500 unveiled with eight-speed auto, start/stop, air suspension [w/videos]
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    The Ram 1500 will receive a significant refresh for the 2013 model year, and the majority of the changes are indeed more than skin-deep. That's because the 2013 Ram will hit the showroom floor with a host of powertrain upgrades, including features that have never been offered on American pickup ...

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    Official: 2014 Mazda6 with SkyActiv tech confirmed for Paris Motor Show
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    The gorgeous Mazda Takeri concept is making its U.S. debut at the New York Auto Show, and you'll want to take another close look at it: it will "strongly influence" the 2014 Mazda6 that we'll see at the Paris Motor Show later this year. The next Mazda6 will also follow the Mazda CX-5 in the ...

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    New York: Acura RLX Concept looks to kickstart Honda's premium brand from the top [w/video]
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    There is no sugar-coating the fact that the Acura RL has been a dud since Day One. Honda's luxury brand is painfully aware of this fact, especially since next to nobody purchased the pricey sedan. Then again, the RL has suffered the indignity of being outgunned by a lower-priced model from within ...

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    New York: Lexus debuts 2013 ES including new 300h hybrid
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    When the Toyota Camry gets overhauled, like it did this year, you know it's not long before its corporate sister, the Lexus ES, gets revisited as well. And Lexus has done exactly that this afternoon at the New York Auto Show, with the new model doing what the ES does best: Surprise no one. As ...

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    New York: 2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel introduces North Americans to its oil-burning performance
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    North Americans are going to get their first taste of an oil-burning Porsche this September when the German automaker releases its 2013 Cayenne Diesel. Europeans have been enjoying the Cayenne Diesel since 2009 – it is one of the most popular engine choices for the SUV on the other side of ...

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    New York: Carlos Ghosn: 27,000 Nissan Leafs sold worldwide; many, many more to come
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    Carlos Ghosn is not backing down. Giving the keynote speech at the 2012 New York Auto Show today, the president and CEO of Nissan said that he stands behind his prediction that EVs will make up 10 percent of the market by 2020 in the places they are available. He also said that he expects Nissan ...

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    New York: Fisker Atlantic revealed, promises to be available to mortals someday [w/video]
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    Overheard at the reveal event for the Fisker Atlantic this evening: This is the car you buy your secretary. Yes, the altogether good-looking Atlantic sets a new high for plug-in hybrid looks, and even though Fisker is tight-lipped about things like all-electric range, cost or an estimated ...

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