Solar roof

2013 is a 'record-shattering' year for solar power in America

The U.S. solar industry recorded its second largest quarter ever in the third quarter of 2013, and the largest quarter ever for residential installations. For the first time in more than 15 years, America is on track to install more solar capacity this year than world leader Germany.

FlyKly's Smart Wheel turns any bike into an electric bike.

Will all-in-one electric bicycle wheels swamp electric cars?

When debating the merits of electric cars, hybrids, hydrogen and other alternative fuels, it’s easy to get tied down in the notion they’re the solution to all our transport problems.

Ryan Reynolds Nissan Leaf Spokesperson

Bhutan may go electric for all the country's taxis

Several cities are considering using Nissan Leaf electric cars as taxis, but no place has yet replaced every single taxi with the battery-electric hatchback.

Tesla's Model S is rated for a top speed of 130 mph.

Watch this Tesla Model S hit 132 mph on the Autobahn (video)

A few weeks back at the opening of a Tesla Motors service center in Munich, Elon Musk told a room full of fans and journalists that Tesla would offer a special tuning package for high-speed Model S driving.

Sign indicating electric car charging station

Shell Oil: The last gasoline car will be built in 2070

Ultimately, none of us can predict the future. But when global firms like Shell start assuming that gasoline will go away, the next 100 could be very interesting indeed.

Tesla's Model S is rated for a top speed of 130 mph.

From Nissan Leaf to Tesla Model S: the big electric car jump

We took delivery of our Leaf in February 2011, and over the next two-plus years recorded more than 16,000 trouble-free miles. But with the consistently positive reviews of the upscale Tesla Model S, this year we decided to make the big jump to that car.