The 2013 Nissan Leaf

What's holding back the electric car market in the U.S.

Three and a half years after modern electric cars entered the mass market, there are now no fewer than 17 models on sale in the U.S. But only three of them are widely available nationwide.

Two Tesla Model S cars on a cross-country rally drive.

3 reasons why Tesla can scale where others have failed

Tesla rocked the automotive world last month with news that it plans to build a 5 GW lithium ion battery plant in the United States. That’s huge: 5 GW is equivalent to all of the world’s current battery production, so, Tesla will basically double global battery manufacturing.

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New electric taxi to make London’s black cabs a little greener

Interior space has been prioritized with six passenger seats, and as a purpose-designed London cab it’ll also have to meet the 25-foot turning circle requirement of all black cabs — designed to negotiate the tight entrance circle at the Savoy Hotel.

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.