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.

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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.

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Tesla cars to use AT&T wireless internet service

While it won’t help the distracted driving problem, in-car Internet access is becoming a popular option among tech-conscious customers, and a new source of revenue for car makers and data providers.

Toyota's concept hydrogen fuel cell car, the FCV-R.

Toyota shows a sneak peek of its upcoming hydrogen car

Toyota has given a small selection of journalists their first taste of prototypes of its long-awaited hydrogen fuel-cell production car–and driving impressions are beginning to surface.

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100x more electric car fast-chargers by 2020?

By the end of 2013, the number of charging stations is expected to rise threefold to 5,900 and triple to 15,200 in 2014. With rapid growth, worldwide fast-charging stations could top 199,000 by the end of this decade.

The Honda Fit EV gets 188 MPG (equivalent).

The 5 most energy-efficient cars of 2013

Gasoline and diesel cars don’t even come close to these electric cars (and one plug-in hybrid), each of which offer the equivalent of more than 100 MPG.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk wades into fight with auto dealers

Last week, Elon Musk responded to accusations — and lawsuits — from traditional car dealers, who claim that Tesla’s factory-owned showrooms violate federal and state automobile sales laws.