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German Federal Motor Transport Authority clears Tesla Model S after fires

The lithium ion battery in this Model S caught fire after the vehicle collided with a large metallic object on a road in the U.S. state of Washington.

Tesla Model S electric car is being investigated for a possible U.S. recall, but was cleared of any safety defect in a review by Germany’s transportation regulator, the company said.

NHTSA opens probe into Tesla Model S fires at Tesla Request

NHTSA opens probe into Tesla Model S fires at Tesla Request

The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog, NHTSA¬† has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars at Tesla’s request.

Electric Vehicle Owner Demographics

Electric Car Driver Demographics

Electric cars are still such a novelty that little is known about their owners and how they use the vehicles. But recent research is beginning to unlock some of the mysteries.

Report explores hybrid, electric vehicle and fuel cell vehicles

Report explores hybrid, electric vehicle and fuel cell vehicles

Although today electric vehicle (EV) technology is attracting significant attention and investment, it is certainly not a new sector but the resurgence of one that enjoyed considerable popularity during the latter years of the 19th century and the first decade or two of the 20th, according to Reporterlink.com.

Pennsylvanians push for more electric vehicle charging stations

Pennsylvanians push for more electric vehicle charging stations

Electric cars have been a part of the U.S. car market since the early 1990s, but nearly two decades later few are found cruising the streets of Pittsburgh. And while the automotive industry accounts for between 4 and 5 percent of the nation’s gross domestic product, according to selectusa.commerce.gov, electric vehicles make up only a small portion of that market.