Veterans Will Lose Plates Honoring Service If They Have Electric Cars; Some Lawmakers Looking To Change ThatSome veterans are getting snubbed in Illinois.
Volkswagen Raises Forecast For Electric Car ProductionThe Wolfsburg-based automaker said its core Volkswagen brand would turn out a million battery-only cars by the end of 2023 instead of 2025, and would reach 1.5 million by the end of 2025.
Tesla's Car Deliveries Rebound, But Challenges Still AboundDespite the heartening news, Tesla still hasn't proven it can consistently make money despite repeated promises from CEO Elon Musk to reverse the company's long history of losses.
Tesla Defies Convention And Pays For It As Shares SlideThe base price for the Model 3, Tesla's cheapest car, is now $44,000. Musk believes the mid-$30,000 range is the sweet spot.
Lyft Offers Electric Vehicle Options For Riders, Drivers"It will be interesting to see from a consumer perspective, if you want to be picked up by an electric vehicle, what if the wait's 10 minutes longer? Because not everyone's going to be driving one of those."
Fiat Chrysler Unveils Plan To Make More Electrified CarsFiat Chrysler will invest nine billion euros ($10.5 billion) as it tries to catch up in the market for gas-electric hybrids and fully-electric vehicles.
Orders For Tesla's Lower-Price Car Reach 325,000Tesla Motors said that worldwide orders for its new lower-priced Model 3 electric car have hit 325,000. CEO Elon Musk on Thursday added on Twitter that the number is still rising.
Obama Tours Argonne National Laboratory, Proposes $2B In ResearchThe president spent time Friday at several stations at the facility that research how cars use energy.
Electric Charging Stations Coming To Tollway OasesGov. Pat Quinn and officials at the Illinois Toll Highway Authority have announced plans to install electric car charging stations across the system.
3 Electric Vehicles Join I-Go Car Sharing FleetAs gas prices approach the $5 mark in Chicago, the I-Go car sharing service announced Wednesday that three all-electric vehicles have joined its fleet.
New Electric Car Charging Stations To Open At IITA bank of new electric charging stations will open in Chicago Monday, and advocates of electric cars hope they will soon be as common as the corner gas station.
Electric Car Chargers Coming to Kimball Brown Line Parking LotElectric car chargers will be coming to the parking lot for the Kimball Avenue CTA Brown Line terminal.
Quinn Visiting Factories, Meeting Dignitaries In IsraelGov. Pat Quinn is spending the week and Israel, in the interest of further developing a relationship for Illinois there.
Clinton: Green Initiatives A Key To Economic Rebound Former President Bill Clinton toured a display of electric cars on Michigan Avenue this morning and said they're not just the future of American transportation, but the future of American jobs.
Alderman Wants City Sticker Fee Discount For Hybrids, Hike For Gas GuzzlersA Chicago alderman wants to change the pricing for city vehicle stickers to force motorists with big, gas-guzzling vehicles to pay more and give those with more fuel efficient cars a break.