Tesla Model S

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

Consumer Reports names Tesla Model S its top pick

DETROIT (AP) — The Tesla Model S electric sedan is Consumer Reports’ top pick in this year’s automotive rankings. The magazine cited the Model S’s sporty performance and technological innovations, including its 225-mile range. But […]

02/25/2014

Cars are lined-up in a dealership lot. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

AUTO SALES LIVE: Industry momentum rolls on

The holiday weekend and an ongoing shift from cars to small SUVs boosted the auto industry in November. Buyers took advantage of Black Friday deals, and analysts say the late-month surge likely boosted November sales […]

12/03/2013

A Tesla Model S driving outside the Tesla factory in Fremont, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, file)

US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government’s auto safety watchdog has opened an investigation into battery fires in Tesla Model S electric cars. The National Highway Traffic Administration says fires broke out in two of the […]

11/19/2013

GM working on 200-mile electric car, exec says

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — As automakers race to make cheaper electric cars with greater battery range, General Motors is working on one that can go 200 miles per charge at a cost of about $30,000, […]

09/16/2013

This undated photo provided by Chevrolet shows the 2014 Chevrolet Impala LTZ. (AP Photo/Chevrolet)

New Impala tops sedans in Consumer Reports’ tests

DETROIT (AP) — The first American sedan in 20 years to earn Consumer Reports’ top score is the Chevrolet Impala. Really. The magazine has ranked the completely reworked 2014 version of the full-size car as […]

07/25/2013

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Impala makes history with Consumer Reports

Chevrolet’s completely re-designed Impala has outscored all other sedans in tests done by Consumer Reports magazine. It’s the first time a sedan from a U.S. automaker has topped the ratings in the 20 years that […]

07/25/2013

Tesla Model S all-electric sedan (AP Photo)

Tesla promises to add charging stations

DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. is promising to boost the number charging stations during the next year so its customers can drive across North America. The company says it will triple […]

05/30/2013

Tesla Model S gets Consumer Reports’ top score

DETROIT (AP) — The Tesla Motors Inc. Model S electric car has tied an older Lexus for the highest score ever recorded in Consumer Reports magazine’s automotive testing. The Model S, which starts at $62,400 […]

05/09/2013

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