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  Two electric cars get highest crash ratings

Electric cars get top ratings in crash tests

   The Independent Insurance Institute of Highway Safety has awarded the Chevy Volt and Nissan Leaf its top honor. CNBC’s Phil Lebau discusses why this could prove to be big news for the electric car market.

Wash. considers annual flat fee for electric cars

Drivers of electric cars may have left the gas pump behind, but there's one expense they may not be able to shake: paying to maintain the roads. Full story

Who killed the first electric car?

  Director Chris Paine talks about his new film, “Revenge of the Electric Car,” which focuses on the return of an old energy idea.

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China's electric car tactics rattle automakers

New-energy vehicles take spotlight at Shanghai show

Nissan to fix software glitch in electric car

Renault exec loses job in spy scandal

Texas cities to get electric car charging networks

Toyota eyes magnesium batteries for EVs

Chevy’s Volt a taste of electric car’s future

Taxpayers Claim Electric Car Credits for Gas Guzzlers

Timeline: Industrial espionage scandal hits France's Renault


  Tesla Motors Remains in the Red

The start-up electric car company's fourth quarter loss widened to $51 million. CNBC's Phil LeBeau has the details.

  THINK donates 15 electric cars to Indiana

Fully-electric cars are rolling off the assembly line in Elkhart, Ind., and Indiana's Department of Natural Resources is taking full advantage. WNDU-TV's Stephanie Stang reports.

  Investment Jolt from Volt

How to make money on electric car market growth, with Stuart Bush, RBC Capital Markets, and Paul Fremonth, Jefferies & Co.

  Electric fill-ups, deep in the heart of Texas

NRG Energy's David Crane talks with msnbc about installing the country's largest network of electric car charging stations in the heart of Texas oil country.

  Electric cars to race around the world

Teams from three continents are racing around the world in 80 days in electric cars.'s Dara Brown reports.

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Tribeca Talks After The Movie: "Revenge of the Electric Car" At the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival
Tribeca Talks After The Movie: "Revenge of the Electric Car" At the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 23: Actor David Duchovny attends Tribeca Talks After The Movie: "Revenge of the Electric Car" during the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival at the SVA Theater on April 23, 2011 in New York City.