Nissan is working to make its eco-friendly Leaf car into an alternate power source for homes in times of emergency. The Japanese car maker is developing the technology as it simultaneously attempts to gear back up to full production after the country was devastated by severe natural disasters in March. A pure electric car The Read on! →

The new Chevy Volt lithium-ion battery is what General Motors is counting on for its future. GM announced Wednesday that the Volt’s lithium-ion battery is going to be guaranteed for eight years or 100,000 miles, depending on which comes first. Battery for Chevy Volt is different from other cars The warranties on GM’s conventional car Read on! →

A Chevrolet Volt that was used in federal crash testing recently caught fire a few weeks after the test was administered. A safety investigation is being launched into whether the batteries in the Volt pose a potential safety hazard. Test car catches fire weeks after crash test General Motors’ plug-in hybrid, the Chevrolet Volt, was Read on! →