GM sells shuttered plant to EV startup after Trump brouhaha
General Motors Co. has sold an idled assembly plant in Lordstown, Ohio, to an electric vehicle startup, completing a transition that found an improbable champion in President Trump.
How Whole Foods became ground zero in the charging wars
Whole Foods has been a leader among U.S. retailers in offering more EV charging stations in its parking lots. But that service is creating conflict, fights and traffic — a scenario that may repeat itself in other parts of the retail landscape as EVs arrive in greater numbers.
Tesla, Walmart settle lawsuit over solar panel fires
Walmart Inc. and Tesla Inc. have agreed to settle a lawsuit filed by the retail giant over what it described as fires caused by Tesla's rooftop solar installations.
Feds launch probe of Tesla battery fires
Federal regulators have opened an initial probe into battery safety issues involving Tesla Inc.'s Model S and Model X cars, raising concerns stemming from a string of apparently spontaneous fires in its vehicles.
How lithium could be Calif.'s next 'gold rush'
IMPERIAL COUNTY, Calif. — Energy companies operating near California's Salton Sea are making an expensive gamble on efforts to tap a vast reserve of U.S. lithium deposits and cash in on a new market for electric cars.