There's an energy battle brewing in Nevada. On one side is electric utility NV Energy, owned by billionaire Warren Buffett. On the other is SolarCity, the solar-power company owned by Tesla CEO Elon Musk.
China already aims to cut its horrific urban air pollution by aggressively promoting electric cars and implementing stricter fuel-economy standards over the next few years. On Monday, the government also announced plans to attack the problem of emissions from a different angle.
To meet stricter fuel-economy standards, carmakers will have to rely more on all varieties of electrification in the coming years. That means more battery-electric and hydrogen fuel-cell cars, but also more hybrids.
Volvo recently previewed a pair of concept cars built on the platform that will support its first all-electric vehicle to go into production.
The project to build plug-in hybrid versions of the iconic London black cab is about to receive a significant new dose of funding.
Toyota has reached yet another hybrid-production milestone since launching the original Prius in Japan in 1997.
Looking at their future product plans, the established German luxury carmakers have now clearly started to take electric-car maker Tesla Motors seriously.
The lifecycle carbon emissions of renewable diesel fuel may be significantly lower than those of conventional diesel, according to a new study from a company that sells the renewable version.
A new month brings more deals on hybrid, electric, and fuel-efficient cars.
It would appear that every automaker is rechecking its gas-mileage calculations these days. The latest episode comes from General Motors, which told its dealers on Wednesday to stop selling certain large crossover SUVs due to errors in the fuel-economy ratings on their window stickers.
After selling the Genesis and Equus luxury sedans under its own brand name for several years, Hyundai is now launching a separate luxury division with a strong focus on green energy.
Audi is a little behind fellow German automaker BMW in the area of electrified autos, but it has a plan in place to address this shortcoming.
What exactly is a carbon tax, and how would one work if it were implemented? Here's a quick primer on the carbon tax, based on research compiled by the Brookings Institution.
Elon Musk says his electric car company will continue to boost production. But can it meet its goals?
So far, around 400,000 people have put down refundable deposits for the Tesla Model 3 electric car, according to the company. As it turns out, many of those reservations may have come from a country that now represents one of the largest markets for electric cars.
A look at a few previous buyback programs by other carmakers may provide some clues as to how VW may structure its own buyback program—subject to court approval, of course.
It won't enter production for almost two years, but the Tesla Model 3 has already made a splash. Where does Tesla go from there?
Tesla is pushing closer to the 200,000-unit cap on sales that triggers a phase-out of the $7,500 Federal tax credit for electric cars. Tesla is a aware of this, though, and may try to do something about it.
Are there many different ways to reduce the carbon associated with road vehicles? Or are electric vehicles the best and only viable way to proceed? That's the debate at the heart of two different reports on Volkswagen's recent actions in Europe last week.
Saudi Arabia is now starting to contemplate a future in which gasoline and diesel now longer power the majority of the world's cars.