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.
China is about to implement much tougher emissions standards—and sooner than carmakers expected.
The universe of affordable hybrid vehicles with all-wheel drive is tiny, and has been for more than a decade. Why are there so few?
While VW works to hammer out the details of a settlement with the US government, multiple investigations and probes involving other companies are now underway.
The four electric car models coming to dealerships next year may change the numbers on what makes are currently selling best.
Batteries are vital to electric cars. But does that mean the companies that make the cells that go into those battery packs have become more important than the carmakers themselves?
Honda is looking to double its 2014 sales of the Accord Hybrid with the 2017 model.
The 2017 Honda Clarity will arrive in showrooms late this year with a hydrogen fuel-cell powertrain. But Honda has much larger plans for the Clarity mid-size sedan, and they involve batteries and plugs.
The 2016 Chevy Cruze achieves a best of 30 mpg city, 42 mpg highway, 35 mpg combined, making good on Chevy's promise that the latest model would achieve at least 40 mpg highway.
Automakers are starting to promote the benefits of electric cars more aggressively, judging from the tone of a panel discussion at the 2016 SAE World Congress covered by Wards Auto.
After four years of steady growth, U.S. plug-in electric car sales were essentially flat last year. However, in other parts of the world, it was a different story.
Toyota is the world's top producer and promoter of hybrid cars, and its enthusiasm extends to its Lexus luxury brand as well.
A city in Florida offers a glimpse of what the future of mass transit could be.