Banning new petrol and diesel cars from EU roads by 2030 is unrealistic without more incentives to develop electric-powered alternatives, campaigners say.
The Paris Motor Show is seeing more and more electric vehicles thanks to falling battery costs and reaction to Volkswagen's dieselgate scandal.
Electric car maker Tesla is to buy its sister company SolarCity which makes solar panels. CEO Elon Musk is the largest shareholder in both firms and chairman of SolarCity.
Porsche is stepping up hiring with more than 1,400 new positions for production of its first all-electric sports car, as it takes on Tesla.
Tesla's boss Elon Musk has unveiled an ambitious expansion plan to build electric trucks and buses as well as set up car sharing and solar energy systems.
US safety regulators want detailed information from electric car maker Tesla about the design, operation and testing of its Autopilot technology following a fatal crash in May.
BMW is teaming up with Intel and Mobileye aiming to put self-driving cars on the road by 2021.
The world's first 'eHighway' is being tested in Sweden on which trucks connect to overhead cables like trams or trains, their engines switching from diesel to electric.
The crisis-hit German car maker plans to launch dozens of all-electric models on the market.
Despite the diesel emissions test cheating scandal Volkswagen's underlying profit fell less than expected in the first quarter thanks to demand for its Audi and Porsche models.
Tesla reportedly plans to move up the launch of high-volume production of its Model 3 to 2018 which will be difficult to achieve according to some suppliers and industry analysts.
Electric car maker Tesla plans to hugely accelerate production of its upcoming Model 3 mass-market vehicle to 500,000 cars a year from 2018, but sceptics are doubtful founder Elon Musk can do it.
Electric car maker Tesla says it has received almost 400,000 orders for its model 3 and boss Elon Musk said the level of interest had "surprised" even him.
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California-based Tesla Motors is being buoyed by bumper pre-orders of its Model 3 electric car. Its founder and chief executive Elon Musk says they
A sneak preview of Tesla Motors' Model 3 has generated more than 180,000 pre-orders in less than two days, even as sales of all-electric and hybrid vehicles are down.
French carmaker Renault is recalling 10,649 of its Zoe electric vehicles as a preventative move to check brake fluid hoses that could rupture.
Italian researchers say they have developed a device that can convert a conventional front wheel drive car into a four-wheel drive hybrid. The
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