Shifting to plug-in cars wouldn't be enough to max out global oil consumption by 2040. But it could help make that happen if cities pitch in and ride-sharing doesn't crowd out public transportation.
Australia needs to 'embrace uncertainty' on the future of transport, with flexible, holistically focused policy.
Volvo might be the first car company to go all-electric, but it's far from the market leader and petrol will continue to be relied upon.
More than 200 mayors have committed their cities to stick with the Paris climate deal no matter what the US does. Electric vehicles offer a promising route to making good on that pledge.
Elon Musk struck a blow for open IP, so should other sustainable industries go the same way?
The Australian market is awash with highly polluting cars. But there are a couple of key resources to help you find the best vehicle that fits your needs.
By boosting the demand for energy from the grid, electric cars could help create an incentive for more renewable energy investment, while smoothing over issues with supply and demand.
Wireless charging means these cars could run off much smaller and cheaper batteries.
Australia needs stronger policy aimed at curbing air pollution, but the options currently on the table fall short. For now, we could all aim to drive less and turn off the engine when the car is idle.
China is ramping up its low-emission transport game – so will the rest of the world follow suit?
Plan to develop long-lasting supercapacitors would provide a faster, safer alternative to lithium batteries.
Although Donald Trump has called climate change a hoax invented by China, Chinese leaders believe cutting carbon emissions will generate economic and political payoffs at home and abroad.
While action on air pollution is welcome, there may be better ways to cut car emissions.
A Woking-Cupertino tie-up seems implausible at first glance, but there is plenty up for grabs which could suit both companies.
Alternative technologies are already leaving Tesla's batteries in the slow lane.
Electric vehicles could cover the daily energy needs of nearly 90 percent of personal cars in the U.S., analysis shows
New technologies do not exist in a vacuum. To succeed, new transport technology needs to match the ways we want to move around cities and be accommodated by laws and regulations.
Tesla are taking bold steps to make their production as eco-friendly as possible – but it's not as simple as they hope.
Elon Musk hasn't made a cheap electric car, but one that's attractive enough to create a mass market.
Tesla Motors again struck a chord with the sleek Model 3 electric car but it's still not enough to compete on price and convenience with mass market gas-powered cars, says auto tech researcher.