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.
The vacuum cleaner maker faces the same challenges as Elon Musk against the big auto players – so maybe it's time to try a different road.
Tesla's new Model 3 may be the kick the electric car industry needs to expand, with pre-orders exceeding expectations.
American consumers just aren't prioritizing fuel efficiency in a time of low gasoline prices. Is there a way to reverse the trend and make progress on climate change?
A thought experiment: how will people view mobility and personal vehicles once we have electric, autonomous vehicles in the future?
Obama's proposal to add $10 tax to crude oil raises the thorny question of whether the U.S. can continue to fund its highway infrastructure with a fuel tax that hasn't changed since 1993.
'Energy productivity' is the new buzz-phrase in energy and climate policy, what even is it?