Elon Musk 's Tesla has serious production problems.
This month Sweden built the first road that charges electric vehicles as they drive.
Sweden's smart road allows electric cars to charge in motion. But alternative technologies might be a better option.
Electric cars are taking over – but they really as green as they look?
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Electric cars might be a quick fix to clean up transport, but the problems with cars go beyond just emissions.
Motor racing has always had a close relationship with the media.
Electric vehicle racing is slower and quieter than conventional car racing. To make it interesting, organisers are allowing fans to choose by popular vote to give some drivers a power boost.
Canada has committed to cutting GHG emissions 30 per cent by 2030 from 2005 levels. Can Canada's oil capital lead the charge? New research shows it's within reach with bold actions on several fronts.
Starman takes a drive in his Tesla.
Elon Musk is a master of keeping investors believing in the dream of Tesla, but analysis of the company’s output and financials reveal a darker picture.
A woman walks past a Mahindra e2o electric car during a media preview in Bengaluru.
There is a rapid shift in production of electric cars all over the world. But how will it benefit ordinary people?
Renault Zoé is currently the best-selling electric vehicle in the European Union (15% market share) and leader in France (with 70% of market share).
The overall analysis of the results of the new Energy Market Barometer confirms that the road to a change in the dominant mobility model is still long.
Four major disruptions of urban transport are set to transform city life, but exactly how remains uncertain.
Self-driving, shared, electric vehicles and increasing urban density represent four disruptions that will transform city life. But a transport utopia isn't a guaranteed outcome of their interactions.
Despite persistent buzz, the falling cost of electric cars isn't enough to guarantee sales in Australia.
Beautiful. But is it revolutionary?
There's a reason the next generation of cars look eerily familiar – and we may have a long wait for something completely different.
Without a comprehensive network of recharging stations, like this one in Berlin, it’s little wonder that Australia is lagging behind other countries.
While other countries race into the distance, Australia is still on the starting grid when it comes to electric cars. Why so slow? Because we don't have a proper recharging network.
Emissions from real-life urban driving can be much higher than advertised.
Australian vehicles have been accused of creating more emissions than their manufacturers advertise. But are Australian testing standards up to scratch?
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Could we really reduce the number of vehicles on our roads from 37m to 9m?
Mobility scooter user Linda Thompson.
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Are mobility scooters harbingers of a future where small and versatile electric vehicles roam our cities?
Time's up for the internal combustion engine.
Electric cars will shake up everything from jobs to tax.
Governments racing to grab a lead in the global quest to position their countries for the car industry of the future.
The great dream of cars running on sustainable petrol has not bitten the dust. Here's why.
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.
The future is now.
Aston Martin has rarely been considered an eco-friendly brand, but it has announced an electric car of considerable heft.