Electric vehicles were around long before their fossil fuel rivals. They are also set to outlast them because of advantages their advocates noted as early as a century ago.
Australia can afford to transform Australian manufacturing into an economically viable, environmentally sustainable and job-creating sector. To do that, we need a strategic and long-term approach.
There’s a strong case for more strategic local manufacturing. There’s little case for making cars and trains in Australia.
After ‘Dieselgate’, Volkswagen appears keen to rescue its public image. Now it’s looking to hire its own ‘Greta Thunberg’.
Thanks to savvy public relations, General Motors inserted itself at the heart of culture in mid-century Australia. But dreams don’t last forever.
When computers take the wheel, the emotive aspect of driving will change significantly.
Going private would help Tesla reestablish its luxury status.
The first set of ethical rules on how self-driving cars should operate have been adopted by the German government.
The collapse of the car manufacturing industry will require more investment in R&D and technological innovation to ensure Australia doesn’t fall behind.
University of Sydney conservation scientist Rick Shine has won a top science honour, for work that uses evolutionary theory to try and keep cane toads from killing Australia’s native wildlife.
Australia can learn from the US where state governments have attracted foreign investment in manufacturing that contributes to local economies.
Auto manufacturing workers will face significant problems in finding new jobs after the closure of the Ford and Holden plants, a new survey has found.
The closure of the car manufacturing plants in Australia is a sad loss of knowledge and jobs that will be difficult to replace.
TVR has joined the bid for factory space in south Wales.
The rolling hills of south Wales are proving to be the perfect place for green car manufacturers.
Cooperation between regulators and the car industry has led to a huge reduction in dangerous emissions – and we can expect further progress.
The VW emissions scandal gives governments every right to increase their supervisory role beyond regulation and to involve themselves to a much larger degree in economic activity.