Research on how people adopt new technologies suggests the transition is now well under way.
Internal combustion engine cars still dominate global sales – it could be to do with the emotive influence they hold over drivers.
Faced with a Germany-led coalition seeking to ban internal-combustion-engine car sales from 2035, the EU needs to stay firm on its core economic principles.
Whether safety-related fixes demand a software upgrade or a trip to the dealership, carmakers must notify the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and all affected drivers
Noise pollution is a serious problem, and cars make a lot of it. But roads are also a factor.
The sale of traditional vehicles would have to cease completely by 2038 to reach the government’s target. So where’s the plan to get there?
Ford’s electric F-150 pickup won’t roll off assembly lines until early 2022, but the company has received thousands of preorders already for a vehicle aimed at the mass market, not eco-buyers.
EVs will have lower sticker prices than gas vehicles when batteries are cheaper. Getting there comes down to knowing where to cut costs.
Time’s up for the internal combustion engine.