Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, plans to launch its first pure-electric car in China next year as Beijing steps up pressure on the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.
Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: Know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges... and have a backup plan.
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.
It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car.
Volvo Cars, the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker, said Wednesday it plans to make electric cars in China for sale worldwide starting in 2019 amid pressure by Beijing for global auto brands to help develop its fledgling industry in alternatives to gasoline.