To Fund US Infrastructure, Charge by the Mile, Not the Gallon

Few things exemplify the United States’ disconnect between personal freedom and collective responsibility like our automobile habit. Drivers travel at will, as long as...

Nissan to launch new all-electric Leaf in Asia-Pacific markets

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co (7201.T) said on Tuesday it will launch the new version of its all-electric vehicle Leaf in...

Panasonic hikes outlook after third-quarter earnings surge on automotive demand

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s Panasonic Corp lifted its outlook for earnings this year after reporting a 23 percent jump in third-quarter operating...

Electric Cars Could Destroy the Electric Grid—or Fix It Forever

Electric vehicles are a fixture of many a transportation utopia, and for good reasons. In a world still reliant on private transportation, they promise...

Ford Paves a Path From Big Automaker to Big Operating System

In its 114-year history, Ford has been many kinds of automaker. A manufacturing innovator, a hawker of Mustang muscle, a pickup powerhouse. Now the...

Tesla’s Autopilot Crashes and More Car News This Week

Coming off the excessive pomp, ambition, and fun of CES and the Detroit Auto Show, maybe it's not surprising this past week has been...

Detroit Motor Show: What the cars of the future may look like

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Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co’s plan to double its electrified vehicle spending is part of an investment tsunami in batteries and...

Ford plans $11 billion investment, 40 electrified vehicles by 2022

DETROIT (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) will significantly increase its planned investments in electric vehicles to $11 billion by 2022 and...

Tesla says solar roof production has started in Buffalo

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Tuesday it began manufacturing its premium solar roof tiles at the company’s Buffalo, New York...

Byton, Tesla’s Latest Chinese Competitor, Takes Screens to an Extreme

With a 49-inch screen spanning the dash from one door to the other, the first car-of-the-future unveil at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in...

Norway powers ahead (electrically): over half new car sales now electric or hybrid

OSLO (Reuters) - Sales of electric and hybrid cars rose above half of new registrations in Norway in 2017, a record aided...

A new Jeep Wrangler, VW’s electric hippie bus, Uber’s never-ending legal hole, and more...

‘Tis the season to pause and take stock. Have you been nice to the cars in your life? The automotive suppliers? The Uber drivers?...

Solid Power, BMW partner to develop next-generation EV batteries

(Reuters) - U.S. EV battery company Solid Power said on Monday it had partnered with Germany’s BMW AG (BMWG.DE) to develop the...

Singapore’s electric car-sharing program hits the road

  SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore launched on Tuesday its first large-scale electric car-sharing program through which the land-scarce city-state hopes to provide commuters with more...

Electric charge: Glencore bets big on car battery metals

LONDON (Reuters) - Glencore (GLEN.L) has increased production of the metals used to make electric car batteries faster than its major mining...
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