About 18 months ago, Bayerische Motoren Werke AG started selling a plug-in hybrid version of its midsize sedan for the first time. The 530e is a more expensive, bulkier version of the German automaker’s sports sedan. It goes about 30 miles on a charge and tops out at an Autobahn-friendly 146 miles per hour. It’s the kind of hybrid that hyper-milers could have only imagined back when Toyota unveiled the original Prius two decades ago.
Analysis by data specialists McKinsey Energy Insights (MEI) has forecast that every fifth car sold globally will be electric by 2030.
Exxon Mobil Corp. says the existential threat to oil producers from electric cars is overblown.
Dubai, with its 14-lane highways and car-dependent residents, will provide free parking and toll-free driving to encourage motorists to shift to electric cars as a way of cutting carbon emissions in the oil-rich United Arab Emirates.
Adventurer Chris Ramsey and his wife Julie completed a world first by competing against hundreds of other petrol or diesel powered vehicles.
When the boss of Europe’s biggest listed oil company says his next car will be electric, it says a lot about the future of fossil fuels.
The UK will have more charging locations for electric cars than gasoline stations in 2020, according to Nissan Motor Co. Ltd.
Electric car sales will soar once motorists overcome their misconceptions about the running costs, according to a new study.
t is now more than eight years since Iain Todd was asked to help Aberdeen become the UK's green-energy capital.
THE rest of the country may be in the grip of a road fuel crisis - but one Easter Ross man does not have to panic-buy at the pumps.