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Mercedes-Benz used the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show to highlight its intended plans for the future.
Global electric-car sales fell for the first time in modern history in July after China scaled back purchase subsidies, highlighting the role government assistance is having on the burgeoning market.
Electric mobility is Volkswagen's focus at Frankfurt motorshow as the German automaker is set to debut its new ID.3 electric car.
Volkswagen currently has more than 20 000 electric car charging points in Germany and will introduce another 36 000 charging points throughout Europe.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk was quoted as telling investors of his electric car company that "it won’t be long before we have a 400-mile (650km) range car", US media reports.
Tesla will cut its full-time employee headcount by 7%, the company just managed to eke out a profit in the fourth quarter.
Following an overwhelmingly positive reaction to the original concept for ‘the most beautiful electric car in the world’, Jaguar Classic has confirmed it will offer all-electric E-types for sale.
On German streets plied by hulking SUVs and roaring combustion engines, the small, toy-like electric vehicles driven by postmen stand out by their silence and their bright yellow livery.
An electric car racing series is already a real thing, Formula E. But would you watch an electric GT race series? Legendary driver Tiff Needell gets behind the wheel of the GT P100DL, a Tesla race car.
Tesla again placed blame for a fatal crash involving a Model X last month on the driver, hours after the man’s family hired a firm to explore legal options.
The ID.3 from Volkswagen opens a new era of climate-friendly mobility.
At the Frankfurt Motor Show Automobili Lamborghini will unveil the Sián - a hybrid super sports car delivering new technologies and unsurpassed performance in the hybrid sphere.
The all-electric Volkswagen ID.R has broken the outright Goodwood Festival of Speed presented by Mastercard Hillclimb record, 20 years after it was set by ex-F1 star Nick Heidfeld in a McLaren MP4/13.
Volkswagen is nearing a deal to cooperate with Ford on electric-car technology and self-driving vehicles, according to CEO Herbert Diess, who also called for a faster transformation of the German manufacturer.
Tesla chief Elon Musk on Thursday urged workers to make helping with the 'biggest wave' of deliveries in the electric car maker's history their top priority, Business Insider reported.
A Nissan electric sedan designed for China has rolled off an assembly line, the first of dozens of planned electrics being created by global automakers for their biggest market
Electric cars are becoming increasingly popular. We look at different ways to charge EVs and hybrid cars.
The Fisker Karma was once the darling of the electric car world but it was plagued with bankruptcy and scandal before it could get off the ground. We look at the history behind Fisker.
Electric cars are praised as the answer to questions of green and clean mobility but the overall sustainability of battery-powered vehicles is far from clear.
Cobalt is hitting historically high prices fuelled by the automobile industry, which needs the rare metal to make light and durable electric batteries.
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