Robo-taxis hold promise, and perils, for carmakers

2017-11-20 18:29

The driverless car revolution is already underway, with every major brand racing to create autonomous electric cars and trucks that will always be just a few clicks of a smartphone away.

Norway seeks 'Tesla tax' on electric cars

2017-10-13 08:16

Norway, a world leader of zero-emission vehicles, on Thursday proposed a "Tesla tax" aimed at cutting a tax advantage granted to large electric cars in a heavily criticised move.

Dyson to make electric cars by 2020

2017-09-28 09:13

James Dyson announced he was investing $2.7-billion into developing an electric car by 2020, a new venture for the British inventor of the bagless vacuum cleaner.

Tesla to debut battery semi-truck

2017-09-19 09:13

Tesla plans to unveil a heavy transport truck in October 2017, in a further broadening of the product lineup for the electric vehicle maker.

China to ban petrol cars, boosting electric vehicles

2017-09-11 07:19

China, the world's biggest auto market, is considering a ban on fossil fuel cars in a major boost to the production of electric vehicles as it seeks to ease pollution.

Next-gen Nissan Leaf electric car for SA: 380km battery range!

2017-09-06 08:44

Nissan says its new Leaf electric car driver further on a charge and comes with a new type of technology and the possibility of single-pedal driving.

Plug-in autos are about to boost global power demand 300-fold

2017-07-06 16:40

Electric vehicles aren’t just transforming the auto industry: They’re also about to reshape the global power market.

Richard Hammond’s crash: Why did his EV catch fire?

2017-06-14 06:21

'In theory, the car Richard Hammond crashed, should never have caught fire. But it did. Why?' Lance Branquinho explores…

2017 Mongol Rally: Nissan's electric Leaf to take on 16 000km race

2017-04-28 13:21

Electric vehicle advocate, Plug-In Adventures has created a modified Nissan Leaf that will be the first all-electric car to enter the 2017 Mongol Rally - 16 000km race from the UK to Mongolia.

Shaping the future: Driving BMW's electric i3

2017-03-13 07:22

'The BMW i3 looks like something from the future and cost five times less to run when compared to a conventional family sedan,' says reader Jason Mayo.


Mercedes-Benz X-Class, US GP... 5 stories you shouldn't miss

2017-10-23 14:48

From the United States Grand Prix to the Mercedes-Benz X-Class , here are 5 stories you shouldn't miss.

Electric dreams

2017-09-29 12:37

The transition to electric vehicles is expected to have a transformative impact on the commodities sector, reducing the reliance on China as a key driver of demand.

Schwarzenegger debuts 'dream' electric Hummer

2017-09-21 20:31

'Kreisel Electric electrified my G-class last winter. And now a Hummer,' Politician and former action star Arnold Schwarzenegger presented his electric off-road Hummer.

Taxi, please! This London cab can travel 120km with zero emissions

2017-09-12 09:27

London EV Company (LEVC) premieres its all-new electric TX six-seater taxi at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show.

Classic Jaguar goes electric: New E-type zero

2017-09-07 14:07

Jaguar Land Rover Classic is presenting an electric-powered E-type. Would you want to own a battery-powered classic Jag?

Jaguar Land Rover makes push for electric cars in SA

2017-08-25 13:09

An electric Land Rover will be available from 2020, as Jaguar Land Rover advances its expansion into the electric vehicle market.

WATCH: Porsche spins out trying to chase Tesla

2017-06-29 07:30

Tesla 1 - Porsche 0, at least for this owner, whose dashcam captured a Porsche Cayman driver lose control of his sports car while trying to keep up with the electric car.

The future is ELECTRIFYING

2017-05-14 07:00

Imagine never having to buy petrol again. That’s the future with the new Nissan Leaf electric car, writes Gayle Edmunds and Dumisane Lubisi.

Want to teach your pre-schooler to drive? You can with the electric D.Throne!

2017-04-28 09:14

Meet the world's smallest 'family car', says children-car supplier D.Throne. It's tiny electric vehicle could help you bond with your little petrolhead-in-the-making on a new level.

Road test: 200km driven in an electric BMW i3

2017-02-27 15:14

'In my books the BMW i3 is exemplary of the direction the motoring world is heading in," writes Wheels24's Charlen Raymond.

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