Green Technology

Volvo's electric car brand Polestar unveils first model

Oct 17, 2017

Volvo Cars' performance electric car brand, Polestar, has unveiled a four-seat coupe in lightweight carbon fiber as its first model, stepping up competition in a market dominated until now by Tesla

Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

Oct 17, 2017

The environmental group Greenpeace has issued a report giving technology titans like Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact

Shell to buy electric vehicle charging providers

Oct 12, 2017

Royal Dutch Shell has signed an agreement to buy NewMotion, an electric vehicle charging firm

Dutch team wins Australia solar-powered car race 7th time

Oct 12, 2017

A Dutch team has won a solar-powered car race across Australia for a seventh time, with a University of Michigan car taking second place in the biennial event

Renault wants half its cars to be electric or hybrid in 2022

Oct 6, 2017

French carmaker Renault says half of its models will be electric or hybrid by 2022 and it's investing heavily in "robo-vehicles" with increasing degrees of autonomy

Ford plans $14B in cost cuts as part of new CEO's strategy

Oct 3, 2017

Ford's new CEO plans to cut billions and focus on trucks, SUVs to win over skeptical investors

Tesla Model 3 production falls short of targets in Q3

Oct 2, 2017

Tesla blames "bottlenecks" for lower-than-expected Model 3 production in the third quarter

GM to offer 2 more electric vehicles in next 18 months

Oct 2, 2017

General Motors is promising two new electric vehicles on Chevrolet Bolt underpinnings in the next 1 ½ years and more than 20 electric or hydrogen fuel cell vehicles by 2023

China sets target for electric car quota but delays rollout

Sep 29, 2017

China has raised its first-year target for a quota system that will require all automakers to contribute to electric car development but delayed its rollout to 2019

Edmunds: Ioniq, Bolt, Leaf give EV buyers options to Model 3

Sep 27, 2017

For buyers who are interested in an electric vehicle but don't want to wait around for Tesla's Model 3, several great alternatives are available now at a similar price point

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