Green Technology

Ford ups electric push in China as Beijing transforms market

Dec 5, 2017

Ford to roll out at least 15 new electric vehicles in China by 2025 as Beijing pushes hard to clean up smog-choked cities

Nissan undaunted by bid to stop electric vehicle tax credits

Dec 4, 2017

The head of Nissan Motor Co.'s operations in North America said the Japanese automaker is undaunted by congressional efforts to do away with a tax credit for plug-in electric vehicles

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens developing a hybrid plane

Nov 28, 2017

Three big European companies are developing a hybrid passenger plane that uses a single electric turbofan along with three conventional jet engines

Tesla wants to electrify big trucks, adding to its ambitions

Nov 17, 2017

Tesla says it will electrify trucking with 500-mile-range semi due out in 2019

VW to spend $40B on electric cars, technology through 2022

Nov 17, 2017

Volkswagen says it plans to spend more than 34 billion euros ($40 billion) over the next five years on developing electric cars, autonomous driving and other new technologies

Envoy says US to keep fighting greenhouse gas emissions

Nov 16, 2017

The United States says it's committed to reducing greenhouse gas even though the Trump administration still plans to pull out of the Paris accord on fighting global warming

Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

Nov 16, 2017

Toyota is banking on hydrogen fuel cells, a futuristic "electrification" auto technology, as its zero-emissions option

GM says next-gen electric cars will cost less, go farther

Nov 15, 2017

General Motors is telling investors its next generation of electric vehicles will cost the company 30 percent less than current ones, making them profitable after the new version debuts in 2021

Electric trucks emerging but still have a long haul

Nov 15, 2017

Electric truck sales expected to grow, but costs will make it hard to overcome diesels

Ryder adds 125 electric vans to its fleet

Nov 2, 2017

Ryder is adding 125 electric vans to its fleet from startup Chanje