Big, gas-guzzling cars are often more profitable for automakers than are cars that drive on electricity, due in large part to the persistently high costs of batteries.
Archive for month: February, 2017
Explorers look set to drill a record number of wells in Norway’s Arctic waters this year, undeterred by oil prices apparently stuck below $60 a barrel.
The last set of CAFE standards from 2022 through 2025 have not yet been finalized by the NHTSA—so they might seem like a juicy target for an executive order or changes by Elaine Chao, the new Department of Transportation head.
By 2050, there will be three billion light-duty vehicles (LDVs) on the road. Even under the most optimistic forecast, alternative vehicles will account for — at best — 50 percent of the total worldwide fleet.
OPEC mostly kept its members in line during the first month of coordinated production cuts, but the cartel faces a test of its will this spring.
Daimler will stop selling combustion engine Smart cars in the United States and Canada and focus the brand on electric vehicles in the two markets, the company said late on Monday.
President Trump signed a measure Tuesday that could presage the most aggressive assault on government regulations since President Reagan.
One person’s disgusting vehicle exhaust is a clever entrepreneur’s treasure.
Toyota’s goal to phase out traditional gas-powered vehicles from its product line may have hit a bit of a snag: The carmaker has recalled all of its hydrogen-powered Mirai vehicles. To be fair there are only a few thousand of them.
Greenhouse gas emissions in the United States declined by 2.2 percent between 2014 and 2015, federal officials reported on Tuesday.