Ford Mustang Mach-E Captures Green Car of the Year Honor

Ford Mustang Mach-E Captures Green Car of the Year Honor

Ford’s much-anticipated Mustang Mach-E hasn’t hit dealerships yet, but it’s already winning awards, named the 2021 Green Car of the Year. The EV, which is expected to arrive later this year, won the honor as part of the Green Car Awards sponsored by the Green Car...
Bentley Shifting to All-Electric Portfolio by 2030

Bentley Shifting to All-Electric Portfolio by 2030

British performance luxury marque Bentley plans to shift from internal combustion powerplants to battery-electric fast enough to make your head snap like so many of the vehicles it produces — in less than a decade. Bentley’s push to electrify its entire portfolio with...
BMW Does a Complete U-Turn on its EV Program

BMW Does a Complete U-Turn on its EV Program

A week before unveiling the all-new iNext battery-electric vehicle, BMW said it will “realign” its strategy and begin developing a unique architecture solely for “electric drives,” rather than sharing the same platform for vehicles using both battery and conventional...
NEVs Will be 20% of New Vehicles Bought in China by 2025

NEVs Will be 20% of New Vehicles Bought in China by 2025

The push by the Chinese government to get more zero-emissions vehicles on the road is well-known, but a new estimate shows those efforts will result in 20% of all new vehicle sales by 2025 being NEVs. The country has long touted new energy vehicles as the way to...
Prosecutors End Probe into Former VW CEO Winterkorn

Prosecutors End Probe into Former VW CEO Winterkorn

German prosecutors in Stuttgart are dropping an investigation into former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn and any role he may have played in manipulating the market by covering up the automaker’s emission’s scandal. Winterkorn was being investigated for possibly...
Biden, Trump Clash about Energy in Debate

Biden, Trump Clash about Energy in Debate

Conservatives hit former Vice President Joe Biden hard after the third presidential debate for saying he wanted to move away from oil to protect the environment in an argument of great importance to the U.S. auto industry. President Donald Trump said during a heated...
GM Making Big Series of EV Announcements Today

GM Making Big Series of EV Announcements Today

This is set to be a big day for General Motors, at least on the EV front. The widely anticipated GMC Hummer, which will be offered in both pickup and SUV forms, will make its official global debut online Tuesday 8:00 PM EDT. That preview will follow what the automaker...
New Hyundai Chairman Hits Accelerator Pedal

New Hyundai Chairman Hits Accelerator Pedal

In a society that puts a premium on respect for elders, Euisun Chung has spent decades in the background as his now octogenarian father led the Hyundai Motor Group. But, in recent years, the 49-year-old heir-apparent started to come out of the shadows, laying out some...