Energy & Green Tech

Electrifying homes to slow climate change: 4 essential reads

The latest reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change show that to avoid massive losses and damage from global warming, nations must act quickly to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The good news is that ...

Automotive

Vietnamese carmaker to build electric vehicles in N Carolina

A Vietnamese automaker announced plans Tuesday to build a plant in North Carolina to manufacture electric vehicles, promising to bring 7,500 jobs and ending the state's streak of near-misses for landing carmakers.

Energy & Green Tech

Biofuels producers, farmers not sold on switch to electric

The president and auto industry maintain the nation is on the cusp of a gigantic shift to electric vehicles and away from liquid-fueled cars, but biofuels producers and some of their supporters in Congress aren't buying it. ...

Energy & Green Tech

Biden's auto dilemma: How hard to push for electric cars?

After four years of bitter fighting, California and the federal government agree they need to set ambitious climate goals, and major automakers are increasingly betting that the future of their business lies with electric ...

Business

VW diesel scandal cost German carmakers plenty

The Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal pulled down sales for other German car companies by about 105,000 vehicles worth $5.2 billion in 2016, according to a study that looked at how much collective reputation matters.