Redefining Urban Mobility

A new EY report, Urban Mobility Redefined, finds the lines blurring among such shared transportation alternatives as car-sharing, ride-sharing and other non-traditional modes of personal transportation.

Karma Automotive Prepares to Launch Renamed Hybrid

April 26, 2016

Karma Automotive LLC—the company created in 2014 from the assets of bankrupt hybrid supercar maker Fisker Automotive—hopes to revive production this year and begin selling an overhauled version of the Karma sport sedan called the Revero.

Ford Targets at Least 10% EV Sales Ratio by 2020

April 25, 2016

Ford Motor Co. says it will introduce 13 hybrid, plug-in and all-electric vehicles in China over the next four years in hopes to hiking the proportion of electrified units it sells there to 10%-25%.

The Law and Autonomous Cars

April 25, 2016

Features that enable your car to drive itself are coming to market now, but regulations to govern their performance have lagged, notes Jennifer Dukarski, an attorney with the Butzel Long law firm.

Musk: Public Transport Must Be Reinvented

April 22, 2016

Tesla Motors Inc. is evaluating a new autonomous vehicle platform that CEO Elon Musk hints could be an alternative to traditional public transportation.

Germany Readies Tax Break for EVs

April 21, 2016

Germany is preparing a plan to waive vehicle taxes for 10 years on electric cars in a bid to bolster demand for electrified vehicles, according to Reuters, which cites a draft document that describes the program.