Beijing, taxi companies would have to come up with about $1.3 billion to replace gas-powered cabs with electric vehicles.
Techrules' GT96 extended-range plug-in vehicle gets tested by professional driver in Italy.
The crash brings up questions about how clearly Tesla illustrates the capabilities of Autopilot.
The epidemic of Chinese children falling out of their parents' vehicles into traffic continues apace.
Beijing officials are trying to reduce pollution from transportation by as much as 20 percent with the strongest fuel standards in the country.
The 2015-16 FIA Formula E Championship got underway this weekend with the Beijing ePrix, kicking off the second season with a race around the streets of the Chinese capital.
China-based LeTV will tout its new SEE (Super Electric Eco-system) EV at the Shanghai Motor Show next year.
Tesla picks up momentum in China with more destination charging stations.
Tesla wants to keep growing sales in China. The company's latest offer in Beijing, Shanghai and Hangzhou helps buyers get rid of their used car and then apply the money towards the purchase of a new Model S.
Mercedes-Benz is in the midst of overhauling its SUV and crossover lineup in both makeup and name, with a new GLC model slated to replace the GLK, a GLE to replace the GL and even a new G-Class to cap it all off. But it's not just the production utilities which Benz has been working on.
It has been two years since Lincoln first announced its plans to expand into China, and the first models destined for sale in the giant automotive market just came off the boat in Shanghai on September 10. It's going to be a few weeks before Chinese buyers actually have the chance to get behind the wheel, though.
It's been a long time coming, but the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship finally took place this weekend with the first race in China, officially kicking off a new era of electric racing on the international scene with the 2014 Formula E Beijing ePrix.
The electric racing series Formula E has just made its world debut on the streets of Beijing, and some motorsports have gone whole seasons between crashes as dramatic as the last-lap scrap between Nick Heidfeld and Nicolas Prost in China.
Sitting at a complete stop in traffic might be one of the worst sensations in the world, and navigation system maker TomTom knows all about it. The company has been creating an annual traffic jam index for several years now, but it has just released the results of the same survey for China for the first time. Given all of the horror stories we have heard about pollution caused by the country's cars, congestion was about as bad as you might expect. The researchers found motorists there spend an a
The goal of the plan is to have five million EVs on the roads by the end of 2020.
Some of the world's most notoriously smoggy cities are hoping for relief in a new plan taking aim at what's coming out of their tailpipes. In response to serious air pollution problems and an attempt to meet emissions standards, China plans to decommission more than 5 million aging vehicles by the end of 2014. 330,000 of the cars being retired will come from Beijing, which sees some 31 percent of its PM2.5 particulate matter coming from vehicle emissions. In all, 20 percent of the vehicles being
Ho-Pin Tung became the first Chinese driver to test one of the racecars competing in the all-electric racing series to debut in September. That's appropriate because the first race of the FIA Formula E Championship will take place on his home turf in Beijing, and it's never too early to try to gain a little advantage.