When debris on a freeway near Seattle, Washington, pierced the battery of a US$70,000-plus Tesla Model S and touched off a raging fire, it raised new safety concerns for owners of electric cars.Friday, 4 October, 2013, 2:19pm
Nissan Motor is joining General Motors and Tesla Motors, the largest US sellers of rechargeable cars, in promoting the money-saving benefits of battery-powered cars over saving the planet.26 Apr 2013 - 4:14am
Guangdong plans to spend 57.3 billion yuan (HK$70.82 billion) over the next 10 years to lead the mainland in producing new-energy vehicles, but will still fall far short of the sales target.26 Mar 2013 - 3:18am
BYD chairman Wang Chuanfu laid out a bold plan yesterday to replace 3,000 taxis running on liquefied petroleum gas in Hong Kong with its e6 electric cars within two years.22 Mar 2013 - 4:32am
The municipal government plans to buy 5,000 electric vehicles this year, the Beijing Times reports. Most of the vehicles will be used by civil servants or bus companies for public transport.11 Mar 2013 - 6:14am
Formula E Holdings, promoter of the Formula E Championship, also made public its preliminary list of eight cities selected to host races next year - omitting Hong Kong.10 Mar 2013 - 5:52am 10 comments
It is common for employees in Hong Kong to work long hours. There appears to be no change in this state of affairs despite efforts by the government to change the working culture.18 Feb 2013 - 1:55am 1 comment
Saab Automobile is raising fresh hopes in its Swedish hometown as the mothballed brand gears up for another revival, more than a year after it went bankrupt.26 Jan 2013 - 4:56am
Grand Prix motor racing could be coming to Hong Kong - but not as we know it. A Hong Kong-based consortium, Formula E Holdings, is planning to bring Formula E, high-speed electric-car racing, to the city's streets next year as part of a global circuit of 10 cities including Rome, London and Rio de Janeiro.13 Jan 2013 - 5:39am 11 comments
Electric cars, which have near-silent engines, will need to have noise-making devices installed to let people know they are near, under a US government proposal.9 Jan 2013 - 4:19am
Toyota Motor, the world's largest carmaker, was set to delay the launch of a new line at its factory in Tianjin because a decline in its Chinese sales was likely to continue, Japan's Asahi newspaper reported.10 Dec 2012 - 3:32am
Brightoil blames heavy losses on poor demand5 Nov 2012 - 3:25am
Mainland electric carmaker BYD's third-quarter profit slumped 94 per cent due to weak domestic demand and losses from it solar panel business.30 Oct 2012 - 4:25am
Beijing is having a serious rethink over its ambitious electric vehicles policy.
The central government has assembled the top experts and policymakers on electric and hybrid cars at a meeting in Wuzhen, in Zhejiang province, this week.11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am
Electric vehicles will be one of the highlights of InnoCarnival 2011.
Visitors will find out about the latest green car technology, and those with a valid driving licence can test drive the most up-to-date electric cars at the event.
About 50 organisations will showcase their new technology at the carnival at Hong Kong Science Park this weekend.3 Nov 2011 - 12:00am