China has set a target of producing and selling 500,000 energy-efficient and alternative-energy vehicles a year by 2015, and five million vehicles by 2020.

Unseasonably wet and windy weather led to low air pollution during June.

Japan has found a large deposit of rare earth minerals in its Pacific seabed, enough to supply its hi-tech industries for more than 200 years, a scientist said Friday.

Diversified business house Tata group is developing an electric car that is expected to be priced below $20,000 (over Rs 10 lakh) in partnership with France’s Dassault Systemes.

China's central government plans to spend 170 billion yuan ($27 billion) this year to promote energy conservation, emission reductions and renewable energy, the Ministry of Finance said in a statem

Nissan Motor announced Wednesday it will launch global production of an all-electric van, the e-NV200, as early as next year in the Spanish city of Barcelona, creating 700 jobs.

The central government has allocated 6 billion yuan ($949 million) to subsidise consumer purchases of fuel-saving cars, Xinhua News Agency reported late on Wednesday, putting a cumulative figure fo

Growing environmental consciousness and the adverse effects of climate change, are propelling governments to support initiatives towards the development of eco-friendly mobility solutions including electric vehicles. Efforts have to be made to orient the use of electric vehicles to niche situations and markets where their limitations can be leveraged by design.

An International Energy Agency (IEA) supported publication, titled "EV City Casebook: A Look at the Global Electric Vehicle Movement," addresses best practices for electric vehicle usage.

Electric vehicles in general are a great step in reducing emissions that cause global warming.