Electric cars have much going for them - including superior acceleration and lower fuel and maintenance costs than petrol-powered rivals - but restricted model choice and incoherent government pol

Buses that neither belch pollution nor draw on coal power are starting to appear on city streets with the support of Silicon Valley and a company backed by Warren Buffett.

China is preparing a new scheme to encourage automakers and consumers to use electric and hybrid vehicles, learning lessons from California's efforts to promote a similar switch, the head of a majo

Solar-powered cars have come a step closer after scientists discovered a way to create compact fuel cells that use the power of the sun to generate hydrogen.

A new report from the London Assembly Environment Committee has warned Boris Johnson that he needs to accelerate his air quality programs to comply with EU and UK laws.

CHINESE automakers produced more than 25,000 new-energy vehicles in June, four times as many as they did in the same month of last year, as the government promotes use of less polluting vehicles, n

Self-driving electric taxis could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from conventional car travel in the US by 94% in 2030, according to a study by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

The first fully electric London doubledecker bus will enter service in October, as transport authorities try to reduce the capital’s air pollution levels.

Cars powered by solar energy will feature in the UK’s first ever 100% electric motor car race this weekend.

Nissan has accelerated cleaning up CO2 emissions from its European fleet with a reduction of 12.1% in 2014.