Browsing: General Motors

Are electric cars ready to stand on their own? If you took a spin down to the New York International Auto Show last week and saw the $37 500 (R486 000) Chevy Bolt (electric) parked next to

Elon Musk’s Tesla briefly surpassed General Motors to become America’s most valuable car maker, eclipsing a company whose well-being was once viewed as interdependent with the nation’s. A week after topping Ford, Tesla climbed

A quarter of all miles driven in the US could be in shared, self-driving electric cars by the end of the next decade, setting off a seismic shift that will upend the car industry, according to a study on the rise of the autonomous age. A convergence of

After fuelling the 20th century car culture that reshaped cities and defined modern life, petrol has had its day. The International Energy Agency forecasts that global petrol consumption has all but peaked as more efficient cars and the

Ford Motor Co, which put the world on wheels a century ago, is now taking the driver out of the driver’s seat. The company said it plans to have a fully autonomous vehicle – no steering wheel and no accelerator or brake