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Here are two facts that defy logic: by the end of the year, electric car maker Tesla will have burned through more than US$10bn without ever having made 10c. Yet companies around the world are lining up to compete

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

Volkswagen’s namesake brand will present the concept of a fully electric crossover model in Shanghai next week to challenge Tesla’s Model X as the German manufacturer gears up to roll out a new zero-emission

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

Tesla has taken plenty of flak lately, notably for its tendency to burn through vast sums of cash without delivering profit. But in at least one respect it’s succeeding beyond CEO Elon Musk’s wildest dreams

BMW is accelerating plans to acquire technology expertise in a race with the likes of Apple and Google to make cars smart enough to react like human drivers. The German automaker is pushing to acquire start-ups, partner with

Volkswagen will seek redemption in electric cars, autonomous driving and ride-sharing after its cheating on diesel-emissions technology led to the biggest scandal in its history and hastened a corporate overhaul

Electric cars are the future of the automobile, Germany’s iconic luxury vehicle brand BMW believes. And it’s about to make a big investment in South Africa to back up this view. Worldwide, the race to electric vehicles is hotting up as leading vehicle manufacturers