TWO years ago, Nissan hired the studio Man Made Music for what seemed like a straightforward task: Design a sound that its quiet electric vehicles could play to announce themselves on the road....

[MUNICH] It only took a decade for traditional automakers to take electric cars seriously and offer more than a smattering of test-the-water models.

FORD Motor Co said on Tuesday it would launch eight electric vehicles in Europe this year, a key step in its target of achieving a majority of its overall sales from electric cars by the end of...

MERCEDES-BENZ gave car buyers a glimpse of the top-end of its electric model plans, showing off a sleek silver battery-powered concept version to complement the flagship S-Class sedan.

[JOHANNESBURG] Demand for metals used in battery electric vehicles could rise sixfold if electric cars reach 8 per cent of road traffic by the mid-2020s, delivering huge dividends for producing...

[SINGAPORE] The rise of the electric vehicle industry alone could displace 13.7 million barrels per day of (bpd) oil demand by 2040, the global head of Citigroup Research said at an industry...

CHINA Evergrande Group, the property developer with dreams of becoming an electric-car powerhouse, is finding it has picked an inopportune time to load up on debt.

[SINGAPORE] Singapore has a message for Elon Musk: Taking mass transit is a better climate-change solution than tooling around in one of his Tesla Inc's electric vehicles.

IT'S A trope that's been around roughly as long as Elon Musk has been in the car business: When a new electric vehicle is unveiled, it's dubbed a potential "Tesla killer".

NISSAN Motor Co, BMW AG and Volkswagen AG are among carmakers in talks to bring the electric car revolution to South Africa, as the country's vehicle factory floors risk being left behind in the...