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Volkswagen Plans All-Electric Car for China Next Year

Volkswagen Plans All-Electric Car for China Next Year

By Joe McDonald |
Volkswagen, Europe's biggest automaker, plans to launch its first pure-electric car in China next year as Beijing steps up pressure on the industry to promote alternatives to gasoline.

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

Daimler Profits Double on Sales of Mercedes E-Class, SUVs

By David McHugh | Apr 27
German automaker Daimler AG says net profit doubled in the first three months of the year as the new version of the company's Mercedes-Benz E-Class sedan and its SUV lineup boosted sales.

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

Rural Electric Drivers Face 'Range Anxiety'

By Michael Hill | Apr 24
Sunita Halasz has tips for "driving electric" along lonely roads in New York's Adirondack Mountains: Know the locations of charging stations, bring activities for the kids during three-hour recharges... and have a backup plan.

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

Monaco Flying Car Set to Take Off

By Milos Krivokapic and Angela Charlton | Apr 22
A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light-framed plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.

Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? Flying Car Soon To Go On Sale

Is It A Bird? Is It A Plane? Flying Car Soon To Go On Sale

Apr 22
It may not be quite like the Jetsons, but for over a million dollars you too can soon fly around in a car.

Volvo Announces Plans to Export China-Made Electric Car

Volvo Announces Plans to Export China-Made Electric Car

By Joe McDonald | Apr 20
Volvo Cars, the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker, said Wednesday it plans to make electric cars in China for sale worldwide starting in 2019 amid pressure by Beijing for global auto brands to help develop its fledgling industry in alternatives to gasoline.