Meet the 'affordable' Opel Ampera-e

Opel says it will launch a "revolutionary" new battery electric car in 2017: the five-door, five-seater Ampera-e.

Tesla sales rocket 51 percent in 2015

Tesla says its 2015 sales were up 51 percent as the electric carmaker reaffirmed plans for its new model that aims at a wider market.

US regulator sees Google car as 'driver'

The US agency in charge of highway safety thinks that Google's autonomous car could qualify as being its own driver.

Takata: VW recalls 680 000 cars in US

Volkswagen will recall 680 000 cars in the US owing to possible faulty airbags supplied by Japanese maker Takata.