U.S. President Joe Biden Aims for 50% of New Vehicles to be Electric by 2030

United States President Joe Biden has signed an executive order on Thursday aimed at making half of all new vehicles zero emissions by 2030 and cutting pollution with new vehicle emission rules by 2026. The 50% target, while non-binding and …

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Berlin Prosecutors Charge Ex-VW CEO for Giving False Testimony in ‘Dieselgate’ Scandal

Berlin prosecutors announced on Wednesday that they have issued charges against former Volkswagen chief executive Martin Winterkorn for providing false testimony to the German parliament when he claimed that he was oblivious of the carmaker’s emissions-cheating “Dieselgate” scandal before it …

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Ford Invests 300 Million in Romanian All-Electric-Vehicle Factory

Automobile giant Ford has made a $300 million investment into the Craiova Assembly Plant, an all-electric vehicle manufacturer in Romania, with hopes to have a zero-emissions lineup by 2024. Craiova is Ford’s third European production facility that will be focusing …

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China’s Huawei Pledges to Invest $1B on Electric Car Tech

Chinese tech developer Huawei has pledged to invest $1 billion on self-driving and electrically powered vehicles in an attempt to compete with Tesla and Xiaomi Corp. Huawei has already made headway in the self-driving vehicle market, and boasts that their …

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