Air pollution is a huge concern in Mexico City, so Álvaro de la Paz is working to help reduce it. In his workshop, the car mechanic developed an affordable way to transform conventional cars into electric vehicles.
Facing EU penalties over poor air quality, Germany has said it wants to test free public transport in five cities. Bonn and Essen are among the cities to serve as testing ground for the new project.
China has set a 2019 deadline for global carmakers to meet new quotas for so-called New Energy Vehicles (NEVs), meaning their annual sales in China must hit a specific threshold of electric cars or plug-in hybrids.
British technology firm Dyson has joined the race to develop a battery-powered electric car. The company is investing billions of pounds to build an electric vehicle that it says will be launched in 2020.
Dieselgate has many people turning to electric vehicles as a more environmentally friendly option. But in some respects, e-cars can be just as bad for the environment as traditional cars. So what's the upshot?
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