For the first time, the venerable old VW Golf is available with electric drive only. The maximum speed is capped at 140 km/h, and the range, depending on the route, driving style and battery charge, between 130 and 190 kilometers an hour.
Though a future in which all cars are electric is still decades away, carmakers such as VW, BMW and Daimler are busy showcasing their green models. The question is how ethically clean are they?
Cooperation talks between the German car giant and the Indian market leader about joint development of a car for emerging markets have ended 'amicably' because the pair couldn't achieve planned cost savings.
US car giant General Motors has said it will replace potentially dangerous airbags in millions of cars running on Chinese roads. The recall comes in the wake of a huge scandal surrounding Takata inflators.
The German premium carmaker has renewed a claim that it doesn't use illegal software to artificially lower the emissions in some of its diesel vehicles, as German authorities are taking a closer look into Daimler cars.
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