Smart has unveiled its new 4th generation electric model in Miami. The little city runabout has been available as an electric vehicle in the United States since 2010. One in four of the last-generation Smarts sold in the US was an electric version.
As governments around the world begin to get even tougher on traditional combustion engines, Japan's car manufacturers are well positioned to put their world-leading technologies to the test. Julian Ryall reports.
"A computer on wheels" - the hype surrounding the launch of electric automaker Tesla's long-awaited sedan is more like that for a new iPhone. The CEO believes the Model 3 will be the first mass-market electric vehicle.
Diesel cars have taken a reputational beating in the wake of the VW emissions scandal. Automotive emissions expert Peter Mock says a specific type of hybrid electric vehicle could replace diesel engined vehicles.
Republican presidential hopeful Trump has used the Florida debate to stand by his recent claim that "Islam hates us." However, the atmosphere of the debate was more civil than the previous ones.
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