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.
Germany's environment ministry wants to halve CO2 emissions levels for new vehicles by 2030 - more than the EU's goal. The auto sector is already alarmed by a new EU exhaust test due in September.
German automaker Volkswagen and the world's largest ride-hailing company are in talks to form a joint venture. Carmakers are increasingly moving to work with transportation startups like Didi and Uber.
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.
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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