Automakers are coming under increasing pressure to sell zero-emission vehicles to U.S. consumers who haven’t shown much interest in them, with more states following California’s lead in setting sales targets.
Airbus SAS’s new A350 wide-body returned from its maiden flight after a four-hour airborne test of the long-range airliner, in a show of confidence that the jet can enter service in late 2014 and challenge Boeing Co.
Buried in a little-noticed rule on microwave ovens is a change in the U.S. government’s accounting for carbon emissions that could have wide-ranging implications for everything from power plants to the Keystone XL pipeline.
Chinese and Brazilian oil demand climbed in April, helping push fuel use by emerging economies above the combined consumption from developed nations such as the U.S. and Japan for the first time, a U.S. report showed.
When Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars and former owner of Chrysler, brought its Euro-styled Sprinter van with a 14-foot high roof and sloped brow to the U.S., it stood out on the parkway like a pachyderm.
Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono approved tax breaks on low-emission cars, paving the way for Toyota Motor Corp. and affiliate Daihatsu Motor Co. to widen their lead in Southeast Asia’s largest economy.