Electric vehicles

Industrial metals: electric vehicles are driving a boom in prices
Workers fill barrels with balls of metal ore
Industrial metals

Industrial metals: electric vehicles are driving a boom in prices

The soaring popularity of electric vehicles is pushing up the price of the industrial metals that make up the batteries.
21 Jan 2022
Should you buy an electric car?
Electric car charging up
Personal finance

Should you buy an electric car?

Battery-electric cars aren’t cheap to buy, but they cost less to run. Alex Rankine runs the figures.
25 Oct 2021
Tesla is starting to motor as profits roll in
A Tesla electric car
Stockmarkets

Tesla is starting to motor as profits roll in

Sales at electric-car maker Tesla reached almost $12bn in the second quarter of 2021, nearly double the level of a year ago.
30 Jul 2021
Will Tesla hit $3,000, or are you better off investing elsewhere?
VW electric-car production line
Stockmarkets

Will Tesla hit $3,000, or are you better off investing elsewhere?

One of the world’s most successful fund managers believes that Tesla’s share price will hit $3,000 by 2025. Saloni Sardana examines whether that's a r…
25 Mar 2021
Think Tesla is a bubble? This might be the best way to bet on it bursting
Tesla being charged up
Oil

Think Tesla is a bubble? This might be the best way to bet on it bursting

The huge rise in Tesla’s share price means that, by market value, it’s now the sixth-largest company in the US and and the world’s biggest car-maker. …
25 Jan 2021
The electric-car bubble could get an awful lot bigger from here
Renewables

The electric-car bubble could get an awful lot bigger from here

The switch to electric cars is driving a huge investment bubble. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing, says John Stepek. Fortunes will be made and l…
24 Sep 2020
Short electric-truck maker Nikola, the Tesla wannabe
Spread betting

Short electric-truck maker Nikola, the Tesla wannabe

Nikola, the electric-lorry maker, has yet to produce any trucks – and the share price looks ripe for a fall.
29 Jun 2020
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Have we reached the end of the road for petrol cars?
Global Economy

Have we reached the end of the road for petrol cars?

The prime minister has said that all new sales of vehicles with internal combustion engines will be banned from 2035. Is that achievable?
15 Feb 2020
We're near the tipping point for electric cars
UK Economy

We're near the tipping point for electric cars

Demand for electric cars is soaring soared. And while the switchover will be expensive, we could be near a tipping point.
6 Feb 2020
VW and Ford join forces to develop electric cars
Stocks and shares

VW and Ford join forces to develop electric cars

Car giants VW and Ford are pooling their resources to focus on electric vehicles and driverless cars. What are the odds of success? Matthew Partridge …
18 Jul 2019
Does owning an electric car make financial sense?
Personal finance

Does owning an electric car make financial sense?

The idea of owning an electric car seems appealing. But what are the financial practicalities of buying and running one?
23 May 2019
How to invest as electric cars get the green light
Economy

How to invest as electric cars get the green light

As emissions caps choke demand for diesel vehicles, electric cars will start motoring. Buy lithium miners and battery makers to cash in, says Julie Bo…
24 Aug 2017
How to profit as electric cars hit the mainstream
Economy

How to profit as electric cars hit the mainstream

The long-heralded age of the electric car might finally be upon us. Matthew Partridge looks at how to profit.
20 Feb 2015
Profit from a cleaner, greener future with electric cars
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Profit from a cleaner, greener future with electric cars

Electric cars have been a long time in the making – but now they could be set to take off as they are poised to go mass market. Eoin Gleeson looks at …
7 Aug 2009
How to cash in on the electric transport boom
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How to cash in on the electric transport boom

The popularity of electric cars is on the rise, thanks to subsidies and high fuel prices. With a new generation expected to come to market in the next…
5 Sep 2008