Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

The charges against Oliver Schmidt in federal court in Detroit arose from a company scheme to rig cars with devices that circumvented emissions tests.

When Will Electric Cars Go Mainstream? It May Be Sooner Than You Think

By BRAD PLUMER July 8, 2017 As the world’s automakers place larger bets on electric vehicle technology, many industry analysts are debating a key question: How quickly can plug-in cars become mainstream? The conventional view holds that electric cars...