German luxury car giant Bayerische Motoren Werke AG or BMW Group is looking to go all-electric over the next 10 years due to the upcoming stricter carbon emission laws. Virtually every BMW model would be converted to electric drivetrains, including range-extending engines and plug-in hybrids. The transition will see even the company's top-selling 3 Series sport sedans turned into plug-in hybrids.
Women seem to be more wary than men about owning self-driving or driverless cars, according to a national online survey conducted by personal finance website NerdWallet.com. Women's safety concerns are likely to present an obstacle for consumer acceptance for these vehicles when they are commercially available.