Scheduled for production in 2020, the second generation Tesla Roadster will be the quickest production car ever made. It will start at $200,000.
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A new study finds that many car dealers are poorly equipped to sell electric cars. That will come as no surprise to our readers.
GM CEO Mary Barra told a conference this week that her company expects the price of battery cells for electric cars to drop to $100 per kWh from $145 per kWh within a few years. She says when that happens, electric cars will cost about 30% less to manufacture.
Mercedes says series production of its new Citaro E-CELL electric bus will begin by the end of 2018. Both its electric city bus and electric school bus will be available by 2019.
Seeking Alpha says Tesla has a big lead over other companies in autonomous technology because it has chosen not to use expensive LIDAR technology. A new study says self driving systems that rely on cameras can be just as effective and cost considerably less.
Arrivo says it has signed a deal with the state of Colorado to construct a “hyperloop inspired system” that will whisk cars and cargo between Denver and Boulder in 10 minutes.
Norway exempts electric cars from the VAT tax paid at time of purchase but it needs permission from the EU to do so. Now, regulators in Brussels are indicating the time to end that incentive is fast approaching.
The state of New York is putting up $500,000 to assist UPS in converting the majority of its New York City delivery fleet to electric trucks.
The CEO of Waymo told the press this week his company is about to begin a self driving taxi service in Chandler, Arizona in the very near future using autonomous Chrysler Pacifica minivans.
Daimler, which owns Thomas Built Buses, says it will begin offering an electric school bus with 100 miles of range to North American customers beginning in 2019.
The Vespa Elettrica will be available beginning in 2018. It will have 60 miles of range and a charging time of 4 hours.
Autonomous cars don’t need to be perfect to save lives. They just have to be better than human drivers.
The German car industry, led by Volkswagen, has been busy trying to convince European regulators to soften future emissions requirements. It seems their plan is working.
The Lamborghini Terzo Millennio Concept may be wild on the outside, but its what under its skin — or in it — is wilder still.
The Workhorse N-Gen delivery van and integrated HorseFly delivery drone will debut at the 2018 CES show in Las Vegas in January.
Daihen Corporation has selected the DRIVE 11 wireless charging technology from WiTricity as the basis for its new initiative to build wireless charging systems for the automotive market.