September 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Apple is taking a step back on Project Titan as senior management struggles to define just exactly what the purpose of the program is. The odds of Apple actually building an electric car appear to be diminishing.
September 3rd, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A Falcon 9 rocket burst into flames on the launch pad on Thursday during a static test firing procedure prior to a scheduled launch on Saturday. A satellite atop the rocket was destroyed.
August 30th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk told MSNBC recently that placing a proper price on carbon will create incentives for entrepreneurs to find innovative ways to build low and zero carbon industries.
August 27th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
The big thing about Tesla's new 100 kWh battery is not that it makes the Model S fly to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds. The big thing is it shows once again how far ahead of the competition Tesla is.
August 20th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
A Model S driver in Texas says his car crashed into a highway barrier while he was cleaning the dashboard. Who is at fault? The driver or Tesla? The insurance company may bring suit to answer that question.
August 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
With Google, Apple, Tesla, and dozens of others pushing hard to get self driving cars on the road, it looks like Uber will get to the finish line ahead of all of them. It will begin using autonomous Volve XC 90 SUV's in its ride hailing fleet in Pittsburgh with one month.
August 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Samsung vice chairman Lee Jae Yong is dropping hints his company may be planning to build an electric car of its own to compete with Apple. Lee provided no details about the company's intentions.
August 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Natural gas has been touted as a "bridge fuel" that will help the world transition to a zero emissions future. It's not. It is just another part of the death sentence fossil fuels represent for all mankind.
August 9th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Green Tech Automotive has failed to make its first payment on a $3 million loan extended to it by the state of Mississippi. Whether its electric cars ever go into production is now an open question.
August 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
People love it when Elon Musk speaks during quarterly earnings calls because he simply cannot resist letting information slip that [&hellip
August 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk told his audience during the Q2 conference call that a Model Y compact electric SUV would be the logical successor to the Model 3. He says it will be built on the Model 3 chassis.
August 1st, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Some of the engineers working on Tesla's Autopilot system worry that the software is not fully developed yet. But their objections are often overruled by Tesla executives, including Elon Musk.
July 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Elon Musk and JB Straubel talked about the ramp up to production of the Model 3 and solar energy at the Gigafactory on Tuesday. Read what they had to say.