December 6th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
As exciting as the coming era of electric cars is, with its promise of swift, silent, emissions-free transportation for all, the truth is that trucks are some of the biggest polluters on the road. According to the US Department of Transportation, nearly 50% of all emissions from the transportation sector are attributable to light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks. So where are all the electric trucks? When will you be able to buy an electric truck? What's going on in the electric truck startup world? For the purposes of this discussion, we will look at four categories of electric trucks — light-duty trucks, delivery trucks, freight trucks, and trash trucks
November 28th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Oliver Blume, Porsche CEO, says the company expects to sell 20,000 a year of its electric sport car, the Mission E. The car is due in showrooms by the end of the decade and will be supported by a network of high power charging stations.
November 25th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
That big glass roof may be a key to how Tesla plans to use more robots to build the Model 3 says Randy Carlson of Seeking Alpha
November 24th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Bosch has introduced two new 240 volt Level 2 EV chargers for the North American market designed to be slimmer and easier to install. The Power Max 2 Plus features wifi connectivity for remote monitoring and control.
November 19th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla has release a video of a Model X equipped with latest hardware driving itself on the streets of Palo Alto. This is stunning stuff to us. It will be ordinary to our children.
November 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla shareholders overwhelming approved the merger of Tesla and SolarCity, which will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesla. Elon Musk can now continue building his dream of a vertically integrated sustainable energy company.
November 17th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today that a Solar Roof made of glass tiles will cost no more than an equivalent conventional roof. The first installations will begin this summer.
November 14th, 2016 | by Jo Borrás
Mercedes Considering All-electric EQ Maybach Model to occupy the market space above the priciest of the Tesla Model S offerings
November 12th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Britain's Motorsports Valley would be a logical place for Tesla to build a new factory to make batteries or cars or both. The area is home to a highly skilled workforce and 9 Formula One teams.
November 8th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla is sending shockwaves through Germany's manufacturing sector today with the announcement that it has acquired one of that country's top engineering firms, Grohmann Engineering. The deal is scheduled to close early next year.
November 7th, 2016 | by Christopher DeMorro
Faraday Future is teasing us with video of its upcoming electric crossover, but is it too little, too late from the would-be Tesla competitor
November 7th, 2016 | by James Ayre
Originally published on EV Obsession. The prominent advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services has given its recommendation to support Tesla’s $2.3 [&hellip
November 4th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley
Tesla has added a glass roof option to the Model S. The $1,500 roof adds a spacious feel to the interior of the car and updates the look of the car to current standards. Expect lots of customers to select this new feature.