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.
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The Google Car may arrive by 2025 or 2075, depending on who you ask. It will have no steering wheel, brake pedal or accelerator, but will have a Stop button.
There’s not a huge story here, but I couldn’t pass up sharing it (especially with relatives in Tacoma who are big Seahawks fans). Basically, a big Seattle Seahawk fanatic + United Airlines pilot who now owns a Tesla Model S decided to make his car a more playful and eye-catching beast. As others on the Tesla […]
Originally published on EV Obsession. Some of the factors contributing to the relatively fast adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in some American metropolitan markets have been identified and characterized by a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The dominant ones, according to the new report, are: stronger consumer incentives, a broader […]
The irony and hypocrisy in politics are insane, or almost insane, until you take into account cash money — $$$ cha ching! And it’s hard to find a place where it gets more hypocritical than in Republican party leadership. Republicans are all about the “free market,” right? Yet congresspeople and governors will fight to their death (or almost to their death, […]
Originally published on EVObsession In launching and marketing the BMW i3, executives commonly referred to the electric vehicle as an urban mobility vehicle meant for transporting city folk to and from their destinations within the 82-mile driving range. However, the inclusion of a gas-powered range-extender that effectively doubles that i3’s driving range has made it […]
Originally posted on CleanTechnica Though it may have been a late entrant to the electric car market, Kia came out swinging with the well-recieved Soul EV. After the initial limited rollout produced higher-than-expected sales, the Kia has decided to accelerate a nationwide rollout by expanding Soul EV sales to five additional states where EV sales […]
A day after the New Jersey State Senate passed a pro-Tesla bill that would allow the electric automaker to sell its cars directly to consumers, Chris Christie put his pen to ink and signed the bill into law. It’s been almost a year to the day since Tesla had to stop selling its green vehicles […]
Last year Elon Musk left the Texas legislature with his tail between his legs as the entrenched car dealer lobby prevented any direct sales bill from ever coming up for vote. Dealers did however approach Musk about selling Teslas through their dealership networks, and according to the Texas Tribune, they were denied as the EV […]
This year four American states have the distinction of being nominated for a Luddite Award because of their opposition to Tesla’s direct sales model.
Elon Musk plans to return to Texas to go to bat for Tesla’s direct sales model once more, and he’ll bring along a plan for a hyperloop test track.
Tesla executives are planning to woo Texas politicians ahead of the new legislative session to allow sales of the Model S in the Lone Star state.
Ace Parking, a nationwide provider of parking spots, has made an effort to offer a lot of places to plug-in for EV drivers by installing charging stations at many of its locations.
Speculation that as many as eight cars would boycott the USGP by pulling into the pits after the first lap- like they did at the 2005 USGP at Indianapolis– proved to be unfounded, and all 18 of the remaining Formula 1 competitors made a solid go of today’s race. That was especially true of Sauber’s […]
The 2014 Formula 1 USGP may be mired in financial crises and politics, but once the lights went out on qualifying it was all about speed and Nico Rosberg!
Bernie Ecclestone is facing down the threat of a double boycott from Lotus and Force India, leaving only 14 cars running at this year’s USGP in Austin, TX.
A Texas jury has awarded the federal government $175,000,000 in damages over a defective highway guard rail that may have contributed to 5 deaths.
Two teams are missing the Formula 1 USGP after going into bankruptcy, and a third team- Force India- nearly followed them. How bad is this for the sport?
A group of Model S owners from Minnesota got around a ban on official Tesla test drives in Iowa by putting on a test drive event of their own.
This week in Houston at the 2014 American Public Transportation Expo, China’s BYD revealed the Lancaster eBus, which it claims is the world’s largest EV.