Tesla is now build its cars for delivery in China with a new dual charging port arrangement built into the left rear fender as it pushes forward with its plans to be a leading electric car seller in the Chinese market.
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Tesla has fired hundreds of workers right when it is struggling mightily to get production of the Model 3 off the ground. It’s an odd move, one that has tongues wagging.
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International EV stories captured our attentions this week at Gas2, with several moves being made across the globe that bring EV technology and policies into current discussions.
Shell has acquired NewMotion, one of the largest EV charging networks in Europe, as it begins to prepare for the electric car future.
The city of Paris wants to embark on an ambitious program of investments and incentives to convince residents to switch from conventional cars to electric vehicles by 2030.
Electric cars in Norway are presently exempt from registration taxes that can go as high as 100% of the purchase price on conventional cars, but a new proposal based on vehicle weight could add as much as $12,000 to the price of new electric car like the Tesla Model X.
Richard Branson has made an investment in Hyperloop One and expects the first system to be operational in less than 5 years.
The computers needed to make autonomous cars possible require so much power, they actually reduce overall efficiency and fuel economy. Is that a problem?
Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have found that riding an electric bicycle three times a week for at least 40 minutes improves cardiovascular health and lowers blood sugar.
Seven western states have agreed to cooperate to build fast charging stations along major transportation corridors, funded in part by money from the Volkswagen diesel cheating scandal.
Cruise Automation has purchased Strobe, a startup company that says it has made a “LIDAR on a chip” that cost 99% less than traditional LIDAR sensors.
The NREL has released a new study that attempts to determine how many EV chargers will be needed to support the transition to cars with plugs. The answer is, it depends.
Elon Musk has posted a video of the Model 3 production line on Instagram. The line is currently operating at 1/10th its normal speed. Is that a good thing or cause for concern?
Sergio Marchionne says electric cars will make carbon emissions worse, not better. What is this man smoking?
This story about Elon Musk and Tesla was first published by CleanTechnica The natives are restless in Teslaland. Model 3 production is not what people expected it to be and that has some folks worried. Is there a problem we don’t know about? Is this another Model X situation where full production doesn’t ramp up […]
Hyundai will introduce the Kona electric SUV to America next year. It will have two battery sizes on offer, including a 64 kWh unit that should be good for an EPA range of at least 210 miles.
Researchers at the University of British Columbia report the most effective way to decrease urban congestion and lower pollution is with pay for use programs that charge drivers for using roads.
Nissan has announced that owners of a 2011 to 2015 LEAF can purchase a replacement 24 kWh battery for $5,499 plus installation, which it says should take about 3 hours.
Toshiba says its next generation SCiB lithium ion battery will be capable of ultra fast charging that will add up to 200 miles of range in just 6 minutes.