Thanks to aggressive incentives, sales of electric and plug-in hybrid car sales continue to climb in Norway, led by Tesla and Volkswagen.
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Spy shots of the Tesla Semi have appeared on the internet and Tesla has notified winners of its latest referral program to expect an official invitation to the unveiling ceremony soon. Looks like the Tesla Semi is a go!
GM is ramping up its electric car plans. It will have 2 new models within 18 months and 20 by 2023. It also is working on a fuel cell powered commercial chassis with dual motors and four wheel steering.
Tesla says it delivered 26.150 vehicles in the third quarter, 220 of which were Model 3 sedans. It says it now expects to deliver more than 100,000 Model S and Model X cars this year.
Ford has created Team Edison to focus on electric cars. It will be based in Detroit with offices in Europe and China
Energy Innovation has an online tool designed to help policy makers estimate the number of EVs that will be sold in the US in coming years. It foresees
EV sales being as much as 75% of the market by that date.
China has been going back and forth with its plan to require foreign and domestic car manufacturers to have a certain percentage of electric car sales or face significant fines. The cap-and-trade plan was scheduled to go into effect on January 1, 2018, but there were loud complaints from the industry that the target date […]
Lightweighting is a thing in the automotive industry today. Less weight means cars that get better fuel economy with fewer emissions or that can travel further on a single battery charge.
The Ride Assist-e system from Honda promises to make learning to ride a motorcycle easier for first time riders.
The concept version of the Porsche Mission E has arrived in Norway for a private showing to local dealers. Porsche expects is new electric car to sell well in Norway, where government policies strongly favor electric cars.
Ben Sullins of Teslanomics has a good thing going on. A few weeks ago, he put up an online cost estimator that allowed people to see how much the Tesla Model 3 equipped the way they want it will cost. Incredibly, more than 100,000 people used the calculator, which provided Sullins with lots of valuable […]
California officials are contemplating a ban on internal combustion engines similar to the bans under consideration in China, France, the UK, and India.
European carrier EasyJet says it expects to begin using an electric airplane in commercial service for flights of less than 300 miles within 10 years. It is working closely with US company Wright Electric to design such an airplane.
The German automakers want to slow down tougher emissions rules for diesel cars because they have lower carbon dioxide emissions and besides, nobody really wants to buy electric cars. Neither is true.
Bicycles with electric motors are becoming more popular by the day. They are the perfect choice for commuting and offer many of the health benefits of conventional bicycles.
Tesla may be working with AMD to design a proprietary computer chip for its Autopilot autonomous driving system. AMD has declined to confirm or deny the report.
The Tesla Model 3 manual for first responders offers a glimpse into how the Model 3 is designed and built.
New York City will spend $10 million to build 50 fast charging hubs in the city by 2020. Each hub will have up to 20 fast charging stations,
Mercedes is boosting its investment in electric car and battery manufacturing in the US and China. It will begin building electrics at its factory in Alabama in 2021.
Tesla is in the process of building the largest Supercharger facility in the world in the garage of the Lilacs shopping center in Shanghai, China.