A report from Fleet News screams that plug-in hybrids get lousy fuel economy and have higher carbon emissions than diesel cars. The sky is falling! We must run and tell the king!
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Nikola Motors and Bosch are teaming up to develop electric trucks that combine hydrogen fuel cells and Bosch’s self contained e-Axle for Class 8 heavy duty cargo tractors.
Lyft is working with engineers and city planners on ways to reduce urban congestion using more ride hailing and car sharing programs in the future.
Porsche says its four door dual motor electric car will be on sale in 2019 and be priced at around $85,000. Will it appeal to potential Tesla buyers or will it carve out a new market niche of its own?
Cruise Automation says it now has the first production ready self driving car. Tesla fans may dispute that claim.
Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is poised to invest a billion dollars in ride hailing service Lyft. Several years ago, it was an early investor in Uber. What’s going on?
AdaSky has developed a thermal imaging camera it says could improve the accuracy of autonomous driving system at a cost that is affordable.
A team in Germany took an Opel Ampera e — the European cousin of the Chevy Bolt — out for a drive and went 755 kilometers before running out of battery charge. How did they do that?
Tesla has filed a new patent application for a battery swapping system. Is there a connection between it and the upcoming Tesla Semi?
Audi has two autonomous electric car concepts at the Frankfurt auto show — Elaine, an update of the e-tron sportback last seen in Shanghai, and the Aicon, a full Level 5 self driving luxury machine for those who have it and want to flaunt it.
Daimler will begin selling its Fuso eCanter electric delivery van by the end of 2018 and is partnering with StoreDot to develop its 5 minute charging technology.
Elon Musk tweeted this week that the official unveiling for the Tesla Semi will take place on October 26 at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California.
Jaguar is putting together a support series for Formula E that will feature I-PACE electric SUVs modified by Jaguar Racing.
The Volkswagen I.D. Crozz electric crossover concept is on display at the 2017 Frankfurt auto show. It is expected to go on sale in 2020.
Honda is late to the electric car party. Like most of its fellow Japanese car companies, it has been chasing the fuel cell chimera while Tesla was busy turning the automotive industry upside down with innovative electric cars. Now Honda is playing catch up. At the Frankfurt auto show this week, it is presenting two […]
Charging infrastructure for urban areas is a problem. With open land at a premium in congested cities, finding room to install chargers can be a challenge. Tesla is aware of the issue and, as usual, is being proactive in its response. On September 11, Tesla posted on its blog that it has developed a new […]
The T-Flight “flying train” concept from China is a mag-lev pod capable of traveling at up to four times the speed of sound.
Two analysts from Morgan Stanley claim the Tesla Semi could be the biggest catalyst for change in the trucking industry since air brakes. How will that effect the value of Tesla stock?
Jaguar Land Rover Classics will bring its XK-E Zero electric concept car to the Frankfurt auto show next week.
Magna has created a three motor version of the Tesla Model S to show manufacturers it is ready to deliver a complete electric powertrain that is production ready whenever they need it. All they have to do is write a check!