The Samsung SM3 ZE — a twin to the Renault Fluence ZE — now has a 36 kWh battery for 57% longer range. The new battery weighs the same as the battery previously used.
Sales of electric cars surged 63% in the third quarter, thanks in large part to incentives in the Chinese market. BNEF expects EV sales to top 1 million in 2017.
Uber has Announced an agreement to Buy 24,000 Self-driving Volvo XC90 and S90 SPA platform autonomous Cars between 2019 and 2021.
Honda, Volvo, and Lync & Co had announcements about plug-in hybrid models this week. The Honda Clarity PHEV will begin at $33,400. And Chevrolet may have a plug-in cute ute on the market within the next few years.
The board of directors at Volkswagen has agreed on a plan to invest $40 billion in electric cars, autonomous technology, and mobility systems by 2022. That is a big step forward for the company, but can they pull it off?
Scheduled for production in 2020, the second generation Tesla Roadster will be the quickest production car ever made. It will start at $200,000.
A new study finds that many car dealers are poorly equipped to sell electric cars. That will come as no surprise to our readers.
GM CEO Mary Barra told a conference this week that her company expects the price of battery cells for electric cars to drop to $100 per kWh from $145 per kWh within a few years. She says when that happens, electric cars will cost about 30% less to manufacture.
Norway exempts electric cars from the VAT tax paid at time of purchase but it needs permission from the EU to do so. Now, regulators in Brussels are indicating the time to end that incentive is fast approaching.
The German car industry, led by Volkswagen, has been busy trying to convince European regulators to soften future emissions requirements. It seems their plan is working.
Daihen Corporation has selected the DRIVE 11 wireless charging technology from WiTricity as the basis for its new initiative to build wireless charging systems for the automotive market.
The Volvo Ocean Race is the world’s premier offshore sailing racing series. A yacht race around the world held every three years, the Volvo Ocean Race exposes its competitors and fans to a rainbow of global cultures- and, lately, the consequences of global plastic pollution, as well. Volvo, as a car company, has decided to […]
Republicans in Congress want to repeal the federal tax credit for electric cars without replacing it with other incentives. What would that mean?
Formula 1 is changing its engine formula (get it?) for 2021, with louder engines, more driver involvement, and lower costs aiming to attract new fans!
Zachary completes our review of the in depth video by Model 3 Owners Club of the new Tesla Model 3.
Mazda has introduced a new gasoline engine at the Tokyo motor show that operates much like a diesel, giving greater torque, better fuel economy and lower emissions.