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.
The computers needed to make autonomous cars possible require so much power, they actually reduce overall efficiency and fuel economy. Is that a problem?
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.
Sergio Marchionne says electric cars will make carbon emissions worse, not better. What is this man smoking?
The Chrysler Pacific Hybrid may be the perfect eco-vehicle for families with lots of kids and stuff to haul around without burning a lot of gasoline.
BYD has just tripled the size of its bus manufacturing facility in Lancaster, California.
Groupe Renault plans to have electric and 12 plug-in hybrid models in its lineup by 2022.
Our West Coast correspondent drives to Sequoia National Park during National Drive Electric Week.
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.
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 […]
With EVs on the Rise, is Geely (the Chinese company that now owns Volvo, Lynk & Co., and Lotus Cars) still undervalued by investors?
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.
Mitsubishi says it will finally get around to bringing its Outlander plug-in hybrid to the US in December — about 4 years behind schedule.
California officials are contemplating a ban on internal combustion engines similar to the bans under consideration in China, France, the UK, and India.
Last week, I got to spend some quality time behind the wheel of the new for 2018 Volvo XC60. It’s a great car filled with the sort of neat little details that used to be called “character” in the 70s, and it’s powered by an absolutely bonkers little 316 HP four-cylinder engine that is both […]
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.
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.
After a long wait and jealous stares across the pond, It’s Here! See 40 Official Hi-res Photos of the Volvo XC40 that’s coming to the US!