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.
Renault and Nissan have laid out a joint vision for electric and autonomous cars with a target date of 2022.
Proterra and LG Chem have jointly developed a new battery cell with higher energy density for use in heavy duty vehicles like electric buses and trucks.
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?
The Alt Car Expo in southern California is an annual event that helps EV customers learn about the advantages of electric cars.
The electric car revolution will change the economic landscape in many ways, some obvious, some not.
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?
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.
Jaguar is putting together a support series for Formula E that will feature I-PACE electric SUVs modified by Jaguar Racing.
The iconic VW minibus will become the electric ID Buzz starting is 2022.
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 […]
Nation Drive Electric Week 2017 is here. What events do you plan to attend?
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 […]
China is making plans for the end of fossil fuel vehicles. Manufacturers in the US are making plans to sell more gargantuan pickup trucks. Cognitive dissonance, anyone?
CNET RoadShow reviews the Tesla Model X and says it is still a “car from the future.”