Musk Hints At Even Quicker Tesla Roadster

Elon Musk has tweeted that the new Tesla Roadster will have an optional performance upgrade that will make it even quicker than the base model. He also hinted something about flying cars and rockets. What is Musk up to now?

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The Plug-In Hybrids Are Coming! The Plug-In Hybrids Are Coming!

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.

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Volkswagen Amps Up Electric Car Investment Goal To $40 Billion

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?

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General Motors Says Range Going Up While Costs Fall For Electric Cars

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.

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EU Could Put The Kibosh On Norwegian Electric Car Tax Incentives

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.

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