ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson is scheduled to be deposed on January 19 by lawyers representing 21 young plaintiffs. The suit will attempt to establish what the company knew about the relationship between fossil fuels and global warming and when.
Navigant Research says that electric truck sales will increase tenfold in ten years. Partly that surge will be caused by tougher emissions standards but partly it will be due to electric trucks providing fleet operators with a higher return on investment compared to diesel powered trucks.
Donald Trump has an economic plan he says will make America great again. But it will really make America the laughing stock of the world.
Henry Dibble of Rapid City in the Dakota Territories was issued a patent for an electric car in 1889, before the Dakotas were part of the union.
Elon Musk and JB Straubel talked about the ramp up to production of the Model 3 and solar energy at the Gigafactory on Tuesday. Read what they had to say.
The Tesla Mater Plan, Part 2 is now a reality. It took a littler longer than promised, but yesterday, after allegedly “pulling an all nighter,” Elon Musk posted the plan online. Here is the short version: Create stunning solar roofs with seamlessly integrated battery storage Expand the electric vehicle product line to address all major segments […]
Aquarius Engines, an Israeli start-up company, is trying to interest Peugeot in its free piston single cylinder range extender generator, which it says is less expensive than other engines.
Faraday Future has entered into a partnership with Dragon Racing. It will provide the drivetrain components for the Dragon Racing Formula E race car for the next 4 seasons.
Scientists say that bicycling on a regular basis can help increase brain activity and slow the neurological effects of aging. Many cities are considering greatly expanding bicycle infrastructure for commuters.
Season 2 of Formula E allows the teams to come up with innovative new power unit solutions- you can see the different designs here.
The 2016 Porsche 919 Hybrid race car for World Endurance Cup racing was revealed to the public for the first time this week. It features a turbocharged 4 cylinder engine and a 400 horsepower electric motor for the front wheels.
Hyundai is excited about its new Ioniq product line. In a first for a major manufacturer, the chassis for the new car will be used for three different powertrains — a traditional hybrid like the Toyota Prius, a plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt, and a battery electric like the Nissan LEAF. The hybrid and […]
Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo says two thirds of all the cars his company sells will have an electric motor by 2030. That could include hybrids, plug-in hybrids, battery electrics, and fuel cell cars like the Clarity.
The Tesla Roadster is ten years old this year. Much has changed since then, but the desire to wean the world off fossil fuels remains at the core of everything Tesla does.
Yesterday, Audi announced a new all wheel drive system it says is more efficient than its traditional Quattro system. Quattro has been available on Audis in one form or another for 40 years. The Audi Quattro Ultra system is said to improve efficiency by 5% in normal driving and more in steady state highway driving. It […]
The Union of Concerned Scientists has released a new online calculator showing average carbon emissions for conventional, plug-in hybrid and electric cars. It is searchable by zip code.