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Riversimple Rasa is a fuel cell commuter car from Wales

Riversimple is a start-up car company based in Wales. It has just begun testing 20 prototypes of its new Rasa fuel cell commuter cars. The lightweight cars are manufactured from carbon fiber, have 4 in-wheel electric motors. They feature a rear hatchback for easy access to the interior and gullwing doors for both passengers. It […]

February 17th

Senate To Consider “Merchants Of Doubt” Amendment To Energy Bill

  Senators Whitehouse, Markey and Shatz co-sponsored a “Merchants of Doubt” amendment to the energy bill that was recently passed by Congress. The amendment  expressed Congress’s disapproval of the use of industry-funded think tanks and misinformation tactics aimed at sowing doubt about climate change science. “It is the sense of the Senate that according to peer-reviewed scientific research […]

February 16th

Elon Says Teslas Will Drive Themselves In Two Years

The world has hardly had a chance to catch its breath after Tesla began installing Version 7.1 of its Autopilot software last Friday night. Less than 48 hours later, Elon Musk took to Twitter to announce Teslas would be able to drive themselves from coast to coast without a human on board within two years. […]

January 11th

China’s BYD is World’s Largest EV Manufacturer

We all know Elon Musk plans for Tesla to be selling “millions of cars” in a few years, but China’s BYD may become the largest EV company in the world long before then. In October, it sold 6,099 electric vehicles — more than any other manufacturer! For 2015 through the month of October, BYD sold 43,073 […]

December 28th

Hyperloop Test Track Coming To Nevada

Nevada is rapidly becoming the new Silicon Valley. Tesla is building its gigantic Gigafactory in the desert north of Reno. Faraday Future has just announced it will invest $1 billion in a new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in North Las Vegas. Now comes word that North Las Vegas will also be home to a half-mile-long test […]

December 13th

Top 10 Gas2 Stories of the Week

If you missed any of these goodies, have a look now! 2016 Chevy Volt Pics Surface Tesla Model X Spotted Hauling A Trailer Tesla Model X Production Starting Next Week (Rumor) California, or: Don’t Call this New VW Camper a Westy Why Is GM Only Planning 30,000 Chevy Bolts Per Year? Luxury Front Seats For […]

August 3rd

Apple Pursued BMW i3 For Its Own Car (Rumor)

If one Apple electric car story this week wasn’t enough for you, here’s another. Rumor has it Apple wanted to use the BMW i3 (or at least part of it) as the base for its own electric car. Apple CEO Tim Cook (and other high-rollers at Apple) even visited BMW’s Leipzig (Germany) factory where the BMW […]

July 24th

Nissan GT-R LM Nismo Tech Specs Revealed

In skipping the first two races of the World Endurance Championship, Nissan is fully committing to the 24 Hours of Le Mans with its GT-R LM Nismo hybrid race car. Spooling out some 1,250 horsepower to the front wheels, the Nissan GT-R LM Nismo is the automaker’s all-in commitment to the world’s oldest endurance race. […]