The week’s edition of the “Gas2 Week in Review” is all about EV concept vehicles— and the headlines were sure full of plenty of press releases about the next, best thing to be in a neighborhood near you.
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?
AdaSky has developed a thermal imaging camera it says could improve the accuracy of autonomous driving system at a cost that is affordable.
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?
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.
I spent last week going through my daily routine of dropping off kiddos at school, heading to work, and driving home- all without leaving Oak Park, of course- behind the wheel of a Crush Blue 2017 Toyota Prius Two Eco. I did this in order to gain a bit more perspective on how a modern […]
Jaguar is putting together a support series for Formula E that will feature I-PACE electric SUVs modified by Jaguar Racing.
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 […]
The T-Flight “flying train” concept from China is a mag-lev pod capable of traveling at up to four times the speed of sound.
CNET RoadShow reviews the Tesla Model X and says it is still a “car from the future.”