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What Comes After Chevy Bolt: There’s an Electric GM in Your Future

At this year’s Beijing Auto Show GM reveals two electric vehicles that give a telling glance of what to expect beyond Chevy Volt from the one day …

Electric Vehicles

In June, Plug-In Electric Cars Accounted For 7% Of BMW Sales

BMW Group increased its sales of plug-in electric models in the U.S. by 20.2% in June.In total, the German manufacturer delivered <b>2,253</b> plug-ins under …

BMW

Baidu's self-driving buses will hit Japan's streets next year

While the likes of Tesla, Uber, and Waymo grab most of the headlines in Western media when it comes to autonomous vehicle tech, Baidu is worth tracking too. The Chinese tech giant just saw its 100th self-driving bus roll off the production line this week, and it’s set to roll them out in China and …

Autonomous Vehicle

2019 is the year of the electric SUV

In car terms, we're already getting rolling on model year 2019, and it's shaping up to be the year of the electric SUV.<p>Until now, pure electric cars …

Electric SUV

Australian fast-chargers smash EV “range anxiety” on Autobahn

Australia's Tritium installs 12 of its world-leading high power EV chargers on German autobahn, offering recharge almost as fast as filling up with …

Electric Vehicles

Top 10 Best-Selling Electric Cars In The U.S. For 2018 - May Edition

We feature the top ten best-selling plug-in electric cars based on U.S. sales for 2018. Each month, we’ll update this post with new delivery figures …

Electric Vehicles

New research reveals amusing misconceptions over electric cars

Can't get them wet? Some really think that.<p>Okay, who's up for a bit of a laugh? Good. New research has revealed that 42 percent of drivers in Britain …

Electric Vehicles

The Misinformation Around Electric Vehicles

The oil and automotive industries’ increasingly crude attempts to spread misinformation about electric vehicles is a bid to protect a business model increasingly recognized each day as harmful to the planet and to each and every one of us. Media outlets such as <i>The Guardian</i> and CNBC have written …

Electric Vehicles

Tesla Model 3 Battery Has Power To Spare – Ludicrous Mode Anyone?

<b>The Tesla Model 3 “P” version has 500 HP available at the battery but uses only 95% of it – we do the math</b>More Model 3 Musk Posts Image Of First …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla opens Model 3 orders to more people and trims prices

If you're in line for a Model 3 then we have good news. The company has announced that it's opening pre-orders to all reservation holders in the US and Canada, now that it's able to produce more cars (apparently that tent manufacturing line is helping). Better yet, the pricing has improved, with …

Carbon Fiber

Motor Mouth: The inconvenient truth about Tesla's truck

Tesla has finally unveiled its much-promised big rig. And with not a little fanfare, especially considering that said semi is claimed to have a range …

Electric Vehicles

rivaling i4 to arrive 2020 with 700-km range

BMW confirmed it will build an i4 four-door coupe by 2020 to take on Tesla‘s Model 3, though with a much greater range topping out at between 550 km …

Auto Shows

8 tiny homes built tough for off-grid living

Many people mistake tiny homes for delicate structures that provide a minimal amount of space for simple living. But these modern tiny homes are …

Off-grid

VW whips out its wallet, makes it rain on solid-state battery tech

Most of the major players in the electric vehicle game are in a race to develop solid-state battery technology, since it will give the victor a massive advantage in weight and power density. We're seeing companies throw lavish amounts of money at the nascent technology, either through partnerships …

Electric Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz Planning To Manufacture Electric Cars In India

According to <i>TOI</i>, Mercedes-Benz will start production of electric vehicles, along with its combustion engines at its Chakan plant, Pune.<p>However, the …

India

Silexica, which optimises how disparate applications work together on autonomous cars, raises $18M

As we inch closer to building increasingly autonomous cars, the complexities that these vehicles will present as programmable hardware are increasing, with some 250 applications ranging from cameras to navigation controls to weather sensors running on a typical high performance system today. Now, a …

Autonomous Cars

Tesla Semi electric truck prototype sets out on test run to Santa Rosa

The first Tesla Semi prototypes, the automaker’s electric truck, are currently in their test program ahead of production.<p>This week, Tesla released some rare footage of the vehicle undergoing testing.<p>We have been tracking the Tesla Semi test program and the automaker is now deep into testing its …

Tesla

2018 Bolt EV: Electric Car

BOLT EV<p>2018 Bolt EV<p>Intro<br>• Range<br>• Charging<br>• Design<br>• EV Tech<br>• Infotainment<br>• Safety<br>• Ownership<p>Build & Price<p>Other Models<p>Overview<br>• Specs<br>• Accessories<br>• Get …

Electric Vehicles

The way of the future: self-driving cars soon to hit Boston roads

Loading...<p><b>BOSTON -</b> Self-driving cars will be hitting the roads in Boston sooner than you may think.<p>Automated cars may very well become the way of the …

Autonomous Cars

A freshly funded battery startup aims to ease the cobalt crunch

Conamix, a little-known startup based in Ithaca, New York, has raised several million dollars to accelerate its development of cobalt-free materials …

Electric Vehicles

These Cars Will Challenge Tesla in the Next 2 Years

After years of talk, serious competition for Tesla is finally here.<p>We keep hearing that the big global automakers are gearing up to challenge <b>Tesla</b> …

Electric Vehicles

When it comes to making electric cars, there’s China and everyone else

The global electric car market is pretty straightforward: China is racing ahead, and everyone else is still getting off the starting line.<p>China accounts for half the world’s production and sales of electric cars, according to the research non-profit International Council on Clean Transportation …

Electric Vehicles

The Benchmark for Electric Cars Has Just Been Set By…Jaguar?

Ever since Elon Musk unleashed the Tesla Model S upon an unsuspecting world five years ago, literally electrifying the car business, we’ve been …

This off-grid, prefab tiny cabin in Michigan fits a family of five

When designer Jorie Burns set her sights on owning a second home near Lake Michigan, she decided to take a chance with the more affordable options …

Lake Michigan

Graphene battery charges in just five minutes

Billions of pounds have been poured into research of the "revolutionary" material graphene, though few real-world applications have so far been …

Zero Motorcycles to open first exclusive dealership in North America, taking page out of Tesla’s book

When you think of an electric motorcycle, especially in the US, Zero Motorcycles is often the first to come to mind. They aren’t the only electric motorcycle company out there, but they are one of the best known for their multiple models of sporty and commuter electric two-wheelers.<p>The Santa Cruz, …

Old Greyhound bus converted into gorgeous tiny house on wheels

For most people traveling on a Greyhound bus, the journey usually involves squeezing into cracked polyurethane seating for uncomfortably long periods …

Washing Machines

Prince Charles Drove A Tesla & Jaguar I-Pace, Will Add EV To Royal Fleet

The Prince of Wales has befriended Kimbal Musk and now wants to get an electric car for his fleet.In the past, Prince Charles enjoyed test driving a …

Prince Charles

Tiny home resort opens in idyllic forest setting in Wisconsin

Tucked into over 100 acres of lush forestscape, a tiny home village is making a name for itself as the first large-scale tiny home vacation resort in …

Design

Is GM about to get serious about electric cars?

<b>It's promising 20 new all-electric vehicles by 2023, and a significant ramp up of Bolt production.</b><p>An interesting thing happened the other day: My …

Electric Vehicles