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Harley-Davidson unveils electric bike for 2019 release

Electric Bikes

Tesla Model 3 turns stoplight challenge by a Ford Mustang GT into child's play

Reddit Email Comments<p>Looking at the listed performance specs for the Long Range Tesla Model 3 in single motor configuration, the vehicle’s 0-60 mph …

Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3 Outselling Small And Midsize Luxury Cars In U.S. In July [Infographic]

In the second quarter of 2018, Tesla produced just over 53,000 vehicles, doubling its output compared to the same quarter last year. For the first time, Model 3 production (28,578) exceeded combined Model S and X production (24,761) with deliveries to customers totaling 40,740 for the quarter. The …

Tesla Model 3

Electric Polestar 2 Will Start at $40,000 and Get 350 Miles of Range: Report

The upcoming Swedish sedan will also apparently boast 400 horsepower.<p>Volvo<p>Polestar is preparing to battle Tesla's much-talked-about Model 3 with an …

Electric Vehicles

Volvo's all-electric Polestar 2 will go up against the Model 3

Now that Polestar's first car (and its only hybrid car) is out the door, what's it going to do for the purely electric follow-up? Give Tesla's Model 3 a run for the money, apparently. Chief operating officer Jonathan Goodman told <i>Autocar</i> in a recent interview that the Polestar 2 would have the kind …

Auto Shows

Audi starts electric motor production for e-tron quattro ahead of imminent launch

Audi is about to launch its first all-electric vehicle built to be electric from the ground up: the Audi e-tron quattro.<p>The German automaker is now starting the production of electric motors for the new SUV in Hungary ahead of the imminent launch.<p>The company says that “a new era is starting at Audi …

Automotive Industry

Volvo's new Polestar 2 electric-car will start at $40,000 and have a range of 350 miles per charge

The Tesla Model 3 will see a direct rival from Volvo Cars' newly minted Polestar brand, and the first details about the electric car have come out.<p>Speaking to <i>Autocar</i>, Polestar COO Jonathan Goodman said the second Polestar model, fittingly called Polestar 2, will boast up to a 350-mile range, up to …

Electric Vehicles

Nio EP9 sets fastest time for street-legal cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Nio EP9's electric hypercar has set the fastest time for a street-legal car in the Goodwood Festival of Speed's famous hill climb.<p>The car ran a time …

Electric Vehicles

The World’s “New Oil” — Batteries

As Elon Musk alludes to battery breakthroughs at Tesla, a larger question arises: will batteries really "fuel" our automotive future? According to …

Electric Vehicles

Ford is saying goodbye to cars and hello to batteries

Ford made waves recently when it announced it would stop producing cars (except for the iconic Mustang) -- in favor of SUVs, trucks and other large vehicles -- for the United States. It wasn't a big surprise and if anything it was expected since SUV and truck sales are growing while car sales …

Here’s What Elon Musk Wrote to Tesla Employees After Hitting Model 3 Goal

Below is a reformatted version of an email sent that Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk sent Sunday to employees after the automaker …

Tesla

A Tesla electric motorhome design based on Tesla Semi: love it or hate it?

Electric motorhomes are slowly starting to creep up on the market, but Tesla hasn’t jumped on board yet.<p>A designer tried to envision what a Tesla motorhome would look like and it is quite encouraging for the future possibility.<p>Motorhomes are often associated with freedom. The idea that you can take …

Uber will start paying some drivers to switch to electric cars

Drivers of electric or hybrid vehicles will get an extra dollar per trip, courtesy of Uber<p>Uber drivers who use electric vehicles may be getting a raise under a new pilot project. The company launched a broad effort on Tuesday to get drivers to ditch their dirty, fossil fuel-burning vehicles in …

Kymco’s new electric scooters could be the sign of a coming boom

Like with cars, established companies are following in the footsteps of startups<p>One of the most exciting product announcements to happen at the Consumer Electronics show over the past few years was the Gogoro electric scooter. It’s not just that it was slick-looking, or fast, or that the company …

Tesla might have achieved battery energy density and cost breakthroughs

There was a lot of news that came out of Tesla shareholder meeting this week, but there was one important statement that sort of went under the radar.<p>Elon Musk is generally careful not to use the term “breakthrough” when describing advancements in battery technology but he has used it this week to …

Magnax prepares to manufacture radically high-powered, compact axial flux electric motor

It might not have the romance of combustion engine tuning, but it seems a bit of a battle is brewing to develop the kinds of high-performance motors …

Tesla starts brutal review of contractors, firing everyone that is not vouched for by an employee

Over the past few weeks, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been warning of a focus on efficiency at Tesla’s Fremont factory and he has been expressing a specific concern over contractors and sub-contractors working at the automaker.<p>After announcing a review of all contractors, Tesla has now engaged in a …

Auto expert: Ignore Tesla's Model 3 at your own ‘peril’

Posted on April 26, 2018 by Charles Morris<p>Automakers depend on consulting firm Munro & Associates to give them detailed pictures of what their …

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Image of VW’s first new production electric car reportedly leaks

Volkswagen is planning to start launching a new generation of electric vehicles based on its I.D. electric concept vehicles next year.<p>A report from Germany claims to have the first image of the first production version of those vehicles as well as its name.<p>VW’s series of “I.D.” concept vehicles are …

China says it's scrapping ownership limits on foreign automakers

Tesla could be the winner as longtime partnership rule is eliminated<p>BEIJING— China is scrapping a limit on foreign ownership of automotive ventures, representing a major shift from policy in place for more than two decades, even as trade tensions simmer between Washington and Beijing.<p>The country …

China

Tesla Model 3: Stock Dips Following Temporary Production Halt

Tesla’s flagship factory in Fremont, California has temporarily halted Model 3 production in order to “improve automation” and further streamline …

Lexus Tipped To Target Tesla Model 3 With New CT

Now more than seven years old, the Lexus CT has long since started showing its age. It’s been withdrawn from the US market, its place at the entry …

Tesla Model 3

Sweden opens road with slot-car style rail for electric vehicles (Video)

Anyone who loves slot cars or electric vehicles will rejoice at this news. Sweden just opened a stretch of highway that powers an electric test truck …

SCOOTER WARS: 3 startups are raising hundreds of millions to speed up your commute — but they're annoying everyone in San Francisco

Imagine tech workers dressed in hoodies and Allbirds sneakers cruising down the streets of San Francisco on electric scooters — like Razor scooters for grown-ups. At the end of their journey, riders discard their vehicles on the sidewalk with little regard for the pedestrians behind them.<p>"San …

Startups

Porsche plans 500 fast-charging stations across US

Porsche is planning a Supercharger-like network of fast-charging stations at dealerships and highway locations across the US. There will be at least 500 by the end of 2019 according to Klaus Zellmer, CEO of Porsche Cars North America, speaking to Automotive News.<p>The timing coincides with the launch …

New breakthrough could make batteries safer—without compromising power, charge

Remember all those smoking cellphones?<p>Researchers think they've found a safer, long-lasting zinc battery that uses water-in-salt electrolytes that …

Model 3 Production Line Skids to a Halt for Tesla

Tesla Inc. is temporarily suspending production of the Model 3 sedan for at least the second time in roughly two months, just after Elon Musk …

Watch Tesla Model X P100D Smoke Chevy Corvette Z06

It’s no contest.<p>Not even close.<p>More Tesla Racing – Tesla Model 3 Smokes Ford Mustang<p>The sad Chevy Corvette Z06 is simply no match for the big …

Some Tesla Model 3 cars haunted by "phantom touch" and "vampire draw" (updated)

At this point, the variable build quality of early Tesla Model 3 electric cars has been well documented. One of the main issues is the "phantom …

Tesla Model 3