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Why Tesla Is Beating GM, Nissan and Ford

The last 12 months Tesla Motors stock has been on a tear. From $25 it has more than quadrupled to over $100. And most analysts still recommend owning the stock, even though the company has never made a net profit.<p><b>Tesla is #1 in electric automobiles</b><p>There is no doubt that each of the major car …

The long road for electric vehicles

After a much-hyped return to the market in 2011, the shine has again worn off electric vehicles. High profile failures (such as the bankruptcy of …

Autoblog Green

Honda's exhibition at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show includes the Everus EV concept. The production version of the Everus EV will be a China-only electric vehicle, and it will be marketed under its own brand.<p>From the Beijing Motor Show comes word of pricing for the forthcoming Polestar 1 plug-in …

Volkswagen e-Up: The First Fully Electric Vehicle from Wolfsburg

Despite internal concerns about the practicality of electric vehicles, Volkswagen has gone ahead and developed its first fully electric car. The brand’s Up minicar will be offered with a 55-hp electric motor and a 18.7-kWh lithium-ion battery pack beginning this fall. When factoring in a curb …

Call for 'green badges' and free parking for electric cars

Electric car owners should be allowed to park on yellow and red lines, and park for free, a leading thinktank said on Thursday.<p>On one of the busiest …

Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales in Europe Will Reach Nearly 670,000 Units Annually by 2020, Forecasts

<b>Plug-In Electric Vehicle Sales in Europe Will Reach Nearly 670,000 Units Annually by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research</b><p>BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS …

Worldwide Capacity of Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Multiply More than 10-Fold by

<b>Worldwide Capacity of Lithium Ion Batteries for Electric Vehicles Will Multiply More than 10-Fold by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research</b><p>BOULDER, …

The lesson from Better Place’s bankruptcy: Be more like Tesla

Electric car infrastructure company Better Place’s move to file bankruptcy today marks the end of the road for a billion-dollar bet that Silicon Valley-style technological disruption could wean the world from fossil fuels.<p>Founded in 2007 in Palo Alto, California, by a charismatic former SAP …

Apple Patents A Convertible MacBook Design, And Street View Navigation That Can Go Inside Buildings

A couple of new Apple patent applications published today (via AppleInsider) show how the company might be thinking about competing with recent innovations from other big tech companies with similar, but different designs. The first is a filing that describes a convertible MacBook design, with a …

Apple designs iPhone with wraparound 3D display

Apple has patented a new iPhone design featuring a wraparound display and no buttons.<p>The display would cover the entire surface of the devices and could include two AMOLED screens one on top of the other, according to a patent filing published this week, allowing it to give "an illusion of depth …