A consortium of German companies has teamed up to bring to market what could become the first all-electric motorhome: the Iridium E Mobil. The motorhome manufacturer WOF partnered with EFA-S, an electric
British automaker Lotus Cars is reportedly finally planning to go electric with a new $2.5 million” 1,000 hp hypercar to be unveiled in the coming months and come to market early during the next decade.
Following his settlement with the SEC over his comments made on Twitter, Elon Musk had to step down from his role of Chairman of Tesla’s board. Some have been questioning his influence over the board his
Tesla Autopilot is ‘soon’ going to support traffic lights, roundabouts, and full self-driving, says Elon Musk
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is teasing important new developments for its Autopilot system to ‘soon’ support traffic lights, stops and roundabouts, which he says will lead to full self-driving capability. In months,
With the advent of self-driving vehicles, GPS accuracy is becoming increasingly important and Tesla believes that it developed a technology that allows for a more accurate positioning by sharing data vehicles,
Tesla is offering a rare glimpse inside Gigafactory 1 by opening the doors to the local media following a report on the impact of the plant’s rapid expansion on the local community. We get to see Panasonic’s
With the upcoming launch of the Model 3 in Europe, Tesla is going to deliver the vehicle to existing Model S and Model X owners first and they decided to surprise them with Model 3 test drives ahead of
This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including our Audi e-tron first drive review, Tesla Model 3 Mid-Range gets its EPA
If GM goes through with its recently announced restructuring that would see several North America plants shut down, Tesla CEO Elon Musk says that they would consider buying some of those shuttered factories.
Newegg offers a four-pack of TP-Link 50W Smart Dimmable White LED Light Bulbs for $49.96 shipped when promo code EMCERPT63 is applied during checkout. For comparison, similar TP-Link bulbs sell for around
The Audi e-tron is the first next-gen all-electric vehicle to launch the Volkswagen Group’s electric offensive. They invited us to participate in the first official media drive to get our impressions the
Jaguar announced that its first all-electric vehicle, the I-PACE, has achieved a 5-star safety rating with Euro NCAP. The electric SUV is still slowly rolling out in a few markets as they ramp up production.
Tesla launched a new ‘Enhanced Anti-theft’ system as an aftermarket product last month and we now take a first look at one of the very first installations on a Model X. There have been strings of Tesla
Tesla announced today that its longtime general counsel Todd Maron is leaving the company in January and he will be replaced by Dane Butswinkas, Chairman of Williams & Connolly and “one of the world’s
Elon Musk’s Boring Company has slightly delayed the launch of its first tunnel, but Musk said that it will also include the unveiling of ‘fully road legal autonomous transport cars’. The company said it
VW’s Electrify America opens California’s first 350kW ultra-fast charger, before cars can actually use it
Yesterday, Electrify America opened California’s first 350kW quick charge location. The bank of chargers includes nine CCS plugs and one CCS-CHAdeMO plug, and while most of them have an already-quick rate,
If you’ve ever seen a shipping container, there’s a good chance it has said “Maersk” on the side. That’s because the Danish group AP Moller Maersk is the world’s largest container shipping company and
Kohl’s offers the AeroGarden Harvest with Gourmet Herb Seed Pod Kit for $74.99 shipped when promo code HOLIDAY25 is applied during checkout. For comparison, it has a list price of $150 but usually goes
Aston Martin wants to take advantage of the growing interest in classic cars and combine it with their electrification effort to offer electric conversions of classic cars. The British automaker says it
The Shanghai government issued an official statement today following a meeting with Tesla executives and they said that the automaker should start production, at least partially, at Gigafactory 3 during
Neoen, the owner of the giant Tesla battery system in South Australia, released a new report for the first full year of operation and revealed that the energy storage system saved about $40 million over
In recent months, Tesla has been increasingly releasing features for owners to take better advantage of their mobile app. Now a new update brings charging options straight from the app. As Tesla’s fleet
While we are seeing a surprising number of police forces going electric with Tesla vehicles recently, this latest Tesla police vehicle is still quite unique: a Tesla Model S undercover police car. Earlier
Love them or hate them, electric scooters are quickly becoming ubiquitous in US cities. Riders are using them for everything from last-mile vehicles for reaching the train station to complete car and replacements
Amazon offers the Greenworks PRO 20-inch 80V Snow Thrower for $263.50 shipped. As a comparison, it originally sold for $449 and typically is listed around $325+ these days. This is the best price we’ve
Following a significant fallout with its main investors, Faraday Future is running out of cash and it is on the brink of bankruptcy. The startup now says that it can’t pay employees and it is putting of
Nine years since the Google Self-Driving Car Project began and over 10 million autonomous miles later, the company today announced the launch of Waymo One. The Alphabet division is launching the first
As Tesla moves its Model 3 output to Western Europe, it has alerted its first customers there to configure their Model 3s. We’ve got reports from France, Sweden, Norway, Germany, Netherlands. Spain and
Tesla hired Bert Bruggeman, an experienced manufacturing executive from the semiconductor industry, as their new ‘Vice-President of Production at Fremont plant’, but the company wouldn’t elaborate further
After surpassing BMW last month, Tesla (TSLA) is now becoming more valuable than Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, as it becomes one of the most valuable automakers in terms of market capitalization.