Electric Vehicles

A new vehicle has more energy capacity than a Tesla and more torque than a tank

Going Off-Road<p>With sedans, SUVs, semi trucks, and even buses being converted to run on electricity, it was only matter of time before off-road …

Off-roading

Horrifying LA Traffic Jam Once Again Creates Beautiful Holiday Light Display

This happens every year in Los Angeles (and maybe every night): a total jam on the city’s highways, thanks to Thanksgiving travel. The funny part is …

Autos

Tesla releases ‘expected price’ of semi electric truck: $150,000 to $200,000

After focusing on the cost of operation instead of the purchase price during the unveiling event last week, Tesla has now released what it refers to as the “expected price” of the Tesla Semi electric trucks.<p>The company is listing pricing significantly lower than what we and even the most aggressive …

Autos

Honda EVs to charge in 15 minutes starting in 2022

Better batteries will take advantage of quicker chargers.<p>There are a number of charging "breakthroughs" under development in the world of electric vehicles. Some seem more realistic than others, especially when you factor in costs, but they depend on a number of factors. Battery density, materials, …

Autos

Gifts For Someone Who Wants To Look Like They Ride Motorcycles But Does Not Actually Ride Motorcycles

I’m not saying looking cool is the best thing about riding motorcycles, but “bad ass” never goes out of style. If you spend a lot of time really …

Autos

BMW kills the ‘hybrid tax’ with the 530e

The rule is that if you want the hybrid version of a car, you have to shell out more cash. Maybe tax credits would cover the difference, but usually not. Then, you have to figure out if the money you save on gas -- after a few years of diligent driving -- would bridge the gap. But, if you're in the …

Transportation

The insane 1-megawatt electric on/off-road Miss R supercar

Using four-wheel torque vectoring, the Miss R promises to accelerate from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in just 1.8 seconds, which would see it pipping the …

Off-roading

Atlanta mandates all new construction be "electric vehicle ready"

Many of us TreeHuggers would dearly love for cities to ban cars and take steps instead toward promoting active, health- and life-improving …

Sustainability

Mercedes-Benz just unveiled new all electric plans

Going Electric<p>Mercedes-Benz announced earlier this week that it will add electric drive to its commercial vans, making them more environmentally …

Trucks

What The Hell Happened To This Jeep?

Every so often, we see an advertisement for a car burned so crispy that we have to wonder what happened. Today’s object of musing was this 2013 Jeep …

Autos

Why Tesla's Plunging Stock Price Conceals A Bright Future | Investopedia

<i>(Note: The author of this fundamental analysis is a financial writer and portfolio manager. He and his clients own shares of TSLA.)</i><p>Competition is …

Finance

Dual-voltage electric-car charging cords: plug confusion for 240 volts?

When the first few thousand electric cars went on sale in California in the mid- to late 1990s, they used various different charging methods, each …

Autos

Mahindra Might Make Pininfarina a Tesla-Fighting Premium EV Brand

This rumor sheds some light on why the world's largest tractor company bought an Italian design firm.<p>Harold Cunningham/Getty Images<p>In late 2015, …

Tesla Model S

Subaru to introduce all-electric vehicles in Japan by 2021

Subaru Corp. will introduce a series of all-electric cars in Japan as early as 2021, sources said, as competition intensifies between automakers …

Subaru

Here Are Five Great Winter Driving Tips

The temperatures are dropping, snow will start to fall and soon, seemingly everyone on the roads will collectively forget how to drive in the first …

Autos

Tesla escapes special ‘EV tax’ in its important market of Norway

After the Norwegian government announced last month that it was planning a new electric vehicle tax that seemed to be targeted at Tesla’s vehicles, it was expected that the automaker’s growth in this important market could be significantly affected.<p>But they passed the budget today and fortunately …

Autos

Big Oil will lose grip on global vehicle market in less than 25 years: study

The latest study on the future of transportation paints an increasingly dim picture for the oil industry, though it suggests that the industry is in …

Autos

Electric Cars Make Inroads in Europe

Diesel car sales are tumbling and electric vehicles are reaping some of the benefits, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s Aleksandra …

Business

Budget 2017: Government Will Spend £400m On Electric Charging Network In The UK

Thinking of buying an electric car? We've got some good news.<p>The government in the form of chancellor Philip Hammond has today confirmed that as part …

Volkswagen

Cycling company apologises after saying women should buy electric bikes to keep up with men

A cycling firm has been forced to apologise following a backlash over an advert suggesting women buy electric bikes to keep up with their …

Sport (UK)

Atlanta passes infrastructure ordinance to support EV charging

Dive Brief:<p>The Atlanta City Council unanimously passed infrastructure regulations to boost the spread of electric vehicles (EV), according to the …

Taxes

Porsche Tried To Pull A Tesla In The '80s And Abolish Dealerships

Long before Tesla, Porsche once tried to abolish its dealerships and cut franchises out of the equation. Porsche was going to sell its cars to …

Autos

Auto component firms wary of govt’s electric vehicles push

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Union government’s push for electric vehicles (EVs) has made automobile parts makers, especially engine manufacturers, wary of putting …

Goods and Services Tax

Is your city ready for the switch to electric vehicles?

How prepared is your hometown for the electric vehicle revolution?<p>Atlanta this week became the latest city to pass an ordinance that requires 20 …

U.S. Department of Energy

Renault Kwid Electric India Launch Planned

Post the launch in China, the Renault Kwid Electric will be launched in India as well.Details on the battery type and range of the Kwid Electric are …

Autos (India)

Russian unmanned, long-range, hybrid multirotor wants to do the heavy lifting

It seems inevitable that large, electric multirotors are going to play a key role in the coming decades, and not just as flying cars. Much simpler, …

Aerospace

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Electric vehicles will soon be superior to gasoline-powered vehicles in every single respect — with longer range and possibly even faster fueling. …

Liberal View

Porsche not looking to make electric 911 for at least 10 years

It isn't that we don't <i>like</i> electric cars...<p>They offer great fuel economy, they help the environment, and in the right package they can deliver …

U.S. Dealership Still Aren't Ready for Electric Vehicles

The United States has the technology, but still lacks the understanding and infrastructure for an efficient EV network, study finds.<p>Campbell Simpson, …

Autos

UK announces important £500 million electric car support for infrastructure and rebate

The UK has some good momentum for electric vehicle adoption and they are trying to keep it.<p>This week, the government unveiled their Autumn budget and it includes an important investment to support the adoption of electric vehicles.<p>As part of the budget, the current Plug-In Car Grant, which reduces …

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