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Strictly producing cars has proven to not be enough for electric car company Tesla. The revolutionary brand is now trying to take the auto insurance world by storm. Click here to read more.
Electric cars will make up just 4% of American sales in 2021, compared with 9% in China and 14% in Europe. Click here to read more.
EV automaker XPeng Motors unveiled its fourth EV today at the Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition in China. The new electric SUV dubbed “the G9,” matches previous speculation about the vehicle, and it will arrive with XPeng’s latest technologies. This includes … Continue reading
Honda has been testing its Autonomous Work Vehicle, an electric self-driving prototype closely related to its side-by-sides but geared toward carrying supplies. The AWV has a payload limit of 880 pounds and can tow over 1600 pounds, traveling up to … Continue reading
The automaker and Purdue University are co-developing a charging cable for use with high-power charging stations that could recharge an electric vehicle’s battery in the same time it takes to fill a gas tank, which typically takes about five minutes. … Continue reading
Better late than never. Late on Friday, the U.S. House of Representatives approved a $1.2 trillion bill to rebuild the country’s aging infrastructure, including roads and bridges. After a 228-206 vote, the bill, with $550 billion specified for highways, roads, … Continue reading
The Taiwanese company that manufactures smartphones for Apple Inc. and other global brands announced plans Monday to produce electric cars for auto brands under a similar contract model. Click here to read more.
In a sign that drivers are increasingly embracing battery electric models, sales of the Porsche Taycan surpassed those of the company’s influential, high performance 911 series, according to numbers the company released Friday. Click here to read more.
Previously, the car’s 68-year-old petrol engine would have masked most other sounds. But driving beside the Thames in London all you can hear are a few creaks, and the revving of motorbikes and other traffic passing by. Click here to … Continue reading
By the end of this week, potentially thousands of Tesla owners will be testing out the automaker’s newest version of its “Full Self-Driving” beta software, version 10.0.1, on public roads, even as regulators and federal officials investigate the safety of … Continue reading
It is fairly rare for Tesla to produce marketing videos about its technology outside of actual special events, but the automaker decided to release one today about ‘Tesla Glass’. Click here to read more.
Sales of alternative powered vehicles, while currently representing just 5% of all U.S. light-vehicle sales today, are expected to reach 45% by 2035, according to new SEMA Market Research. Click here to read more.
In President Biden’s vision of a green future, half of all new cars sold in 2030 will be electric. But something really basic is standing in the way of that plan: enough outlets to plug in all those cars and … Continue reading
Tesla started deliveries of the Model Y in Europe last month, and within a week it became the best-selling vehicle in Norway. Click here to read more.
Just a decade and a half ago, the then-CEO of General Motors Co. Rick Wagoner observed to Larry Burns, at the time GM’s head of research and strategy, that not many industries stay the same for a century. But the … Continue reading
Automakers are spending billions of dollars to transition to cleaner and greener battery-powered vehicles, but the new technology has come with an even steeper cost: Reputation-damaging vehicle fires, recalls, sudden power loss and problems getting some of the cars started. … Continue reading
GM’s $2 Billion Chevy Bolt Fire Recall Casts Shadow Over Electric Vehicle Market
Ford Performance Will Soon Offer an Electric Crate Motor