Elon Musk wants Tesla Motors to build more than just pricey electric cars. The company’s billionaire co-founder and CEO says he plans to fashion Tesla into a clean energy powerhouse, one that enables homes and vehicles to run almostShow More Summary
Nothing says 'diesel? What diesel?' like building EVs in the US. Continue reading Volkswagen could build electric vehicles in North America by 2020 Volkswagen could build electric vehicles in North America by 2020 originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:44:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Audi aims to have three electric car models by 2020 and for electric vehicles to account for 25 to 30 percent of its sales by 2025, Chief Executive Rupert Stadler told a German newspaper. Audi's electric cars push,...Show More Summary
If you had to guess the street-legal electric car with the quickest quarter-mile time, the Tesla Model S P85D or Rimac Concept One might immediately pop to mind. What wouldn't pop to mind, even if you exhausted every electric vehicle you could think of, is the Enfield 8000. Show More Summary
In a recent blog post entitled “Master Plan, Part Deux,” Tesla CEO and possible mad scientist comic book character Elon Musk outlined how his upstart electric car company would completely revamp the world of transportation and energy consumption. Show More Summary
Elon Musk: So, in short, Master Plan, Part Deux is: Create stunning solar roofs with seamlessly integrated battery storage Expand the electric vehicle product line to address all major segments Develop a self-driving capability thatShow More Summary
Aside from $4.5 billion for EV charging DOE loan guarantees, an Electric Vehicle Hackathon, publishing Guiding Principles to Promote Electric Vehicles and Charging Infrastructure with 50 industry partners, launching the “FAST Act process”...Show More Summary
The main story regarding the White House’s latest EV push was the $4.5 billion put into Department of Energy loan guarantees for EV charging infrastructure. But there were several additional stories that are worth highlighting, including...Show More Summary
There's a coalition of car companies, utilities, and charging networks on board.
Despite missing the famous 1-million-EVs-by-2015 goal, the Obama Administration is still working towards a US with more electric vehicles. Continue reading Obama Administration wants 200-mile EV that charges in under 10 minutes Obama...Show More Summary
A new electric vehicle charging station will let drivers juice up their cars while they wait for friends to land at Sacramento International Airport.
The Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai is planning to release an all-electric vehicle with a single-charge range of 250 miles by the end of the decade, according to recent reports. The news originates with comments made by Hyundai executive Ahn Byung-ki in an interview with Automotive News, so is likely to be quite solid. Show More Summary
Originally published on Gas2. Mired in a self imposed malaise composed of equal parts diesel exhaust and corporate malfeasance, Volkswagen is trying desperately to reposition itself as an electric car company and put the stink of its emissions cheating scandal behind it. Show More Summary
Long charging times can be a drag for electric vehicles, whether they're private passenger cars or city buses. The Swiss city of Geneva wants to put more electric buses into service, and to do that it recently contracted with local firm ABB to set up a "flash-charging" network that can charge those buses in a hurry. ALSO SEE: Part 2 of Tesla...
The Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S has no doubt proven that electric vehicles can be quick. Just wander over to YouTube and you can quickly find many videos showcasing Ludicrous mode in action against a variety of supercars and sports cars. There are a few EVs out there, however, that make Ludicrious mode look like child's play. The latest such...
Besturn B30 EV, by Tycho de Feijter The spectacular growth of the New Energy Vehicle (NEV) market in China continues; state media reports that sales were up a massive 162% to 170,000 units in the first half of the year. NEVs include pure-electric vehicles (EV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV). The [...]
esla chief elon musk has outlined phase two for the electric car company he started almost a decade ago. leading the list are new products headlined by a model 3 based compact suv and pickup truck. as part of the picture, musk says tesla is currently focused on improved efficiency from its production facility. Show More Summary
The Obama administration has just announced that it will be making $4.5 billion in US Energy Department loan guarantees available for the support of a commercial-scale electric vehicle charging station buildout. The initiative will see...Show More Summary
A recent forecast/analysis from the UK’s Go Ultra Low campaign has predicted that electric vehicles could be the dominant form of personal transportation in the UK as early as 2027. To put that more plainly, the government and industry-backed...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says that commercial charging stations for electric vehicles will be eligible to receive loan guarantees from the federal government as the Obama administration works to increase the number of stations. Brian...Show More Summary