While Tesla made electric cars cool again with sleek designs and an eye for luxury above all else, a small startup called Bollinger Motors is making a name for itself by focusing on the exact opposite. The Bollinger B1 won't dominate...Show More Summary
Electric cars and other vehicles continue to gain momentum, just as autonomous features are becoming mainstream. But while potential job losses due to autonomy are a strong focus, the multitude of impacts electrification will have on...Show More Summary
BMW says that its range of upcoming and current electrified vehicles embody the brand’s dynamic focus, and that it will not sacrifice these characteristics in search of faster acceleration for the sake of numbers. Speaking to Australian motoring media at the Frankfurt motor show, Klaus Fröhlich, member of the board of management at BMW, said […]
"We need to provide a sensible transition period that doesn't give unwanted gifts to our Chinese friends." Continue reading Electric car focus risks handing jobs to China, EU auto suppliers warn Electric car focus risks handing jobs to China, EU auto suppliers warn originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 13 Sep 2017 09:40:00 EDT. Show More Summary
European car bosses gathering for the Frankfurt auto show are beginning to address the realities of mass vehicle electrification, and its consequences for jobs and profit, their minds focused by government pledges to outlaw the combustion engine. Laura Frykberg reports Video provided by Reuters
(Reuters) — European car bosses gathering for the Frankfurt auto show are beginning to address the realities of mass vehicle electrification, and its consequences for jobs and profit, their minds focused by government pledges to outlaw the combustion engine. As the latest such announcement by China added momentum to a push for zero-emissions motoring, Daimler, […]
Day to day, it is true CleanTechnica focuses on the major players in the EV landscape. Still, it is refreshing to spy smaller ventures and lesser known EV faces. Diversity (in everything) is one key to health. Detroit Electric recently shared outline sketches of three future models it claims we'll be seeing over the next three years. Show More Summary
Among Hurricane Harvey’s devastating effects were environmental accidents. In Crosby, Tex., for example, a chemical plant lost electrical power, leading to a massive fire. While media reports have understandably focused on the flooding, these accidents reveal a new consequence of climate change — some of which will prompt fierce political fights over who should pay […]
After 23 years of creating unique high-end customs, Confederate Motors will rebrand as Curtiss Motor Company and turn its focus to building electric motorcycles in co-operation with Zero. At the same time, Confederate unveiled what might...Show More Summary
Biomedical engineering researchers at Case Western Reserve University are refining more than 15 years of work on an electrical nerve-block implant, focusing their next step on new applications related to treating asthma and heart failure.
(Case Western Reserve University) Biomedical engineering researchers at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, are refining more than 15 years of work on an electrical nerve-block implant, focusing their next step on new applications related to treating asthma and heart failure. Show More Summary
Former Lamborghini boss Stephan Winkelmann has been busy since taking up the reins at Audi Sport a year ago. Primarily, he’s been focused on expanding the line-up to provide Audi Sport with a better footing to take on more prominent rivals BMW M and Mercedes-AMG. Given the direction the market’s headied, Winkelmann is keen on adding...
INTERNATIONAL - Elon Musk, the chief executive of a number of prominent companies, such as the US aerospace manufacturer SpaceX and electric car producer Tesla Motors, along with 115 other business people focusing on artificial intelligence and robotics, has signed an open letter calling for a ban on the so-called killer robots. Show More Summary
Middle East and North Africa ride-hailing service Careem is focusing on new customer and tech innovations.
japanese automakers toyota and mazda have announced a new stage in their ongoing partnership, with joint production facilities, electric vehicles, and connectivity the focus of the newest alliance. the deal, worth us$1.6 billion dollars,...Show More Summary
Mercedes will instead focus its efforts on its new generation of electric vehicles.
When you think about it, it all adds up. There was no way the powertrain of the Chevrolet Bolt, America’s first reasonably priced long-range electric vehicle, was ever going to remain solely the domain of one vehicle. General Motor’s CEO, Mary Barra, alluded to as much following the Bolt’s introduction. Show More Summary
(Florida State University) FSU researchers team up on a unique interdisciplinary unit focusing on how electrical brain impulses in a bird translate into behavior. They say birdsong is a good model to understand how the human brain learns speech.
The Bollinger B1 all-electric truck has just been revealed, and that alone should get electric vehicle enthusiasts interested. Because while Tesla and other automakers have focused on electrifying cars and SUVs, the New York-based startup...Show More Summary
BUDAPEST, July 28 (Reuters) - Formula One boss Chase Carey has yet to be convinced by Formula E's sporting credentials and has no qualms about the increasing focus of major car manufacturers towards the all-electric series.