With the recovery of bodies from the Oakland warehouse fire now complete, officials are now focusing their attention on determining the cause of the blaze that killed 36 people during a concert. Authorities on Wednesday said they are examining all potential causes, including whether some sort of...
Don’t be shocked if you didn’t know about it, Ford does not advertise or push that it has an amazing product on its hands. Not all dealers want them, not all dealers can sell them, and they’re made in very limited quantities. For the...Show More Summary
Ford sold just 44 Focus EVs last month. Continue reading Ford Focus Electric boosts range by 51%, albeit quietly Ford Focus Electric boosts range by 51%, albeit quietly originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:44:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink | Email this | Comments
$2 billion of VWs $15 billion settlement must be spend on ZEV R&D. VW plans to put that toward building better electric vehicles - and then selling them. The post Why VW pulled the plug on diesels in the US: It’s time to focus on EVs appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Wolfsburg - Volkswagen aims to be the world leader in electric cars by 2025, brand chief Herbert Diess said on Tuesday, as the German car giant shifts its focus to clean-energy vehicles after the dieselgate emissions cheating scandal. “By...Show More Summary
Volkswagen aims to be the world leader in electric cars by 2025, brand chief Herbert Diess said Tuesday, as the German car giant shifts its focus to clean-energy vehicles after the dieselgate emissions cheating scandal.
Reuters: Toyota Sharpens Focus on Electric Cars Through New In-House Unit Toyota Motor Corp is setting up a new in-house unit to develop electric cars, offering its strongest endorsement yet of a technology it has not embraced wholly,...Show More Summary
Mazda says that it is still focused on improving the internal combustion engine as part of its SkyActiv technologies, without the need to rush into hybrid or electric vehicles on mass. Speaking to CarAdvice at the premiere of the new CX-5, the boss of Mazda Australia, Martin Benders, said that the Japanese brand still sees […]
Faraday Future released another video Wednesday of the electric car it will show at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. The most recent video focuses on the car's wheels and includes a tagline that reads "who said don't reinvent...Show More Summary
(Wiley) Smartphones, laptops, electric cars -- whatever the device, an efficient battery is high on any user's wish list. The search for the next-generation battery has recently focused on sodium-oxygen batteries. Theoretically, these...Show More Summary
Smartphones, laptops, electric cars—whatever the device, an efficient battery is high on any user's wish list. The search for the next-generation battery has recently focused on sodium– oxygen batteries. Theoretically, these should provide previously unattainable efficiency but their practical implementation has proven to be a stumbling block. Show More Summary
In thinking about how the global economy can be decarbonized, I’ve focused on the electricity sector, and particularly the elimination of coal-fired electricity generation. In the transport sector, I’ve pushed for fuel efficiency standards, but have generally assumed that internal combustion cars are going to be around for a long time to come. That’s consistent […]
Tesla’s solar roof and Powerwall 2.0 announcements show that new products are critical to raising the profile of clean energy. But recently, there’s been a shift in focus away from individual technologies and toward a broader range of products and services that can serve many functions on the electric grid. Show More Summary
Self-driving cars just became so passé. Uber is now working on flying cars, according to a 98-page white paper on their futuristic project Uber Elevate. They describe the service as "on-demand aviation" and it focus on Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) aircraft. Uber believes that Uber Elevate will free up traffic and shorten commutes. Show More Summary
Audi has decided to pull the plug on its World Endurance Championship commitment after 18 years, choosing instead to focus on Formula E from 2017 onwards. The change reflects a renewed focus on electric power - both in production and...Show More Summary
Porsche says has no plans to quit WEC (Adds CEO comment, detail and background)
Audi announced this morning that they will end their participation in the series it spent a decade dominating, the World Endurance Championship—including the 24 Hours of Le Mans—to shift their focus to the all-electric Formula E championship instead at the end of 2016. It’s one of the biggest shifts the racing world has seen in some time. Read more...
California-based electric vehicle technology supplier Atieva has changed its name to Lucid Motors, at the same time previewing an upcoming all-electric sedan that will take on the Tesla Model S. The company first started in 2007, aiming to contribute to the growth of electric vehicles by developing a modular battery system that could be used in numerous vehicle types. […]
We may have just seen a major player in the drive towards autonomous cars apply screeching brakes. Apple has reportedly abandoned its plans to build its own self-driving electric vehicle and is instead going to focus on the underlying autonomous software. Show More Summary
EDF, one of the largest electricity producers in the world, has embarked on a “2030” strategy focused on renewable energy and customer solutions in addition to its large nuclear business. According to CEO Jean-Bernard Lévy, “EDF’s future lies in a generation mix that combines nuclear and renewable energies.”