Tag: Electric Car

Tesla Model 3 Will Be A 'Smaller' And 'Affordable' Version Of Model S: Elon Musk

Elon Musk shattered high consumer expectations from Tesla's Model 3 by sharing that the vehicle is not as feature rich as the Model S. The CEO revealed that the Model 3 will be a tinier and more affordable variant of the Model S.

Car Tech March 28, 2017

Tesla Will Make Model 3 At Nevada Gigafactory

Tesla is all set to manufacture its Model 3 sedan at its Nevada Gigafactory. The venture which was initially estimated to offer 6,500 jobs may see the number swell to 10,000 jobs according to the company's founder Elon Musk.

Car Tech January 19, 2017

iCar In The Works? Apple's Statement About Automated Vehicle To NHTSA Hints Yes

Apple's interest in the car industry is still alive, suggests a letter to the NHTSA. Apple wants that new entrants in the car industry and established players should be treated equally.

Apple December 3, 2016

Department Of Transportation To Create 48 EV Charger Corridors In US Highways: Buh-bye Range Anxiety?

The U.S. Department of Transportation will create 48 charging corridors for electric vehicles. The charging corridors will cover 25,000 miles across 35 states in the country.

Car Tech November 8, 2016

Volkswagen Unveils New Images Of ID Electric Concept Car

Volkswagen revealed more photos and specs of its electric car concept ID. The car manufacturer plans to launch the ID in 2020, but the price of the car remains unknown.

Car Tech September 30, 2016

After Quashed McLaren Acquisition Rumor, Is Apple Now Buying A Self-Balancing All-Electric Motorcycle Maker?

Apple might not be buying McLaren, but new rumors suggest that it is now looking to acquire Lit Motors. The startup is developing the C-1, which is a self-balancing and all-electric motorcycle.

Apple September 23, 2016

Tesla Autopilot: Software Update 8.0 For Model S And Model X Out Tonight

Tesla will roll out version 8.0 of its Autopilot software for Model S and Model X tonight. The new update unlocks the onboard radar and allows it to detect six times more objects and gather more information per object.

Car Tech September 21, 2016

Fisker Launches 2017 Karma Revero Hybrid Sports Car

Electric car maker Fisker Karma has officially revealed the 2017 Karma Revero. Preorder for the luxury car hybrid will start later this month and it will sell for $130,000.

Car Tech September 12, 2016

Tesla Model X Firmware Update Disables Door Safety Sensors

The Tesla Model X firmware update intended to fix issues with the Falcon Wing doors brings along more problems for car owners. Tests suggest that Tesla may have disabled the door safety sensors with the firmware update.

Car Tech September 3, 2016

2017 Chevrolet Volt Review Roundup: What Experts Like And Dislike About This Green Car

The 2017 Chevrolet Volt electric hybrid car hit the American roads earlier this year. Here is what reviewers like and dislike about Chevy’s latest car.

Car Tech June 25, 2016

Made In China: LeEco Unwraps LeSEE Electric Car Concept

Chinese technology company LeEco unveils its first electric car dubbed LeSEE. The CEO of LeEco demonstrated the self-parking and self-driving capabilities of the car during an event on April 20.

FUTURE TECH April 21, 2016

Tesla Model 3: Excitement About Affordable Tesla Sedan Builds Up Ahead Of March 31 Unveiling

The veil falls off the Tesla Model 3 on March 31. In the meantime, Tesla Motors has been cluing consumers in on what to expect from its first electric vehicle to have a mass-market appeal.

FUTURE TECH March 6, 2016

Tesla Model S Dominates Electric Car Market With Nearly A Quarter Of All Sales

Tesla shoots up in the front lines of the market with none other than the Model S sedan. With that said, the carmaker is chipping away at the sales of luxury brands such as Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi.

Business January 25, 2016

2017 Chevy Bolt Leaked In Spy Shots Ahead Of CES 2016 Reveal

The 2017 Chevy Bolt has been spied posing for a photo shoot. Next month, the public will get more intimate pics of the full electric vehicle.

FUTURE TECH December 2, 2015

Scoot Networks Adds Electric Cars To Its Fleet Of Rental Vehicles

Scoot Networks has 10 of its brand new Scoot Quads out on San Francisco streets. Should they prove to be popular, there will be more options for people to get around the city.

Business October 18, 2015

Shots Fired: Elon Musk Called Apple The 'Tesla Graveyard' And Scoffed At Rumored Apple Car

Elon Musk takes a dig at Apple's plans of developing a car. The Tesla CEO suggests that Apple is hiring Tesla employees who are not important to the electric carmaker.

FUTURE TECH October 9, 2015

Tesla Model X Has A Bioweapon Defense Mode: Is It The Real Deal?

The new Tesla Model X comes with a bioweapon defense mode, which the company claims will protect the electric car's occupants in case of a biological attack. Experts suggest that the mode may not be affective as claimed by Tesla.

FUTURE TECH October 1, 2015

110-Year-Old Queen Victoria Brougham Electric Car Fetches $95,000 At Auction

Auction winner owns a unique 110-year-old electric car. Bonhams notes that it is the only one left in existence.

FUTURE TECH September 30, 2015

Apple Aiming For 2019 Shipping Date Of First Electric Vehicle

Internally known as "committed project" and code-named "Titan," Apple has set an aggressive shipping date of 2019 for its first-ever vehicle.

FUTURE TECH September 21, 2015

Tesla's Development Slowing Down As Employees Move To Apple's Project Titan

Tesla employees are reportedly jumping ship to Apple’s backyard, showing interest to work on the company’s ‘Project Titan’ venture. The ‘exodus’ seemed to take a toll on Tesla as production of its Model X is said to be experiencing delays.

FUTURE TECH September 16, 2015

2016 Nissan Leaf Comes Available With 30kWh Battery With Range 107 Miles Per Charge

Nissan debuted its 2016 Nissan Leaf that comes in a 30kWh battery. Nissan considers itself as a global leader in electric vehicle sales.

FUTURE TECH September 11, 2015

Apple Is Reportedly Working With BMW To Build Its First Electric Car

Apple is said to be in talks with BMW, adding more weight to earlier rumors that the iPhone maker is looking at creating an Apple-branded electric car. The vehicle is purported to look like a minivan.

FUTURE TECH July 29, 2015

GM Takes On Tesla With $30,000, 200-Mile Range Chevy Bolt EV (Video)

General Motors has release a video of the upcoming Chevrolet Bolt being put to the test, doing things like going up hills, taking extreme heat, and charging, offering a look at the car that will take on Tesla's upcoming Model 3.

FUTURE TECH June 27, 2015

24M Reinvents Process Of Manufacturing Lithium-Ion Battery: What This May Bring

A startup company called 24M develops a new lithium-ion battery manufacturing process. The novel development is expected to reduce the cost of batteries by up to 50 percent.

FUTURE TECH June 24, 2015

Tesla Model 3 Will Be Both A Sedan And A Crossover

Tesla's Model 3 will include a crossover and a sedan. The car is expected to launch in 2017, costing just $35,000 - which is far less than the company's Model S vehicle.

FUTURE TECH June 17, 2015

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream Takes Shape In California: 5-Mile Test Track Will Cost $100 Million

The dream of super speedy pod travel may soon become reality now that a test track is getting underway in California. Construction is scheduled to begin next year.

February 28, 2015

EV Battery Maker A123 Systems' Lawsuit Claims Apple Poached Its Top Engineers. Ouch!

Amid reports that it is either building an electric car or a driverless car, or maybe even both, Apple is sued for poaching engineering talent from a car battery maker.

Legal February 20, 2015

Watch How People React When Tesla Model S P85D Goes Into Insane Mode

With a push of a button, the Tesla Model S P85D goes into 'Insane Mode.'

Geek January 29, 2015

Tesla Model S P85D Makes Dodge Challenge Hellcat Eat Dust in a Drag Race [Video]

Luxury car vs. Muscle car. Which will win the race? The answer may surprise you.

Geek January 23, 2015

Tesla trademark battle in China ends, sales strategy can move forward

Tesla says it has ended a dispute in China over branding. The resolution should help the country enter the country in full force.

FUTURE TECH August 7, 2014

Will Tesla gamble on Reno for Gigafactory site?

Tesla Motors says it has broken ground at a site near Reno, Nev. That comes as rumors over where the Gigafactory would be located have heated up in recent days.

FUTURE TECH August 1, 2014

BMW expands battery for electric cars agreement with Samsung

BMW expanded its battery order from Samsung SDI for billions of euros. The batteries are the most expensive component of electric vehicles, such as BMW's i3 electric car.

FUTURE TECH July 16, 2014

First person to die in Tesla S accident: A thief who stole it

The first person to die in a Tesla S car crash was a thief. The car was stolen by the individual who crashed it.

FUTURE TECH July 15, 2014

Tesla museum gets a $1M birthday gift from fan base

Tesla museum moves a step closer to fruition. But $8 million will be needed to complete the project and science center.

Society July 11, 2014

Tesla gets Pennsylvania green light for 5 retail stores

Tesla motors plans to sell its electric cars directly to the public. The car maker appears to be making headway and was approved for constructing five stores in Pennsylvania.

FUTURE TECH July 3, 2014

Tesla opening up patented technology to rivals is Elon Musk's best move yet

Elon Musk is taking the unorthodox step of making his electric motor patents freely available to anyone who wants to use them.

FUTURE TECH June 15, 2014

Fiat Chrysler CEO doesn't want you to buy its 500e electric car: Here's why

Don't buy the Fiat 500e, says the company's CEO. He argues it costs the company too much and they are losing revenue.

FUTURE TECH May 26, 2014

FTC backs Tesla direct-to-consumer sales policy, slams state bans

Tesla received a boost of hope in its battle for direct sales. Three FTC officials slammed state bans on the company's efforts to directly sell their electric cars to consumers.

Business April 25, 2014

Free charging on electric cars. It's the next big push to buy one

Nissan rolls out "No Charge to Charge" initiative on battery-powered Leaf.

FUTURE TECH April 18, 2014

Tesla takes on New Jersey over ban on direct sales

Tesla is preparing to take on New Jersey over a ban on direct sales. Tesla is vowing to fire down the court ruling that forbids the company from selling directly its eco-friendly vehicles in the state.

FUTURE TECH April 7, 2014

Tesla leads charge to drop side view mirrors; would we have to relearn how to drive?

Tesla and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers are asking the U.S. government for permission to build cars without side mirrors, saying they can be replaced with cameras. This would not only cut down on drag, but the cameras could give a wider view, increasing safety.

Business April 3, 2014

Tesla leads charge to drop side view mirrors; would we have to relearn how to drive?

Tesla and the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers are asking the U.S. government for permission to build cars without side mirrors, saying they can be replaced with cameras. This would not only cut down on drag, but the cameras could give a wider view, increasing safety.

Business April 3, 2014

Tesla announces electrifying earnings, stock jumps 12 percent on robust outlook

Electric car maker Tesla's strong Q4 2013 financial results and robust future outlook have sent the company's stock soaring 12 percent.

Business February 21, 2014

Tesla nosedives on Model S-related garage fire news

Tesla and US regulators say that the Model S was not responsible for a garage fire in Irvine.

FUTURE TECH December 20, 2013

Tesla slips on battery shortage woes

Tesla shares slipped as the company announced that it is facing battery shortage issues.

Business November 8, 2013

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