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Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Software Update Curbs Some Autopilot Functionality But Adds Remote Parking

Late last year we saw Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] beam across a software update for its Model S that allowed the car to steer itself in certain situations. Videos posted to YouTube soon after the release of the software update showed owners using the system incorrectly, leading to Tesla releasing a... read more

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Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

Volkswagen Budd-e Concept At CES: Microbus Goes All-Electric

With the world debut of a new concept vehicle at this week’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Volkswagen is signaling that it’s seriously thinking... read more January 5, 2016 by

Farday Future FFZERO1 Concept

Faraday Future Reveals 1,000-HP FFZERO1 Concept And VPA Platform

Faraday Future—the Southern California electric automaker that's backed by billions of dollars of Chinese money and has been working in stealth mode for the past 18... read more January 4, 2016 by

Faraday Future Concept Leaked?

1,000-Horsepower Self-Driving Electric Faraday Future Concept Leaked?

Here's what we know: In just about 12 hours a mysterious automotive startup out of Silicon Valley is going to unveil the future of transportation at the 2016 Consumer... read more January 4, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Tops 50,000 Deliveries In 2015

The past 12 months have been a bit of a roller coaster ride for Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] which successfully launched its long-awaited Model X as well as the Autopilot... read more January 4, 2016 by

Volkswagen 2016 CES electric concept vehicle teaser photo

New Teaser For VW’s CES Concept Reveals Budd.e Name

Volkswagen has released a new teaser image for its concept debuting at this week’s 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, and the image reveals what's likely to be the... read more January 4, 2016 by

Volkswagen 2016 CES concept teaser

VW Concept For 2016 CES Teased In New Video

Volkswagen is set to reveal a new concept car at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, and today we got a second look at the vehicle by way of a teaser video. The concept is... read more December 29, 2015 by

BMW and Nissan electric car fast-charging station

BMW And Nissan Working On Nationwide EV Fast-Charging Network

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] famously became the first to introduce a network of fast-charging stations for its customers and offered the services for free, meaning owners of... read more December 22, 2015 by

Scene from Tesla Model X production video

Take a behind-the-scenes look at Tesla Model X production

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] started production of the first customer examples of its Model X electric high-riding hatch in the fall. The first batch are all high-end 90D... read more December 21, 2015 by

Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

NEVS To Supply Chinese Firm With Saab 9-3 EVs In $12B Deal

Earlier this week we learned that Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) was planning to launch a new generation of electric cars based on the Phoenix platform... read more December 18, 2015 by

Volkswagen Phaeton production at the Transparent Factory in Dresden, Germany

VW Ending Phaeton Production, Electric Successor Coming In 2020

Volkswagen looks set to finally end production of its Phaeton, which bowed out of the United States midway through the last decade. The luxurious full-size sedan was launched... read more December 17, 2015 by

Jaguar electric race car for season three of the Formula E Championship

Jaguar to enter Formula E electric car series in 2016

Jaguar is the latest automaker to announce a commitment to the Formula E electric car racing series, joining the likes of Audi, DS, Mahindra, Renault and Venturi. The British... read more December 15, 2015 by

Image of a car on the Atieva website

New Chinese-backed Californian startup Atieva plans electric car

California is quickly becoming a hub for electric car development, with many of the new firms backed by Chinese interests. The latest is Silicon Valley-based Atieva which is... read more December 14, 2015 by

Preview of next-generation vehicle from Saab parent NEVS - Image via Saab Blog

Saab Owner NEVS Previews Four Next-Gen Vehicles

Having managed to stave off its own bankruptcy by partnering with a handful of government-backed entities in China, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which acquired... read more December 14, 2015 by

Volkswagen 2016 CES concept teaser

New VW Bus To Enter Production In 2017, Potential Concept Version Teased

Volkswagen is just itching to launch a new generation of its Microbus. First there was the Microbus concept of 2001, and then there was the funky Bulli concept of 2011. Now... read more December 12, 2015 by

2017 Ford Focus Electric, from presentation on Ford electrification plans, Dec 2015

Ford Promises 13 New Electrified Cars By 2020: Video

Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] announced yesterday it will spend an additional $4.5 billion over the next five years on its investments in vehicle electrification. Much of the... read more December 11, 2015 by


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