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Volkswagen plant

VW Group to reduce workforce by 30,000

Volkswagen on Friday announced plans to significantly reduce its workforce over the coming years as it deals with its costly diesel emissions scandal and push into electric cars. The cuts are expected to total 30,000, with 23,000 of these to be made in Germany. VW says the cuts are to be made in a... read more

November 21, 2016 by
 
Tesla Model S P100D

Tesla Model S P100D 0-60 time drops to 2.4 s with software tweak

The Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D is already the quickest car you can currently buy. Soon, it will be even quicker. Earlier in November, CEO Elon Musk revealed that an... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2017 Volkswagen e-Golf

2017 VW e-Golf debuts with more power, range

Following the emergence of its diesel emissions scandal, the Volkswagen Group, in an attempt to clean up its image, announced plans to launch 30 electric cars by 2025. But VW... read more November 17, 2016 by


 
2003 Ferrari Enzo for sale at RM Sotheby's Auction

Formula E could be in Ferrari's future

The scream of a Formula One V-6 is about as quintessential as Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] noises go these days, but that may all change in the future if the Italian sports car... read more November 11, 2016 by


 
Workhorse W-15

Ohio’s Workhorse announces extended-range pickup with 80-mile electric range

After being bought out by electric car conversion experts AMP in 2013, Ohio-based step van manufacturer Workhorse started offering its customers extended-range electric... read more November 10, 2016 by


 
Tesla Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada

Tesla confirms European Gigafactory

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk confirmed on Tuesday that the company’s next major plant, referred to as a Gigafactory, will be located in Europe. Musk made the... read more November 10, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla buys German automation systems firm

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday announced it has entered an agreement to buy privately-owned Grohmann Engineering. Upon completion of the deal, estimated to be in early 2017... read more November 9, 2016 by


 
Jia Yueting

Faraday Future’s Chinese backer admits to cash crunch

Chinese tech giant LeEco, the backer of American electric car startup Faraday Future, is running low on cash, its CEO and founder Jia Yueting has revealed. In a letter to... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV launch at EVS-26, Los Angeles, April 2012

Report: Toyota to start volume production of EVs by 2020

After its success with hybrid technology, the logical assumption was that Toyota would jump in with both feet into development of pure electric cars. At first it seemed that... read more November 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S with glass roof option

Tesla adds glass roof option for Model S, hints at more performance for P100D

Anyone ordering a new Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S can now add a glass roof option. It costs $1,500 and not only blocks out 98 percent of UV rays but also keeps cabin... read more November 7, 2016 by


 
2016 Nissan Note e-Power

e-Power: Nissan’s new series hybrid powertrain

Nissan is one of the biggest proponents of electric cars but even it concedes that not everyone is ready to make the switch. That’s why the automaker is introducing... read more November 2, 2016 by


 
2016/2017 Formula E Hong Kong ePrix

'Engineering Explained' explores sensor strategy in motorsports

A critical component of a successful racing team is its ability to accumulate and understand many points of data. Motorsports engineers thrive on racing data, as it helps... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model X by Unplugged Performance, 2016 SEMA show

Tesla tuner Unplugged Performance reveals modified Model X at SEMA

Californian tuner Unplugged Performance burst on the scene in 2014 with a range of upgrades for the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. This is a company that specializes in Tesla... read more November 1, 2016 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Fisker reveals EMotion electric car, promises 400-mi range

The rebooted Fisker has revealed its upcoming electric sedan, labeled the EMotion. The car looks almost nothing like the Karma sedan from the previous incarnation of Fisker... read more October 31, 2016 by


 
SolarCity roof tile-replacing solar panels

Tesla CEO unveils Powerwall 2.0 and solar roof

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk on Friday unveiled two new products, one from Tesla and another from SolarCity, the solar home installation firm Tesla is hoping to acquire... read more October 30, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes to launch 10 electric cars by 2025

Mercedes-Benz on Thursday confirmed plans for 10 electric cars by 2025. That’s less than the 30 electric cars the Volkswagen Group is planning for the same date, though... read more October 28, 2016 by


 
 

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