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SolarCity roof tile-replacing solar panels

Shareholders approve Tesla’s acquisition of SolarCity

Shareholders have approved Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] acquisition of solar installation company SolarCity, a deal that’s expected to be completed within days. Shareholders of both firms voted overwhelmingly in favor of the deal, with more than 85 percent of Tesla’s shareholders giving... read more

November 18, 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


 
Teaser for Lucid electric car

Electric car startup Atieva now called Lucid, teases first car

Silicon Valley-based electric car startup Atieva has changed its name to Lucid Motors and released some teasers of an electric sedan that will rival the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA]... read more October 24, 2016 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Report: Fisker may be stuffing the online ballot box

The Truth About Cars have an in-depth and interesting story about some—let's say, inconsistencies—associated with media coverage of designer Henrik Fisker's... read more October 21, 2016 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Fisker teases Model S-rivaling sedan with butterfly doors

Henrik Fisker in October announced he was starting a new car company under the Fisker name. His former effort, Fisker Automotive, went bankrupt in 2013, its assets later sold... read more October 21, 2016 by


 
 

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