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Tesla Autopilot

Tesla's 8.0 software update addresses Autopilot shortcomings

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Sunday provided the first details on a software update that addresses some of the shortcomings of its semi-autonomous driving aid known as Autopilot. The company said the Version 8.0 update will be released in the next two weeks. The changes included in the update were prompted... read more

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Mercedes-Benz Vision Van concept

Mercedes previews next-gen Sprinter with Vision Van concept

Mercedes-Benz today unveiled a futuristic van concept powered by an electric drive system. No, this isn’t the concept Mercedes is bringing to the 2016 Paris auto show... read more September 7, 2016 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive  -  First Drive, May 2014

Report: Mercedes to launch at least 6 electric cars between 2018 and 2024

Mercedes-Benz will preview its first serious attempt at a mass-produced electric car at the 2016 Paris auto show later in the month. The preview will come in the form of a... read more September 6, 2016 by


 
Qiantu K50, 2016 Beijing auto show

Electric car startup Qiantu eyes U.S. for K50 sports car

One of China’s biggest automotive design companies CH-Auto Technology is branching out into the business of building cars. Its first car is to be a small electric... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
2016/2017 Formula E Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport race car

Audi to race in Formula E from 2017

The Formula E electric car racing series is starting to gain traction among the major automakers. Audi on Friday confirmed it will have a factory team ready to race in season... read more September 2, 2016 by


 
Nikola One natural gas-electric semi truck

Nikola One electric truck to come with hydrogen fuel cell range-extender

American electric truck startup Nikola made headlines in June when it announced it had received as many as 7,000 pre-orders for an extended-range electric semi truck claimed... read more August 31, 2016 by


 
Audi Prologue concept, 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Report: Audi A9 approved for production

Having looked on with envy at the sales racked up by Mercedes-Benz with its expanded S-Class family, rivals are now racing to launch their own offerings to cater to the... read more August 30, 2016 by


 
Techrules AT96 TREV prototype

Italdesign founder to help shape China’s Techrules supercar

At March’s 2016 Geneva auto show, a Chinese firm by the name of Techrules rolled out a supercar concept driven by an extended-range electric powertrain where the... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
Citroën Cxperience concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Citroën hints at next C5 with Cxperience sedan concept

Citroën, part of French auto giant PSA Group, has revealed a radical sedan concept it plans to formerly unveil in late September at the 2016 Paris auto show. The concept... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Price for Tesla's Autopilot jumps $500 without hardware change

Buried somewhere between longer range and furious acceleration (and resulting "meh" by the collective automotive journalism brain trust), Tesla on Tuesday nudged up the price... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D

Industry take on Tesla P100D ranges from tepid to terrible

Tesla announced Tuesday that its increased battery capacity for its Model S and Model X meant the car could go farther, faster than ever before. The response from several... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla unveils Model S P100D, proclaims it the fastest accelerating car you can buy

What's more than ludicrous speed? Apparently, it's the new Tesla Model S P100D, announced today by company CEO Elon Musk. Capable of sprinting from a complete stop to 60 mph... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
Iconiq Seven concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week

W Motors and Iconiq unveil Seven electric van in Monterey

Monterey Car Week is known for its luxury and performance cars but this year’s event, currently underway, has seen the debut of an electric minivan concept from Chinese... read more August 19, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S, Rimac Concept_One and Ferrari LaFerrari drag race

Rimac Concept_One destroys Ferrari LaFerrari, Tesla Model S in acceleration test

We all know electric cars are quick off the line but it seems even the quickest internal combustion cars don’t hold a candle to the new generation of battery-powered... read more August 17, 2016 by


 
2015 Ford Focus Electric

Ford to launch Model E family of electrified cars?

In 2014 Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk revealed that Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] was blocking his company from using the Model E name for its small sedan, which as a... read more August 16, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla P100D option for Model S, Model X show up in Dutch database

Type approval for the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X in Europe reveal that the next step up in performance for the popular electric sedan and SUV will be in the... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
 

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