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Tesla Semi

Tesla Semi promises 500-mile range, center driving position

Tesla on Thursday took the covers off its long-awaited electric semi-trailer truck. Dubbed simply the Tesla Semi, the truck promises both the longest range for an electric hauler as well as the best safety credentials of any truck its class, in this case Class 8 Heavy Duty. The Tesla Semi also has... read more

November 16, 2017 by
 
Terrafugia TF-X

Terrafugia sold to Geely, promises flying car by 2019

Zhejiang Geely, the Chinese holding company that controls the Volvo, Lynk & Co., Geely and Lotus brands, announced on Monday plans to fully acquire American flying car... read more November 14, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Did Tata just buy a $900M stake in Faraday Future?

Faraday Future may have just been thrown a life line in the form of a $900 million investment by Indian automaker Tata. Chinese automotive news aggregator Gasgoo claims media... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
Daimler-Thomas electric Jouley school bus

The electric school bus of the future has arrived

If Daimler has its way, the wheels on the bus will go round and round via electric motors and battery packs in the very near future. Last Friday, Daimler subsidiary Thomas... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
Ferdinand Piech, chairman and CEO of Volkswagen Group, at 2000 Paris Motor Show

End of an era as Ferdinand Piëch finally cut ties with VW Group

Two years ago, Ferdinand Piëch, then chairman of the Volkswagen Group, resigned from his post following a public spat with Martin Wintekorn, who was the... read more November 13, 2017 by


 
Elon Musk and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Elon Musk meets Turkish President to discuss SpaceX, Tesla

Elon Musk met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday to discuss ways in which Tesla and SpaceX, both run by Musk, could aid Turkey in some ambitious... read more November 10, 2017 by


 
A glimpse of Opel in the future

Opel gives glimpse at new design direction, potential electric SUV

Finally free of years of mismanagement at the hands of General Motors, Opel has the potential to thrive under the stewardship of new owner PSA Group. In its new PACE!... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Establishment of electric car joint venture between Ford and Zotye on November 8, 2017

Ford and Zotye will sell electric cars in China under new brand

Ford shied away from partnerships under former CEO Mark Fields, but that’s all out the door under new CEO Jim Hackett. And he’s gotten to work fast since taking... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Opel Ampera-e

EU proposes stricter emissions regulations for 2030

A handful of European nations have recently announced calls to drastically reduce vehicle emissions and in some cases ban completely the sale of cars powered solely by... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Audi e-diesel plant in Laufenburg, Switzerland

Audi will turn renewable energy into synthetic diesel

In 2011, Audi announced radical plans to start energy production using wind farms located in the North Sea. By feeding this renewable energy back into the grid, Audi could... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
2018 Opel Insignia GSi

PSA Group announces strategy for Opel

Opel has been a money pit going on two decades. It’s arguably the main reason General Motors finally decided to sell the brand to France’s PSA Group, which also... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Saab 9-3-based development mules for Turkish national car project

Turkey preparing national car brand

Annual new-car sales in Turkey come in around one million units, but the country doesn't have a car brand to call its own. That will change very soon. The country's... read more November 8, 2017 by


 
2018 Chevrolet Sonic

Service, not protectionism, is why American car brands suffer in Japan

It's something that has bothered numerous U.S. leaders for decades: Why do American automakers struggle to gain a foothold in the world's third-largest auto market, Japan?... read more November 7, 2017 by


 
Bob Lutz

Bob Lutz gives grim prediction for the future of the automobile

Bob Lutz has been a senior figure in the automotive industry for longer than most, so when he speaks about where it’s headed there's a certain authority behind what he... read more November 6, 2017 by


 
nuTonomy self-driving taxi

Delphi buys self-driving startup nuTonomy for $450M

Boston, Massachusetts-based self-driving car startup nuTonomy made headlines in 2016 when it launched the world’s first self-driving taxi service. Albeit a trial only... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

Tesla built just 260 Model 3 sedans in Q3 while losing $619M

It appears Tesla CEO Elon Musk wasn’t lying when he said in October the company was in “production hell” due to problems concerning production of the Model... read more November 2, 2017 by


 
 

 
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