A team at the University of California San Diego has made a breakthrough on lithium-ion batteries which boosts the energy density by up to ten times. A start-up will now attempt to commercialise it.
Inventor of the graphite anode, Dr. Rachid Yazami, says he's designed a new car battery charging technique that makes your car battery "happy" which then leads to super-fast charging times.
Apple reportedly wants to launch its self-driving cars under Project Titan in 2024. However, several of the company's top executives have left it recently which may really hamper such plans.
After accruing five consecutive quarters of profit, Tesla will be added to the S&P 500 index on December 21. It will edge out JPMorgan Chase as the tenth-biggest member of the index.
The electric car manufacturer recently took the wraps off its new Model Y, a middle-sized SUV with a 300-mile range. It features a design largely reminiscent of the Model 3, and will cost you $39,000.
The World Solar Challenge is a solar-powered car race that covers 1,878 miles (3,022 km) through the Australian Outback. It started on October 8 and is expected to go through October 15.
Battery technology hasn't advanced as much as other automobile technologies in recent years. As a result, cars that rely on it typically have less mileage than their traditional counterparts.
The plans have already been laid out. Mercedes, in partnership with Qualcomm, is launching its first wireless charging system for select vehicles from its electric cars model range in 2018.
Tesla is hosting an event to begin deliveries of its brand-new Model 3 electric sedan on July 28 at 9pm PT. The first Model 3 unit rolled off Tesla's assembly line just over a week ago.
Volvo has announced that it will abandon traditional combustion engine vehicles by 2019, offering only hybrid or electric models in its lineup. The automaker is hoping to sell a million by 2025.
Tesla's CEO announced today that the first Model 3 deliveries will begin on July 28. Production of the company's electric car for the masses is expected to grow exponentially over the coming months.
Being only a month away from the unveiling of the production version of the Tesla Model 3, a set of photos has been posted online that show off the near production model in great detail.
It looks like Apple is rethinking its self-driving car project and as a result has laid off many employees. The project doesn't appear to be dead, but it's unknown what the new direction will be.
Following in the footsteps of Elon Musk, Ford CEO Mark Fields believes Apple is working on a car which is expected to be electric powered and self-driving. The Apple car is expected in 2019.
Calling Apple's entry into the electric car market "obvious", Elon Musk argues they won't be a competitor to Tesla and the only way for electric cars to make a mark in the world is to be affordable.
Rumors that Apple is developing a car have been swirling for some time, but the company is now said to be tripling the size of its development team, as it aims to meet its target 'ship date' of 2019.
Apple is reportedly working on a car project, codenamed Titan. And ever since this came to light months ago, the company has continued to hire top talent from the US and Europe.
Apple is being sued by A123 for poaching some of its most important engineers, which seemingly violates their non-compete clause. The engineers are helping Apple build a large battery division.
After some earlier rumors surrounding Apple's car project, we now have a trustworthy report which says the company is working on an electric vehicle and is indeed looking to compete with Tesla.