Gartner has predicted that electric vehicle prices will reach parity with ICE vehicles by 2027. With prices expected to be similar to ICE vehicles, the adoption of electric vehicles could pick up.
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The NHTSA is investigating a fatal crash involving a Model 3 and a Subaru Impreza to determine if the Autopilot system was used. This incident adds to concerns about the safety of the ADAS system.
Amazon is bringing the first 300 Rivian electric vans to European roads in the next few weeks. It said that it has adapted them to be thinner and shorter so they fit better in European cities.
China will bring in export controls on gallium and germanium from August 1. These metals are used by the semiconductor, telecoms, and electric vehicle industries and consumers could see higher prices.
Tesla opens Superchargers to other EVs in Canada, starting with Ottawa-Sudbury route. Also, Canadian government supports EV charger expansion with 3,000 chargers. Here are the details.
After acquiring HiEV Charger last year, LG expanded in the fast-growing EV charging industry. Today, it shared four different EV charger models as part of its business-to-business solutions.
The wait for Tesla Cybertruck could finally be over as Elon Musk has given a possible delivery timeline. The electric pickup is expected to arrive sometime later this year during a delivery event.
New drone video footage shows the massive windshield wiper fitted on the Tesla Cybertruck. The vehicle was spotted during some ongoing internal testing at the Tesla Gigafactory in Texas.
Waze users will soon be able to find charging stations that support their specific car and plug type. Users will add their car details in the app and Waze will filter compatible charging stations.
Tesla has slashed the prices of its more expensive vehicles by up to 9%. The move is a bit unusual given the backdrop of widespread inflation. The company provided no comment on the adjustment.
Elon Musk has said that the Full Self-Driving Capability Beta is available to all customers in North America that bought the package. It includes Autopilot and Enhanced Autopilot features and more.
Amazon has rolled out more than 1,000 electric vans to over 100 U.S. cities. While it's a big step up from the cities being served initially, the company is still far from its 2030 target.
Amazon is putting €1 billion into its European operations to help it reach its net-zero goal by 2040. This plan will see it switch to using electric vans and HGVs and expand low-emission package hubs.
Xiaomi is going to build a car factory in Beijing. It will output 300,000 electric vehicles per year when running at capacity and should begin operations in 2024, based on previous comments.
Christopher Moore, former Tesla Autopilot software director, has been hired by Apple in order to accelerate efforts of Apple's not-so-secret self-driving car plans codenamed Project Titan.
Tesla has passed a market cap of $1 trillion putting it in an exclusive club of companies. Other companies that have passed this market cap are Apple, Amazon, Google and Microsoft.
Almost every car manufacturer has seen a dip in car sales during the third quarter of this year; however, Tesla has managed to continue the upward trend of sales despite global chip shortages.
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.
The French automobile company has introduced Megane E-Tech Electric car at an event in Germany. The vehicles comes with up to 215 horsepower and 470 km range on a single charge in test conditions.
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.
Ecotricity has announced a partnership with GRIDSERVE. It will bring the decade-old Electric Highway in the UK up-to-date with the latest technology to provide faster charging and double capacity.
Carmaker Volvo has announced its plan to transition to only selling electric cars by 2030, removing any internal combustion engines from its lineup. Electric cars will only be available online.
In line with the Indian government's Make in India initiative, Amazon India has entered a partnership with Mahindra Electric. The collaboration brings delivery via electric vehicles to seven cities.
Amazon has begun testing delivering customer orders in some parts of Los Angeles using electric delivery vans built and designed by Rivian, as part of The Climate Pledge initiative.
Google has announced a couple of improvements for Google Maps on electric cars, with new route planning options that accommodate charging stations. Only a couple of cars support it for now.
Israel-based StoreDot has announced the production of engineering samples for a car battery that can charge up in just 5 minutes. The batteries were produced in existing production lines.
The automaker reached a significant production milestone in 2020, reaching its goal of manufacturing half a million cars during this year. A total of 499,550 EVs were delivered to customers.
LG is forming a joint venture with Magna to advance both firms' positions in the electric powertrain market which is expected to grow dramatically in the coming decade. The deal will be done by July.
The automaker is in talks with Giga Metals, a Canadian mining company, to secure a nickel supply for batteries manufactured in a carbon-neutral way. This will help Tesla reduce its carbon footprint.
GM announced a strategic partnership with electric truck startup Nikola, stating that it would manufacture the startup's upcoming Badger vehicle. Shares of both companies jumped on partnership news.
Amazon has announced the purchase of 1,800 electric vans from Mercedes-Benz. The electric vehicles will be part of the European delivery fleet and cut Amazon's emissions by thousands of tonnes.
Citing challenges in commercial viability, Dyson has pivoted away from manufacturing its own electric vehicles to instead focus on the manufacture of batteries and other fundamental technologies.
At a time of 1:36.555, a second faster than the previous record held by a Jaguar, the Tesla Model S accoutered with a Plaid powertrain and a modified chassis conquers California at the Laguna Seca.
The feature is another step towards cutting down repair times at the company—something Tesla owners have consistently complained of—by allowing technicians to prepare in advance for the repair work.
In a bid to attract new customers and improve the deleterious sales, Tesla has announced that new buyers for the Model S and Model X can avail unlimited charging at its supercharger stations.
Today Ford confirmed that it will be bringing a fully electric edition of its popular F-150 pickup line to the market. A prototype of the electric truck was also teased in a promotional video.
The two companies will extend their existing alliance on development of commercial vehicles to electric and self-driving passenger cars, with Ford getting access to Volkswagen's MEB platform.
The EU is soon going to enforce new rules which will make it compulsory for all new electric vehicles to emit noises as a safety measure for other road-going citizens such as cyclists and pedestrians.
As electric vehicles grow in popularity, a new company has come forth with a new take on the concept with the Lightyear One, an efficiency-focused electric car that can be charged by sunlight.
Tesla will be releasing a new upgrade for its Enhanced Summon parking assist capability next week in the U.S. for vehicles equipped with either the Enhanced Autopilot or Full Self-Driving option.