Groupe Renault and EEM Create the First ‘Smart Island' Ecosystem Off the Coast of Portugal

Groupe Renault, the world's largest automaker and parent company of Nissan, along with utility company EEM Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira, SA, which produces, transports and distributes electricity on the two inhabited Portuguese islands of Madeira archipelago (Madeira and Porto Santo), today announced the launch of a smart electric ecosystem on the island of Porto Santo.

Feb 21, 2018 4:19 PM PT

February 21, 2018 News of the Day: Volvo Unveils the New V60 Plug-in Hybrid Wagon, All-Electric Mercedes Benz Truck eActros Will be on the Road in 2018

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Feb 21, 2018 1:57 PM PT

Zoomcar Completes Series C Funding Round, Led by Mahindra

Other notable participants include the following: Nokia Growth Partners, Sequoia Capital and Ford Smart Mobility (lead investor of the previous Series B round).

Feb 21, 2018 11:31 AM PT

February 20, 2018 News of the Day: Porsche to End Production of Diesel Vehicles in Favor of EVs, New Toyota Electric Motor Needs Less Rare-Earth Metal to Manufacture

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Feb 20, 2018 4:32 PM PT

Tesla's Cloud Hacked and Used to Mine Cryptocurrency

​Tesla's secure Amazon Web Services account was hacked to mine cryptocurrency. The hack, which was brought to Tesla's attention by the Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity startup RedLock, that also reportedly exposed some of Tesla's proprietary data related to mapping, telemetry, and vehicle servicing.

Feb 20, 2018 12:19 PM PT

Pal-V Liberty Flying Car to Debut at the Geneva Motor Show

The Pal-V Liberty isn't your typical flying car. In fact, from a technical perspective, it may not even be a flying car at all.

Feb 19, 2018 8:15 AM PT

Didi Chuxing to Create an Open Car-Sharing Platform with 12 Automakers

Ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing has entered into a partnership with 12 automakers to create an electric-vehicle-sharing network in China.

Feb 18, 2018 10:40 AM PT

Nissan LEAF Handily Steals KBB 5-Year Cost to Own Award

The Nissan LEAF is the world's best-selling electric car. Recently redesigned for 2018, the brand-new model is already winning accolades, like the Kelley Blue Book 5-Year Cost to Own Award.

Feb 18, 2018 8:30 AM PT

Hyundai Beats Everyone to the Punch With an Electric Crossover

With an all-electric version of the Kona crossover, Hyundai becomes the first automaker to sell an EV of the popular body style.

Feb 17, 2018 9:00 AM PT

Jaguar E-Type Zero Wins GQ Award

The all-electric Jaguar E-Type Zero combines retro good-looks and modern technology. This radical machine recently took home GQ's "Best Use of Electricity Since the Lightbulb" award.

Feb 17, 2018 8:05 AM PT

Waymo Launching Ride-Hailing Service in 2018 That May Rival Uber

Just a week after Waymo and Uber settled their lawsuit over stolen IP related to autonomous driving, Waymo has announced its own ride-hailing service will launch later this year in Arizona. This commercial service might put Waymo in direct competition with rival Uber.

Feb 16, 2018 5:14 PM PT

February 16, 2018 News of the Day: California Electric Company Partners with BMW Offering a $10,000 Rebate on a New BMW i3, Porsche to Challenge Tesla's Model S with its 670 Horsepower Mission E

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Feb 16, 2018 1:54 PM PT

McLaren Working on Supercars with Electric Powertrains, Semi-Autonomous Capabilities

McLaren may be known for making some of the world's greatest sports cars and supercars, but the British automaker is looking to join others in a push to EVs and autonomous vehicles.

Feb 16, 2018 10:30 AM PT

Ricardo to Integrate Qualcomm's HALO Wireless Charging for Electra Meccanica's SOLO EV

The Hybrid and Electronic Systems team at the Ricardo Santa Clara Technical Center was chosen to integrate Electra Meccanica's SOLO EV with a wireless charging system from Qualcomm.

Feb 15, 2018 5:17 PM PT

February 15, 2018 News of the Day: VW Looks at Apple for Guidance With Electric Car Design, Audi & Porsche to Jointly Develop and Share EV Platform

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