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US-NHTSA Proposes the Use of Self-dimming Headlights

New Bill Proposed to Remove Sales Limits on the $7500 Federal Tax Credit for EVs

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Porsche Sheds Some Light on Upcoming Taycan Production

Porsche Sheds Some Light on Upcoming Taycan Production

Automated guided vehicles and a new manufacturing process will help Porsche bring its first all-electric vehicle to the road.

Oct 20, 2018 10:00 AM PT

US-NHTSA Proposes the Use of Self-dimming Headlights

US-NHTSA Proposes the Use of Self-dimming Headlights

In a move that could end confusion surrounding the implementation of self-dimming headlights in the US, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has proposed the use of adaptive driving lights for vehicles, citing their benefits in promoting road safety.

Oct 20, 2018 7:00 AM PT

Hankook Kinergy AS EV Tires Help Electric Cars be Better

Hankook Kinergy AS EV Tires Help Electric Cars be Better

Hankook's latest tires utilize vegetable oil resin to help make EVs more efficient, while providing drivers with better traction, wear, and durability.

Oct 20, 2018 3:30 AM PT

New Bill Proposed to Remove Sales Limits on the $7500 Federal Tax Credit for EVs

New Bill Proposed to Remove Sales Limits on the $7500 Federal Tax Credit for EVs

A new bill introduced by Senator Dean Heller (R) of Nevada is hoping to keep electric car sales on the upward swing. The bill would extend the EV tax credits of up to $7,500 until 2022 for electric vehicles sold in the U.S.

Oct 19, 2018 6:07 PM PT

SAIC VW Begins Work on a $2.5 billion China Factory to Build Audi Vehicles

SAIC VW Begins Work on a $2.5 billion China Factory to Build Audi Vehicles

Volkswagen AG's China joint venture with SAIC Motor Corp has started construction on a $2.5 billion new energy vehicle (NEV) plant in Shanghai, which will make VW's luxury Audi brand cars, a possible first for the venture.

Oct 19, 2018 11:15 AM PT

California gets Long-Range Hyundai Kona Electric SUV

California gets Long-Range Hyundai Kona Electric SUV

An all-new zero-emissions SUV is set to debut in California – the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric. A 150 kW motor and 64 kWh lithium-ion battery power the crossover. Driving range is expected to be an impressive 258 miles.

Oct 19, 2018 10:22 AM PT

Tesla Offering a New Mid-Range Battery Option for the Model 3

Tesla Offering a New Mid-Range Battery Option for the Model 3

Tesla is offering a new a mid-range version of the Model 3, with an estimated range of 260 miles. The new mid-range Model 3 is priced at $45,000 before incentives.

Oct 18, 2018 4:40 PM PT

A Closer Look at VW's MEB Platform, the Foundation for 10 Million Electric Vehicles

A Closer Look at VW's MEB Platform, the Foundation for 10 Million Electric Vehicles

As VW shifts its focus to fully-electric models, the German automaker has build an entirely new modular platform to underpin its future vehicles. The new MEB platform represents an entirely new way of building cars at Volkswagen.

Oct 18, 2018 1:41 PM PT

The New Jaguar I-PACE Uses Audible Warnings to Keep Pedestrians Safe

The New Jaguar I-PACE Uses Audible Warnings to Keep Pedestrians Safe

During notification, the sound is released from a speaker hidden behind the front grill. Jaguar's Audible Vehicle Alert System (AVAS) changes in pitch and volume, depending on the speed of the EV.

Oct 18, 2018 10:14 AM PT

Autonomous Driving Startup Momenta Reaches a $1 Billion Valuation With New Funding Round

Autonomous Driving Startup Momenta Reaches a $1 Billion Valuation With New Funding Round

China-based autonomous driving startup Momenta has secured another $46 million in a new round of funding to reach a $1 billion valuation, becoming one of the first autonomous driving unicorns in China.

Oct 17, 2018 6:28 PM PT

Arizona-Intel Collaboration to Launch Driverless Research Institute

Arizona-Intel Collaboration to Launch Driverless Research Institute

The institute is designed to bring together leaders in the self-driving sector, which includes car manufacturers, universities and state agencies.

Oct 17, 2018 4:12 PM PT

Tesla Secures Site in Shanghai for $2 Billion Gigafactory, its First Factory Outside the U.S.

Tesla Secures Site in Shanghai for $2 Billion Gigafactory, its First Factory Outside the U.S.

Electric automaker Tesla has signed an agreement with the Shanghai government for a 860,000 square meter parcel of land where the electric automaker plans to build its first overseas Gigafactory, Tesla said in a Chinese social media post on Wednesday.

Oct 17, 2018 12:25 PM PT

German Automaker Audi Fined $927 Million for Diesel Emission Violations

German Automaker Audi Fined $927 Million for Diesel Emission Violations

German premium car brand Audi, a division of Volkswagen, said it was fined 800 million euros ($927 million) on Tuesday for emission violations tied to its six and eight-cylinder diesel engines. The massive fine is expected to cut into the company's profits for 2018.

Oct 16, 2018 6:32 PM PT

Dutch Battery Firm Investing $1.8 Billion in Chinese Plant to Make EV Battery Cells

Dutch Battery Firm Investing $1.8 Billion in Chinese Plant to Make EV Battery Cells

Dutch battery company Lithium Werks BV is investing 1.6 billion euros ($1.85 billion) in a massive lithium-ion battery factory in China to meet surging demand for electric vehicle batteries.

Oct 16, 2018 5:39 PM PT

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Officially Settles with the SEC for Misleading the Public

Tesla CEO Elon Musk Officially Settles with the SEC for Misleading the Public

A U.S. judge approved Tesla's and Chief Executive Elon Musk's $40 million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, resolving government claims that Musk misled the public with a number of tweets about plans to take the automaker private.

Oct 16, 2018 1:11 PM PT

Tritium Wants to Replace Gas Stations with EV Charging Stations

Tritium Wants to Replace Gas Stations with EV Charging Stations

Earlier this month, the business welcomed Gilbarco Veeder-Root as a key investor in the company. This is significant, as the North Carolina-based establishment is one of the largest fuel dispenser and convenience store suppliers in the world.

Oct 16, 2018 11:33 AM PT

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