Lithium Producers for Tesla’s Batteries to Get a Dedicated Hedge Fund

The increasing sales of electric vehicles (EVs) has led to rapidly increasing demand for lithium. As a result, the financial industry is stepping up to help investors looking to cash in on the demand.

Eric Walz2018-01-19 12:32 PT

Toyota Expands Partnership With Panasonic on Battery Technology

Toyota Motor Corp. is strengthening its partnership with battery producer Panasonic Corp., as the world’s largest automaker accelerates efforts towards electric cars.

Eric Walz2017-12-13 17:25 PT

SPECIAL FEATURE: Unraveling the DNA of the Car of the Future, Part One

This multipart special feature looks at the rapid advancements in the automobile over the past twenty years, to the car of the future. From the humble beginnings of the electric car, to fully autonomous, internet connected vehicles equipped with advanced safety systems, powered entirely by electricity.

Eric Walz2017-12-12 10:00 PT

BYTON Opens North American Headquarters in Silicon Valley

Chinese electric vehicle startup BYTON opened its new Silicon Valley office on Friday, marking further progress in the company's push to establish a global presence.

Eric Walz2017-12-04 10:58 PT

Nov 29th, 2017 News of the Day: BMW unveils new i8 Roadster and Coupe with more electric range

Nov 29th, 2017 News of the Day

Lydia2017-11-29 18:00 PT

Lucid Motors Moves to Larger Location as the Company Prepares for Growth

California electric car start-up Lucid Motors has announced its move to a new, larger headquarters in nearby Newark, California at the Pacific Research Center. The new facility is twice as big as its current Silicon Valley location.

Eric Walz2017-11-27 15:30 PT

MIT Finds Subcompact Produces Less Emissions Than Tesla Model S

In testing, MIT found that a Mitsubishi Mirage emitted less “lifetime CO2” than a Tesla Model S, but there’s one catch.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-11-18 09:30 PT

Tesla Acquires Assembly Line Automation Company Perbix

Tesla Motors Inc. will develop an engineering presence in Minnesota with its purchase of Brooklyn Park-based Perbix, the electric automaker said.Perbix has quietly been working with Tesla for nearly three years and helped create some of the most advanced tools it uses in its factories, including a system to make the drive-unit rotors for Tesla cars at the company's Fremont, California factory.

Eric Walz2017-11-06 16:51 PT

BMW, Daimler, VW and Ford to Partner on Expansive EV Charging Network in Europe

A group of automakers including Germany’s BMW, Daimler, VW and U.S. based Ford Motor Co. will open ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations this year and plans a European EV charging network of 400 locations by 2020.

Eric Walz2017-11-03 11:33 PT

2018 CADILLAC CT6 TEST DRIVE: Move Over Tesla, GM's 'Super Cruise' is the Real Deal

Futurecar got first-hand experience driving a 2018 Cadillac CT6 that was equipped with GM’s Super Cruise hands-free driving system and came away extremely impressed.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-31 11:37 PT

Electric Vehicles are Set for a Record Year in China

According to the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, automakers are on path to sell a whopping 700,000 EVs in the country this year.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-10-29 09:30 PT

Ahead of Tesla, Daimler Reveals its Own Electric Heavy Duty Truck

Daimler revealed its new electric medium duty truck today at the Tokyo Motor Show, just weeks before Tesla’s scheduled debut of its long-awaited electric semi-truck.

Eric Walz2017-10-25 16:30 PT

SF Motors Acquires Battery Tech Firm Lead by Tesla Co-Founder

SF Motors Inc., a Silicon Valley based electric vehicle unit of China's Chongqing Sokon Industry Group, said Thursday it has bought an EV and battery tech firm founded by former Tesla executive Martin Eberhard for $33 million.

Eric Walz2017-10-19 12:52 PT

Oct 12th, 2017 News of the Day: CarGurus spikes 72% in auto marketplace IPO

Oct 12th, 2017 News of the Day

Lydia2017-10-12 17:20 PT

Oct 10th, 2017 News of the Day: Nvidia unveils new supercomputer for level 5 autonomous driving

Oct 10th, 2017 News of the Day

Lydia2017-10-10 15:20 PT

Automakers Finding it Hard to Keep Up With Tech Firms on Automotive Technology

A new report from CNBC say that automakers are struggling to keep up automotive technology advancements from Silicon Valley tech companies. It is a "magical time" for autos, but maybe not so much for traditional automakers, says one analyst.

Eric Walz2017-10-05 10:00 PT

Dyson Reveals Plans to Build Radical Electric Car

Dyson, the high-tech firm known best for its vortex vacuum cleaner and bladeless fan, has announced plans to build an electric car.

Eric Walz2017-09-26 17:42 PT

Goodyear Announces Intelligent Tire Trial With Tesloop

Goodyear announced that it is equipping Tesloop, a city-to-city mobility service that exclusively uses Tesla electric vehicles, with wireless sensors in its tires to improve overall tire management and maximize uptime for its growing fleet.

Eric Walz2017-09-08 11:56 PT

Cummins Beats Tesla With an All-Electric Semi-Truck

Cummins, an American company well known for making some of the best diesel engines on the planet, has beat Tesla to the punch with an all-electric semi-truck.

Vineeth Joel Patel2017-09-08 10:30 PT

Fisker to Unveil its All-Electric EMotion Sedan at CES in January

​Veteran automotive designer and Fisker Inc. CEO Henrik Fisker has set a date to introduce the company’s ultra-luxury, all-electric, fully autonomous EMotion sedan to the world.

Eric Walz2017-08-22 15:23 PT

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