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DOE small biz voucher awards include vehicles and fuel cells

DOE small biz voucher awards include vehicles and fuel cells

The US Department of Energy has awarded $8 million in Small Business Vouchers to 43 businesses.

MiaSep 01, 2016 8:35 AM PT

How Tesla may charge Model 3 owners for Supercharger access: credit-card accounts

How Tesla may charge Model 3 owners for Supercharger access: credit-card accounts

Elon Musk has indicated that owners of the $35,000, 200-mile Model 3 will have to pay for use of the stations.

MiaSep 01, 2016 3:00 AM PT

Elon Musk reveals a ‘major’ Tesla Autopilot update is coming soon

Elon Musk reveals a ‘major’ Tesla Autopilot update is coming soon

Elon Musk just teased a major update for Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot system, which will be released in the next few weeks.

ElenaAug 31, 2016 11:25 PM PT

You can now actually rent Erlich’s Aviato car from HBO’s Silicon Valley

You can now actually rent Erlich’s Aviato car from HBO’s Silicon Valley

Mike Judge’s Silicon Valley faces a serious challenge in that it has to keep outdoing itself to properly satirize the real Silicon Valley, where crazy pants crap happens all the time.

ElenaAug 31, 2016 6:00 PM PT

Tesla says it’s currently planning another round of financing for Model 3 and Gigafactory

Tesla says it’s currently planning another round of financing for Model 3 and Gigafactory

Tesla confirmed that its is currently planning another round of financing.

AlanAug 31, 2016 10:58 AM PT

Samsung announces its own ‘Gigafactory’ in Hungary, plans enough batteries for 50,000 EVs per year

Samsung announces its own ‘Gigafactory’ in Hungary, plans enough batteries for 50,000 EVs per year

Samsung SDI announced its own large battery factory in Hungary.

AlanAug 31, 2016 10:55 AM PT

Detroit’s music chops and auto shops could drive connected-car entertainment

Detroit’s music chops and auto shops could drive connected-car entertainment

Despite all the amazing streaming music, online radio and podcasting services launched over the years, using them in the car remains a largely clunky experience. Who will solve this problem?

AlanAug 31, 2016 10:52 AM PT

Uber turns on electric vehicles in the UK, starting with 50 cars in London

Uber turns on electric vehicles in the UK, starting with 50 cars in London

The race for who will take the lead in the next generation of automotive technology is on, and today Uber is kicking off a program that it hopes will help put it in pole position.

PatrickAug 31, 2016 10:49 AM PT

Get ready to share the road with cars that have no one behind the wheel

Get ready to share the road with cars that have no one behind the wheel

The day when you pull up next to a car in traffic and find no one sitting at the steering wheel is probably closer than you think.

PatrickAug 31, 2016 10:46 AM PT

Google reportedly launching Waze ride-share carpooling in San Francisco

Google reportedly launching Waze ride-share carpooling in San Francisco

Google reportedly launching Waze ride-share carpooling in San Francisco.

MiaAug 30, 2016 4:20 PM PT

Nikola Motor does a 180°, scraps plans for battery-powered truck, turns to hydrogen

Nikola Motor does a 180°, scraps plans for battery-powered truck, turns to hydrogen

Nikola Motor explained how they can claim that: they dropped their entire powertrain technology for a new hydrogen fuel cell concept.

ElenaAug 30, 2016 12:08 PM PT

Audi confirms the launch of all-electric and self-driving Audi A9 e-tron in 2020

Audi confirms the launch of all-electric and self-driving Audi A9 e-tron in 2020

With the Volkswagen Group wanting to build 2 to 3 million electric cars by 2025, Audi, one of their companies, is leading the charge with some exciting new electric vehicle projects.

ElenaAug 30, 2016 11:53 AM PT

Tesla enters car insurance business as self-driving cars prepare to disrupt the industry

Tesla enters car insurance business as self-driving cars prepare to disrupt the industry

Self-driving cars will almost completely eliminate the occurrence of car accidents caused by humans, which represents about 90% of all car accidents in the U.S. according to NHTSA.

PatrickAug 30, 2016 11:50 AM PT

Lyft reportedly declined GM’s $6 billion acquisition offer

Lyft reportedly declined GM’s $6 billion acquisition offer

Recent reports have suggested that Lyft was involved in acquisition discussions with a variety of companies, including Apple, Google, Uber, and Didi Chuxing.

PatrickAug 30, 2016 11:43 AM PT

Drive.ai wants to help autonomous cars talk with the people around them

Drive.ai wants to help autonomous cars talk with the people around them

If you are walking around Mountain View, California and stumble across a car that beeps at you like R2-D2, it’s probably thanks to Carol Reiley.

AlanAug 30, 2016 11:38 AM PT

When will hydrogen fuel be available everywhere in the U.S.? Poll results

When will hydrogen fuel be available everywhere in the U.S.? Poll results

While you might think that any zero-emission vehicle would be viewed as a good thing, hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles continue to generate opposition among some electric-car fans.

AlanAug 30, 2016 11:11 AM PT

Other countries are ‘beating’ the US to fully driverless cars. Let them.

Other countries are ‘beating’ the US to fully driverless cars. Let them.

Singapore has announced that it is the the first country to host a fully self-driving taxi, powered by a totally real-sounding startup called nuTonomy.

MiaAug 29, 2016 4:04 PM PT

Tesla 3,300-mile Australian camping trip

Tesla 3,300-mile Australian camping trip

Tesla 3,300-mile Australian camping trip, sans Superchargers.

ElenaAug 29, 2016 3:58 PM PT

Electric-car range anxiety exists, but it's overblown, says MIT study

Electric-car range anxiety exists, but it's overblown, says MIT study

Electric cars available today could replace 87 percent of current personal vehicles, MIT professor Jessika Trancik and her colleagues concluded.

PatrickAug 29, 2016 3:54 PM PT

Tesla is reportedly heavily discounting inventory Model S P90D’s now that P100D is out

Tesla is reportedly heavily discounting inventory Model S P90D’s now that P100D is out

Tesla is reportedly heavily discounting inventory Model S P90D’s now that P100D is out.

PatrickAug 29, 2016 3:12 PM PT