Vineeth Joel Patel
Joel Patel has been covering all aspects of the automotive industry for four years as an editor and freelance writer for various websites. When it comes to cars, he enjoys covering the merger between technology and cars. In his spare time, Joel likes to watch baseball, work on his car, and try new foods
Oct 20, 2018 3:30 AM WST
Hankook’s latest tires utilize vegetable oil resin to help make EVs more efficient, while providing drivers with better traction, wear, and durability.
Oct 13, 2018 10:30 AM WST
The American Center for Mobility, also known as Willow Run in Ypsilanti Township in Ypsilanti, Mich., has lost its federal designation as a proving ground for autonomous-vehicle testing. So have nine other locations across the country.
Oct 10, 2018 2:30 PM WST
General Motor’s large pickups and SUVs may be some of the automaker’s least fuel-efficient offerings, but the American brand is looking to reduce the vehicles’ impact on the environment by using wind power to run the plants where they’re built.
Oct 09, 2018 3:00 PM WST
Ford has come up with an innovative way to steer an autonomous vehicle with a smartphone, including giving consumers the option of interacting with a virtual steering wheel or simply tilting the device.
Oct 08, 2018 2:30 PM WST
Toyota not only believes that electric vehicles are hindered by the amount of cobalt that’s available, but also that democratizing hybrids is better for air quality.
Oct 05, 2018 3:30 PM WST
The German automaker’s electric subsidiary announced plans for its second phase that focuses on more charging stations for urban and rural areas with an additional $200 million investment.
Oct 04, 2018 2:30 PM WST
Mazda currently doesn’t sell any electrified cars, but the Japanese automaker is looking to change that by 2030 when electrified cars will account for 95 percent of its entire lineup.
Oct 03, 2018 4:00 PM WST
Under the partnership, Honda will make a $750 million equity investment in General Motors’ Cruise subsidiary and spend an additional $2 billion over the next 12 years to jointly develop self-driving technology.
Oct 02, 2018 2:15 PM WST
Denmark has become the latest Nordic country to announce plans to ban the sale of gasoline- and diesel-powered vehicles in the country by 2030, as it looks to boost electrified-vehicle sales.
Oct 01, 2018 2:30 PM WST
Musk will resign his role as Tesla’s chairman for three years, but will retain his position as the company’s CEO. In addition to paying a $20 million fine, Tesla will also have to pay a separate $20 million penalty.