Here's the battery pack behind VW's global electric-vehicle push Electric Cars September 25, 2018

Here's the battery pack behind VW's global electric-vehicle push

No single core component in an electric vehicle costs more—or probably matters more for the acceptance of EVs—than the battery pack. Many would argue that one of the best decisions Tesla...

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VW ID family

Will Volkswagen's electric Microbus be made in the USA?

Volkswagen is expecting to launch at least three new all-electric vehicles in the U.S. in the next five years. The first will be the 2020 introduction of the ID, a unique... read more September 24, 2018 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron quattro, in European trim, at San Francisco launch event

Infiniti Q50 Hybrid leaves, all-electric Audi e-tron arrives, Tesla investigation grows: The Week in Reverse

Are federal officials investigating Tesla CEO Elon Musk? Even more than they already may be? How much will the new 2019 Nissan Leaf cost when it goes on sale? And what about... read more September 23, 2018 by


 
2015 Porsche Cayenne Diesel

Burned by scandal, Porsche CEO says it's done building diesel cars

Diesel is dead. At least, for Porsche it is. In a statement on the automaker's website, Porsche announced it would stop building diesel-powered cars and instead focus on... read more September 23, 2018 by


 
Smog over Los Angeles, courtesy Flickr user steven-buss

State officials telegraph looming fight to proposed federal EPA rollbacks

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy and state attorneys general from California and Maryland said Friday that they will vigorously fight proposed rollbacks by the EPA to federal... read more September 22, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

VW electric cargo bus, Infiniti Q50 Hybrid canceled, and Jaguar I-Pace: Today's Car News

VW shows off the ID Buzz electric cargo bus. Infiniti kills the Q50 Hybrid. Jaguar takes the I-Pace on a tour across the United States. And French luxury brand DS introduces... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla's head of global supply reportedly resigns in continuing exodus from automaker

Tesla's vice president for supply management has resigned from the electric carmaker, yet another departure of a high-ranking executive from the luxury brand. The departure... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
2019 Jaguar I-Pace S

Jaguar launches roadshow for 2019 I-Pace

As it plans to bring the first luxury electric Tesla competitor to market, Jaguar is taking the I-Pace on the road to give consumers a chance to drive and spend time in it... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
2019 DS 3 Crossback

French luxury brand DS previews electric DS 3 crossover SUV

The French luxury arm of Citroen, DS, released plans for its first electric car last Friday. The DS 3 Crossback is a funky-looking small SUV, something along the lines of the... read more September 21, 2018 by


 
2016 Infiniti Q50 Hybrid

Out of juice: Infiniti Q50 Hybrid luxury sedan dropped

The long-running Infiniti Q50 Hybrid luxury sedan won't return for 2019 in the U.S., the automaker said Thursday. Infiniti spokesman Kyle Bazemore confirmed the demise of the... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo concept

Electric Volkswagen Microbus concept gets right down to business

The panel of Volkswagen ID Buzz concepts based on the automaker's all-electric frame has finally reached, well, panel status. In Hannover, Germany, Volkswagen on Thursday... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
Toyota Project Portal 2.0 fuel cell-powered semi-trailer truck

Toyota hydrogen trucks, Tesla dashcams, and Model 3 crash testing: Today's Car News

Toyota plans to build 10 more hydrogen fuel-cell powered semi trucks. Tesla CEO Elon Musk says dash cams will become standard in its electric cars. The Tesla Model 3 aces the... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 NHTSA test

NHTSA gives 2018 Tesla Model 3 perfect marks for crash safety

The 2018 Tesla Model 3 aced its federal crash-test regimen and earned top, five-star scores on all of its sub-tests, safety officials said this week. The Model 3 follows the... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
Toyota Project Portal 2.0 fuel cell-powered semi-trailer truck

Toyota enters $82 million partnership to roll out hydrogen trucks in Los Angeles port

After showing its second-generation fuel-cell semi-truck at the Port of Los Angeles in July, Toyota announced last week it will build 10 more fuel-cell trucks for the... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
Tesla Model 3 dashboard in Autopilot testing with IIHS [CREDIT: IIHS]

Standard dash cams coming to Teslas

Tesla chief executive Elon Musk revealed on Twitter that the company plans to make dash cams standard in its products with a new software update rolling out in the next few... read more September 20, 2018 by


 
Electrify America 350 kw chargers at Home Depot in Chicopee, Mass.

Charging industry agrees on carbon credit standards

Driving on electricity produces less carbon than driving on gas. Yet in most places, no one gets credit for lowering those carbon emissions. That is, until now. In an effort... read more September 20, 2018 by


 

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