Tesla will recall roughly 123,000 of the Model S electric cars it built from 2012 through April 2016 to replace bolts in the power-steering units of the electric cars. The company said the bolts could corrode in cars used on roads where calcium or magnesium salts are used to melt ice. The Model S steering would not fail even if the bolt sheared, Tesla said, but the effort required to turn the wheel would increase. DON'T MISS: Tesla recalls 53,000 Model S, Model X electric cars for parking-brake issue (Apr 2017) Tesla calls yesterday's action a "voluntary recall," and noted that the issue had...
Montreal Plan: 2,000 Electric Taxis By 2019 To Compete With Uber, Lyft
A Montreal taxi operator wants to add 2,000 electric taxis to its fleet.Stephen Edelstein
New World Record In Canada: 431 Plug-In Electric Vehicles In One Place
It appears that a Québec electric-car group has set a new world record for plug-in electric cars gathered in one place. Yesterday, 431 battery-electric and plug-in hybrid cars gathered in a long parking lot on the Île Sainte-Hélène, just south of the Jacques Cartier...John Voelcker
Most Electric Cars Ever? Guinness World Record Try In Montreal Next Month
A Canadian group hopes to set the record for largest electric-car parade.Stephen Edelstein