Eric C. Evarts
Two of the most popular electric-car companies had big news moments today. Startup electric truck-maker Rivian announced a $500 million tie-up with Ford. Tesla revamped its Model S and Model X lineups with both longer and shorter ranges. Colorado plans fines for charging-space violators. All this and more on Green Car Reports. On Wednesday morning, Ford announced that it will invest $500 million in startup pickup-maker Rivian to use its electric "skateboard" chassis for a new electric model from Ford. Tesla revamped its Model S and Model X lineups with longer ranges and more efficient motors...
Tesla stores, plug-in Jeeps, EPA fuel-economy, Colorado charging: Today's Car News
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Jaguar I-Pace electric car to join Waymo's self-driving car fleet
British carmaker Jaguar Land Rover and Waymo said Tuesday the carmaker would sell Google's autonomous-car technology arm up to 20,000 of its new all-electric Jaguar I-Pace SUV to be used in self-driving service by 2020. While last week's news focused entirely on the fatal crash of a Volvo converted...John Voelcker
Apple self-driving car plans emerge: how will it play with automakers?
Last year, techies, auto journalists, and Apple fans spent a great deal of time debating the existence, technology, and potential prospects of an "Apple car" project that the company never officially acknowledged. The idea that Apple would move from fast-turn, high-volume, very profitable consumer...John Voelcker