Eric C. Evarts, Contributor
Tesla may have only enough money to survive another 10 months, CEO Elon Musk told employees in an email on Thursday.
The email was first reported by Reuters, which was shown a copy.
In response, Musk...
Hawaii responds to global warming threat against Waikiki beach
Climate scientists have issued frequent warning about the effects of rising sea levels from global warming on cities such as Miami and New York.
But among the first places in the U.S. that may suffer...Eric C. Evarts
Renewable energy growth falters as carbon dioxide hits record levels
The past couple of weeks have seen the convergence of two troubling trends.
Perhaps most troubling, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography released data last week from the National Oceanic and...Eric C. Evarts
Volkswagen says EV batteries to last "the life of the car"
In an announcement last month, Volkswagen joined Nissan and Tesla as the only automakers to explicitly warranty not just the batteries in its cars but specifically how much life it expects them to...Eric C. Evarts
Mercedes-Benz lays out plan for carbon-neutral future
Mercedes-Benz's CEO-apparent Ola Källenius laid out a plan Monday, just after the Norway launch of its EQC electric SUV, that outlines the development of an entire "carbon-neutral" passenger-car...Eric C. Evarts
Volvo announces battery suppliers for upcoming EV lineup, including Polestar
Volvo, one of the first automakers to announce it would add electric power to its whole lineup, on Wednesday took the unusual step of formally announcing who will supply the batteries for all those...Eric C. Evarts
Honda last week confirmed a new name for the Urban EV concept that it has showed twice at European auto shows recently.
The car will be dubbed the Honda e when it goes on sale in Europe, though the...
Mercedes-Benz EQC, VW's battery factory, Hyundai's electric sports car: Today's Car News
We're among the first to drive the Mercedes-Benz EQC. Volkswagen plans to invest $1.1 billion in a new battery factory in Germany. Hyundai and Kia invest $80 million in Croatian EV startup Rimac. And...Eric C. Evarts
How should EV owners pay for road maintenance? Take our Twitter poll
States around the US are imposing new fees on electric-car owners to make them contribute to state highway maintenance funds.
Some can be quite onerous, such as the $1,000 fee for electric-car...Eric C. Evarts
Volkswagen plans $1.1 billion battery partnership in Germany
Volkswagen announced plans on Tuesday to build a large new battery factory—with an unspecified partner or partners—in its home state of Lower Saxony in Germany.
Volkswagen has announced...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla Model Y batteries, Aston Martin Rapide E, $1,000 EV fees: Today's Car News
Panasonic says it won't have enough batteries to supply the Tesla Model Y. The Aston Martin Rapide E shows up for hot laps in Monaco. States consider new fees on EVs. And readers weigh in on which...Eric C. Evarts
Tesla's main battery supplier, Panasonic, says the two companies won't have enough battery-building capacity to support production of the Model Y.
In a conference announcing the company's annual...
$1,000 Illinois fee? State fees, credits can make or break EV sales
Among states, incentives for electric cars vary wildly—from Colorado, which offers a $5,000 tax credit for EV buyers, to Illinois, where the legislature just proposed a $1,000 annual...Eric C. Evarts
Which classic electric car (or truck) would you like to restore? Twitter poll results
Oddball classic electric cars turn up on internet classifieds from time to time.
Last week, we may have pointed to the ultimate example—the first of 43 1960 Henney Kilowatts, made by an...Eric C. Evarts
Aston Martin Rapide E makes first public appearance at Monaco e-Grand Prix
The Aston Martin Rapide E just made its public debut sitting on a stand at the Shanghai auto show last month, but the company didn't wait long to show it off blasting around a track.
The car...Eric C. Evarts
Dyson EV takes form, Maserati keeps engines, EVgo going all-renewable: Today's Car News
British vacuum-cleaner maker Dyson patents some designs for a future electric car. Maserati boss says not all carmakers will go all-electric. EVgo commits to all-renewable energy sources. And an...Eric C. Evarts
EVgo fast-charge network commits to 100 percent renewable power
If electric cars are supposed to clean up the environment and reduce global warming—and they are—EV drivers would like to rely on 100 percent renewable energy to do charge. And charging...Eric C. Evarts
Although it announced the end of using Ferrari engines in its cars last week, Italian luxury-carmaker Maserati won't be going all-electric any time soon.
"This is a brand that needs combustion...
Dyson patents show possible Tesla Model X competitor
Dyson, the maker of snazzy, high-tech vacuum cleaners, has said for two years that it will build electric cars starting in 2020.
Now the company has released patent drawings that give a hint of what...Eric C. Evarts
AAA survey finds more optimism over self-driving cars than in EVs
More Americans think most cars will be able to drive themselves in 10 years than the number who think most cars will be electric in that time frame.
That's according to a survey released Thursday by...Eric C. Evarts
YouTube-famous Tesla rebuilder opens shop in "coopetition" with Tesla
Without dealerships, service has been a regular challenge for Tesla and its owners.
Reports are so rampant about months-long wait times for Tesla service that CEO Elon Musk has acknowledged that...Eric C. Evarts
VW ID 3, 2020 Hyundai Ioniq, Lincoln plug-ins, battery supplies: The Week in Reverse
What may cause delays in some electric cars?
Which new electric SUV went into production this past week?
This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for...Eric C. Evarts
VW ID 3 Deposits; Porsche diesel fines; best deals; Colorado EV pushback: Today's Car News
Volkswagen gathered 10,000 deposits for its new ID 3 electric car. Germany fined Porsche $600 million over diesel-emissions cheating. The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers headed to Colorado to...Eric C. Evarts