William Johnson

Will is an auto enthusiast, a gear head, and an EV enthusiast above all. From racing, to industry data, to the most advanced EV tech on earth, he now covers it at Teslarati.

Volkswagen is financially ready for electrification, says CFO

Volkswagen CFO Arno Antlitz said that the auto group is in an excellent financial position to fund electrification. According to…

Tesla sales grew 63% year-over-year in September

TrueCar has released their estimates for September, and they anticipate that Tesla sales will be 63.4% higher year over year.…

Porsche IPO explodes onto German stock exchange

The Porsche brand's initial public offering today exploded onto the German stock exchange in Frankfurt. Earlier this year, Volkswagen Group…

Electric motorcycle brand Livewire stock surges after merger

Harley Davidson's electric motorcycle subsidiary Livewire saw its stock surge 24% today following news of a merger with AEA-Bridges Impact…

Uber expands EV rental options with Stellantis partnership

Uber has announced a partnership with Stellantis brand Free2Move to offer electric vehicles to drivers on a rental system. Uber…

Uber CEO sets deadline for drivers to move away from gas cars

Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi stated that he doesn't want Uber drivers to use gas vehicles past 2030. According to an…

Hertz partners with BP to place EV chargers

Hertz has partnered with BP to place EV chargers at existing Hertz locations nationally. Hertz announced today that it had…

Vermont introduces gas vehicle buyback program

Vermont has started a gas vehicle buyback program, "Replace Your Ride," giving owners $3,000 for their old gas vehicles. According…

Is EV charging at night bad for the grid? Stanford researchers think so

Stanford researchers claim that EV charging at night destabilizes the grid and generates more carbon emissions than charging during the…

Previous Tesla executive joins Alpha Motors advisory group

A previous Tesla executive, Peter Bardenfelth-Hansen, is joining Alpha Motors Corporation's advisory group, along with an assorted group of other…

BMW unveils new iX1 crossover in competitive European EV market

BMW has unveiled their all-new BMW iX1, an electric version of their smallest crossover, the BMW X1. With the European…

Volkswagen ID.4 test drives can be scheduled with Amazon’s Alexa

Volkswagen has announced a new program that will allow customers to test drive a Volkswagen ID.4 with the help of…

EV Sales expected to reach all time highs in 2022

According to research published by the International Energy Agency, EV sales are expected to reach all-time highs this year. The…

An electric Acura NSX is coming… hopefully

Acura's Brand Vice President has stated that there is a high likelihood that the next-generation Acura NSX will be fully-electric.…

General Motors converts ICE drivetrain facility to EV motor production

General Motors has announced that they would be investing $760 million in converting their Toledo Ohio facility to product motors…

Ford shakes up leadership, rededicates to software

Ford has shaken up their leadership team as they seek to expand its software leadership team and focus on EV…

Ford Mustang Mach-E to be used by Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security has unveiled its new electric vehicle platform, the Ford Mustang Mach-E. Ford has long dominated…

EVgo launches ‘Autocharge+’: Just plug in and walk away

The electric vehicle charging network EVgo has launched a new program called Autocharge+ that will allow customers to plug in…

Renault unveils the R5 Turbo 3E

Renault has unveiled their Renault R5 Turbo 3E, hoping to bring a modern electric drivetrain and aggressive modern styling to…

South Korean President believes Inflation Reduction Act is contradictory

South Korean President, Yoon Suk-yeol, has talked with U.S. President Joe Biden regarding the Inflation Reduction Act and its impact…