Electric Vehicles

Tesla and EV buyers in China find relief in extended “new energy vehicle” subsidy

Chinese Premier Li Leqiang announced on Tuesday that the country would extend "new energy vehicle" subsidies for two additional years.…

Electric Vehicle lifecycle study once again proves lower emissions, debunking “clean petrol” myth

Critics of the electric car movement have long used the argument that an EV's manufacturing process cancels out its positive…

Tesla rival Toyota admits uncomfortable truth about its ‘self-charging’ cars: ‘It’s powered by petrol’

As it turns out, it only takes one sharp-witted Twitter user to get Toyota to admit that its well-promoted "self-charging…

Diesel cars are emitting cancer-linked particles that are too small to be regulated, finds new study

Diesel vehicles are emitting more cancer-causing particles than ever. This is solidifying the fact that cars operating on diesel fuel…

Amazon reveals design of its Rivian-powered electric delivery van

Amazon has revealed the design of its upcoming all-electric delivery vehicle, produced in partnership with Rivian. The $1 trillion dollar…

GM resurrects its biggest gas-guzzler as an all-electric Tesla Cybertruck rival

General Motors will unveil its brand new all-electric truck this Sunday during the Super Bowl. Interestingly enough, GM has decided…

Rivian's partnership with Ford will bring Lincoln its first luxury electric vehicle

Rivian has teamed up with Ford to develop and produce an electric vehicle for Lincoln: Ford's luxury brand that has…

Leading US Bank calls for renewed fossil fuel support as Tesla shifts industry to sustainables

The Annual World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland took place recently. The Forum is a great opportunity for…

Rivian faces new competition in commercial EV space from Hyundai and Kia partnership

Hyundai and Kia have invested approximately $110 million into British-based electric car startup Arrival. The new partnership announced through a…

Daimler investors file $1B suit over lack of disclosure on diesel emissions cheat devices

Daimler Auto Group is facing a $1 billion lawsuit from more than 200 investors after it was revealed that Mercedes-Benz,…

BMW to stand by combustion engines for at least 30 more years: 'Most of the US does not need BEVs'

BMW's head of Research and Development Klaus Froehlich does not have any plans to push his company into the quickly…

Rivian patents its own autonomous take on Tesla’s 'Bioweapon Defense Mode'

Rivian has submitted a patent aimed at protecting drivers and passengers from hazardous materials using its in-vehicle systems and autonomous…

Rivian's new 'Guardian Mode' will safely move passengers without any driver present

A new patent submitted by electric car maker Rivian aims to create a safe traveling experience without anyone actually operating…

Tesla and GM’s dreams for an EV tax credit extension have been dashed

Tesla’s efforts to convince the US Congress to extend the tax credit for electric vehicles went down the drain as…

GM and LG Chem announce landmark partnership to accelerate the EV transition

Veteran American automaker General Motors and Korean battery technology company LG Chem have announced a $2.3 billion partnership that would…

UK diesel sales see drastic decline amid Tesla and electric cars’ meteoric rise

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly popular in the United Kingdom, while cars that are powered by diesel are seeing a…

Porsche Taycan matches Tesla Model 3, Model X Euro NCAP 5-star safety rating

The Taycan is one of Porsche's biggest announcements in recent years, and the company's first crack at an all-electric performance…

Tesla looks to bring both its cars and solar to Israel through new subsidiary

Tesla has registered a wholly-owned subsidiary in the Middle Eastern territory of Israel, a move that will allow the company…

Tesla and EV proponents call for boycott of GM, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler in new Change.org petition

A group of Tesla owners and electric vehicle proponents have initiated a new Change.org petition in hopes to boycott legacy…

Tesla’s Elon Musk and Rivian CEO join legacy auto execs in Motortrend’s Person of the Year list

Tesla CEO Elon Musk ranks on Motortrend's 2020 list of most crucial players in the automotive industry. Musk has been…