Electric Vehicles

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…

Tesla, Rivian, industry firms form alliance in fight against CA’s revoked emissions privileges

Electric vehicle manufacturers Tesla and Rivian have teamed up with industry-related companies to form the National Coalition for Advanced Transport…

Fossil fuel dependence will increase until 2030s due to SUV demand: Energy Agency

A recent report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) suggests the dependence on energy sources derived from crude oil will…

Honda CEO denies electric cars, pledges hybrid support: ‘EVs will not be mainstream’

In a rather surprising interview, Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo revealed that he does not believe in the widespread adoption of…

Rivian R1T spotted in public during commercial filming session

A pre-production Rivian R1T was spotted on the streets of a small town in British Columbia, Canada, giving those in…

Former Daimler CEO praises Tesla, but says Germans remain permanently ahead

Former Daimler CEO Dieter Zetsche recently shared his thoughts on the electric car revolution and the part played by American…

Tesla receives top scores in Moody’s Carbon Transition Assessment

Tesla was recognized as the only manufacturer to receive the highest possible score on Moody's Carbon Transition Assessments (CTAs). The…

Tesla’s disruption is making Germany’s elite automakers very tense about the future

There was once a time when Germany's largest automakers looked on with amusement as Tesla, a small Silicon Valley electric…

BMW CEO denies competition from rivals like Tesla: ‘There is no real newcomer’

New BMW CEO Oliver Zipse might be willing to save the company's only all-electric vehicle, but he appears to be…