Tesla Testing Autopilot Support For Traffic Lights & Roundabouts

So far Tesla’s autopilot feature seems to do pretty well handling itself on the road. However we suppose improvements can always be made, and the good news is that Tesla owners can look forward to new autopilot features and improvements in the future, according to a recent tweet by Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk.

California Gets The Nation’s Fastest Electric Vehicle Chargers

Electric vehicle owners in California will now have access to the fastest EV chargers in the nation, if not the planet, even though they can’t really be used at this point in time. Volkswagen’s Electrify America has installed the first publicly available 350kW electric vehicle chargers in California, at Simon’s San Francisco Premium Outlets in Livermore Valley to be precise.

Audi Will Spend $16 Billion On Self-Driving And Electric Cars

The future of mobility revolves around electric and self-driving cars. This is something that all of the major car manufacturers have accepted. They are now making substantial investments to stay ahead of the curve as the automotive industry heads for a revolution in a few short years. German auto giant Audi doesn’t want to get left behind so it’s going to spend $16 billion for this purpose.

Demand For Gas-Based Cars Are Said To Be On The Decline

Electric cars are believed to be part of our future, at least if we want to live in a greener society. However the question is, is there a demand for them? As it turns out there is, at least according to the International Energy Agency who has recently published its World Energy Outlook (via Bloomberg).


Volkswagen Reportedly Developing A $23,000 Electric Car

German auto giant Volkswagen is reportedly developing a cheaper electric car which it will sell of under 20,000 euros or $23,000. The company is also said to protect jobs in Germany by converting three of its factories to manufacture these cheap electric cars in the country.

Tesla To Reduce Model S, X Interior Options To Simply Production

While electric cars aren’t new, Tesla has managed to create electric cars that many people seem to want. The only problem is that Tesla has a problem trying to keep up with demand, with many customers being forced to wait before their cars are ready, and now it looks like Tesla might have come up with a solution, although one we’re not sure everyone will like.

Future Electric Cars Could Store Energy In Carbon Fiber Bodies

At the moment electric cars store their energy in their batteries. The problem with these batteries is that they need to be big enough to sustain the car traveling for hundreds of miles, and in turn they also pose some potential risks such as exploding. They can also be very expensive to replace.

Audi E-Tron SUV Delayed By A Month

Many are looking forward to Audi’s E-Tron SUV to hit the road but they will have to wait for a little bit longer for that. The German auto giant has confirmed that it has delayed the SUV’s arrival by four weeks. It needs that additional time to sort out a “software development issue.”

Google Adds EV Charging Station Info To Google Maps

Searching and locating a gas station on Google Maps is pretty easy. However as we’re seeing more car owners make the shift towards electric or plug-in hybrids, it means that instead of searching for gas stations, these drivers are now searching for EV charging stations instead, which at the moment aren’t quite as ubiquitous just yet.

Tesla’s Model 3 Is Apparently Outselling BMW’s Passenger Car Lineup

It is safe to say that electric cars are the future as far as sustainability goes. For those looking for proof of that happening, it seems that Tesla’s Model 3 is a prime example of that because according to the numbers, it would seem that the Model 3 has managed to outsell BMW’s entire passenger car lineup for the month of August.

Walmart Announces Plans To Buy 30 More Tesla Semis

Tesla might be known more for their electric cars, but last year the company unveiled the Tesla Semi which is an electric truck clearly aimed at logistics companies who are looking to go green. One of the company’s early adopters was Walmart who announced plans to test the trucks by ordering a small number of them.

Mercedes-Benz EQC Is An All-Electric SUV With A 200 Mile Range

Mercedes-Benz showed a concept all-electric SUV at the Paris Motor Show two years ago and the company has today unveiled the production version of that concept. The German auto giant introduced the Mercedes-Benz EQC today, it’s an all-electric SUV that boasts a range of 200 miles and touts 402 horsepower.

Vespa’s First Electric Scooter Will Be Available This October

Vespa’s scooters are pretty iconic, but for the most part they run on gas which means that if you wanted a “greener” option, you’d be out of luck, at least until now where Vespa has announced that their first electric scooter will be made available in Europe this coming October. There are also plans to expand its available in the US and Asia in the early part of 2019.

Tesla’s Semi Has Been Driving Cross-Country By Itself

While Tesla might be known for its electric cars, last year the company took the wraps off a new vehicle called “Semi” which is basically an electric truck. However given that a truck would need considerably more battery than a car, one has to wonder how would the Semi fare driving across the country by itself?