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  • This British Startup May Have Solved Urban EV Charging
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    This British Startup May Have Solved Urban EV Charging

    Screenshot: FullyCharged The problems with driving an electric car, if you live in an urban center, pretty much stem from a lack of charging infrastructure. Right now most EV charging is done at home, in a driveway or inside a garage, which is hard to come by in urban environments. The reverse of that is […] More

  • Jaguar I-Pace E Trophy Racing Series: Dead
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    Jaguar I-Pace E Trophy Racing Series: Dead

    Image: Jaguar The lifespan of a racing series is rarely quite so curtailed as the Jaguar I-Pace eTrophy. The eTrophy series kicked off in 2018 as a Formula E support series for two seasons. Its aim was to promote electric cars and Jaguar hoped it would keep its electric crossover at the top of mind […] More

  • Peak Oil Isn't Here But It Could Be In Sight
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    Peak Oil Isn’t Here But It Could Be In Sight

    The huge drop-off in demand for oil because of the coronavirus pandemic has some analysts talking about Peak Oil, something we’ve been talking about in these parts for what seems like forever. It still doesn’t seem likely to happen anytime in the near-term, though because of the slow rise of electric cars, we are getting […] More

  • Watch This Electric Drag Racing Record Nearly Silently Fall
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    Watch This Electric Drag Racing Record Nearly Silently Fall

    History was made recently when this bright orange dart of a car became the first electric car to eclipse 200 miles per hour in the quarter mile. Running a 7.520 second pass at 201.07 miles per hour, the Current Technology 2.0 dragster ran a world record pass in only its second pass of the day. […] More

  • It's Time For Volkswagen To Build An Electric XL1
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    It’s Time For Volkswagen To Build An Electric XL1

    Image: Volkswagen Back in 2013 when the Volkswagen XL1 went into limited production, it was a futuristic and exciting proposal. This low-slung hyper-efficient machine was intended as a marketing exercise to continue VW’s greenwashing of “clean diesel” technology. We all know how that turned out, but what it did do was further aerodynamic research, and […] More

  • Why Tesla Is So Interested In 'Cell-To-Pack' Batteries
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    Why Tesla Is So Interested In ‘Cell-To-Pack’ Batteries

    Tesla has been hinting at some revolutionary new battery technology for a few months now, and a Reuters story today revealed that the goals are to create a “million mile” battery design that can finally make EVs on par with the cost of building ICE vehicles. There are lots of elements to what will make […] More

  • Elon Musk Defies Lockdown Orders and Reopens Tesla's Factory
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    Elon Musk Defies Lockdown Orders and Reopens Tesla’s Factory

    Alameda County has reported 2,101 cases of Covid-19, and 71 deaths. But factory workers travel to the Fremont facility from as far away as Stockton, 60 miles northeast, on a network of shuttle buses. Tesla on Saturday published a plan to reopen the factory safely, including procedures for increased cleaning and shift changes to maintain […] More

  • Electric Cars Are More Green Than Ever As Coal Declines
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    Electric Cars Are More Green Than Ever As Coal Declines

    Photo: Mini I think we can all agree that pretty much everything sucks right now, and it’s very rare to see even a small bit of good news. That’s why I got so excited to see a little bit of that good news come across my desk this morning. In the wake of a coronavirus-induced […] More

  • The Tesla Cybertruck Would Make a Pretty Awesome Armored Truck
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    The Tesla Cybertruck Would Make a Pretty Awesome Armored Truck

    Civil “Plaid Apocalypse” Armored Cybertruck We created 4 variants of an armored cybetruck for the public and military: Civil “Plaid Apocalypse”, Transport “Next… Posted by Peisert Design on Sunday, May 3, 2020 In the Civil “Plaid Apocalypse” Armored Cybertruck the entire truck has the armor upgraded over what Tesla has to offer. This upgrade is for […] More

  • Elon Musk Says Tesla Stock Is ‘Too High’—and It Quickly Falls
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    Elon Musk Says Tesla Stock Is ‘Too High’—and It Quickly Falls

    He’s at it again. Launching a Friday morning tweet-tear, SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote, “Tesla stock price is too high imo [in my opinion].” Ask, believe, receive: The electric carmaker’s stock price immediately began to dip, finishing the day down 10 percent. It’s curious for any executive to say the company’s stock is […] More

  • Tesla Posts Another Profit as Musk Slams Virus Restrictions
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    Tesla Posts Another Profit as Musk Slams Virus Restrictions

    Tesla on Wednesday reported its third consecutive quarterly profit, defying the projections of analysts who had expected the Covid-19 pandemic to drive the electric carmaker to a loss. The company touted production of the Model Y, its more affordable SUV. Tesla shares jumped almost 9 percent in after-hours trading. But for many, the achievement was […] More

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