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Propulsion

Rivian Confirms Platform for Ford EV

Electric-truck startup Rivian Automotive confirms it will supply the “skateboard” chassis to carry a premium-level electric vehicle developed by Ford.

Batteries

Green Luxury

Karma Revero Hybrid and BMW Wireless Charging Nab Awards

Business

Volvo Says EV Demand Is Big

Even though the XC40 Recharge P8 AWD won’t be out for some months, seems global demand is strong

Business

A New Term to Get Used to: “Disownership”

The way people are going to get transportation is changing the world over. Get ready for it.

Mobility

Spacebreaking Designs

Lexus envisions lunar travel

Production

Tesla Buys Land for German Factory

Tesla secures land for German megafactory.

Sales

Subaru Slowly Ramps Up Electrification Plans

Targets 40% of sales by 2030, but sees little near-term demand in U.S.

Design

Sandy Munro and the Tesla Cybertruck

Design/engineering/manufacturing expert looks at the Cybertruck. He says when he saw it, “It was love at first sight”

Business

Owners Claim Tesla EVs May Accelerate Unexpectedly

Are Tesla electric cars spontaneously zooming off on their own?

Hybrid

Six Reasons Euros Might Like EVs

How are you going to get the people behind the wheel of an EV?

Business

Dance, Dance, Dance: Elon Musk’s Remarkable Performance

As bizarre as some of his behavior is, there is absolutely no question that Musk has had a positive, transformative effect on the auto industry.

Hybrid

Tesla Clarifies Details for German EV Plant

Tesla says its next electric-car factory, due to open in Germany 18 months from now, eventually will be able to make 500,000 EVs per year.

Propulsion

BYTON Wants to Take a Bite Out of Tesla

Fast moving China-based EV startup is putting the finishing touches on a 300,000-unit factory

Batteries

Tesla Cuts Model 3 Prices in China

Tesla lowered the base price of Chinese-built Model 3 electric sedans 9% today. It’s aiming for a 20% reduction by year-end.

Propulsion

“It’s a Circus Living with a Tesla”

Henry Payne, car critic for the Detroit News, talks about his life with a Model 3

Business

Tesla Begins Sales of China-Built EVs

Tesla pulled a largely symbolic marketing stunt in China today by delivering 15 locally made Model 3 electric sedans to its own employees.

Marketing

Hopes Fizzle for Expanded EV Credits in U.S.

Congress has balked at expanding a long-running tax credit for buyers of electric cars in the U.S. It's bad news for Tesla and General Motors.

Economics

The Auto Industry in 2019—and Beyond

What do events in 2019 portend for the industry’s future?

Design

Tesla Makes Towing Chic

Sure, some people like to tow. Many of them buy HD trucks to do so. Now EVs enter the arena.

Production

2021 Escalade Gets Giant OLED Display

If big screen picture quality is your thing, then the 2021 Cadillac Escalade may be the ultimate living room on wheels.

Business

Daimler Angles for Control of China Venture

Daimler is quietly trying to take majority control of its carmaking operations in China.

Hybrid

European Demand Delays Mercedes EV in U.S.

Mercedes is pushing back the launch of its electric-powered EQC to early 2021, one year later than previously planned. 

Batteries

Tesla Goes Big in Germany

The assembly plant Tesla plans to build in Germany next year eventually will be able to make as many as 500,000 electric cars per year—and enough batteries to power all of them.