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The Tesla Model 3 may be the most anticipated electric car on the horizon and as people search for news, a few tidbits of new and seemingly new information surfaced last week. Some of it appears to be conjecture, but Autocar, a widely read publication in the UK last Thursday authoritatively stated the Model 3 […]

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Just as consumers are eagerly hoping for driverless cars, Tesla CEO Elon Musk and hundreds of others are urging military researchers to be careful what they wish for. Not quite predicting the day that Skynet becomes self aware, Musk, and others including Stephen Hawking are urging them to cease development of autonomous artificial intelligence weapons. […]

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Never mind that Texas is in a stand-off with Tesla over rights to open stores, Stream is bringing 10 new Model S sedans to its Dallas headquarters to give away for free. The company, a “provider of services for the connected home, including Energy Services, Mobile Services and Protective Services,” will do the honors this […]

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Imagine being able to wirelessly recharge an electric car in less than one hour instead of plugging in and waiting 4-7 hours or longer. Far off future fiction? No fact today, and something Momentum Dynamics has working in prototype form as it quietly works with companies intent on incorporating inductive charging technology into passenger cars […]

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As General Motors works on secondary uses for the Chevrolet Volt battery a recent opportunity came up to nab a Guinness World Record in Canada. At the Pan American Games in Toronto, from July 17-27, a record 4,739 people pedaled bikes to generate electricity into a Volt’s battery. The record title: the most number of […]

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General Motors today announced midsized sibling trucks with the cleanest diesel truck engine it’s yet installed. The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon with 2.8-liter Duramax diesel engine will go on sale ths fall, and join 2.5-liter four, and 3.6-liter six-cylinder versions. Exactly how clean the new diesel is has not been announced, nor has […]

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The answer to keeping one’s self from being a victim of hybrid battery thieves may be security bolts. This at least is the takeaway from a CBS News affiliate, which reports the incidence of their theft is on the rise in the San Francisco Bay Area. The used recyclable or resalable goods are becoming as […]

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With hybrid cars you expect to save money on gas but some do it better than others – much better in fact over non-hybrid siblings. According to the U.S. EPA, driving one of the more efficient full hybrids can retain nearly $1,000 or more in gas money in the driver’s pocket every couple years. Beyond […]

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A next generation BMW 5-Series plug-in hybrid prototype was spied testing at the Nurburgring recently. As posted on InsideEVs, the next 5-Series is expected to be revealed officially next year and go on sale by 2017 ealry in the year. What the powertrain will consist of is not cerain, but it may be a four […]

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Electric cars are presented as a solution for society’s needs to curb emissions and reduce petroleum consumption, but are they really environmentally friendly? The way researchers try to answer this question is by a “cradle-to-grave” life cycle analysis. This normally takes into account three phases – 1) the manufacturing process, 2) a car’s life in […]

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