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Tesla has drastically thinned the ranks of its workforce, shedding hundreds of employees even as production of the Model 3 is ramping up. Usually when we report on job losses at an automaker, they are layoffs due to excess plant capacity. In this case, however, Tesla has taken the unusual step of firing several hundred […]

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Startup Green4U Technologies, Inc. is ready to showcase two new all-electric vehicle models, the heavy duty MTU-6, and Enova SUV. Both will be presented at the 2017 AUSA annual meeting in Washington, D.C. and the Taxicab, Limousine and Paratransit Association’s 99th Annual Convention in Denver, Co. Produced in Georgia, both vehicles evoke feelings of rugged […]

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Fisker Automotive has announced plans to unveil its semi-autonomous all-electric EMotion at the January 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev. The brainchild of mercurial car designer Henrik Fisker, the EMotion promises several Level 4 semi-autonomous features using partner Quanergy’s five S3 LiDar sensors. The EV will be capable of real-time 3-D mapping, object […]

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There’s no question that there are lots of plug-in electric vehicles sold in China. That’s because it’s the world’s largest car market, so it makes sense that it’s also the world’s largest market for plug-in electric vehicles. What’s not as obvious is what Chinese consumers want, at least when it comes to EV offerings. SEE […]

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Toyota is already criticized enough for being boring. Now its CEO is saying that a market shift toward EVs will be boring and expensive. This was said by CEO Akio Toyoda even as he leads a special project team that plans to build an EV by 2020, and as it works to catch up to […]

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A lecturer wrote that it will be another 10 years before electric vehicles truly “matter” in Forbes this week. Leaving aside the fact that one could argue that despite their small market share, hybrids and plug-in vehicles already matter, at least when it comes to the conversation about automobiles and the automotive market and industry, […]

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The mysterious Faraday Future has taken its first realistic step in becoming a bona fide automaker by building a modest factory that will eventually grow to become a part of the $1 billion mega factory. The company has promised a lot of things in the past, but one of its bolder plans was intent to […]

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The future generation of all-electric vehicles from VW will have a new design language that hasn’t been seen on any of the automaker’s cars. With the introduction of its new family of all-electric vehicles, Volkswagen will be taking a fresh approach, reports Automotive News. The automaker’s head of design, Klaus Bischoff, said using battery packs […]

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Ford CEO Mark Fields told President Donald Trump that roughly 1 million jobs in the U.S. are at risk due to U.S. fuel economy regulations. According to Bloomberg, Field’s estimation is based on his belief that U.S. Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) mandates that don’t align accordingly to what’s going on the in the market. […]

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) took another step towards becoming a player in the electric car segment by obtaining approval for a factory in China that could manufacture up to 200,000 vehicles a year. The company’s electric vehicle production license was approved by the Chinese National Development Reform Commission (NDRC) and allows NEVS to officially […]

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