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Volkswagen may see its recovery costs from the diesel car emissions scandal climb higher from a potential class-action lawsuit filed in Germany. German lawyers for U.S. law firm Hausfeld have filed the suit for one car owner that’s been designed to follow what’s worked in U.S. courtrooms, according to Jan-Eike Andresen of legal-tech website My-Right.de. […]

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Electrified work trucks, and the incentives that back them, are seeing enough interest to grow 10-fold in sales by 2026, according to a new study. Fleet operators using medium and heavy-duty trucks are likely to up annual global sales from about 31,000 to around 332,000 in 2026, says a Navigant Research forecast. Electrified vehicles counted […]

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Tesla didn’t meet its targets for 2016, and the American electric automaker didn’t deliver 80,000 units as expected. Tesla has announced it delivered 76,230 vehicles last year, stating that “short-term production challenges” hampered its ability to meet its original goal. The company said the transition to new Autopilot hardware caused production to be weighted more […]

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The co-founder of Apple Steve “Woz” Wozniak has been very publically eyeing a Chevy Bolt EV, and today announced he bit the bullet and got one. Prior reporting had him saying he’d not buy a Tesla Model 3, after Chevrolet grabbed his attention with the $37,495 Bolt with 238 miles range. After some back and […]

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Today Chrysler unveiled its autonomous-capable 250-mile range Portal electric minivan Concept at CES, but how close it is to production could be a mystery. The new electric vehicle is said to have the latest in touch screens, ports, and social media options to find interest from millennial car buyers, and for those fascinated with electric, […]

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Tesla’s stores in Kansas City and St. Louis, Missouri closed when its license to sell cars expired on New Year’s eve after a circuit judge’s ruling. This comes after Tesla lost a court battle in August with the Missouri Auto Dealers Association (MADA) when Circuit Court Judge Daniel Green ruled that Tesla’s direct-to-consumer model violates […]

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Lucid Motors will be equipping its Lucid Air electric cars with autonomous vehicle technology provided by Mobileye. The new EV will feature a sensor set for autonomous driving, which includes camera, radar, and Lidar sensors. Lucid reportedly found Mobileye’s platform appealing with its full eight-camera surround view processing, sensor fusion software, and reinforcement learning algorithms. […]

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SAIC-GM launched the Cadillac CT6 Plug-In on Friday in China with two price packages higher than what will come later to the U.S. The Cadillac CT6 plug-in hybrid joins the gasoline-engine CT6 in China with two plug-in variants priced at RMB 558,800 ($80,408) and RMB 658,800 ($94,683). RMB is another name for Chinese Yuan currency. […]

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Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company began testing Autopilot safety features over the weekend through a software upload to 1,000 new vehicles that have been built with fully-autonomous hardware. Tesla vehicles built after October with the fully-automated features, in what the company calls “Hardware 2,” were released initially without all the Autopilot […]

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There are those who think Tesla stands to either victoriously shine or flop in 2017, as Model 3 production begins and fully-autonomous features are added to vehicles in the factory. This is according to a Wired think piece which tips its hat to Tesla making it this far, but explores the long list of challenges […]

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