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LeEco is still seeking approval by the Chinese government to manufacture its LeSee electric cars. Several Chinese media sources, including ChinaDaily, had reported LeEco most likely did not have the required permissions to build its factory. A LeEco spokesperson has confirmed to media that the startup automaker doesn’t yet have the license required by the […]

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Another Tesla Model S unexpectedly caught on fire. This time around, it was during the automaker’s “Electric Road Trip” tour for the summer, and it occurred during a stop in Biarritz, France. According to a report from Electrek, the Tesla Model S P90D was on a test drive when the vehicle suddenly made a loud […]

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Startup company H2 Logic says it will soon be rolling out the world’s fastest hydrogen refueling station dispensers. The Norway-way based outfit says that its hydrogen dispensers can fuel three-times faster than pumps at current hydrogen stations while reducing its carbon footprint by about 30 percent. A division of Oslo-based company Nel Asa, a global […]

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A report coming from the Netherlands suggests that Tesla’s Model S sedan and Model X SUV will soon have a 100-killowatt-hour battery pack. The evidence was discovered by Dutch blog Kenteken.TV on the database of RDW, the Netherlands regulator and European authority used by Tesla to approve its vehicles for European Union roads. Three new […]

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Tesla’s factory owned stores took the lead over traditional dealers in a Sierra Club study of retail stores selling plug-in electrified vehicles. This spring, 174 Sierra Club volunteers visited or called 308 different dealers and Tesla stores across 10 states to conduct the study. The retail locations represented 13 automakers and are located in California […]

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California’s climate change law is in limbo resulting in a proposed bill that will require 15 percent of all new vehicles sold in the state to be emissions-free within a decade. Los Angeles Assembly woman Autumn Burke said she will introduce the bill this week and told the Associated Press that it will ramp up […]

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General Motors invested $500 million last January for a nine-percent stake of ride-sharing company Lyft, and apparently wanted to own all of it. The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the automaker approached Lyft in “recent weeks” about a potential acquisition that was declined. Citing a post from technology website The Information, the report said […]

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Chinese electric car startup WM Motor wants to take on Tesla, but more on the affordable Model 3 side. The company is aiming to become a provider of smart, connected mobility services in China’s fast-growing cities. It differs from Tesla and other start-ups in this space in that the three EVs it aims to launch […]

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There is little to know about Apple’s secretive Project Titan, the company’s alleged electric car project, but a report by South Korean technology news source ETNews may give a peek inside. According to the report, Apple may be working with an as yet unidentified Korean battery company to develop a new hollow core lithium-ion battery for […]

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Autonomous vehicles are projected to become a $560 billion industry within 20 years, but several problematic issues need to be worked out first. This was the finding of a report by consulting firm AT Kearney, which interviewed 150 executives from the technology, automotive, and communications industries surveying a broad array of issues facing the future […]

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