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Continental is weighing in on what it thinks the future of autonomous driving will look like, and developing its own autonomous testbed. Known best for tires, Continental is also a major supplier of automotive electronics and systems. The company has built a vehicle to demonstrate driverless mobility and to develop and test autonomous driving systems […]

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Even though electric vehicles still only account for a sliver of the global market, Big Oil is beginning to take them seriously as a long-term threat to the industry. While preserving a finite resource is still probably the way to go, oil companies are accustomed to making money and have now begun revising their forecasts […]

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The new electric London Taxi has made its debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, making the black cab a little more green. While the London Taxi Company TX5’s trip was far from the fastest up the historic hill climb at Goodwood, it was likely the most silent. And possibly the most important; at least for […]

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Nissan has said its next Leaf will compete with the Chevy Bolt EV and a drive report saying for year-one its battery could have two-thirds the capacity indicates it just may. The Bolt was built in response to Tesla’s Model 3 as a 200-plus-mile EV priced in the upper-mid 30s but as many an EV […]

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The City of Montreal is adding electric transit buses to its fleet. The pilot project is taking advantage of Quebec’s cheap power, and the nearby Nova Bus factory to help make the project happen. The pilot project is a partnership between Montreal’s transit operator, the Société de transport de Montréal, and Volvo Group’s Nova Bus […]

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Following the first half decade since major manufacturer plug-in cars came on the scene, 2016 was marked by several significant stories pushing green cars forward. This has been a year that’s seen new vehicle models as well as a major increase in the commitment by carmakers to continue introducing new ones through this decade, into […]

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Jaguar pulled a big surprise just before the 2016 L.A. Auto Show and has unveiled the Jaguar I-Pace, a concept for an all-electric crossover that will be on real roads in 2018. The British automaker typically unveils concept cars that closely resemble production models, and this concept is exciting because unlike so many other electric […]

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If anyone is still wondering whether electric cars are the future, the future of EVs may be tied to the future of us all, according to a report by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Citing scientific and market data, the influential Paris-based intergovernmental agency’s Global EV Outlook 2016 recommends 20 million zero-emission vehicles by 2020 […]

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The global plug-in electrified vehicle (PEV) market is picking up steam, beginning to fire on all cylinders … or, rather, scratch those legacy tech metaphors. Let’s just say it’s beginning to tap into the instant torque, humming forward now with increasing speed, and the top-10 best sellers are leading the way. When last we checked […]

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Last Friday, hundreds of Tesla vehicle owners and their invited guests celebrated the official opening of the company’s first Gigafactory battery plant in the Nevada desert. The new facility at the edge of the town of Sparks, east of Reno, will build Tesla’s future battery cells and packs for all of its products. In addition […]

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