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Ford’s Lincoln luxury brand will reportedly offer all of its vehicles in hybrid, plug-in hybrid, or all-electric versions by 2022. The plan could be laid out soon – on Oct. 3 – when Ford’s CEO Jim Hackett makes a presentation to investors. Three sources familiar with the planning shared details with Reuters, as pressure mounts […]

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Tesla’s Model X P100D is just like other family haulers: It’s ideal for taking the kids to practice, running to the store – and it sprints from 0 to 60 faster than you can read this. What? Most minivans, SUVs, and crossovers you know of don’t pin you to the seat back along with the […]

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The Chevy Bolt beat the Tesla Model S 75D and its own U.S Environmental Protection Agency rating in driving range. Consumer Reports took a Chevy Bolt and a Tesla Model S out on the highway for test drives. The Bolt won with 250 miles of range versus 235 miles for the Model S 75D; and […]

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Tesla is changing course to launch the Model Y sooner, with the compact crossover’s platform being carried over from the Model 3. Previously CEO Elon Musk said the Model Y would be built on its own platform, and the company would be able to hit an ambitious target date in 2019. He also showed a […]

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Consumer Reports has officially reinstated the Tesla Model S to it top safety rating ranking for fixing its emergency braking system. The consumer safety magazine had taken the Model S off that list in April after reviewing the vehicle and finding that Tesla’s software update for the automotive emergency braking (AEB) wasn’t adequate. The latest […]

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General Motors has extended a shutdown of the plant building the Chevy Bolt in a move to trim an oversupply of GM vehicles. The Detroit automaker saw its overall new vehicle inventory hit a 10-year high in June. Promises were made to investors to scale it down from a steep 105 days supply to 70 […]

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Tesla opened its first retail store and service center in Dubai yesterday, expanding its presence in the Middle East. Located on Sheikh Zayed Road, a major highway in the United Arab Emirates, visitors got to walk through the 17,000 square foot facility, check out the Model S and Model X, and place orders for the […]

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Tesla is adding more service resources and staff for owners of its cars needing maintenance and repair. A new video showcases improvements expanding the reach and service level. These include 100 new service centers being added to the Tesla network; more than 350 new mobile units for roadside assistance; and 1,400 new trained technicians. All […]

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With calendar year 2017 half way over, U.S. plug-in electrified sales are at an all time high. From January through June, sales for most models are up, and a couple new models to the top-five roster have helped with the total. As of the end of June, the U.S. has purchased 87,307 plug-in electrified vehicles […]

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Tesla’s sales stalled in Hong Kong once a vehicle registration tax waiver ended Mar. 31, hurting a market Elon Musk once called a “beacon city” for the electric automaker’s China sales. There were zero new Model S and Model X units registered in April, following March when 2,939 Tesla vehicles had been registered in Hong […]

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