NTSB chair eviscerates Tesla for inaction over Autopilot concerns

The National Transportation Safety Board held a hearing on Tuesday regarding a deadly 2018 crash in which a Tesla Model X slammed into a Mountain View highway divider at 70mph, was subsequently struck by two other vehicles and then exploded. During t… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/25/ntsb-chair-eviscerates-tesla-for-inaction-over-autopilot-concern/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. […]

Elon Musk calls Bill Gates 'underwhelming' after he buys a Porsche rather than a Tesla

Gates calls rival car ‘very, very cool’ Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/news/elon-musk-bill-gates-porsche-tesla-underwhelming-tweet-twitter-a9342936.html Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By: Andrew Griffin

Zero Motorcycles unveils new SR/S — a full-fairing 124 mph sport EV

California-based mobility startup Zero Motorcycles has a new e-moto in its lineup — the fully-faired SR/S, unveiled today in New York. The company’s CEO Sam Paschel pulled the cover off the two-wheeled EV, which is based on the platform of the company’s SR/F, released last year. The new SR/S has similar stats to the SR/F: […]

Electric Cars Are Better For The Environment Than A 50 MPG Gasoline Car: Report

Electric cars increasingly seem to be the answer for lowering America’s transportation emissions numbers. Not only do they already produce zero emissions in the process of driving, but even pollute far less than gasoline cars when you take into account the emissions generated in the production of the electricity… Read more… Source: https://jalopnik.com/electric-cars-are-better-for-the-environment-than-a-50-1841648384 Droolin’ Dog […]

Volkswagen’s EV fast chargers can be deployed anywhere there’s power

Volkswagen Group Components and German electric utility company E.ON have unveiled a new electric vehicle charger prototype that could make charging stations a lot more common. Their quick charging charging solution uses a battery as an intermediary… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/13/volkswagen-battery-based-ev-charger/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:

Nikola Motors unveils hybrid fuel-cell concept truck with 600-mile range

Minus a patent suit, it’s been a while since we’ve heard from Nikola, the other automaker named after the inventor of alternating current. On Monday, however, the company unveiled a concept for a new electric pickup truck called the Badger. Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/10/nikola-motors-badger-electric-truck-concept/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article […]

House Democrats Have a Plan to Build High-Speed EV Charging Stations Across the U.S.

Cars are bad, especially the ones that run on gas, which are most of them. The average car emits about 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year (that equals roughly one shitload), and the transportation sector is responsible for 29 percent of the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions. All those emissions not only… Read […]

Tesla accused of abruptly pulling self-driving from a used Model S

Tesla’s much-vaunted ability to add features to its cars over the air has turned into a real inconvenience for some drivers. An extensive Jalopnik report details an (anonymous) person who bought a second-hand Model S 75D with both Enhanced Autopilot… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/07/tesla-model-s-fsd-issues/ Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared it with you. The Article […]

A $1 billion initiative aims to bring EV chargers to highways and rural areas

While Tesla, Electrify America and others technically have nationwide EV charging networks, they don’t really provide full coverage — many rural areas are far from any kind of charger infrastructure. ChargePoint believes it can help close that gap,… Source: https://www.engadget.com/2020/02/06/chargepoint-natso-ev-chargers-highways-rural-areas/ Proactive Computing found this story and shared it with you. The Article Was Written/Published By:

The new Lincoln EV will use Rivian’s all-electric platform

Ford and Rivian’s first electric collaboration will be a Lincoln EV, the automakers have confirmed today, promising zero emission luxury. The new vehicle will use Rivian’s so-called skateboard platform, the same architecture that it will build its own R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV on top of. The news doesn’t come as a huge surprise, […]