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New (March 2017) Tesla Gigafactory Images Emerge

Teslarati published aerial photos of Tesla Gigafactory 1, obtained from the NM Group (an international company providing asset management services to the utilities industry), which was in the area on March 17. The battery factory was compared to a small city. New sections seems to be completed, but there is…

1 day ago by Mark Kane 15

Up Close And Personal With Lucid Air – Video

Aside from some highly publicized media ride events and the spotting while filming for a video spot, the Lucid Air from Lucid Motors hasn’t been seen out in public much until now. Bloomberg Technology’s Cory Johnson got a rare and rather in-depth look at the Lucid Air recently (out in…

1 day ago by Eric Loveday 6

Mazda Might Finally Launch An Electric Car In 2019

Mazda has hinted at an electric model coming in 2019. European R&D boss Matsuhiro Tanaka said from the scene of the Geneva Motor Show this month that a small EV (sized similar to the Renault ZOE) is under consideration. The Japanese manufacturer thinks that small cars should be the first to be electrified,…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 27

Tesla Autopilot 2.0 Gets New Speed-Related Updates

Tesla has been continuously pushing small updates out for Autopilot 2.0. The latest such update brings more minor improvements to the system, including increased speed parameters on Traffic Aware Cruise Control (TACC) and Autosteer. Even with these updates, Autopilot 2.0 still lags behind the first-generation system, but soon 2.0 should surpass…

2 days ago by Eric Loveday 4

More Facelifted BMW i3 Spy Photos Surface

BMW i3 facelift spied again – but still doesn’t show much This is what the new i3 looks like… or at least part of it. The BMW i3 is due for a refresh. Already we know that the electric hatchback could get a sporty ‘S’ iteration – which we’ve seen…

2 days ago by Jeff Perez 11

NextEV Gets Big Funding Boost Led By Baidu

NextEV‘s progress with the NIO brand launch, including the EP9’s world speed record for autonomous electric cars and the unveiling of the NIO EVA autonomous concept for mass consumption seems to have worked out for the best. According to Reuters, the company raised up to $600 million in a new investment round lead by…

2 days ago by Mark Kane 0