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Electric Car

History Lesson: Electric Car Origins And Progression

HISTORY LESSON: THE EVOLUTION OF THE ELECTRIC CAR [INFOGRAPHIC] The Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) recently released an in-depth report (via CleanTechnica) on electric vehicles. The ILSR’s report, Choosing the Electric Avenue – Unlocking Savings, Emissions Reductions, and Community Benefits of Electric Vehicles, authored by John Farrell, is a treasure trove for those looking to…

1 week ago by EVANNEX 10

General Motors Acquires Lidar Specialist Strobe Inc.

The automaker is one step closer to making self-driving cars a reality. General Motors hopes to take bigger steps in the autonomous world, and to help make that happen the automaker has acquired California-based Strobe, Inc. And no, this isn’t a company dedicated to strobe lights for Halloween parties, but it’s…

3 weeks ago by Christopher Smith 28

Electric Cars

GM CEO Seems To Question Demand For Electric Cars

GM CEO Mary Barra had to clarify some recent remarks about electric cars to assure that her words were not spun into something negative. Barra has made it clear on numerous occasions that she supports electric cars and is excited about GM’s electric future. However, she is concerned about demand…

4 weeks ago by Steven Loveday 155

Autonomous Chevy Bolt EVs To Hit The Streets Of NYC

GM’s Cruise Automation will soon begin the testing of autonomous Chevrolet Bolt EVs (Level 4) on a daily basis in New York City to accelerate improvements of the system. Manhattan, targeted for the tests, is considered one of the most challenging places to operate an autonomous vehicle in the US,…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 38

Tesla

Big Auto’s Tesla Killer Plans: Serious Investments or Vanity Projects?

IS BIG AUTO REALLY INVESTING IN “TESLA FIGHTERS,” OR JUST IN WINDOW DRESSING? The legacy automakers are always keen to talk about their commitment to electrification, and the media is always happy to publicize, and sometimes to wildly exaggerate, their plans. Volvo, Jaguar Land Rover, GM and Ford have all recently announced plans for new electrified…

1 month ago by EVANNEX 0

Report: Tesla’s Design Is Light Years Ahead of BMW, GM, And Nissan Because Of “Ground-Up” Design

TESLA DESIGNS THEIR ELECTRIC VEHICLES FROM THE GROUND UP; BMW – NOT SO MUCH One distinct competitive advantage often considered for Tesla is the company’s complete commitment to an electric vehicle future. Their cars don’t sacrifice anything in the design process — they’re built from the ground up to take advantage of a wholly unique electric vehicle architecture….

1 month ago by EVANNEX 84