As planned, the last Roadster rolled off the production line at Tesla Motors this month. The Silicon Valley startup built 2,600 of the all-electric two-seaters, installing a lithium-ion battery pack and electric motor into a glider manufactured by Lotus. As reported by Autoblog, Tesla tricked out the last few units as a Final Edition – bright… Read more »
Battery maker A123 announced in a memo Friday that some of the battery packs it has supplied to Fisker Automotive have safety issues that need to be corrected.
In what the company claims is a global first, the EV can be built on the same production line as the gas model.
The innovative light delivery van is now on sale at 20 UK dealerships. Renault plans to launch three more new EV models in the UK in 2012.
The affordable two-seater will go on sale in 30 markets around the world in September 2012, instead of June as the company had planned.
Via Motors announced Tuesday that it will unveil three powerful PHEVs at January’s North American International Auto Show in Detroit.
Tesla Motors has laid out a list of options and prices for the new Model S sedan on its web site. US deliveries of the groundbreaking luxury EV, which Tesla modestly calls “the best car in the world, not simply the best electric car,” will begin in fall of 2012. The company claims that the… Read more »
The 235,000-square-foot facility is ramping up volume to handle a projected $300 million in annual sales, and will employ 300 people once it’s running at full speed.
When cocktail-party conversations turn to EV electronics, batteries seem to get most of the attention, but telematics are also a key part of any high-tech vehicle – and a lucrative one. A new report from Pike Research says that nine out of ten EVs sold in the next year will include at least a basic… Read more »
Electric drag racing reached a milestone this week as the IHRA recognized it as an official class, and added electric cars, motorcycles and junior dragsters to its latest rule book.