Electric & Hybrid Cars

Kobe Bryant On Elon Musk As Inspiration – Video

Kobe Bryant looks to Tesla’s Elon Musk for inspiration. Retired professional NBA basketball star, Kobe Bryant, is now venturing into the world of business. He partnered with the founder of Vitamin Water to make a new Body Armour sports drink. The company is Kobe Inc., and he’s not only a... ...

The Brightfield Solar Driven Charging Solution Marries Solar & EV Charging

Brightfield is an electric vehicle (EV) charging company that also offers solar and energy storage for charging stations. Its mission is to deliver residential and industrial solar charging solutions. Essentially, Brightfield Solar Driven charging solutions are helping EVs become even cleaner. It's ...

Tesla Model S Versus … The Renault ZOE? (Video)

The Tesla Model S P100D has been tested against the … Renault ZOE?   Carwow has apparently decided to compare and contrast the differences between the longer range EVs found on the far ends of the plug-in spectrum for Europe; and is answering the questions that no one is asking. The... ...

Volvo’s Polestar electric car brand starts construction at new factory in China

Last month, Volvo’s Polestar was revamped as a performance electric car brand and it had a big launch – unveiling its first vehicle and announcing several more electric vehicles to come. Now they announced that they started construction at their new factory in China where they will produce  ...

Top State In US For Electric Vehicle Concentrations = California (#MapFun)

The top state in the US during 2016 as regards plug-in electric vehicle concentrations was California, unsurprisingly. It had a plug-in electric vehicle concentration nearly double that of the runner-up, and effectively at least 3 times that of most other states ...

Uber is deploying ‘hundreds of electric cars’ in India with Mahindra

In its latest electrification effort, Uber announced that it will be deploying ‘hundreds of electric cars’ in India in partnership with local manufacturer Mahindra and Mahindra. more… ...

Chevy Bolt: “Best Electric Car To Buy” Status For Two Consecutive Years

For the 2017 model year, The Car Connection said no affordable electric vehicle can touch the Chevy Bolt EV, and this year, nothing has changed. Aside from Tesla, which doesn’t specialize in affordable EVs, GM seems to be years ahead. If we peer ahead to what’s on the table for the next... ...

Tesla Makes Good On 100-Day Promise By Completing Install Of World’s Biggest Battery

Tesla has completed the world’s largest battery energy storage contract in Australia – a 100 MW/129 MWh system that needed to be ready by December 2017 (in 100 days). Missing the deadline would make have made the installation free of charge according to Elon Musk’s very public wager. Accordi ...

Tesla builds world's largest lithium-ion battery, for utility use, in Australia

Tesla CEO Elon Musk made a bet that he'd build the world's largest lithium-ion battery in Australia in 100 days. If his company failed, Musk would personally pay for the project, but the battery is now ready for its first test ahead of full operation—and on schedule. The massive 129-megawatt-hour ...

First Tesla Semi Acceleration Video From Reveal Night Surfaces

The video quality is certainly subpar, but this is our first real-world look at the Tesla Semi accelerating swiftly form a stop. At the big Tesla Semi reveal event, we saw the 500 mile, all-electric rigs slowly roll onto the stage. Later that night, there was a video that captured... ...