GM patent: Electric trucks could charge other EVs during fast-charging, with dual ports

Electric vehicles have the potential to become mobile power banks for our houses and worksites. But as more scenarios become viable, would two ports be better than one? That appears to be something GM has either pondered, or saved for the future, with …

Environmental groups look to halt Tesla’s battery plant permits at Gigafactory Texas

Environmentalists and activist groups are setting their sights on Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas. In a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, the groups called on the city to withhold permits for the electric vehicle maker, including Giga Texas’ dedicated battery cathode facility. The groups include East Austin-based group PODER, the Texas Anti-Poverty Project, and the Hornsby Bend […]

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Environmental groups look to halt Tesla’s battery plant permits at Gigafactory Texas

Environmentalists and activist groups are setting their sights on Tesla’s Gigafactory Texas. In a letter to Mayor Steve Adler, the groups called on the city to withhold permits for the electric vehicle maker, including Giga Texas’ dedicated battery cathode facility. The groups include East Austin-based group PODER, the Texas Anti-Poverty Project, and the Hornsby Bend […]

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Renault Scénic Vision EV concept: Fuel-cell range extender enables smaller, lighter battery

Renault has imagined one of its staple models as an EV with a hydrogen fuel-cell range extender. It previews a production model scheduled to launch in Europe in 2024. The Renault Scénic Vision concept borrows the name of the European-market Sc&e…

Tesla aims to build battery and EV plant in Indonesia

According to Indonesia’s Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia, Tesla agreed to build a battery and EV plan in Indonesia following Elon Musk’s meeting with President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo last weekend.  “God willing, Tesla will enter Indonesia this year,” said Bahlil in Jakarta. But I can’t announce the month yet. Let’s wait because we haven’t signed an […]

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