Tesla and other EVs are becoming more attractive to buyers despite the pandemic

Tesla’s recent price reduction to three of its vehicles will likely encourage consumers to consider an electric car for their next automotive purchase. But the electric automaker is not the only company offering reduced prices on all-electric models during the pandemic, which makes the current time a favorable opportunity to purchase a new battery-electric or […]

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Record €60bn investment in electric cars and batteries in Europe secured last year

Europe secured €60 billion in investments to produce electric vehicles and batteries last year – 19 times more than in 2018, new analysis shows. Driven by EU car CO2 targets, industry and governments committed 3.5 times more into EV and battery p…

Electric transportation is disrupting oil consumption, but cars aren’t the main disruptor

The world’s oil companies are taking a hit due to electric modes of transportation and their increasing popularity in today’s world. Studies from BloombergNEF indicated that EVs are taking around one million barrels of oil consumption away from the world. Although this figure is only 1% of the 100 million barrels per day consumption rate from […]

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Dyson CEO opens up about its once electric car dream: 600-mile range, solid state batteries

Dyson’s electric car would have been spectacular, according to the British technology company whose most notable products include a line of world-class vacuums. But unfortunately, the company’s electric vehicle would never become a reality after Dyson scrapped plans for it in October 2019. In an interview with The Times, the company’s founder and Chief Executive […]

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Volkswagen’s software woes are a large-scale issue affecting more than the ID.3

Volkswagen’s software issues are spreading to its petrol-powered machines according to new reports. German media outlets are reporting that the company’s Golf Mk8, the eighth generation of Volkswagen’s infamous five-door hatchback vehicle is experiencing problems with the software. The issues are causing the company to rethink current deliveries of the car in favor of parking […]

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