Automotive Technology

LA suburb in deal with Tesla for large fast-charging site

Mar 13, 2019

A Los Angeles suburb has agreed to a deal with Tesla to build what's described as the largest fast-charging site for electric vehicles in the western United States

Las Vegas bets on Elon Musk for tunnel transit system

Mar 7, 2019

Las Vegas's tourism officials are trusting entrepreneur Elon Musk to build an express tunnel transit system that would use autonomous electric vehicles

Autonomous car testing plan aims to boost public confidence

Mar 4, 2019

Companies testing autonomous vehicles in Pittsburgh will have to immediately report crashes resulting in any injuries and have three days to reveal those that result in any damage

Second federal agency to probe fatal Florida Tesla crash

Mar 2, 2019

A second federal agency is sending investigators to a fatal crash involving a Tesla electric car that drove beneath a semitrailer that was crossing a Florida roadway

Lyft reveals big growth but no profits as it readies for IPO

Mar 2, 2019

Lyft revealed that it is growing quickly ahead of its initial public offering but is still losing money, according to a federal filing

Tesla to close stores to reduce costs for $35,000 Model 3

Mar 1, 2019

Tesla says it is now taking orders for the long-awaited $35,000 Model 3, will close stores and move to online orders.

Ground-breaking electric Chevrolet Volt runs out of juice

Feb 22, 2019

General Motors has stopped making the Chevrolet Volt, a ground-breaking electric car with a gasoline backup motor

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

Feb 16, 2019

Correction: Lithium Ion Batteries-Recycling story

Honda says it is recalling 437K vehicles for fuel-pump issue

Feb 14, 2019

Honda says it is recalling 437,000 vehicles in the U.S. to fix a fuel-pump issue

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40 percent

Feb 7, 2019

A new study finds that cold temperatures can sap electric car batteries, temporarily reducing their range by more than 40 percent when interior heaters are used

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