Electric cars edge forward in 2017 but still have a long way to go

SAN FRANCISCO — Electric car sales in the U.S. are set to rise nearly 30 percent in 2017. “This was a notably good year,” said Genevieve Cullen, president of the Electric Drive Transportation Association. But the raw number of pure-electric and plug-in hybrid cars sold won’t top 200,000, which represents barely more than 1 percent of… Please follow and like us:

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Elon Musk Hints Tesla Model 3 Will Be Psychic

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted that the Tesla Model 3 and other self-driving cars will soon be able to use artificial intelligence to predict where you want to go. Musk’s announcement, made via Twitter, comes as the electric vehicle maker revealed plans to build a manufacturing plant in China. Tesla was one of the first… Please follow and like us:

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Nissan reveals a new Leaf, putting pressure on electric car rivals

The battle for control of the small but increasingly competitive electric vehicle market got a little hotter Tuesday night, as Japanese car company Nissan unveiled a new Leaf with a stronger battery and longer range — at a price well below rival electric cars. At a glitzy ceremony in Tokyo, broadcast live on the internet, Nissan… Please follow and like us:

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Tesla’s losses grow as Model 3 production ramps up

SAN FRANCISCO — As Tesla begins ramping up production of its crucial Model 3 sedan, the company on Wednesday reported a second-quarter net loss of $401.4 million, or $2.04 a share. The loss was better than analysts had expected, but still 37 percent higher than what the company reported in the same quarter last year. Tesla… Please follow and like us:

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Tesla’s Model 3 rolls down the red carpet as new details revealed

FREMONT, Calif. — The Tesla Model 3 — fast, electric and available in the dreams and budgets of more common car owners — left the Fremont factory lot for the California streets Friday evening. CEO Elon Musk drove on stage in a red Model 3 and handed over 30 new electric vehicles to employees at a… Please follow and like us:

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