Hands-free and diagonal driving inventions earn GM Popular Science award

General Motors and Stellantis’ Jeep brand have been selected for the Best of What’s New Award in the auto category from Popular Science magazine this year. The magazine on Wednesday singled out GM’s Super Cruise as the best hands-free technology on the market noting that it strikes a balance between hands-free driving assistance and safety.… Continue reading Hands-free and diagonal driving inventions earn GM Popular Science award

GM tweeting has largely gone silent as Musk loses millions in ad dollars

General Motors’ temporary boycott of its advertising on Twitter seems to encompass much of its postings as well. The automaker has gone largely silent on Twitter since Oct. 27, the day billionaire and Tesla CEO Elon Musk bought the social media empire for $44 billion. Last month, GM said it would suspend its paid advertising… Continue reading GM tweeting has largely gone silent as Musk loses millions in ad dollars

Tesla secures large EV fleet order from Caltrans

Tesla has secured a large fleet order from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), which is trying to electrify its vehicle fleet. Caltrans, like other government agencies in California, is trying to electrify its entire vehicle fleet of about 1,200 vehicles by 2030. They already have 54 Toyota RAV4 Primes (PHEV), 15 Chevy Bolts, 11 Nissan Leafs, and… Continue reading Tesla secures large EV fleet order from Caltrans

Tesla senior director of engineering returns to Volvo

Tesla is losing Anders Bell, senior director of engineering in charge of vehicle interior, who will return to Volvo, which has been following Tesla’s interior design direction. Electrek first reported Tesla poaching Anders Bell from Volvo back in 2016. He was a big hire for Tesla in 2016, when the automaker wasn’t as well established;… Continue reading Tesla senior director of engineering returns to Volvo

Tesla starts selling its chargers at Best Buy amid move to make its connector standard

Tesla has started selling its charging stations at Best Buy in the US amid trying to make its charge connector the new standard in North America. Earlier this month, Tesla surprised many by announcing that it is opening its EV charge connector with the aim of making it the new standard in North America. The automaker is… Continue reading Tesla starts selling its chargers at Best Buy amid move to make its connector standard

Elon Musk has criticized Apple for years. Apple has mostly ignored him

Anadolu Agency | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, who is also the new owner and CEO of Twitter, bashed Apple this week after claiming the company has threatened to remove the Twitter app from its App Store, accusing the company of hating “free speech.” The Twitter app is still… Continue reading Elon Musk has criticized Apple for years. Apple has mostly ignored him

China EV maker XPeng pops 45% despite posting wider than expected loss; deliveries expected to fall

XPeng has been dealing with rising material costs, which forced the company to hike the price of its cars earlier this year. Chen Yihang | Visual China Group | Getty Images Chinese electric carmaker XPeng posted a wider than expected loss and its revenue fell short of expectations — thanks to supply chain issues, rising… Continue reading China EV maker XPeng pops 45% despite posting wider than expected loss; deliveries expected to fall

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Nov 30 (Reuters) – Silicon Valley leaders welcomed Elon Musk’s management of Twitter, with Netflix (NFLX.O) co-founder Reed Hastings going so far as to call the billionaire “the bravest, most creative person on the planet.” Meta Platforms (META.O) CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said he was keen to see how Elon Musk’s management of content… Continue reading Untitled

EV Mobility and Hotel 1000 Seattle sign an agreement to deploy electric vehicles as an amenity

EV Mobility has deployed Model 3 Tesla’s at Hotel 1000 Seattle, the hotel is managed by Evolution Hospitality. The agreement opens the door to expand at other hotels managed by Evolution Hospitality LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — EV Mobility, LLC., The leading all-electric vehicle car-sharing platform and Hotel 1000 Seattle, Located in the heart of Downtown… Continue reading EV Mobility and Hotel 1000 Seattle sign an agreement to deploy electric vehicles as an amenity

Tesla is expanding its offering to more people in the US

Tesla wants to expand its customer base in the midst of the investigations into its assistance system. Recently it became known that the assistance system from Tesla of the authorities is examined. The system called “Full Selfdriving” does not live up to its name. It is a level 2 system and autonomous driving has five… Continue reading Tesla is expanding its offering to more people in the US