Tesla teases more of its next-gen Roadster

Tesla teased a few new photos of its next generation all-electric Roadster. The latest images show a white Roadster parked outside a fancy home, another shows the stylish curves in red, and another image of a Roadster taking curves on a mountain road. Tesla claims its Roadster takes 1.9 seconds to hit 0-60mph, which is…

Byton prototypes coming to the U.S. for Level 4 self-driving testing

Byton has produced the first 10 of its EV SUV prototypes and by years end several of those will be sent to the United States for testing. The China-based automaker founded by former BMW and Infiniti executives is looking to produce another 100 prototypes of its all-electric SUV, which Byton calls the M Byte by…

Electrify America’s campaign looks to bring awareness of EVs

Volkswagen’s Electrify America subsidiary has introduced a new campaign to bring awareness of electric vehicles and to show how far the industry has progressed. Electrify America’s ad campaign is part of a $45 million public education initiative. Richard Steinberg, Electrify America’s senior director of green cities, marketing and communications, told Reuters, “We’re trying to say…

Crowd-funded EV startup Sono looks to begin production of its Sion

The all-electric Sono Sion has been in development since 2016, now the Munich based crowd-funded startup car maker is eyeing for production to commence soon. The Sion has 330 solar cells placed all over the bodywork of car, from the doors, hood, roof, to the rear quarter panels, and tailgate. Scratch proof poly-carbonate layers cover…

Autonomous Ford Mustang acts drunk at the track

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed, Siemens unveiled its 1st generation Ford Mustang equipped with autonomous driving technology. During the show the engineers from both Siemens and Cranfield University wanted to showcase what their self-driving technology can do, however, on the day of the run it didn’t go as planned. A video segment posted by…

GM’s Cruise may soon roll out autonomous taxi rides

GM’s Cruise division has actively been in discussions with San Francisco city officials through emails to prepare a pilot program roll out of its autonomous vehicles. Through some of the emails it shows discussion of a mandatory “law enforcement action plan,” which is to properly train its self-driving vehicles in regards to how respond to…