Tesla Semi does small burnout

Last month we saw a Tesla Semi drive by on the streets outside Los Angeles, but now we get to see how it accelerates and it even can do a small burnout too! Richard Fielder caught a silver¬†Tesla truck stretching its legs outside during testing the other day. It gives us a general idea of…

Nissan has its eyes set on electrification

Nissan updated the Leaf electric vehicle for the 2018 model year, it is the only electric vehicle currently offered in the US by the brand. Though that is about to change as Nissan plans to roll out several electric vehicles by 2022. Infiniti announced last month at the Detroit Motor Show its plans for its…

Racing spec Tesla Model S ready for the starting grid

Tesla’s electric vehicles are known to be fast in ‘ludicrous’ mode, but they’ve never been in a GT racing event until now. The Electric Production Car Series (EPCS) recently has been given the green light by the FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) start racing EVs. The Tesla Model S race car recently passed the FIA’s…

Coming soon another Tesla Model S shooting brake

Italian outfit Ares Design is looking to join the ranks of specialists that convert Tesla Model S’ into a shooting brakes. This isn’t first shooting brake or wagon Model S we have seen, but this maybe the first one to see focus go to the interior rather than the exterior. Ares Design is planning on…

Tesla big rig customers look to build charging stations

Tesla’s Semi has been on a roll as several major corporations have placed big orders for its all-electric the big rig. Tesla is now working with three corporations to build battery-charging stations at some logistical facilities. These companies are Anheuser-Busch, PepsiCo, and UPS have pledged to buy hundreds of these all-electric trucks. Anheuser-Busch and UPS…

Start-up Niro unveils autonomous delivery vehicle

Silicon Valley start-up Nuro has unveiled its R1 all-electric autonomous delivery vehicle, joining a growing list of start-ups and automakers developing self-driving delivery vehicles for commerce. Founded by two former Google engineers from its autonomous car division, Dave Ferguson and Jiajun Zhu chose goods delivery over the highly competitive self-driving ride-hailing services race because it…