VW’s Electrify America EV chargers coming to Walmarts

VW’s Electrify America plans to install its EV charging stations at several Walmarts across the country. It will initially start with installing the EV chargers at 100 Walmart locations in 34 states by June 2019 and expand to more locations. This is the first investment funded through Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal settlement (Dieselgate), which Electrify…

Luxgen’s artificial intelligence concept car to make its debut

The Luxgen Artificial Intelligence Concept Car is set to make its debut at the 2018 Beijing Auto Show. It features a Double Line design and a unique simplified design to enhance its beauty. Luxgen’s new A.I. concept car uses an extremely streamlined design style and an avant-garde design line in the front. It features a…

Tesla looks to local machine shops to fix supplier issues

Tesla’s electric vehicles aren’t known to have the best quality and production problems consistently constrain the company. Now Tesla is looking to address some of the problems by turning to local machine shops to fix the quality of flawed components from its suppliers. CNBC reports that, Tesla has stacks of rejected components outside at one…

Chinese EV startup looks to start pre-selling its SUV soon

There are several Chinese EV startups looking to challenge Tesla in the ever growing market for all-electric vehicles. Now another newcomer is looking to join the foray. Xiaopeng Motors a.k.a. Xpeng Motors is looking to raise $1.6 billion dollars to build its G3 EV SUV. XPeng is looking to bring high tech know-how through the…

Tesla Model X owner tries to replicate Autopilot error at crash site

With the NTSB is still investigating the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model X on Highway 101 and Highway 85 near Mountain View, there is still many questions yet to be answered. Tesla did confirm that Autopilot was engaged when the Model X struck the highway barrier. San Jose State University mechanical engineering professor Fred…

Elon Musk’s April Fools joke makes light of Tesla’s woes

Elon Musk, the ambitious man that knows how to hype and boss of Tesla and Space X, posted an April Fool’s joke on Twitter. The joke was saying that his electric car company Tesla has gone bankrupt. Elon Musk wrote, “Despite intense efforts to raise money, including a last-ditch mass sale of Easter Eggs, we…