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…

Kroger partners with Nuro for autonomous grocery delivery

Grocery store chain Kroger is partnering up with Nuro for autonomous grocery delivery. The delivery pilot program will allow Nuro’s self-driving pod shaped delivery vehicles to deliver orders to customers. The orders will be “last mile” deliveries on low speed streets. The Nuro’s cargo compartments will be well insulated to help keep food hot or…

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…