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…

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…