Racking up orders – Tesla Semi’s order lists grows bigger

Tesla unveiled its all-electric semi truck in November with lots of hype and anticipation. Eager customers have been placing pre-order deposits for Tesla’s Semi. However, some skeptics are interested to see how the market will evolve for electric commercial vehicles. Roughly 260,000 Class-8 trucks are produced in America each year and Tesla’s pie in entering…

Dutch car designer reveals Tesla Model S shooting brake

Tesla does not offer a shooting brake or a sports wagon in its lineup, and those are very popular segments in the European car market. How can one have a Tesla shooting brake? Well, London-based Dutch automobile customizer Niels van Roij has taken up the task of creating just that. He has worked on many…

Watch out Tesla Semi here comes the Thor ET-One big rig

Tesla had a big unveiling of its all-electric semi truck in November. Since that unveiling Tesla has been on a roll with big orders coming in for their all-electric big rig. Now, California based startup Thor Trucks is looking to add some competition to the Tesla Semi in this lucrative yet developing market for battery…

Crowdfunded EV city car unveiled

Swedish electric vehicle startup Uniti has unveiled its first crowdfunded EV city car. Uniti calls it the “One” which is shaped like a bubble or toilet, or whatever you want to call it. Uniti raised more than $1 million US dollars during its crowdfunding to build the prototype. They are now taking reservations online for…

Ford strategically partners with Alibaba for A.I. development and marketing

Ford wants to make bigger inroads in the world’s largest automotive market by partnering with tech giant Alibaba. As China’s largest e-commerce site Alibaba is widely known and used by many, while Ford is a globally known automotive brand. This strategic partnership will allow Ford and Alibaba to collaborate on a wide range of innovation…

Autonomous delivery robots stumbled by San Francisco city officials

Testing robots is nothing new, but putting delivery robots on city sidewalks and testing them in a real world scenario is. However, these delivery robots have hit a stumbling block in San Francisco last week. City officials voted to restrict where these robots are able to go. They also voted to require permits to be…