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Tesla CEO Tweets New News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says improvements to Model S (and Model X) autopilot technology will include autosteer and autopark. Also, the cars will be able to learn.

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Next-Gen Volt Could Also Get 106 MPGe, 42 Miles Per Gallon

Rumors say the 2016 Chevy Volt will come with a 53-mile electric range, 106 MPGe, and 42 miles per gallon. These are all boosts from the first-gen model.

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Aging Leaf EV Sells 1,174 In The US While Aging Volt PHEV Sells 1,313 In July

Despite overall sluggish sales, June 2015 represented the first time since October 2013 that the Chevy Volt outsold the Nissan Leaf in the US.

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Plug In America Has A New Executive Director

Opel's carsharing app CarUnity hits 5,000 users. Plug In America gets a new Executive Director. Momentum Dynamics says wireless charging is a go.

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Daimler's eMERGE testing in Germany finds that, 'the less an interviewee knew about electric mobility, the more negative their opinion' about EVs.

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Portugal says that government employees should thing about biking to work, and will put in infrastructure to make that easier.

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New Buyer And Friend Can Each Get $1,000 Off A Tesla Purchase

Tesla Motors has announced a new $1,000 referral bonus for current Model S drivers who talk their friends into buying one.

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So Far, 2015 Is Setting The Record

Low gas prices mean that US drivers put more miles on their cars in 2015 than ever before. 987.8 billion miles in the first four months, to be exact.

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BMW Also Lights Up Dashboard With EnLighten App

A report from Germany says BMW talked to Apple about using the i3 as an iCar. VW unveils the Last Mile Surfer. BMW connects traffic signals to your dash.

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6,665 Investors Have Each Put In An Average Of $3,775

After a month on StartEngine, Elio has collected over $25 million from over 6,000 individual investors.

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Fuels America, Poet, VoteVets Rally The Troops

Pro-ethanol groups have delivered over 250,000 signatures to the EPA asking for a strong final rule in the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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After 'Spaceballs' Reference With Ludicrous Speed, What Else Is There?

The 'Ludicrous' speed in the updated Tesla Model S hinted at Spaceballs. It's not the only sci-fi note Elon Musk has used for his futuristic companies.

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Two new Tesla Model X spy videos appeared this week, one showing the aftereffects of off-road testing and the other showing the SUV with unknown sensors.

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Two Or More Only Make Sense In Big, Heavy Electric Vehicles

ZF's Gerhard Gumpoltsberger says that after lots of math and investigations, it turns out that one speed is plenty in an EV transmission.

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Ridehailing App, Sharing Economy Rapidly Becoming Political

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio will not debate with Uber, saying that he doesn't do that with private corporations. Elsewhere, Uber is fast becoming political.

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But The Overall Picture Remains Quite Positive

UBS analyst Colin Langan says Tesla stock should now be sold, but he's only one voice among many. Other say TSLA still has room to grow.

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The class-action lawsuit over battery packs in 2011 and 2012 Nissan Leaf EVs in hot climates has been settled. The gist: new, not replacement, batteries.

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New Motor Will Increase Range To 149 Miles

Renault announces changes to the Zoe and Twizy EVs, with the most important update being a better motor in the Zoe that increases the range to 149 miles.

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New Base Model, 70-kWh Pack With One Motor, Costs $70,000

Tesla announced some big upgrade options to the Model S today, including bigger batteries and a quicker acceleration mode, called "Ludicrous."

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The All-Electric Sedan Is Not Cheap To Repair, But It's Getting Better

Tesla Model S drivers are discovering that the cost for repair parts have come down in the last 30 days.

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BlueIndy Carsharing Fleet Also Causing Friction

Indianapolis is having trouble with its plug-in cars, both the BlueIndy carsharing vehicles and the Vision Fleet municipal fleet.

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