Electric Vehicles

Just 10 percent of Calif. car chargers delivered

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year.

Tesla makes software update to Model S amid safety issues

Source: 
Bloomberg

Tesla Motors has updated the software for its electric Model S sedan, in a move intended to help prevent future battery fires as the company deals with a federal safety probe, Bloomberg reports.

US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety watchdog is investigating whether Tesla's Model S electric car is vulnerable to fires because roadway debris can pierce the car's underbody and battery.

US safety agency opens probe into Tesla fires

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators are investigating fires in Tesla Model S electric cars.

Tesla stocks take hit as regulators investigate factory accident

Source: 
Bloomberg

Tesla Motors Inc. stock fell 10 percent in trading Monday as California's Division of Occupation Safety and Health investigated a factory accident that injured three workers, Bloomberg reports.

Honda counts on lean production for hybrid Fit

YORII, Japan (AP) — Honda is making a big push with its new Fit subcompact to get out of being the perennial also-ran of hybrid cars to Japanese rival Toyota, the maker of the Prius.

As demand increases, Tesla may move to battery production

Source: 
The Verge

A boost in demand for Tesla Motors' electric vehicles may force the company to make deals with lithium battery producers or to develop its own operations, The Verge reports.

3 injured at Tesla factory in Calif.

FREMONT, Calif. (AP) — Tesla Motors says three employees were injured Wednesday when an aluminum casting press failed at its factory in Fremont, Calif.

Tesla Model S recall lies with regulators, not CEO Musk

Source: 
Bloomberg

Despite Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk's assertion that there won't be a recall of the company's electric Model S sedan after three recent fires, federal regulators will have the final say, Bloomberg reports.

Speedy EV chargers on the rise, but prices remain high

Source: 
The New York Times

Public high-voltage electric vehicle charger networks are expanding nationwide, but the price remains higher than the price of home charging and is often more expensive per mile than average gasoline prices, The New York Times reports.

Pages

Subscribe to Electric Vehicles