Electric Vehicles

Tesla: Driver in Mexico crash and fire unhurt

Source: 
Bloomberg

Tesla Motors Inc. said the driver of one of its Model S sedans that caught fire in Mexico earlier this month in a high-speed accident walked away uninjured, Bloomberg reports.

Feds won't investigate Tesla electric car fire

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have decided not to open a formal investigation into the Oct. 2 fire that damaged a Tesla electric car near Seattle.

8 states vow 3.3M zero-emission vehicles by 2025

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The governors of eight states including California and New York pledged Thursday to work together to create charging stations and other fueling infrastructure needed to get 3.3 million zero-emission vehicles on those states' roadways by 2025 to curb greenhouse gas pollution.

Tesla stock takes hit on NHTSA Model S inquiry

Source: 
Bloomberg

Shares of Tesla Motors Inc. fell as much as 3.8 percent Monday after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it is gathering information on a Tesla Model S that caught  fire earlier this month, Bloomberg reports.

NHTSA gathering data on Tesla Model S fire

Source: 
The Detroit News

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it is gathering information on a Tesla Motors Model S electric car that caught fire in Washington state earlier this month but has not started a formal investigation, The Detroit News reports.

Car Charging Group takes on bankrupt Ecotality's assets

Source: 
Bloomberg

Car Charging Group paid $3.34 million for the now-bankrupt Ecotality Inc. assets which include a $230 million electric vehicle charging network, Bloomberg reports.

Tesla leads green-car credit sales in California

Source: 
Bloomberg

Tesla Motors Inc. was the leading seller of zero-emission vehicle credits in California in the past year, selling 32 times as many credits as its closest competition, Bloomberg reports.

Battery fears stall electric car rentals

Source: 
Bloomberg

Top vehicle rental firms say customers are far less likely to rent electric vehicles and more likely to rent them for shorter periods of time than traditional vehicles due to fears about battery reliability, Bloomberg reports.

Ford, University of Michigan open new battery lab

ANN ARBOR, Michigan (AP) — Ford Motor Co. and the University of Michigan are opening a new battery research and manufacturing lab that they hope will speed the development of batteries for electric and hybrid cars.

Auto recalls on hold during govt shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lives and property are at greater risk because auto recalls and investigations of safety defects have been put on hold during the partial government shutdown, safety advocates said.

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