electric cars

The Beginner’s Guide to Electric Cars

The Beginner’s Guide to Electric Cars

By Emily Long Electric vehicles (EVs) are getting cheaper — so whether you’re looking for a way to save on the hassle and cost of gas, shrink your carbon footprint, or simply zip around in a new Tesla, there are lots of reasons to consider a hybrid or electric car. But before you go electric, […]

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    Elon Musk: Tesla Network is ‘The People Vs. Uber’

    Elon Musk: Tesla Network is ‘The People Vs. Uber’

    Here’s another thing that Elon Musk is on the verge of disrupting: Ride-sharing. The Tesla CEO is already shaking up the global automobile industry with his fleet of electric cars, but now he’s taking aim at ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft by creating his own car-sharing network—the so-called “Tesla Network.” Elon Musk’s new […]

    No Combustion-Engine Cars Sold in Germany After 2030, Parliament Says

    No Combustion-Engine Cars Sold in Germany After 2030, Parliament Says

    On Jan. 29, 1886, Carl Benz—who had invented the first stationary gasoline engine seven years earlier—patented a “vehicle powered by a gas engine,” which he had built in Mannheim, Germany. By 2030, the country may ban his invention. The world’s first automobile, invented in 1886.Mercedes-Benz Germany’s Bundesrat, its upper house of parliament, passed a bipartisan […]

    Elon Musk Gives Sneak Peek of Gigafactory at Grand Opening Celebration

    Elon Musk Gives Sneak Peek of Gigafactory at Grand Opening Celebration

    For Elon Musk, having one Gigafactory isn’t enough. If all goes to plan, he wants to build Gigafactories on several continents. A rendering of the completed Sparks, Nevada Tesla Gigafactory which will be topped by rooftop solar panels. The massive battery plant had its grand opening on July 29.Tesla Motors Musk gave journalists a tour […]