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Volkswagen’s latest I.D. concept EV is a stunner self-driving sport sedan

By | 2018-03-05T21:18:49+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Volkswagen has revealed its latest I.D. concept vehicle at the Geneva Motor Show in Switzerland: The I.D. Vizzion, which is a lot less sleepy than all those ‘Zs’ might suggest. The Vizzion is by far my favorite of the I.D. line in terms of pure design, with sporty lines on a roomy but

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Jaguar reveals the new all-electric I-PACE SUV

By | 2018-03-01T20:34:36+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Jaguar has finally fully revealed the official I-PACE all-electric SUV, a vehicle with just under 240 miles of range and a 0 to 60 mph time of under five seconds. The car can also charge to 80 percent from empty in 40 minutes using special quick charger hardware, and a 15-minute top-up is

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Harley-Davidson and Alta Motors to co-develop electric motorcycles

By | 2018-03-01T16:28:47+00:00 March 1st, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Motorcycle giant Harley-Davidson is now a stakeholder in Alta Motors, the electric motorcycle and light vehicle EV drivetrain maker based in Brisbane, California. Harley-Davidson and Alta made the investment public today, and also announced that Alta Motors will collaborate with the legendary motorbike maker on building future electric motorcycles as part of the

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Porsche’s EV lead takes shots at Tesla while hyping the Mission E

By | 2018-02-28T16:40:52+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Porsche is readying its Mission E for launch, with a 2019 target sales date. The all-electric Tesla Model S competitor has a lot of car fans excited, and has been drawing covetous looks since the concept’s unveiling back in 2015. Now that launch is drawing closer, however, we have some new info about

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UPS is working on a fleet of 50 custom-built electric delivery trucks

By | 2018-02-22T18:05:56+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

UPS will work with partner Workhorse, a battery-electric transportation technology company, to develop and deploy a fleet of 50 custom-built plug-in electric delivery trucks with zero emissions. The goal is to make trucks that cost as much to buy as do traditional fuel-based delivery vehicles – even without taking into account subsidies. The Workhorse

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Ontario’s Provincial Police reveal a Tesla Model X pursuit vehicle prototype

By | 2018-02-16T17:08:51+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Tesla’s Model X is arguably the best performing SUV you can buy, so it’s fitting that Canada’s Ontario Provincial Police would select it for a cruiser demonstration vehicle, revealed at this week’s Toronto international car show. The Tesla Model X, a P90D model, features full OPP badging and black and white paint, as

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Volkswagen’s I.D. line of electric cars to begin production from November 2019

By | 2018-02-13T15:25:57+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Volkswagen has been showing off its I.D. line of concept electric vehicles for a couple of years now, but we won’t have to wait long for them to actually enter production according to a new report. VW will enter production with the I.D., starting with the I.D. Crozz in the U.S. and the

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Tesla looks to take solar mainstream with Home Depot partnership

By | 2018-02-02T17:38:54+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

While Elon Musk is preparing for this week’s launch of the Falcon Heavy rocket, his other company is also preparing for a launch. Tesla has made a deal with Home Depot to sell both the PowerWall and Tesla’s solar panels at 800 Home Depot locations. The retail spaces will be Tesla branded and

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Tesla to help build on-site charging stations for its first Semi customers

By | 2018-02-02T16:35:43+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

Tesla is going to be working with its first pilot customers for its all-electric Semi truck to build charging stations at their shipping facilities, Reuters reports. We know relatively little about how Tesla will be piloting its truck thus far, but this new info sheds some light on the charging component of the

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My Tesla Model X test drive made me an Autopilot superfan

By | 2018-02-01T22:07:12+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Green Tech|

This past week, I’ve had the chance to try out a brand new Tesla Model X P100D, on loan from Tesla for my use during a trip in and around San Francisco. Needless to say, the car got a lot of attention, especially given its all-black exterior and high contrast all-white leather cabin

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