Anheuser-Busch To Order “Up To” 800 Nikola Motor Company Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Electric Semi Trucks

Fresh on our coverage of the news that Nikola Motor Company was suing Tesla for patent infringement with relation to its electric semi truck offering, it’s been announced that Anheuser-Busch will be purchasing “up to” 800 […]

Toyota Research Institute Building Closed-Course Self-Driving Vehicle Test Facility In Michigan

An around 60-acre site at Michigan Technical Resource Park (MITRP) in Ottawa Lake is now slated to be transformed by the Toyota Research Institute into a closed-course self-driving vehicle testing facility, following the filing of construction […]

Government Of Shanghai Says Talks With Tesla Ongoing, Despite Recent Comments From Elon Musk

Despite recent comments from Tesla CEO Elon Musk calling for US President Donald Trump to do something to help alleviate the burdens placed on US auto manufacturers selling their cars in China, talks are still running […]

BP Putting $5 Million Into EV Charging Firm FreeWire

The oil giant BP will be investing $5 million into the US-based mobile electric vehicle charging tech firm FreeWire, it has announced.

While the move is notable, you’ll also probably notice that $5 million is essentially just chump change to BP — so the investment probably doesn’t amount to much but PR from the BP side of things. FreeWire, of course, may well find the investment funding quite useful.

California Governor Signs Executive Order Meant To Increase EV Sales

Following the signing of a new executive order by California Governor Jerry Brown, the official target for all-electric vehicle sales in the state is now: 5 million by 2030. That target builds on the earlier target […]

Apple Reveals More About Self-Driving Vehicle Research With Journal Publication

A pair of Apple computer science researchers just submitted a paper focused on a software approach to helping self-driving vehicles more easily spot pedestrians and cyclists, while actually using fewer sensors, to the independent online journal […]

Ford Reveals First PHEV Designed For Police & Government Organizations

Following the reveal earlier this year of the first pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicle in the world, Ford has now also revealed a new plug-in hybrid offering designed for police forces and other government customers. While the […]