Consumer Reports Not Thrilled With Tesla Model X, Might Be Smoking Oil Crack

Consumer Reports recently put up its full review of the 2016 Tesla Model X P90D, providing a contrarian view to the idea that the model is the cream of the crop when it comes to SUVs (comparable to […]

Rimac Concept_One Races Porsche 918, Does 1/4-Mile In 9.9 Seconds

Following a number of races with high-profile supercars, the Rimac Concept_One recently got the opportunity to go up against the Porsche 918 plug-in hybrid — the #1 production car to 60 mph in the history of the world — on a […]

Tesla Model S P100D Does 0–60 MPH in 2.54 Seconds At Drag Strip, Beats Lamborghini Huracán LP610-4 (Video)

With the Tesla Model S P100D having now been available for a while, it shouldn’t be surprising that racing videos featuring the electric supercar have begun to pop up on the internet. An interesting one, showing […]

EV & Autonomous Driving Technologies Will Inevitably Merge, Lux Research Writes

There are big changes coming to the automotive industry over the next couple of decades. In particular, electric vehicle and autonomous driving (self-driving car) technologies are set to shake things up — possibly even resulting in […]

Electric Bus Charging Cost Calculator Released For California

As a means of supporting the state’s growing electric bus market, the California Air Resources Board recently released a new downloadable tool online that allows you to easily estimate electricity costs that accompany battery-electric bus deployments in […]

Norway EV & PHEV Driver Findings, Galore!

A recent survey of 8,000 different vehicle owners in Norway, conducted by the country’s Institute of Transport Economics, has revealed some interesting new data points — including the fact that all-electric owners in the country use […]

Mercedes-Benz Ad Labels The 2017 E-Class A “Self-Driving Car”

Despite the fact that the vehicle’s autonomous functions have been shown unable to compete with Tesla’s Autopilot, and may not even be particularly safe, Mercedes-Benz has decided to advertise the 2017 E-Class as a “self-driving car” […]

Interactive Infographic Of The Tesla Model S

An interesting new interactive infographic detailing the Tesla Model S was recently brought to my attention, and seems very much worth sharing here. The interactive infographic was created by “Romtim” on the Tesla Motors Club forum, […]

Democratic National Convention Uses Electric Buses Backed By Al Gore

(Note — just as a fun political connection — that Al Gore’s got money in Proterra.) Proterra, SEPTA, and PECO are promoting democracy-supportive transportation at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. Philadelphia has always been a relatively pedestrian- and transit-friendly […]

American Lung Assoc, Environmental Groups, Autos & More Urge Mass to Take Action on Electric Vehicles

CleanTechnica and EV Obsession recently received an email regarding a clean air story from the American Lung Assoc, Environmental Groups, auto companies, & more who are urging more action toward electric vehicles in Massachusetts in order to cut air pollution and provide cleaner air […]

Tesla Model S Owner Recounts Experiences With Rental Cadillac XT5…

After owning a Tesla, is it possible to go back to a regular old internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle? A Tesla Model S owner on the Tesla Motors Club forum recently recounted his experiences using a Cadillac […]

EPA (Encourages) Duke Energy To Progress Public EV Charging In N.C. By 30%

Originally published on It is not always that one finds positive movement with large utilities in these game-changing days of renewable energy and EVs. A recent positive, announced in early July 2016, was Duke Energy’s $1.5 […]