Tesla Gigafactory Ahead of Schedule, Model X Production Line Has Several Times More Robots

A couple of quick updates on Tesla Motors* manufacturing have come through the wires in recent days. First of all, a Nevada economic development official said last week that the Tesla Gigafactory is actually ahead of schedule. […]

PSA Peugeot Citroën & Bolloré Partnering On Bluesummer EV Production + Distribution & Carsharing

The Bolloré Group and PSA Peugeot Citroën are partnering to help each other on the path to becoming leading players in the carsharing market, according to recent reports. The two companies signed a strategic cooperation agreement […]

EV Sales April 2015 — Norway, France, & Germany

Some of the latest electric vehicle (EV) sales figures for some of the biggest makers in Europe recently became available. By “sales,” what I’m referring to here are actually “new vehicle registrations” (a pretty close analog). […]

Volkswagen Offering 20+ Electric Models In China In Near Future?

Volkswagen is apparently aiming to have over 20 different electric vehicle (EV) models on offer in the Chinese market within the “near future,” whatever that means, according to a member of the company’s board of management […]

Plug-in Hybrid Class 3 Truck Launched By Efficient Drivetrains

One of the big things CleanTechnica and EV Obsession readers have repeatedly pushed for, requested, aggressively demanded, etc., has been electric trucks (plugin-hybrids at the least). When you think about how inefficient trucks are, there’s great […]

Deliveries Of 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV Electric Minicar Begin Next Month

Deliveries of the 2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEV will be beginning next month, according to recent reports — meaning that the relatively unsuccessful model will soon have a new opportunity in the American market. Specs haven’t been released […]