Nissan leads Twitter engagement among auto brands for second consecutive monthWed, 07, Dec 2016
For the second month in a row, Nissan took first place in the Twitter engagement race for automotive brands, wielding the power of the GTR in its most popular November tweet, according to ListenFirst Media.
Tesla recalls 7,000 charging adapters after 2 overheatWed, 07, Dec 2016
Tesla Motors Inc. said it is voluntarily recalling about 7,000 adapters for electric-vehicle charging after two reports of overheating that resulted in melted plastic on the plugs. The rarely used item is no longer sold through the company’s online store.
NextEV plans Tesla Model X fighter for U.S. in late '18 or early '19Sat, 03, Dec 2016
Contact lens tech could revolutionize electric vehiclesTue, 06, Dec 2016
A plastic based on soft contact-lens technology may solve some of the biggest challenges facing electric vehicles by letting them recharge in seconds and travel from London to Edinburgh without stopping, scientists say.
Tesla opens gallery in Michigan mallMon, 05, Dec 2016
Tesla Motors Inc. has set up shop in Michigan. After filing a lawsuit in federal court in September contesting the state's direct-to-consumer sales ban, the electric-vehicle maker on Thursday, Dec. 1, opened a one-car gallery 20 miles outside of Detroit.
Tesla cleared to open store in Virginia capitalWed, 30, Nov 2016
In a decision released Wednesday, the commissioner of Virginia's Department of Motor Vehicles reversed a September ruling denying Tesla a dealership license to operate a store in Richmond. It's a victory for Tesla in its ongoing battle with states over dealership franchise laws.
Crossover segment fragmenting, not just expandingMon, 21, Nov 2016
Consumers swapping out their sedans, wagons and coupes are demanding equal diversity from their crossovers and SUVs, fueling an influx of new and redesigned models that continue to expand the definition of the modern utility vehicle.
Tesla reboots stores to add energy storage devices for homeMon, 21, Nov 2016
Tesla is revamping “dozens” of locations to display the Powerwall home battery and informative graphics on energy storage. The additions coincide with Tesla Motors’ acquisition of solar energy company SolarCity, which was approved by shareholders on Thursday and closed Monday.
GM's Barra on profits, market share, Trump, technologyMon, 21, Nov 2016
When Mary Barra faced a massive recall crisis as General Motors' new CEO, she implored employees to never forget the errors of GM's past. Now Barra is trying to position GM to lead the industry in a future of electric vehicles, car sharing and self-driving technology.
Tesla shareholders approve acquisition of SolarCityThu, 17, Nov 2016
Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk won approval on Thursday from the electric luxury automaker's shareholders for an acquisition of SolarCity, the solar energy system installer in which he is the largest shareholder.