Apple is designing its own Electric Car? Tesla has been rightfully warned in the nick of time. An Apple Car is in the works and it might outdo Tesla Motors. Apple is hiring chief automotive executives and engineers, for its top secret project to build an electric car named ‘Titan’.
Feb 14 2015, 4:27am CST
What's behind Tesla's Open Source Gambit? The following post was published on the Knowledge@Wharton website on June 25, 2014. Should a car be treated like a piece of software? That is essentially what Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla Motors, has done. The billionaire,...
Jul 2 2014, 7:03am CDT
Elon Musk: An African Immigrant Changes The World Last week an immigrant from South Africa made a decision that is both altruistic and business-savvy. Elon Musk, inventor, billionaire and dreamer, announced that his superbly engineered electric car company, Tesla,...
Jun 20 2014, 5:45am CDT
Tesla Opens their Electric Car Patents SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors is giving other companies open access to its patents to accelerate the development of electric vehicles. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Thursday the company will share...
Jun 13 2014, 6:30am CDT
Tesla Patent Giveaway Feeds Rumors of Deal With BMW Tesla’s generous sounding technology sharing move was seen as more self-interest than charity, and also sparked speculation that a long-term deal with BMW of Germany might be possible. Earlier this week, Tesla Motors...
Jun 13 2014, 6:00am CDT
Elon Musk gives Away Patents Last week, Elon Musk caused a buzz at Tesla Motors' annual shareholders meeting by hinting that the company was thinking of providing its electric cars patents to open source users. On Thursday, he made good on his...
Jun 12 2014, 2:44pm CDT
Tesla and Elon Musk Make Headlines in China I have to give my congratulations to new energy car maker Tesla (Nasdaq: TSLA) for creating the kind of buzz and excitement this week that only names like Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) and smartphone sensation Xiaomi have...
Apr 23 2014, 8:38am CDT
Ubitricity: Charge Your Electric Car Just About Anywhere As the adoption rate of electric vehicles picks up and the network of fast-charge stations gets built out, the conversation around proprietary standards versus open networks becomes louder. Companies like Tesla do their...
Apr 2 2014, 7:47am CDT
Tesla To Offer An Affordable Car By 2015 According to a story from the LA Times at the end of last year, Tesla will launch an affordable car by 2015. But will an affordable high-end electric car bring in a range of new customers? Currently, Tesla’s cheapest...
Mar 31 2014, 2:11pm CDT
Tesla Adds Protective Battery Shields and Deflector Plates to Model S Tesla Motors faced a crisis of sorts after two of its Model S vehicles caught fire. That is why the company has added new protective battery features including triple underbody titanium shield and aluminum deflector plates for the safety of all future Model S passengers.
Mar 28 2014, 10:52am CDT
Greenlots Advocates For Open Standards North America is at a critical point in making some decisions about its electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, and how proprietary its charging networks will ultimately be. The choices made could affect drivers...
Mar 13 2014, 9:56am CDT
Formula 1 Feels The Need For ... Fuel Efficiency The 2014 Formula 1 series is going to be a radical departure from last year’s championship. Sure, the globe-trotting motor-racing extravaganza, which starts in Melbourne and ends in November in Abu Dhabi, will look and...
Mar 13 2014, 9:36am CDT
Detroit Auto Show Looks Ahead -- Far Ahead This year, the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS, a.k.a. the Detroit auto show) provided what I think is an interesting metaphor for the auto market of the future. I’m not talking about the variety of...
Feb 7 2014, 6:25pm CST
Tesla'sCross-Country Trip Aims For Guinness World Records Tesla Motors is plotting its way into the Guinness World Records. The electric car maker dispatched two Model S sedans in a cross-country drive that ended this morning in New York City. The trip, started in Los Angeles...
Feb 2 2014, 11:59pm CST
Flywheels Could be More Efficient for Electric Cars The idea of powering your car with a flywheel conjures up amateurish images of rubber bands, or big, clunky contraptions attached to ponderous nineteenth century steam-powered wagons. But modern flywheels are all about...
Jan 24 2014, 8:36am CST
Silicon Valley has EV Charge Station Shortage Too few charging ports for electric cars in Silicon Valley creates 'charge rage' incidents PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — An increasing number of electric-vehicle driving employees at Silicon Valley companies are finding it...
Jan 20 2014, 1:17pm CST
Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES that gets 100 miles per gallon
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ford plans to unveil at this month's International CES gadget show a solar-powered concept car that offers the...
Jan 2 2014, 7:51am CST
The Future of Driving Revealed at CES 2014 Among other automotive innovations, this year’s CES will showcase vehicles with alternative fuel, self-driving vehicles and car internal connectivity
Dec 25 2013, 9:29am CST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk Wants to Make Electric Jet and Pickup Truck What is the next ambition of Tesla CEO and co-founder Elon Musk? An electric supersonic jet or an electric pickup truck? Actually he wants to build both but not in near future. Probably like Hyperloop, these are the ideas for which he does not have enough time now.
Nov 14 2013, 10:12am CST
BMW Officially Debuts 2014 i3 Electric Car Today The BMW Company has globally announced today its first mass-produced electric car. BMW i3 is a tribute to the infinite wonders of German engineering. It will go on sale in Q2 of 2014 in USA for price starts at MSRP $41,350 and $45,200 for Range Extender model.
Jul 29 2013, 12:00pm CDT
Tesla Supercharger Stations unveiled Tesla Motors announces the Supercharger network to enable Tesla Model S drivers to go cross country. A 30 minutes charge can give you 3 hours driving.
Sep 26 2012, 4:17am CDT
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