The wait to get Tesla's highly anticipated Model 3 electric car just got even longer.The mass-market electric sedan will be delayed after the Silicon Valley automaker hit production snags, including difficulty assembling the complex batteries that power the vehicle.Tesla … [Read more...] about Tesla production snags delay Model 3 electric car
The House Republican tax plan would ax the tax credit for electric-vehicle buyers, dealing a blow to the ambitions of Tesla and other battery-car makers as they try to give the nascent technology mainstream appeal.The tax overhaul proposed Thursday would eliminate the tax credit … [Read more...] about $7,500 electric car tax credit goes away under GOP plan. Not good for Tesla.
German luxury automaker BMW overhauled its i3 electric car to give it a more mainstream look, drifting away from the previous model's futuristic feel.The redesigned 2018 model boasts a wider stance for a sportier appearance. With only 97 miles of range on a battery … [Read more...] about BMW redesigns quirky i3 electric car to make it less weird
'Who Killed the Electric Car?' Documentary chronicling the short life of the all-electric car introduced in the late 1990s. Directed by Chris Paine. Narrated by Martin Sheen. (1:31) PG: mild language. Lincoln Plaza, Angelika, and UA 64th and 2nd. 3 Stars What do you … [Read more...] about ELECTRIC-CAR DOCU ZAPS AUTOMAKERS
Uber's latest test program involves 25 all-electric cars and they're not Tesla's Model S P85D. Uber has signed a deal with Chinese automaker BYD—Build Your Dream—to let Uber drivers rent or lease BYD's e6 vehicles, Reuters reports. BYD's e6 electric wagon can get up … [Read more...] about Uber partners with China’s BYD to test electrical cars in Chicago