From The Car Connection: Tesla Competitor From China Ponies Up $1 Billion To Launch U.S. Operations
Back in August, we told you about Jia Yueting, a Chinese entrepreneur who created LeTV (China's answer to Netflix). The billionaire techie had announced his intention to take on Tesla in the luxury electric car arena.
Toyota has revealed fuel economy and pricing for its new 2016 RAV4 Hybrid models, which are not just the most fuel-efficient models in the RAV4 lineup but the quickest and most powerful.
The quest to move a multi-year transportation bill through the U.S. Congress met with a bit of success yesterday, as the House of Representatives passed its own version of the legislation. A similar version of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act of 2015 was previously approved by the Senate.
2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Convertible
Where Nissan failed with the Murano CrossCabriolet, might Land Rover succeed with a convertible version of its Range Rover Evoque? We’ll get the chance to find out the answer to that very question in the coming years as the British automaker is launching a new Range Rover Evoque Convertible.
Ferrari hosted its Finali Mondiali event for 2015 over the weekend at Italy’s Mugello Circuit and this year there were a few special unveilings. The Finali Mondiali, or World Finals if your Italian isn’t up to snuff, is the final event on the calendar for the Ferrari Challenge one-make racing series but also serves as a celebration for all things Ferrari.
Fifty-one years. That’s how long it’s been since Ford introduced the Mustang at the New York World’s Fair. In an instant, it became an American classic.
2016 Tesla Model S
Automotive journalists talk among ourselves, just as most people in most professions do. And because this site consistently covers Tesla Motors and its electric cars, we've had a number of colleagues at other outlets reach out to us with questions about the Silicon Valley carmaker.
A growing fleet of electric cars will need a comprehensive network of public charging stations, but those who build and maintain those stations have some choices to make. They have to provide charging infrastructure that will be useful to the public, but is also financially sustainable.
The annual registration fees for electric cars implemented by several states have been the subject of much controversy. Electric-car advocates view the fees as a form of harassment, and a hindrance to electric-car sales.