Last Wednesday, the Federal Trade Commission derided legislative attempts to prevent consumers from buying cars directly from manufacturers in a strongly worded blog post. Continue reading… “FTC paving the way for direct-to-consumer cars”
Tesla Motors Chief Executive Elon Musk says the company is already overrun with orders for its new line of zero-carbon batteries for homes, businesses and utilities. Continue reading… “Tesla: demand for Powerwall battery storage will outpace electric cars”
According to a new study in Nature Climate Change electric vehicle battery pack costs are falling so fast that they are probably already cheaper than what was expected for 2020. Continue reading… “EV battery costs ‘probably’ already lower than 2020 projections”
If you are familiar with electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors, you have probably heard of its Superchargers, the rapidly expanding network of charging locations is enabling long-distance travel in the Model S in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, China, and Japan. Continue reading… “Elon Musk: Charging locations to be “Virtually Everywhere””
Despite Tesla not shipping nearly as many cars this quarter as they had projected, CEO Elon Musk remained upbeat during last week’s earnings call as he let some details slip about a brand new product. Musk says that the company is working on a consumer battery back for the home. Continue reading… “Elon Musk and Tesla to unveil a new battery to power your home”
One of the most commonly cited arguments against electric cars is range anxiety. Tesla Motors has been rapidly expanding its Supercharger network in the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia to combat this fear of not having a place to charge before your battery quits.