Maine considers hefty fee for EV, hybrid drivers in lieu of gas tax

Maine State Legislature bill L.D. 1806 proposes a supplemental registration fee for drivers of battery-electric and hybrid vehicles. If the bill passes, Maine...

Trump’s NHTSA, EPA ready to act on vehicle mileage, tailpipe emissions

Six months after taking office, the Trump administration began to contemplate easing future Corporate Average Fuel Economy targets. Over the past week, Bloomberg...

Telescopes track Tesla Roadster space travel

News cycles move fast nowadays, and last week's launch of Elon Musk's old Tesla Roadster into space aboard SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket, and...

VW diesel monkey test: Volkswagen suspends chief lobbyist, CEO reacts

VW suspends chief lobbyist over monkey diesel tests. CEO apologizes for misconduct of people involved. Calls exhaust tests "unethical and repulsive." Admits VW still has long...

Automakers condemn use of monkeys in diesel fumes study

FRANKFURT — German carmakers Daimler, BMW and Volkswagen on Saturday denounced a scientific experiment that exposed monkeys to toxic diesel fumes, the latest...

Plug wars: the battle for EV charging supremacy

FRANKFURT — German carmakers hope a network of high-power charging stations they are rolling out with Ford will set an industry standard for...

Judge rejects Uber $3 million settlement with New York drivers

A federal judge refused to grant preliminary approval for Uber Technologies Inc's proposed $3 million class-action settlement with 2,421 New York drivers who...

Morgan EV3 Junior is a mini three-wheeled EV for aspiring enthusiasts

The Morgan EV3 is set to begin production later this year. The three-wheeled car/motorcycle is the first electric vehicle from Morgan. While adults...

Mercedes-Benz EQ C electric SUV caught in the cold

Back in 2016, Mercedes-Benz unveiled its Generation EQ concept, an electric crossover that would spawn a new line of EVs under a new...

VW suggests imminent plug-in and electric vehicle battery shortage

As consumers continue to buy more electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids worldwide, lithium-ion battery packs continue to drop in price while offering increasing...
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