Let's Talk About What Happens to Old Electric Car Batteries

It might not be the first thing you think of, but it’s definitely a question that has entered the minds of many people looking at the electric car world: what actually happens to all those old car batteries when you can’t use them anymore? It’s not something we’ve had to worry about for our IC cars, but EVs? They’re…

Lucid Motors Confirms $1 Billion Investment from Saudis, Plans First Electric Car for 2020

As Elon Musk’s haphazard bid to take Tesla private quickly unraveled last month, the CEO disclosed that he believed Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund could finance the proposal on its own. Then, amid the firestorm, news broke that the Saudis actually intended to dump $1 billion into Tesla rival Lucid Motors. On…

Cadillac is Putting Its Diesel Program on Hold Because the Future Looks Electric (Updated)

There was a period in the recent past where it looked like the future might be powered by diesel engines. With a generally greater fuel efficiency than your standard gasoline engine, the automotive industry today could have been massively different. Then, Dieselgate happened and manufacturers got a little hesitant…