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…

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…

Formula E Is Working on an Electric SUV Series to Race in the Arctic: Report

In an effort to show the world how Tough™ and Capable™ electric vehicles are despite production ones overheating on track after a couple of hot laps, reports are that electric open-wheel series Formula E wants to make a new electric SUV series—one that goes by “Extreme E” and races in mountains and the Arctic.

When Tesla's Plant Lost Power for Two Days Because of Alleged Crane Operator 'Negligence'

Tesla has been feverishly trying to ramp up production in recent months of the Model 3 sedan at what’s, for now, its only assembly plant. CEO Elon Musk says plans for additional manufacturing facilities are forthcoming, and a lawsuit filed last week by the automaker underscores how crucial that is for Tesla’s…