Tag: Tesla

We Drive the Superformance Electric Cobra, and Wonder: Who Is This For?

At the 2018 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show, Chevrolet unveiled an electric COPO Camaro and was greeted with boos. Electric motors, the crowd seemed to think, had no place in performance car culture.

Apple hires Tesla’s Autopilot software director for car effort

Apple, bolstering its car-development efforts, hired a former engineer from Tesla who drew controversy this year for remarks about that company’s Autopilot feature. The iPhone maker tapped Christopher “CJ” Moore for its team working on

Toyota Reveals More Details on bZ4x Electric Crossover

Toyota revealed specs for its new bZ4x electric crossover that will enter production in the middle of 2022. More U.S. details will be available next month. It uses a roughly 64.0-kWh battery pack and is

There’s a backlog in federal safety rules amid a current car crash ‘epidemic’

WASHINGTON — After their 16-year-old daughter died in a car crash, David and Wendy Mills wondered whether she would be alive if federal rules on rear seat belt warnings had been issued on time. Four

Tesla Removes Cybertruck Specs from Website, Still Taking Deposits

We all know by now that Tesla doesn’t follow the rules or traditions of other automakers as it launches new models, so the fact that previously announced specs for the upcoming Cybertruck have disappeared from

Bizarre ‘Lo-Res Car’ Is up for Auction Now on Bring a Trailer

The Lo-Res Car, created by the United Nude footwear company, takes inspiration from an abstract, low-resolution version of the Lamborghini Countach and is up for auction on Bring a Trailer. The body is composed of

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT Turns Up the Fun

Look past the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E’s tenuous connection to the brand’s traditional pony cars and you’ll find a very compelling electric vehicle—one good enough that it earned Car and Driver‘s first ever EV of

Elon Musk says Tesla headquarters moving from California to Texas

Tesla says it will relocate its headquarters from Palo Alto, California, to Austin, Texas, though the electric car maker will keep expanding its manufacturing capacity in the Golden State. CEO Elon Musk gave no timeline

Rivian SEC filing mentions selling $10,000 autonomous software

Rivian Automotive, Inc. recently filed Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on the way to the automaker’s initial public offering. The initial, widespread takeaway from the paperwork focused on Rivian’s $994 million loss

GM aims to profit from software as it broadens its EV lineup

DETROIT – GM plans to position itself as a technology platform company that is as focused on software as it is on making electric vehicles when it meets with investors next week, including revealing a