Chinese tech giant Tencent acquired a 5 percent stake in California-based electric carmaker Tesla Inc. for $1.78 billion. Tencent now owns about 8.2 million shares, 8,167,544 shares to be exact, in Tesla, the carmaker said. Tencent is now the fifth-largest shareholder in Tesla, behind Elon Musk and investment companies Fidelity, Baillie Gifford and T. Rowe […]
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Both customers and electric utilities across the US are set to gain more options and control over EV charging through the collaboration of AeroVironment, the preferred electric vehicle charging solution supplier for eight global automakers, and eMotorWerks, a of intelligent and cloud-connected smart-grid charging solutions. By integrating eMotorWerks’ JuiceNet smart-grid EV charging platform into AeroVironment’s […]
Ford Focus Electric has been the greenest choice of Ford customers since 2011 – an affordable, fun-to-drive car for families looking to make the change to an all-electric lifestyle. For 2017, Focus Electric brings improved EPA-estimated driving range of 115 miles – up from 76 miles on the 2016 model. Ford’s longest-range battery electric vehicle […]
Formula E returns to Mexico City for the fourth round of the 2016/17 season, and the 25th race in the all-electric series’ history. As we are now three races into the season, some interesting patterns are starting to emerge, while the previous race in Buenos Aires created some interesting additions to the Formula E record books. […]
Electric vehicles have technically been around since 19th century, but, the first highway-legal electric vehicle didn’t hit the market until 2008. Since then, interest in electric vehicles has increased slowly but steadily, and in 2017 there are at least 25 PEVs now available on the market. Our friends at TopSpeed.com have put together an infographic […]