electric cars

Tesla driver was playing video game at time of fatal crash: NTSB

Tesla driver was playing video game at time of fatal crash: NTSB

The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday that the driver of a Tesla Model X who died after his vehicle crashed on Highway 101 almost two years ago was playing a video game on his phone at
Polestar’s Precept concept is an electric fastback with a recycled interior

Polestar’s Precept concept is an electric fastback with a recycled interior

"This is not a dream of a distant future," according to carmaker
Hey, kids: Get your own Tesla Cybertruck! (Elon Musk not included)

Hey, kids: Get your own Tesla Cybertruck! (Elon Musk not included)

So, you want to get one of Tesla's futuristic-looking Cybertrucks. Maybe you've even put down a $100 deposit to secure your Cybertruck for when Tesla starts delivering the vehicles in late 2022. But,
New 109 kWh battery pack could give Tesla’s Model S 400-plus miles of range

New 109 kWh battery pack could give Tesla’s Model S 400-plus miles of range

The electric car segment's range champion is about to extend its lead over its rivals, according to a hacker.

Torching Arctic Ice in Porsche’s First All-Electric Car

A vehicle that dominates what would otherwise be an unforgiving environment “The amount of torque in this car will simply obliterate the ice,” an instructor at the Porsche Ice Experience tells us. “So
This company transforms Tesla’s Model 3 into a supercar-slaying track monster

This company transforms Tesla’s Model 3 into a supercar-slaying track monster

Some argue Tesla builds ultraquick cars that can't take a corner. Tuner Unplugged proved them wrong.

Researchers Use A Low-Tech Hack To Trick A Tesla Into Speeding Up Unnecessarily

Cars these days are getting smarter where they come with a variety of sensors and cameras on board that can warn drivers of obstacles. All of this seems to be paving the way towards a future of
Tesla surges amid high solar power expectations

Tesla surges amid high solar power expectations

Tesla shares surged Wednesday, and the company's stock price was on a pace for a possible all-time-high close after a Wall Street analyst said Tesla's solar power products and batteries could grow at
Tesla ordered to stop work on Berlin Gigafactory site

Tesla ordered to stop work on Berlin Gigafactory site

As Tesla gets its Shanghai Gigafactory up and running after a temporary shutdown due to the coronavirus outbreak in China, the company is having to put the brakes on the start of its first such
Elon Musk calls Bill Gates ‘underwhelming’ after Microsoft founder says he bought an electric…Porsche

Elon Musk calls Bill Gates ‘underwhelming’ after Microsoft founder says he bought an electric…Porsche

Musk, 48, is no stranger to tweeting dismissively about fellow billionaires.
Tesla sets $767 a share price for its big stock sale

Tesla sets $767 a share price for its big stock sale

Tesla on Friday had more to say about its plan to sell more than 2 million shares of its stock. And it is offering what looks like a deal on the shares.
Tesla gets new SEC subpoena for financial data

Tesla gets new SEC subpoena for financial data

Tesla said Thursday that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sent the company a subpoena seeking information about several aspects of the electric carmaker's financial situation.
Tesla recalls 15,000 Model X SUVs to fix a power steering problem

Tesla recalls 15,000 Model X SUVs to fix a power steering problem

A very similar recall in March 2018 covered 123,000 Model S sedans
Tesla to cash in and sell $2 billion worth of stock

Tesla to cash in and sell $2 billion worth of stock

Tesla has decided that now is a good time to reap some gains from the recent surge in the value of its stock.
Electric Cars Are Better For The Environment Than A 50 MPG Gasoline Car: Report

Electric Cars Are Better For The Environment Than A 50 MPG Gasoline Car: Report

Electric cars increasingly seem to be the answer for lowering America’s transportation emissions numbers. Not only do they already produce zero emissions in the process of driving, but even pollute

Amid rocky transition to electric cars, Daimler cuts its dividend to lowest in a decade

Daimler AG slashed its dividend to the lowest since the financial crisis and promised deeper cost cuts as Chief Executive Officer Ola Kallenius frees up cash to pay for an accelerated electrification

Amid rocky transition to electric cars, Daimler cuts its dividend to lowest in a decade

Daimler AG slashed its dividend to the lowest since the financial crisis and promised deeper cost cuts as Chief Executive Officer Ola Kallenius frees up cash to pay for an accelerated electrification
Coronavirus: Tesla, Apple try to get China factories up and running during outbreak

Coronavirus: Tesla, Apple try to get China factories up and running during outbreak

Tesla and Apple, two Bay Area tech giants with large and important manufacturing operations in China, are taking some tentative steps to get their factories in the country back on line as the
Sunnyvale community briefs for the week of Feb. 14

Sunnyvale community briefs for the week of Feb. 14

Natives in Containers UC Master Gardener Carol Peck will address the advantages of growing California native plants in gardensor containers Feb. 15 at the Sunnyvale Library. Peck will introduce plants