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Jess Shanahan, Zap

British Gas makes largest UK commercial EV order with Vauxhall

British Gas has the third-largest fleet in the UK and has committed to electrifying all its vehicles by 2025. This is five years earlier than its previous commitment. To put this plan into action, the..

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Mikey G, Electrek

Quick Charge Podcast: February 24, 2021

Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other po..

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Michelle Lewis, Electrek

This breakthrough may revolutionize lithium-sulfur batteries

Lithium-sulfur Li-S batteries, given their light weight and theoretical high capacities, are a promising alternative to conventional lithium-ion Li-ion batteries for large-scale energy storage sys..

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Fred Lambert, Electrek

Tesla releases behind-the-scenes look at testing of its fart machine and Boombox mode

Tesla has released a new video giving a rare behind-the-scenes look at testing of its “holiday software update,” which includes its fart machine and Boombox mode. more...The post Tesla..

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Eric Ralph, Teslarati.com

SpaceX rapidly builds, tests Starship Moon elevator for NASA

As part of a NASA program that will select one or two commercial crewed Moon landers, SpaceX is busy testing Starship and prototyping hardware and most recently built and demonstrated an elevator R..

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Joey Klender, Teslarati.com

Redwood Materials sheds light on recycling deals with Tesla, AESC

Former Tesla co-founder JB Straubel’s battery recycling startup Redwood Materials announced recently that it had come to terms with Envision AESC for cell recycling efforts. After CNBC initially..

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Fred Lambert, Electrek

Tesla prepares cloud-based driver profile ahead of ‘Tesla Network ride-hailing app launch

Tesla is preparing to move all driver data and settings into the cloud ahead of the launch of its “Tesla Network” ride-hailing app launch. more...The post Tesla prepares cloud-based dr..

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Scooter Doll, Electrek

Maryland county transitioning to electric public school buses

Maryland’s Montgomery County plans to switch the entire public school bus fleet to fully electric from diesel engines. The transition is one of the largest in the US to date, and is expected to ..

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Joey Klender, Teslarati.com

Rivians first ‘Experience Center planned for Laguna Beach landmark

Rivian is planning to open an “Experience Center” in Laguna Beach, transforming a landmark movie theater into a full-fledged EV community facility. An application to transform the Laguna T..

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Patrick Campanale, Electrek

Green Deals: This 1080p home security camera is solar-powered at $92, more

ReolinkDirect 96% positive lifetime feedback via Amazon is offering its 1080p Argus 2 Home Security Camera with Solar Panel for $91.99 shipped. Down from $115, today’s deal is one of the best ..

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Fred Lambert, Electrek

Fisker wants to build an electric vehicle with Apple supplier Foxconn

Fisker, Henrik Fisker’s latest electric vehicle startup, wants to build an electric vehicle with Foxconn, a massive Chinese company better known for being an Apple supplier. more...The post ..

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Simon Alvarez, Teslarati.com

Tesla is preparing to send driver profiles to the cloud, hints latest code

It appears that Tesla has started making some preparations that would make it easier for drivers to access multiple vehicles. This was hinted at by recent observations from noted Tesla owner-hacker @g..

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Micah Toll, Electrek

US-built electric motorcycle and ATV company Volcon announces international expansion

Volcon ePowersports is barely a few months old, but that hasn’t stopped the new e-mobility startup company from sealing its first partnership south of the equator and beginning international sal..

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Joey Klender, Teslarati.com

Tesla Model 3 captures IIHS Top Safety Pick Award for third straight year

The Tesla Model 3 once again won the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s IIHS Top Safety Pick award, marking the third consecutive year the all-electric sedan appeared on the list. The I..

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Fred Lambert, Electrek

Tesla cofounder JB Straubel will recycle Nissan Leaf batteries at Redwood Materials

Tesla cofounder JB Straubel announced that his new startup, Redwood Materials, is going to recycle Nissan Leaf battery packs. more...The post Tesla cofounder JB Straubel will recycle Nissan Leaf b..

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Michelle Lewis, Electrek

EGEB: Xos Trucks to be publicly listed on Nasdaq

Xos Trucks to become publicly traded on Nasdaq through merger with NextGen Acquisition Corporation.EV charging industry association ChargeUp Europe gains its 12th member, ABL reev.UnderstandSolar is..

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Charles Morris, Charged EVs

Oshkosh beats Workhorse for USPS contract, new vehicles may use fossil fuel powertrains

After deliberating about a long-overdue modernization of its vehicle fleet for nearly a decade, the US Postal Service has awarded a 10-year contract to Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Defense to manufacture a..

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Charles Morris, Charged EVs

Hyundais upcoming IONIQ 5 features 800 V system, bidirectional charging

Hyundai officially launched its upcoming IONIQ 5 midsize CUV at a virtual press event. The IONIQ 5 will be the first model built on Hyundais new Electric-Global Modular Platform E-GMP. Its based o..

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Maria Merano, Teslarati.com

Boring Company visit inspires Fort Lauderdale mayor to explore tunneling to resolve traffic

Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis visited The Boring Companys TBC tunneling projects in Las Vegas and Los Angeles earlier this week. The Florida mayor left the Boring Companys tunnels on a posi..

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Jameson Dow, Electrek

Formula E season 7 starts Friday with a Saudi doubleheader

After last season was significantly rearranged in the middle of a global pandemic, Formula E, the top electric racing series, is back this weekend in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. The season’s first ra..

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