It has been two weeks since Toyota threw themselves into a PR nightmare with their support of the Trump administration’s attempt to prevent California from setting its own fuel-efficiency and zero-emission rules, and the heat has not let up yet. With Toyota and its support of Trump turning into a …Read More »
What Toyota is Hiding Under “Electrification” Tale
Toyota is making the news again, and not for a good reason– the Japanese automaker recently sided with several others to oppose better MPG standards for gasoline-powered vehicles in the U.S. While it has been paying lip service to the environmentally conscious and touting its own dedication to the electrification …Read More »
Tesla Finds Itself Supplying… Its Own Competitors?
In case you did not realize it, Tesla makes more than electric cars– for example, they also manufacture and install solar roofs. But in an odd twist of fate, it seems like their current production of solar cells is actually benefiting their competitors more than themselves. Why would Tesla export …Read More »
Will Trump Help By Extending the Electric Car Tax Credit?
On Wednesday, a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers introduced legislation to extend the electric car tax credits for buyers of hybrid and electric vehicles. The Driving America Forward Act looks to expand the electric vehicle tax credit by an additional 400,000 vehicles per manufacturer, giving companies like Tesla and General …Read More »
Chinese Made Tesla Model 3: Close to Production?
Tesla is wasting no time in the construction of their Gigafactory 3 in Shanghai– and plans on manufacturing Tesla Model 3 electric vehicles there by the end of the year. Despite the fact that the entirety of the Gigafactory 3 may not be complete for some months (Elon Musk claims …Read More »