Jaunumi, 29. August 2018

"Volkswagen" nākamgad Berlīnē sāks piedāvāt elektroauto koplietošanas pakalpojumu

Vācijas autobūves koncerns “Volkswagen” ceturtdien paziņoja, ka nākamgad Berlīnē ieviesīs pilnībā elektrisku automobiļu koplietošanas pakalpojumu, tādējādi cerot sabiedrību iepazīstināt ar jauniem automašīnu modeļiem un ielauzties šajā strauju izaugsmi piedzīvojošajā tirgū.[...]
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Jaunumi, 29. August 2018

Latvijā arvien lielāka interese par elektriskajiem un hibrīdauto

Līdz ar iedzīvotāju pirktspējas palielināšanos, auto cienītāji vairāk interesējas par elektriskajiem un hibrīdauto un iespējām tos iegādāties līzingā, TVNET pavēstīja AS “PrivatBank” Preses centrā. PrivatBank pēdējā gada laikā ir palīdzējusi piepildīt daudzu[...]
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Jaunumi, 20. August 2018

Lietuvā ienāk Eiropas elektromobiļu uzlādes tīkls 'Ionity'

Lietuvā šonedēļ reģistrēts uzņēmums “Ionity GmbH Lietuvos filialas”, kas būs Eiropas elektroautomobiļu uzlādes tīkla “Ionity” vietējā struktūrvienība, raksta Lietuvas biznesa ziņu avīze “Verslo žinios”. Uzņēmumu vadīs visa “Ionity” tīkla izpilddirektors Markuss Grolls.[...]
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Jaunumi, 17. July 2018

Kopbraukšanas fenomens strauji pieņemas spēkā

Kopbraukšana kā fenomens pēdējā dekādē ir pieņēmies spēkā ļoti strauji un daudzos tirgos kļūst par alternatīvu privātajam auto, otrdien vēsta laikraksts Dienas Bizness. «Baltijas valstis ir starp līderiem Eiropā ar savu[...]
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Jaunumi, 17. July 2018

Sākam biznesu: Palīdz gudri plānot pilsētas satiksmi

SIA 4SmartStreets izstrādājis vairākus produktus, kas palīdz analizēt satiksmi pilsētā, lai noskaidrotu, kādi uzlabojumi ir nepieciešami. Uzņēmums izaudzis KleinTech services paspārnē, kura viens no zināmākajiem produktiem ir VAS Latvijas dzelzceļa uzskaites[...]
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Jaunumi, 19. June 2018

Jauna uzņēmējdarbības tendence Latvijā - elektrotransporta uzlāde par maksu

Aktīvi strādājot un izvērtējot tirgus pieprasījumu un potenciālu, «e-mobility Network» savu turpmāko biznesu ir nolēmis attīstīt arī Rietumeiropā, Latvijā fokusējoties galvenokārt uz uzņēmumu apkalpošanas (B2B) segmentu. Elektrotransporta uzlāde kā biznesa[...]
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Jaunumi, 16. May 2018

Nākamnedēļ Rīgā notiks elektrisko transportlīdzekļu saiets

Nākamnedēļ Rīgā notiks elektrisko transportlīdzekļu saiets un elektromobiļu maratona starts, informēja biedrības “Bezizmešu mobilitātes atbalsta biedrība” pārstāvis Arnis Bergs. Lai salidojuma norises laikā autostāvvieta būtu pieejama bez maksas, dalībniekam līdz[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Tesla has transformed the car industry — but its biggest strength could become its greatest liability

Despite being younger than many of its competitors, Tesla has had a significant impact on the auto industry. It has influenced what kinds of cars its competitors make, what they[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Batteries, Not The Model 3, Are The Real Keys To Tesla’s Future Success

Batteries are really what Tesla is all about — not the media-loving, mass market Model 3, not Roadsters, not falcon-wing doors, and certainly not the hyperloop. Batteries are the keys to completing a worldwide[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Do Tesla Vehicles Work In The Snow?

Tesla Fun In The Snow Don’t try this in your Tesla. It’s definitely not advised — but it sure looks like fun. According to AutoEvolution, in Moscow, “one could grab an American electric[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Automakers are betting big on electric cars — but there's a lingering problem with EVs no one is talking about

Even in California, where electric-car sales are far higher than in the rest of the US, consumers are unaware of the vehicles. Overall awareness hasn’t budged since 2014, researchers at[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Sondors' three-wheeled EV is affordable and stylish

Now the company just has to make more than one. Starting a new car company is tough. In fact, it’s nearly impossible. Then Tesla pulled it off. As we transition[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Compression ignition engines are a big breakthrough—we got to try one

It’s called Spark Controlled Compression Ignition, and Mazda made it work. IRVINE, Calif.—Despite rumors to the contrary, the internal combustion engine is far from dead. Recently we’ve seen several technological[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Harley-Davidson says it will launch an electric motorcycle in 2019

Harley-Davidson’s CEO said Tuesday that an electric motorcycle will be arriving in 18 months. The announcement happened after poor Q4 2017 earnings. Harley rolled out an electric concept bike four[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Jaguar’s I-Pace electric SUV gets ready to take on Tesla

Jaguar’s first production electric car is almost here. The Jaguar I-Pace will be revealed online on March 1, followed by a debut in the physical world at the 2018 Geneva[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

German Luxury Carmakers May Be Looking to Reverse Engineer Tesla’s Model 3

IN BRIEF Photos posted to a closed Facebook group show a pair of Tesla Model 3s on their way to Germany. Many speculate that German companies could be looking to[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Your new car will have apps instead of options

It may be easier to pick and choose optional services, but at what cost? The idea of being able to update your car’s infotainment system may have sounded like a[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

A Tale of Two Teslas

It seems there have always been two general views of Tesla — 1) disruptor ready to take over the world and 2) clueless startup on the verge of a dramatic[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

BMW to challenge Tesla with super long-range electric SUV

BMW plans to produce a futuristic electric vehicle with a whopping 435 miles of range. That’s enough to drive from Los Angeles to Phoenix and still have 60 miles to[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

The Biggest Electric Vehicle Company You’ve Never Heard Of

Shenzhen’s BYD, which started as a battery company, is a giant in China—and its ambitions are increasingly global. BYD isn’t well-known outside of its home market, China. But it’s the world’s[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Ferrari will make an electric supercar (and an SUV)

Giving Tesla a run for its money Ferrari will build a battery-electric supercar in a bid to challenge Tesla for a piece of the high-end, eco-conscious luxury market. CEO Sergio[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Tesla, Apple aren't self-driving leaders, study argues

The 2018 Navigant Autonomous Driving Leaderboard shows a major gap between public perception and capability when it comes to autonomous-drive research. The self-driving status quo has been upended, according to[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

The Nissan Xmotion SUV is more screen than car

Seven (!) digital touchscreens, and a virtual personal assistant that’s a fish The Nissan Xmotion may look like an SUV on the surface, but to take a step inside is[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Battery That Charges in One Minute Could Beat Tesla in the Race for Tomorrow’s Clean Car

IN BRIEF A former chief designer for Aston Martin is working on a new solid-state battery design that could be vastly superior to the currently available lithium-ion batteries used in[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Fisker's luxury electric car hits Tesla where it hurts

Picture the Distracted Boyfriend internet meme, where the boyfriend is a Tesla owner and the girlfriend is the Model S. The other woman? That’s gotta be the Fisker EMotion. The all-new Fisker Inc.[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Kia Niro EV is a thinly disguised concept with 238 miles of range

Automaker introduces new infotainment system with 5G, promises all models connected by 2030 The Kia Niro EV Concept is just that: a not-quite-production version of what an all-electric version of[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

All-Electric Vehicles For Sale In USA (2017 & 2018 Model Years)

With the intent being to educate those in the USA who are now in the market for an all-electric vehicle, I’m going to provide an overview here of the widely[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Shimano STEPS is the ultimate electric bike system suited to every lifestyle

As cycling gains popularity around the globe, electric bikes are emerging in a corresponding fashion. Shimano is one of the most renowned bike part production companies in the world —[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Does a lower “total cost of ownership” boost electric car sales?

How car buyers respond to economics can help craft policy. In 2015, battery-electric vehicles in Japan, the UK, California, and Texas were slightly cheaper than traditional gas or diesel vehicles—as[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Electric and plug-in hybrid cars whiz past 3m mark worldwide

Rapid growth is due to falling battery costs, government incentives and car makers competing to build new models The number of fully electric and plug-in hybrid cars on the world’s roads has[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Audi will release a high-performance electric car in 2020

Audi Sport will release an electric vehicle in 2020. Outgoing managing director Stephan Winkelmann revealed the news at a launch event for the RS4 Avant. But Winkelmann added that Audi[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

This New Tiny Electric Car Comes With Five Years Of Free Solar Charging

The Uniti is a small electric car designed for city driving–and its deal with a solar company makes charging it emissions- and cost-free. Most electric cars look essentially the same[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

It’s not self-driving, but this electric VW six-seater is a smart solution for urban mobility

Autonomy has been heralded as the future of the ridesharing model, but Volkswagenis offering a different (but no less high-tech) solution. While these new VW buses can’t drive themselves, they’re unique[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Electric cars already cheaper to own and run than petrol or diesel – study

Exclusive: Pure electric cars cost less over four years than petrol or diesel cars in the UK, US and Japan, researchers say, but China is set to lead the market[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

We compared 3 self-driving systems in cars — and the winner is clear

We’ve tried Tesla Autopilot, Cadillac Super Cruise, and Mercedes Drive Pilot. Each has its own pros and cons. Super Cruise is, in our view, worth the extra cost. These are[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Volvo is reportedly scaling back its ambitious self-driving car experiment

The automaker had planned to deliver 100 autonomous SUVs to families in Sweden, China, and the UK It’s been awhile since we heard anything about Volvo’s audacious experiment to deliver[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Not all of our self-driving cars will be electrically powered — here’s why

The hybrid-or-electric debate is on Hybrid or electric? That’s the big question in current self-driving car development. Do you build your autonomous vehicles to run purely on battery technology, or[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Honda is working with Chinese AI unicorn SenseTime on self-driving car tech

Honda  is putting the focus on artificial intelligence after it announced a partnership with SenseTime, a Chinese startup valued at over $1 billion, that will power its autonomous cars of the future. SenseTime,  which[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Honda just unveiled a motorcycle that’s sorta powered by wind

Honda is experimenting with wind energy to power motorcycle information amenities. At the recent EICMA in Milan, the Honda CB4 Interceptor concept platform bore a headlight nacelle-mounted wind tunnel. An automotive concept platform[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Germany's plan to downshift auto emissions

Germans like to think of themselves as the most environmentally friendly people on earth. They see their sophisticated recycling programs, their love of forests and, most recently, the country’s drive[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

California Is Working to Ban Gas-Powered Cars by 2040

IN BRIEF All around the world, countries are beginning to phase out fossil fuel-powered cars. Now, a California lawmaker is proposing a bill that would ban gas-powered cars in the[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Porsche’s 670-hp Mission E prepares to wrestle Tesla for EV dominance

With the Mission E, Porsche wants to solve problems we haven’t thought of yet Porsche won applause when it confirmed plans to make the all-electric Mission E concept a reality. The Tesla-baiting sedan was[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Jaguar is releasing its stunning Tesla rival in 2018 — here's a closer look at the SUV

Jaguar is releasing its first fully-electric vehicle, the I-Pace, in 2018. The SUV is expected to start at $76,400. Audi and Mercedes are also releasing electric SUVs in the next[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Chinese Nio ES8 electric SUV takes aim at Tesla with optional battery swapping

Chinese startup Nio (formerly known as NextEV) has made a big splash in a short period of time. Founded in 2014, after spending a couple of years under the radar,[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

The most impressive things Tesla's cars can do in Autopilot

Tesla’s Autopilot feature came under fire after a Model S crashed into a fire truck while possibly using Autopilot. Tesla‘s Autopilot feature gives its cars semi-autonomous capabilities. While driving with[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Electric Car Range May Soon Triple, Thanks to New Research

IN BRIEF A major difficulty in electric vehicle adoption is their battery capacity and range. One new study could help us potentially triple electric car range, hopefully supporting the global[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

PepsiCo reserves 100 Tesla Semis, likely at $20,000 a pop

Big manufacturers, distributors in the US look to slash emissions profiles. Reuters reported on Tuesday that PepsiCo had recently placed 100 reservations for Tesla Semis. The order is the largest public one[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Express delivery: use drones not trucks to cut carbon emissions, experts say

Research shows drones can deliver certain items faster and with less environmental impact than trucks – but there are drawbacks Drones invoke varying perceptions, from fun gadget to fly in[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Watch Airbus' drone taxi take to the skies for the first time

It just hovered above the ground for a few seconds, but it was a huge milestone for the company. Back in late January, Airbus’ Vahana team successfully flew their autonomous air taxi[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

The coolest thing about the Gain is that it doesn’t look like an ebike

If there is one thing an ebike doesn’t want, it’s to look like an ebike. Needless to say, that is a pretty tough task to complete — after all, the battery[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

I spent several hours testing Tesla's all-electric Model 3 — here's what it's like to drive

We spent several hours taking the Tesla Model 3 on a first drive. Ben Zhang, Business Insider’s senior transportation reporter, and I each took a turn at the wheel and[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

VW’s new concept is a fully self-driving car with no steering wheel

The I.D. Vizzion will be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show   Volkswagen is adding a fourth car to its futuristic I.D. lineup of concepts, and it will show it[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

US-Based Startup Aurora To Provide China-Based Byton With Self-Driving Car Systems

In a fairly interesting bit of news, it seems that the relatively new US-based startup Aurora will be providing the China-based electric vehicle startup Byton with self-driving car systems —[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Energy storage leap could slash electric car charging times

Development of new material for supercapacitors has potential to raise range to that of petrol cars Researchers have claimed a breakthrough in energy storage technology that could enable electric cars[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Lack of models, not charging points, 'holding back electric car market'

Analysis shows just 20 battery models on sale in Europe against more than 400 conventional ones The rise of electric cars in Europe is being hampered by a lack of models for[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

For the first time, Tesla outsells European luxury brands in Europe

The Model S sold better in 2017 than the S-Class or 7-Series.  For the first time in Europe, Tesla’s Model S has outsold traditional high-end models from established European brands. In 2017,[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Volkswagen’s I.D. Vizzion concept is a lounge, office, and theater on wheels

Volkswagen stopped selling a flagship sedan in 2016 when it ended production of the Phaeton, the luxurious model famously built in a glass-walled factory in Germany. The brand still has[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

How Tesla Redefines The Auto Business

Tesla’s original mission was to electrify the world’s transportation system. Along the way, that expanded into a reboot of the entire automotive industry. By the time it’s all over, Tesla[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Tesla Model 3 delays, tax credit concerns spur sales of Chevy Bolts

Tesla told some reservation holders not to expect their Model 3 until 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — Some potential buyers of Tesla’s long-delayed Model 3 sedan are concerned that they will[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

Three Problems Tesla Has to Face Down Before Becoming the Company of the Future

IN BRIEF Tesla may seem like the company of the future, but between production delays, worker unrest, and financial problems, the company could fail sooner than you might think. Compared[...]
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Mobilitāte, 07. April 2018

This is the world's most advanced self-driving car

This is the world’s most advanced self-driving car. The SYMBIOZ is a concept car by Renault. It embodies what they believe cars will be like in 2030. The concept car[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. April 2018

Electric Cars May Be Cheaper Than Gas Guzzlers in 7 Years — If People Actually Buy Them

We may soon be in the era of the electric car. Today, they’re around of course, but they’re not yet ubiquitous. That may soon change, Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicts — by[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. April 2018

Geneva Motor Show will be Europe’s chance to show off its Tesla killers

VW, Audi, and Mercedes are all planning on unveiling electric car concepts This year’s Geneva Auto Show is shaping up to be a blockbuster event, with a whole slate of[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. April 2018

Jaguar’s electric SUV is cheaper than a Tesla Model X or S

The I-Pace starts at $69,500 We’ve learned a lot about Jaguar’s first all-electric SUV, the I-Pace, during the company’s slow-drip rollout of information before its full reveal at this week’s Geneva Motor[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. April 2018

Rimac's new supercar is an absolute monster with 1,914 horsepower

Remember Rimac Automobili’s Concept_One, the electric supercar with 1,224 horsepower? The car that regularly leaves Lamborghinis, Ferraris, and the like in the dust? The car that The Grand Tour‘s Richard Hammond crashed,[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. April 2018

Polestar Wants to Challenge Tesla to Make the Supreme Electric Luxury Vehicle

IN BRIEF Volvo’s foray into the luxury EV market debuted this week at the Geneva Motor Show. With 600 horsepower, an average 90-mile range on a single charge, and a[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. April 2018

Tesla's newest rival has highlighted a big problem that no one is talking about

The new Jaguar I-Pace all-electric crossover is cheaper than the Tesla Model X and slots into a different segment. Tesla can’t compete in new EV segments until it introduces different[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. April 2018

Which Electric Sports Car Is Right for You, Porsche or Tesla?

Electric, Expensive, and Really Fast Electric vehicles (EVs) are no longer a niche interest. Some of the world’s biggest vehicle manufacturers are jumping on the bandwagon, anticipating that gas- and diesel-powered cars, semi[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. March 2018

Driverless Electric Trucks To Enter Sweden’s Roads Later This Year

Swedish tech startup Einride does not have the fame Tesla has, nor the experience in car manufacturing of established automobile brands like Volvo. Yet, if the company succeeds in carrying out its[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. March 2018

Porsche is making a $7.4 billion bet on electric cars — and Tesla should be nervous

Porsche is going to spend €6 billion ($7.4 billion) on electric mobility by 2022. The investment doubles the company’s previously announced €3 billion ($3.7 billion) investment. The money will go[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. March 2018

Electric Vehicles Have Lowest Total Cost Of Ownership, Study Finds

It’s no secret that electric vehicles carry higher sticker prices than comparable legacy vehicles (although, it’s debatable whether any gas-burner is truly “comparable” to an EV, especially a Tesla). Of[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. March 2018

Tesla is making a mistake with its Model Y SUV — and it could spell trouble for the company

Tesla has always tried to sell sedans when the market wants SUVs. The Model 3 is a four-door, and we’ll have to wait until at least 2020 for the Model[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. March 2018

How Tesla Semi's first truck charging stations will be built

Companies who reserved the big truck are preparing the infrastructure now SEATTLE — Elon Musk, the chief executive of Tesla, has said little about how he plans to turn his[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

EV Revolution In China — Next Stop: Delivery & Freight Vehicles

China’s King of the electric vehicle world. It has more electric car sales than the rest of the world combined. One city now has over 16,000 electric buses in service — 100% of its[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

Nissan’s Brain-To-Vehicle Interface Could Make Driving Safer by Scanning Your Brain

IN BRIEF Nissan revealed it’s been developing a brain-to-vehicle interface that could predict a driver’s actions and start performing them 0.2 to 0.5 seconds sooner. BRAIN-TO-VEHICLE Self-driving cars are already driving[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

2017 was the best year ever for electric vehicle sales in the US

Electric vehicle sales were up more than 25 percent compared to 2016. The good people over at Inside EVs have done their tabulating, and the numbers are in: in 2017, very nearly[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

AMERICA'S HOTTEST SELF-DRIVING STARTUP HOOKS UP WITH VW AND HYUNDAI

LESS THAN A decade after Google launched the age of the self-driving car, most of the main players have made some long-term commitments—not in the name of love, but to ensure[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

The auto industry saw some big changes in 2017 — but electric cars and autonomous vehicles were just hype

Industry execs agree the car business is undergoing unprecedented change. But some of that change is more meaningful than others. Several much-discussed “disruptions” are more speculative than for-real. Auto industry[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

Norway Reaches Carbon Emissions Goal From Transportation 3 Years Early, Thanks To Tesla Twitter

In 2012, Norway set a goal for transportation-related emissions. It decided that 85 grams of carbon dioxide per kilometer would be the official target for the year 2020. The latest[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

220 Mile Tesla Model 3 vs 225 Mile Nissan LEAF — Who Will Win?

Some quietly broken news this past week was that the 2019 Nissan LEAF is expected to have 225 miles of range, potentially trolling the base Tesla Model 3 by 5 miles.[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

Volkswagen e-Golf Production Capacity To Double Next Year

Volkswagen will begin increasing the production capacity of the e-Golf at its facilities in Europe starting in March 2018, company spokespersons recently revealed. The plan is reportedly for the daily[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. February 2018

Who Owns Urban Mobility Data?

Policymakers need it; private transportation companies have it. Here’s one way to broker a solution. How, exactly, should policymakers respond to the rapid rise of new private mobility services such[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

Saudi Aramco execs see Uber as a bigger threat to oil demand than Tesla

Saudi Arabian state oil giant Saudi Aramco said ride-sharing apps like Uber were of greater immediate concern than the rise of electric vehicles. Two senior executives at Saudi Aramco told[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

Aston Martin's $255,000 electric car arrives in 2019 and will be better than anything Tesla has to offer, CEO says

Aston Martin’s first electric car, the RapidE, is expected to arrive in 2019. The vehicle will reportedly cost $255,000, and only 155 will be sold. Aston Martin’s CEO says that[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

Tesla just received its largest preorder of Semi trucks yet

Anheuser-Busch says it reserved 40 electric big rigs Anheuser-Busch, the maker of Budweiser beer, announced today that it had placed an order for 40 Tesla Semi trucks, even though the truck won’t[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

AN INSIDE LOOK AT JAGUAR'S BOLD, ALL-ELECTRIC I-PACE

JAGUAR HAS WORKED hard over the last decade to build cars that buyers lust over, reinvent itself as a modern auto maker, and finally shake off its “old man sedan” image.[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

Tesla, Siemens and the race to map the future of fleets

When was the last time people got all fired up about a tractor trailer? I’m referring, of course, to the headline-grabbing rollout in mid-November of Tesla’s semi-autonomous, electric tractor trailer.[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

Tesla disqualified from German EV subsidy program

Electric carmaker disputes that its Model S is not eligible for the incentive. Tesla’s Model S has been removed from a list of cars eligible for a German subsidy program designed[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

China is preparing for a trillion-dollar autonomous-driving revolution

Chinese internet company LeEco Holdings Ltd unveils its internet electric battery driverless concept car ‘LeSEE’ during a launch event in Beijing. Chinese manufacturers and internet giants are in hot pursuit[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

California Cities to Launch Biggest Electric Bike-Share System in U.S.

Davis, California, has long held a special place among U.S. bicycle cities. In 1967, it was the first to paint official bike lanes. It has since built bike infrastructure on 76[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. January 2018

Legendary car designer Henrik Fisker is working on self-driving bus that looks straight from the future

The designer will join with a Chinese firm to develop a bus for smart cities. It’s the latest effort in a wide-ranging comeback for Fisker. He is also rolling out[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Hydrogen-Powered Trains Are Coming to Germany in 2021

IN BRIEF Germany and French company Alstom have signed an agreement that will see 14 hydrogen-powered trains built and used in the country by 2021. On a single hydrogen tank,[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

BMW proposes elevated e-bike cycleways to ease congestion & speed commutes

Instead of banning cars from city centers, this automaker recommends elevated roads for electric bikes & scooters to ease congestion and emissions. In true car company fashion, BMW has come up with[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Pedal to the metal: three electric bikes getting us in a spin

Alongside the automotive industry, the competitive world of cycling is undergoing a similar technological transformation in the form of electrification. Featuring pedals and rechargeable battery-powered electric motors, electric bicycles – also[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Are Electric-Hybrid Trucks the Answer to California Port Pollution Problem?

An eHighway test site in California has electric-hybrid trucks connecting to overhead power lines. The sound — and smell — of thousands of idling trucks at the ports of Los[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Renault Zoe EV Named “Best Used Green Car” At What Car? Used Car Awards 2018

The all-electric Renault Zoe was named the “Best Used Green Car” by judges at the What Car? Used Car Awards 2018, according to a new press release. This award follows[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

The Next Volkswagen Beetle Could Go Electric And Rear-Wheel Drive Again

The case could be made that the original Volkswagen Beetle is the most iconic car ever made. Its modern versions, well… not so much. But as part of its big diesel emissions cheating[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Shared self-driving cars could slash demand for U.S. sedans: study

DETROIT (Reuters) – Ride services using self-driving vehicles could slash by more than half demand for owner-driven sedans in the United States by 2030, according to a study released Monday[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

What lies on the road ahead for Daimler and autonomous driving

The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show was notable for the increasing number of autonomous car concepts emerging from the lab into what manufacturers expect to be an almost completely computer-controlled future. Most of[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Self-driving buses will soon make their way to Singapore

Self-driving buses are quickly making their way around the world, and now, they’re landing in Singapore. The Asian island nation announced that it would see self-driving buses and shuttles transporting citizens and tourists alike by[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

An inside look at Jaguar’s goals and directions

Like a Formula One race car tearing through turns, Jaguar Land Rover has been flying. The company has brought out a new vehicle every few months this year. We’ve seen[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Apple Self-Driving Cars Are Back In The News

Remember the days when Apple was designing a self-driving electric vehicle? And remember how we haven’t heard much from Apple in a while about this? Now, the company is back[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Why Uber Just Ordered a Buttload of Volvos

Things seem to be looking up at Uber’s embattled self-driving car unit. The company just made a deal with Volvo for as many as 24,000 XC90 sport utility vehicles to be delivered between 2019[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Waymo Announces 'Fully Self-Driving Cars Are Here,' Taxi Service Coming

We are in the midst of a pretty historic moment. Leaping ahead of the competition, Waymo has announced that its self-driving cars will no longer use a human safety driver[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

We May Not Have Enough Minerals To Even Meet Electric Car Demand

Global demand for cobalt and nickel, two of the essential elements in electric car batteries, has never been higher. But where do all those metals come from? And do we[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Tesla's 'Hell' Threatens Its Future

In August, after Tesla got production underway for the Model 3 and made first deliveries of the new mass-market electric sedan to employees, CEO Elon Musk said there should “absolutely” be “zero concern” about[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

THIS IS THE TESLA SEMI TRUCK

500 miles of range and more aerodynamic than a supercar The Tesla Semi truck is a hulking and menacing hauler, with the presence of Darth Vader lurking from above when[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Tesla unveils the new Roadster

Tesla has unveiled a new Roadster, the new version of its original sports car. It’s the fastest production car ever made, according to Elon Musk, with speeds of just 1.9 seconds[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Here's What A Battery Researcher Told Us About The Tesla Roadster's Crazy Performance Claims

Skepticism abounds when someone makes a claim as outlandish as Elon Musk’s assertion that the new Tesla Roadster will scoot to 60 mph in 1.9 seconds and manage a range[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Mercedes-Benz Just Unveiled New All Electric Plans

IN BRIEF Mercedes-Benz has announced plans to make all of their commercial vans electric. To facilitate this change, the company is also launching a new electric van called the eVito[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Tesla Semi's price is surprisingly competitive

Starting at $150,000 with a 300-mile range. When Tesla unveiled its Semi electric truck last week, everyone agreed that it looked cool, but some actual truckers weren’t necessarily sold on its functionality. Most observers[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Porsche Cayman e-volution Catching Up With The EV Startup Competition

One thing startups such as Lucid and XING Mobility and more established young companies like Tesla do to traditional carmakers is light some fire under their feet. The Porsche Cayman[...]
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Mobilitāte, 02. December 2017

Honda Claims Its 2022 Electric Vehicles Can Charge in 15 Minutes

IN BRIEF Honda is planning to enter the electric vehicle market with revolutionary technologies that could potentially usher in EV mass adoption. The plan includes a new line of EVs[...]
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Mobilitāte, 18. May 2017

Dyson could become next Tesla with its electric car, says expert

Filed patents show the British engineering firm may use solid-state batteries that could stretch electric car’s range to hundreds of miles and increase safety
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Mobilitāte, 18. May 2017

When cars fly? Uber wants to test on-demand air transport by 2020

Embattled ride-sharing company is partnering with aircraft manufacturers to develop an ‘on-demand’ network of ‘vertical takeoff and landing vehicles’
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Mobilitāte, 18. May 2017

Samsung self-driving cars take fight to Apple, Uber and Google's Waymo

Korean electronics firm granted permission to test autonomous cars on public roads using Hyundai vehicles, following rival Apple’s California testing
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