Lunar vehicles like the Perseverance Rover have done some incredible things, but it’s too small to carry people. Then, bigger Lunar rovers are often large, heavy, 4-wheeled electric vehicles that take up a lot of space. However, a German motorcycle design company named Hookie has a new electric motorcycle it hopes to drive on the moon one day.
The first electric vehicle was developed in the late 1890s, and EVs were fairly popular up until the 1920s. So what happened? New research published in Nature by Lund University suggests that early electric infrastructure, or a lack thereof, prevented electric cars from winning over the 20th century.
Ready for some early Christmas shopping? Segway is slashing prices on its best scooters, bikes, and hoverboards, including several models made for children. Now’s your chance to save up to 60% on these motorized rideables from now until the end of October.
After delaying the Cybertruck until late 2022 earlier this year, Tesla has removed all mentions of pricing, specs, and model information from the Cybertruck reservation website overnight, leading many to believe a price increase is coming.
Google is getting ready to release Android 12 to the masses, and buried in the release alongside an upcoming Google Play Services update, the folks at XDA Developers found digital car key support for Android. Back in May, Google announced that it would join Apple in letting folks unlock cars with an Android phone, and now it looks like the release is right around the corner.
After several delays and production halts, it looks like GM has finally begun replacing recalled Chevy Bolt EV batteries. In September, we learned that replacement battery packs could be available in October rather than late November, and now, according to Ars Technica, GM has started reaching out to owners and scheduling replacement services to get vehicles safely back on the road.
GM recently stated that it was temporarily abandoning its Super Cruise self-driving feature. Now, a matter of days later, it has released the official details for the improved next-generation version of the feature, dubbed Ultra Cruise.
This week GM confirmed that it will officially unveil the new all-electric Chevrolet “Silverado E” on January 5th in Las Vegas at the annual CES 2022 convention. We received a few teasers about its 4-wheel steering, glass roof, and more during the announcement.
On Wednesday, GM announced some ambitious financial targets aiming to double revenue by 2030 thanks to an increase of new electric and battery-electric vehicles coming soon. Furthermore, the company took aim at the number one EV manufacturer in the US, Tesla, by announcing an upcoming affordable $30,000 EV Crossover.
Over the last year, we’ve seen several price increases for some of Tesla’s most popular vehicles, and yesterday another one arrived overnight. The last time we saw Tesla increase prices was to the base Model Y back in July, but now two of Tesla’s best-selling EVs are getting another bump. Starting today, the most affordable Tesla starts at $42,000.