Category: Automotive

Tesla has now built over one million cars

Tesla has now built over one million cars

Electric vehicle company Tesla has hit the one million cars manufactured milestone. Elon Musk announced the news on Twitter alongside a picture of some Tesla staff members and a red Model Y, which is assumed to be the millionth car. Congratulations Tesla team on making our 1,000,000th car!! pic.twitter.com/5M99a9LLQi — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) March 10, […]
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Volkswagen EV fast-charger prototype can be placed almost anywhere

Volkswagen and German electric utility company E.ON are working together to develop a new electric vehicle charger that uses large batteries instead of costly custom electric grid infrastructure. This charger is still in the prototype phase, but it could help the rollout of EV chargers since it should be cheaper than building custom charger infrastructure. […]
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Jeep shows off e-bike during Super Bowl commercial

While Jeep isn’t diving headfirst into electrification like the rest of the automotive industry it is working on a pretty cool offroad electric bike.  It’s calling the bike, ‘e-bike,’ and its being made by a company called QuietKat, which already sells a ton of off-road electric bikes. QuietKat sells its current bikes for prices between […]
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This Montreal startup wants to bring haptic feedback to car screens

Montreal-based startup, Boréas Technologies, is on a mission to bring the haptic feedback so common in mobile device touchscreens over to the infotainment displays in vehicles. Boréas develops haptic tech for both consumer and commercial applications and introduced the BOS1211 at CES 2020. It’s a low-power circuit that can enable what the company calls “high-definition […]
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Electric vehicle sales in Ontario plunge following rebate cancellation

Electric vehicle sales in Ontario are plummeting following the Progressive Conservative government’s decision to cancel a rebate last year. The previous Liberal government had offered up to $14,000 back for buyers of electric vehicles. However, Premier Doug Ford cancelled the rebate once he was elected. Ford stated that the money would only end up going […]
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BMW targeted by hackers searching for trade secrets: report

A recent report shows that BMW recently discovered a group of hackers that were able to infiltrate the company’s network in search of trade secrets. The report comes from Munich-based broadcaster, Bayerischer Rundfunk’s, and suggests that the hacking campaign was not successful as no sensitive data is expected to have leaked. Additionally, the report states […]
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