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Before A123 bankruptcy, CTO was making $300k a month

Before A123 bankruptcy, CTO was making $300k a month

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, TechnologyMujeeb Ijaz, at the center of a poaching lawsuit brought against Apple, was making $294,000 per month when he worked at A123 Systems and was poached by Apple.Continue reading Before A123 bankruptcy, CTO was making $300k a monthBefore A123 bankruptcy, C [more]
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USAF certifies Elon Musk's SpaceX for military launches

USAF certifies Elon Musk's SpaceX for military launches

Filed under: Government/Legal, MilitaryElon Musk's SpaceX startup has scored a big victory, earning certification from the US Air Force to launch national security payloads.Continue reading USAF certifies Elon Musk's SpaceX for military launchesUSAF certifies Elon Musk's SpaceX for military launches [more]
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Men more than twice as likely to die driving than women

Men more than twice as likely to die driving than women

Filed under: Government/Legal, SafetyA new round of stats from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reveals that men have higher fatality rates, while women have higher injury rates.Continue reading Men more than twice as likely to die driving than womenMen more than twice as likely to [more]
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NHTSA probes 2014 Ford Edge Sport 22-inch alloy wheels

NHTSA probes 2014 Ford Edge Sport 22-inch alloy wheels

Filed under: Government/Legal, Ford, Safety, CrossoverNHTSA is opening a preliminary evaluation into the 22-inch wheels on the 2014 Ford Edge Sport. This comes after a report of them breaking into two pieces while driving.Continue reading NHTSA probes 2014 Ford Edge Sport 22-inch alloy wheelsNHTSA p [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: Tennessee announces EV rebate program, Kansas City area could be next EV hot spot

Recharge Wrap-up: Tennessee announces EV rebate program, Kansas City area could be next EV hot spot

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Car Buying, Car Dealers, Alternative Fuels, ElectricKansas City's Clean Charge Network could make the area an EV hub. Tennessee to offer rebates on BEVs and PHEVs. Canada's Electric Vehicle Dealership Award winners have been announced.Continue reading Recharge W [more]
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Hundreds of taxi drivers march against Uber in Mexico City

Hundreds of taxi drivers march against Uber in Mexico City

Filed under: Government/Legal, GreenTaxi drivers take to the streets of Mexico City to protest Uber and its ridehailing competition.Continue reading Hundreds of taxi drivers march against Uber in Mexico CityHundreds of taxi drivers march against Uber in Mexico City originally appeared on Autoblog on [more]
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California is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickers

California is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickers

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, United StatesCalifornia is on the verge of running out of green HOV-lane stickers for solo-driving access.Continue reading California is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickersCalifornia is about to run out of plug-in hybrid HOV stickers originally appea [more]
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French court rejects Uber's challenge to legal restrictions

French court rejects Uber's challenge to legal restrictions

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation Alternatives, EuropeUber suffers a setback in France's Conseil Constitutionnel. Most ridehailing services have now been limited.Continue reading French court rejects Uber's challenge to legal restrictionsFrench court rejects Uber's challenge to le [more]
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BlueIndy, Indianapolis strike deal to save EV carsharing service

BlueIndy, Indianapolis strike deal to save EV carsharing service

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Green Driving, NEV (Neighborhood Electric Vehicle), Transportation Alternatives, ElectricIn a controversial move, the city of Indianapolis agrees to provide $6 million to fund charging stations for electric-car car sharing service BlueIndy.Continue reading BlueI [more]
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Weekly Recap: GM plans massive new paint shop at Chevy Corvette factory

Weekly Recap: GM plans massive new paint shop at Chevy Corvette factory

Filed under: Government/Legal, Marketing/Advertising, Plants/Manufacturing, Chevrolet, GM, MazdaWe recap the week's event's with a focus on the Chevy Corvette factory expansion. Plus, other news and notes from the industry.Continue reading Weekly Recap: GM plans massive new paint shop at Chevy Corve [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: Georgia EV supporters threaten lawsuits, Tesla invites hacking at Def Con?

Recharge Wrap-up: Georgia EV supporters threaten lawsuits, Tesla invites hacking at Def Con?

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Tesla, Alternative Fuels, Technology, ElectricChina eliminates taxes for commercial EVs. EV owners feel unfairly targeted by Georgia road use fee, and threaten to sue. Sources say Tesla will allow hacking of a Model S at Def Con in August.Continue reading Rechar [more]
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Department of Transportation extends GM supervision for another year

Department of Transportation extends GM supervision for another year

Filed under: Government/Legal, GM, SafetyThe US Department of Transportation has decided to extend its regulatory supervision over General Motors for an additional year. The government agency believes that the oversight is a proactive way to address possible safety defects.Continue reading Departmen [more]
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Motorcyclist fatalities drop for second straight year

Motorcyclist fatalities drop for second straight year

Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety, United States, MotorcycleFatalities among motorcyclists are projected to fall to 4,584 once all of the 2014 numbers are tallied, marking the second consecutive year deaths have decreased.Continue reading Motorcyclist fatalities drop for second straight yearMoto [more]
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Takata changed airbag design in 2008

Takata changed airbag design in 2008

Filed under: Government/Legal, SafetyThree unnamed insiders have revealed that Takata changed its airbag inflator propellant in 2008 following a recall by Honda. The company's internal testing of inflators from recalled models shows hundreds of ruptures, as well.Continue reading Takata changed airba [more]
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First-gen Chevy Volt doesn't qualify for CT's new max EV rebate

First-gen Chevy Volt doesn't qualify for CT's new max EV rebate

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Ownership, Electric, Hybrid, HydrogenConnecticut's new $1-million CHEAPR EV incentive offers up to $3,000 for new plug-in and hydrogen vehicles, but one popular PHEV won't qualify for max amount.Continue reading First-gen Chevy Volt doesn't qualify for CT's new [more]
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NHTSA questions FCA's reaction to recalls, will hold public hearing

NHTSA questions FCA's reaction to recalls, will hold public hearing

Filed under: Government/Legal, Chrysler, Fiat, Safety, United StatesNHTSA and the US Department of Transportation are holding a public hearing on July 2 into FCA US' response to 20 recalls from between 2013 and 2015. The Feds are also requiring the automaker to submit detailed documents about each o [more]
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OreGo, nation's first pay-per-mile test, targets EVs, plug-in hybrids

OreGo, nation's first pay-per-mile test, targets EVs, plug-in hybrids

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Green Culture, United States, Electric, HybridOregon's new OreGo is the first-in-the-nation program that will charge car owners not for the fuel they use, but for the miles they drive.Continue reading OreGo, nation's first pay-per-mile test, targets EVs, plug-in [more]
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General Motors says it owns your car's software

General Motors says it owns your car's software

Filed under: Aftermarket, Government/LegalBuy a General Motors vehicle lately? Check the fine print. The company says you may not own some parts of the vehicle that actually make it run.Continue reading General Motors says it owns your car's softwareGeneral Motors says it owns your car's software or [more]
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Connecticut Governor ready to roll out EV incentives

Connecticut Governor ready to roll out EV incentives

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Green Culture, United States, ElectricConnecticut Governor Malloy wants to use money from a settlement fund to support EV purchases in the Nutmeg State.Continue reading Connecticut Governor ready to roll out EV incentivesConnecticut Governor ready to roll out EV [more]
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Can cyber-security researchers continue studying cars? [UPDATE]

Can cyber-security researchers continue studying cars? [UPDATE]

Filed under: Government/Legal, Auto Repair, TechnologyBy allowing vehicle security researchers to hack cars and publish details of their exploits, federal officials said they feared they could encourage people with malicious intent to infiltrate vehicles.Continue reading Can cyber-security researche [more]
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