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Recharge Wrap-up: Ubco 2X2 farm e-bike; Tesla's new German boss

Recharge Wrap-up: Ubco 2X2 farm e-bike; Tesla's new German boss

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Hirings/Firings/Layoffs, Videos, Misc. Automakers, Tesla, Motorcycle, ElectricUbco's electric utility bike doubles as a mobile power source. Ernest Moniz says renewable energy is reaching cost competitiveness. Tesla replaces its German chief.Continue reading Rec [more]
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California auto dealers cry foul on Tesla's referral program

California auto dealers cry foul on Tesla's referral program

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Tesla, United States, ElectricAs happened in Virginia, California auto dealers have asked the state DMV to crack down on Tesla's referral program, citing a state law banning unlicensed dealers.Continue reading California auto dealers cry foul on Tesla's referral [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: Bosch acquires Seeo; CARB's 2,000th truck voucher

Recharge Wrap-up: Bosch acquires Seeo; CARB's 2,000th truck voucher

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Car Buying, Technology, ElectricBosch buys access to long-range batteries. Scotland further incentivizes EVs. CARB's low-carbon truck and bus voucher program reaches a new milestone.Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Bosch acquires Seeo; CARB's 2,000th truck vou [more]
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Triumph Motorcycles fined $2.9 million for NHTSA violation

Triumph Motorcycles fined $2.9 million for NHTSA violation

Filed under: Government/Legal, MotorcycleFor violating the Safety Act, Triumph has to pay up to $2.9 million in fines to NHTSA.Continue reading Triumph Motorcycles fined $2.9 million for NHTSA violationTriumph Motorcycles fined $2.9 million for NHTSA violation originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, [more]
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Volkswagen forced to sell stake in Suzuki

Volkswagen forced to sell stake in Suzuki

Filed under: Earnings/Financials, Government/Legal, Suzuki, VolkswagenA London arbitration panel approves the termination of the partnership between Volkswagen and Suzuki. It finds no fault with VW, but says Suzuki failed in one obligation.Continue reading Volkswagen forced to sell stake in SuzukiVo [more]
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Should one service be in charge of Pentagon's drone fleets?

Should one service be in charge of Pentagon's drone fleets?

Filed under: Government/Legal, MilitaryOne retired Air Force official is arguing once again that a single-service "executive agent" should be managing the DoD's drone operations.Continue reading Should one service be in charge of Pentagon's drone fleets?Should one service be in charge of Pentagon's [more]
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Where will Faraday Future find a home?

Where will Faraday Future find a home?

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Plants/Manufacturing, Green Automakers, United States, ElectricElectric car company Faraday Future is talking to four states about its first factory location. Nevada is working hard to get the nod.Continue reading Where will Faraday Future find a home?Where will [more]
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Ohio police pull over motorist for making eye contact

Ohio police pull over motorist for making eye contact

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Weird Car NewsA Michigan man was pulled over in Dayton, OH last week, apparently for making "direct eye contact." Luckily, the man caught everything on video.Continue reading Ohio police pull over motorist for making eye contactOhio police pull over motorist fo [more]
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Weekly Recap: Ford Ranger, 'Dodge' Barracuda poised for returns?

Weekly Recap: Ford Ranger, 'Dodge' Barracuda poised for returns?

Filed under: Government/Legal, Motorsports, Rumormill, UAW/Unions, Dodge, Ford, SUV, Truck, Military, RecapWe curate the week's events with a focus on the return of the Ford Ranger and other famous car names. Plus, other news and notes from around the industry.Continue reading Weekly Recap: Ford Ran [more]
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In Iowa, Hillary Clinton says ethanol holds promise

In Iowa, Hillary Clinton says ethanol holds promise

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Ethanol, United StatesPresidential hopeful Hillary Clinton says ethanol holds great promise for automobiles and aviation.Continue reading In Iowa, Hillary Clinton says ethanol holds promiseIn Iowa, Hillary Clinton says ethanol holds promise originally appeared o [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: Yaris Hybrid sales, biodiesel scammers sentenced

Recharge Wrap-up: Yaris Hybrid sales, biodiesel scammers sentenced

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Toyota, Alternative Fuels, Biodiesel, HybridThe DOE is funding new projects to create cheaper biofuels. Biodiesel scammers get prison time. The Yaris Hybrid makes up 35% of Toyota Yaris sales in Europe.Continue reading Recharge Wrap-up: Yaris Hybrid sales, biodi [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: GM-SAIC-Wuling green car plant, UK extends Plug-in Car Grant

Recharge Wrap-up: GM-SAIC-Wuling green car plant, UK extends Plug-in Car Grant

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Plants/Manufacturing, GM, Car Buying, Transportation AlternativesEnterprise CarShare gets 40 parking spaces in Boston. GM joint venture is building a new energy vehicle plant in China. UK EV customers will continue to enjoy rebates through at least February.Cont [more]
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License plate readers helped Virginia police catch the WDBJ shooter

License plate readers helped Virginia police catch the WDBJ shooter

Filed under: Government/Legal, United States, TechnologyVirginia police tracked down the disgruntled gunman responsible for shooting two television news station employees live on-air Wednesday using a controversial piece of technology known as a license plate reader.Continue reading License plate re [more]
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10 automakers sued over keyless ignitions

10 automakers sued over keyless ignitions

Filed under: Government/Legal, Acura, BMW, Ford, GM, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Lexus, MINI, Nissan, Toyota, VolkswagenA lawsuit in US District Court alleges that vehicles with keyless ignitions are dangerous because people inadvertently leave their vehicles running. The owners are then at risk for c [more]
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Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla store reboot, Jaguar "EV-Type" an electric F-Pace?

Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla store reboot, Jaguar

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Rumormill, Jaguar, Mitsubishi, Tesla, Green Automakers, Electric, FutureConnecticut's EV incentives drive demand.The Mistubishi Outlander PHEV is scheduled for its US launch in May. Tesla is revamping stores for the Model X. Is Jaguar planning an F-Pace EV?Conti [more]
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US Army selects Oshkosh to build Humvee successor

US Army selects Oshkosh to build Humvee successor

Filed under: Government/Legal, MilitaryOshkosh Defense has officially been awarded the contract for the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle, the US military's replacement for the venerable Humvee.Continue reading US Army selects Oshkosh to build Humvee successorUS Army selects Oshkosh to build Humvee succe [more]
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Man disables red light camera, posts how-to video

Man disables red light camera, posts how-to video

Filed under: Government/Legal, Videos, Weird Car NewsA man in New York was arrested this week after he posted videos instructing viewers on how to disable red-light cameras.Continue reading Man disables red light camera, posts how-to videoMan disables red light camera, posts how-to video originally [more]
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Ride-hailing firms can make pickups at Los Angeles airport

Ride-hailing firms can make pickups at Los Angeles airport

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Transportation AlternativesCompanies like Uber and Lyft can now pick people up at LAX, instead of just dropping them off.Continue reading Ride-hailing firms can make pickups at Los Angeles airportRide-hailing firms can make pickups at Los Angeles airport origina [more]
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California puts income limit on households that can get EV rebates

California puts income limit on households that can get EV rebates

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Car Buying, Electric, Hybrid, HydrogenCalifornia now has an income limit to receive EV rebates, but critics want to see it reduced even further.Continue reading California puts income limit on households that can get EV rebatesCalifornia puts income limit on hou [more]
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NHTSA investigates FCA for SUVs that roll out of Park

NHTSA investigates FCA for SUVs that roll out of Park

Filed under: Government/Legal, Dodge, Jeep, Safety, SUVNHTSA is investigating the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee for rolling away while the transmission is in Park. Five crashes and three injuries are reported in the 14 claims to the government agency.Continue reading NHTSA investigates FCA f [more]
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