Italy Set to Increase EV Incentives to €10,000 — Are Carmakers Ready?

The Italian government is preparing new fiscal measures to sustain the economic recovery, following months of lockdown at the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. Like in many other countries, particularly in Europe, economic stimulus is being directed preferentially to a sustainable recovery, especially in the transport and construction industries. As …

Tesla China Sold 11,095 Model 3 Cars in May

Tesla China sold 11,095 Model 3 cars in May, which was three times the volume for April. This information comes from the China Passenger Car Association (CPCA). Tesla sold just over 3,600 cars in April, which was down from the 10,160 vehicles sold in March. China was the first country …

EV Registrations Now Represent 8% of Canadian Car Sales

EV sales peaked at more than 13,000 units during the third quarter of 2018. Electric vehicle (EV) sales now represent more than 8% of new car sales in Canada. That’s according to a new report from clean tech firm Fleet Carma, which shows EV sales peakedat more than 13,000 units during the last …

Tesla to Open Shanghai Electric Car Factory, Doubling Its Production

Tesla is to open a new electric car production plant in Shanghai, its first outside the US, chief executive Elon Musk said from the city on Tuesday. The new auto plant is slated to produce 500,000 cars a year, taking Tesla’s total global manufacturing capacity to 1m vehicles a year. …

Tesla Reportedly Hits Model 3 Manufacturing Goal Hours after Its Deadline

Tesla just barely missed its goal of producing 5,000 Model 3 electric cars a week, according to Reuters, which says that the company reached the mark “several hours after the midnight goal,” while Tesla CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter that the company manufactured 7,000 vehicles in a week. Reuters …

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

According to a report from Fred Lambert at Electrek, a pair of Tesla Model 3 vehicles have been spotted heading toward Germany, where a team from the competition may attempt to reverse engineer them. While Tesla has certainly struggled to meet the astronomical demand for their latest release, reviews have …

Green Tech Will Be Everywhere in 2018: Politics Cannot Stop the Revolution

In 2017, clean power gathered unprecedented momentum. Multiple automakers launched entire families of electric vehicles (EVs), including the most exciting one yet, Tesla’s Model 3. With climate change problems mounting, national and local governments are pushing for more renewable energy and an end to fossil-fueled cars — despite hostile moves in …