Electric Vehicles

Tesla Rivals Challenge Its Lead as Nio Sets Encouraging Record

Electric vehicle makers have been struggling over the last two years to produce and deliver cars, trucks and SUVs despite such obstacles as supply chain disruptions, semiconductor shortages and factory shutdowns caused by the covid. The industry’s leading EV manufacturer Tesla (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report on July 2 said that plant closures at …

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Turkey mulls special consumption tax cut on EVs in boost for Togg

Turkey is set to revise the special consumption tax levied on electric vehicles, reports said Friday, in what could turn into a fresh boost for the country’s first domestically produced vehicle that is set for launch later this year. According to a bill that is expected to be submitted to Parliament in the coming days, …

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Cruise’s Confused Self-Driving Cars Clog San Francisco Street

Have an autonomous driving cars reached AI sentience? Are the robotaxis planning a robo-takeover? It seemed like they might be when they blocked traffic for hours Tuesday night in San Francisco. Then, when you looked a bit closer, you could see that the eight self-driving cruise vehicles had navigated to the same street corner corner …

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NIO XPEV LI report strong deliveries for June as Covid wanes

Nio’s ES7 sports utility vehicle adds another competitor to Tesla’s Model X and Model Y in China. Nio Chinese electric-vehicle maker Nio reported Friday that it delivered nearly 13,000 vehicles in June, up 60% from a year ago, as China’s auto continued industry to rebound after months of pandemic-related disruptions. Its total deliveries of 12,961 …

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