EVs Are Selling Well For Everyone Except Tesla

Photo: Tesla Recently, it seems there’s been a lot of doom and gloom around EV sales. Despite ever-dropping prices the market just hasn’t grown the way automakers would like, leading many to shift their priorities to hybrids instead. New data, however, shows that the EV market as a whole isn’t actually suffering. All the problems … Read more

Tesla Shareholders Rush To Sue Elon Musk Before The Company Moves To Texas

Good morning! It’s Friday, June 14, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Tesla’s Cybertruck Has Finally Arrived 1st Gear: Tesla Faces Lawsuits In Delaware Blasting Elon Musk’s Behavior Elon Musk … Read more

Cars? Pork? Perfume? China has many options if a trade war breaks out with Europe

Now that Europe has announced tariffs on China-made electric cars, the continent is bracing to see if the other shoe drops. Will China retaliate with tariffs on European cars, taking aim at German makers such as BMW and Mercedes? Would it put tariffs on agricultural products, targeting Europe’s politically influential farmers? Or luxury goods from … Read more

Ancient Tesla Model Y Won’t Be Refreshed Anytime Soon: Elon Musk

Good morning! It’s Tuesday, June 11, 2024, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. Walter Isaacson On Elon Musk(s) 1st Gear: Refreshed Tesla Model Y Won’t Come This Year A refreshed Tesla … Read more

Portugal Is At War With Itself Over Lithium

COVAS DO BARROSO, Portugal — For centuries, Aida Fernandes’ family has lived in this village nestled in the rugged mountains that crown the northern border with Spain, with generation after generation grazing cattle and growing grapes in lush green fields. Then, in 2010, a wildfire — one of the growing number of blazes scorching this … Read more

Teslas Are Still Just As Easy To Steal Despite Advanced Keyless Upgrades

Car thefts have been on the rise in recent years due to a couple of factors: TikTokers discovered Kias were ridiculously easy to steal and budding thieves found a way to hack modern keyless entry technology. An update to the wireless car tech was supposed to thwart some of the hacks but on Tesla cars, … Read more

Tesla FSD Keeps Trying To Drive Into A Speeding Train: Video

The rollout of Tesla’s advanced driver assistance technology Full Self-Drive and Autopilot has been fraught with issues. There have been high-profile videos of it struggling with city traffic, deadly crashes with the tech engaged and now a new video has surfaced of a FSD-equipped Tesla driving full-speed into a rail crossing. People Are Relying on … Read more

Tesla’s Full Self-Driving Tech Isn’t ‘Just Around The Corner’ And Now Owners Can Sue Over It

Elon Musk’s and Tesla’s lies about the readiness of actual full self-driving cars is starting to catch up with them. A judge has just rejected the Austin, Texas-based automaker’s bid to dismiss a lawsuit that the company misled owners – tricking them into believing their vehicles would soon have self-driving capabilities. This is not to … Read more

Will China become the cat among India’s EV pigeons?

Cheap but efficient Chinese electric vehicles (EVs) have sent a scare in the US and Europe. Many have predicted doomsday scenarios. The Alliance for American Manufacturing has said that government subsidized Chinese EVs “could end up being an extinction-level event for the U.S. auto sector”. Earlier this year, Tesla CEO Elon Musk told industry analysts … Read more

Biden Keeps Trump’s Tariffs On Chinese Goods, Adds New Ones On Clean Energy Components

As Americans head to the polls in 2024, the very future of our country is at stake. At HuffPost, we believe that a free press is critical to creating well-informed voters. That’s why our journalism is free for everyone, even though other newsrooms retreat behind expensive paywalls. Our journalists will continue to cover the twists … Read more