Tesla crash: investigators ‘100% sure’ no one driving car in fatal Texas incident | Tesla

Federal safety regulators have sent a team to investigate the fatal crash of a Tesla electric car in a Houston suburb in which no one was behind the wheel. The Tempemail Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said on Monday it had sent a special crash investigation team to Spring, Texas. Continue Reading

Two die in Tesla car crash in Texas with ‘no one’ in driver’s seat, police say | Tesla

Two men died after a Tesla vehicle, which was believed to be operating without anyone in the driver’s seat, crashed into a tree north of Houston, authorities said. “There was no one in the driver’s seat,” Sgt Cinthya Umanzor of the Harris County Constable Precinct 4 said of the crash Continue Reading

Chinese firms prepare to charge into Europe’s electric car market | Manufacturing sector

Tesla boss Elon Musk is not known for admiring his competition, but when Chinese manufacturer Nio made its 100,000th electric car last week, he offered his congratulations. It was a mark of respect from a chief executive who had been through “manufacturing hell” with his own company. Yet it is Continue Reading

First there was Netflix. Now you can subscribe to an electric car | Money

You’ve already got a monthly Netflix subscription, and maybe a veg box delivery service. So why wouldn’t you start leasing an electric car on the same month-to-month terms? Hot on the heels of bicycle and other monthly subscription services, drivers can now get electric cars on a renewable monthly basis, Continue Reading

Prominent Lebanese activist, publisher found dead in his car Publisher Beirut lebanese activist Publisher- Tempemail

A prominent Lebanese publisher and strong critic of the Shiite militant Hezbollah group was found dead in his car Thursday morning, shot in the head with two bullets, a security official said. Lokman Slim, a longtime Shiite political activist and researcher, was found in Addoussieh village in the southern province Continue Reading

Pollutionwatch: how smart braking could help cut electric car emissions | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

You would think that battery electric cars, having no exhaust pipes, would emit less air pollution than diesel and petrol vehicles. A controversial study in 2016 said particle pollution from electric cars would be worse. Due to battery weight, electric cars are about 200-300kg heavier than comparable-size cars that burn Continue Reading

Electric car batteries with five-minute charging times produced | Electric, hybrid and low-emission cars

Batteries capable of fully charging in five minutes have been produced in a factory for the first time, marking a significant step towards electric cars becoming as fast to charge as filling up petrol or diesel vehicles. Electric vehicles are a vital part of action to tackle the climate crisis Continue Reading

TikTok photoshoot of car on UK level crossing – ‘sheer stupidity’ | TikTok- Tempemail

Police are investigating after a video showing a car parked over a live railway track for a photoshoot was posted on TikTok. The clip shows a tripod and car set up by a level crossing north of Bolton with the caption: “Would you take the risk to get the shot Continue Reading

‘Peak hype’: why the driverless car revolution has stalled | Technology

By 2021, according to various Silicon Valley luminaries, bandwagoning politicians and leading cab firms in recent years, self-driving cars would have long been crossing the US, started filing along Britain’s motorways and be all set to provide robotaxis in London. 1 January has not, however, brought a driverless revolution. Indeed Continue Reading

Apple plans self-driving car ‘in 2024 with next-level battery technology’ | Apple

Apple is moving forward with self-driving car technology and is targeting 2024 to produce a passenger vehicle that could include its own battery technology, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The iPhone maker’s automotive efforts, known as Project Titan, have proceeded unevenly since 2014 when it first started to Continue Reading