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    Report: Tesla Gigafactory $1.2 billion deal details lets EV company sell direct and more
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    Movie Tax Breaks, Insurance Companies Losing Out Now that the Nevada-based deal for the Tesla Motors Gigafactory has been made official, we've got more details on the automaker's $1.2-billion benefits package. As originally reported, this is the broad breakdown: $725 million for a 20-year 100 ...

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    Motorsport: HIGHLIGHTS: Lucas di Grassi wins inaugural Formula E race after big crash
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    It's been a long time coming, but the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship finally took place this weekend with the first race in China, officially kicking off a new era of electric racing on the international scene with the 2014 Formula E Beijing ePrix. Despite starting back in sixth place, ...

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    Report: Audi rules out R8 PHEV, will build E-Tron to order
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    The question of whether Audi will morph the next-gen R8 (pictured above, in testing) into a plug-in-hybrid challenger for the BMW i8 may have been answered. CarAdvice, in Australia, is claiming that any plans for a PHV 2016 R8 have been shelved, and that Audi will go ahead with gas-powered or ...

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    Video: Translogic 158: Works Electric Rover and Custom Chopper
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    Translogic host Jonathon Buckley heads to Portland, OR on a mission to prove that scooters aren't just a toy fad. A motorized scooter can be a viable solution to the "last mile" problem many city commuters face. Meet the Works Electric Rover, a serious scooter made from aircraft-grade aluminum, ...

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    Report: Tesla expects another higher-volume deal with Toyota in next few years
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    Four months have passed since Toyota ended its relationship with Tesla Motors, in which the electric-vehicle specialist supplied full lithium-ion battery packs to the Japanese behemoth for its RAV4 EV rollout, of which 2,500 vehicles will be completed. Now, Tesla founder and CEO Elon Musk has ...

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    Video: Custom Tesla Model S features incredible light-up paint
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    One of the most fascinating things about documentaries which examine the bizarre creatures populating our Earth's oceans is the concept of bioluminescence. Deep down in the drink, there are jellyfish and other creatures able to emit their own light – often in beautiful, strobing patterns. ...

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    Report: Quebec drivers have bought 67% of all Chevy Volts sold in Canada
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    Our colleagues over at Roulezelectrique.com have revealed the sales figures of the Chevrolet Volt and Cadillac ELR up until August 2014 and again, the majority were sold in Quebec. According to reports, GM has sold 186 Chevrolet Volts in Canada, including 125 in Quebec alone! That represents 67% ...

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    Quick Spin: 2014 Volkswagen e-Up!
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    Our Favorite European Supermini Gets Juiced Volkswagen sets targets that are entertainingly confident, its stated goal for electric mobility being "market leadership by 2018." The tiny e-Up! is the first round out of the electric cannon, one of 14 EV and hybrid models the company will put on the ...

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    Motorsport: Formula E gets wireless-charging BMW i8 safety car [w/video]
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    Racing series typically select a safety car appropriate to the kinds of racecars for which they'll be setting the pace. So you might find a Mercedes SLS pacing a Formula One grand prix, for example, and you're more likely to find a BMW M4 on duty at a DTM race and a Chevy Camaro or SS on an oval ...

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    Green: Elon Musk says 'right on' to letter asking for new Tesla Model S features
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    #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-970615{display:none;} .cke_show_borders #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-970615, #postcontentcontainer #fivemin-widget-blogsmith-image-970615{width:630px;height:444px;display:block;} If you want to get Tesla CEO Elon Musk's attention, taking out a full-page ad in ...

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