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GM will help Chevy EV owners find certified home charger installers

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS General Motors wants to make it easier for Chevy EV-owners to charge their vehicles at home. Customers will soon be able to visit the Chevrolet.com Charging Page and search for certified charger installers. They’ll be able to fill in details about their home, compare quotes and contact an installer from the …

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UK government puts $620 million behind Jaguar Land Rover’s EV push

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS The UK government is continuing its electric vehicle push by giving Jaguar Land Rover a £500 million ($620 million) loan guarantee to help advance its position as a global EV maker. This means that should Jaguar Land Rover default, the government will assume its debt obligations up to that amount. The …

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Maryland is already out of EV tax credits for 2019

Sponsored Links Florian Gaertner via Getty Images Maryland’s electric vehicle (EV) tax credits are so popular, they’re already gone. According to the state’s Motor Vehicle Administration, the $6 million fund meant to cover the tax credits was depleted before the fiscal year began on July 1st. The state offers a $100 credit per kilowatt-hour of …

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Fast delivery may negate the environmental benefits of online shopping

Sponsored Links AP Photo/Robert Bumsted Many will tell you that online shopping is more eco-friendly since you don’t have to drive as often, but just the opposite might be true in recent years. Axios has warned that the increasing number of super-fast delivery options may be leading to more CO2 emissions, not less. Annual emissions …

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India tells scooter makers to prepare for a switch to EVs

Sponsored Links Amit Dave / Reuters Indian scooter and motorcycle manufacturers have to draw up a plan to switch to electric vehicles, and they only have two weeks to come up with one. According to Reuters, Indian officials have met up with the companies, including Bajaj Auto and Hero MotoCorp, to ask them to participate …

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Tesla’s mystery test car may be a Model S refresh

Sponsored Links Roberto Baldwin/Engadget For the most part, Tesla’s Model S has maintained a familiar look since it was introduced in 2012 — the largest external change was the elimination of the fake grille back in 2016. There might be a refresh looming on the horizon, however. A driver near Tesla’s Fremont headquarters spotted a …

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Tesla starts selling used Model 3 cars online

Sponsored Links Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Until now, buying a used Tesla Model 3 has usually entailed tracking down a reseller or spotting a sale from an individual owner. Now, though, it’s just a matter of visiting Tesla’s website. The EV maker has started selling used Model 3s online in the San Francisco Bay Area, and some …

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Volvo Trucks’ autonomous vehicle is hauling goods in Sweden

Sponsored Links Volvo Trucks Volvo Trucks’ autonomous vehicle Vera is ready to hit the road. In collaboration with ferry and logistics company DFDS, Vera will begin transporting goods between a logistics center and a port terminal in Gothenburg, Sweden. The vehicle will haul shipping containers along a predefined route, including a stretch of public roads. …

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NASA spacecraft will use fuel that’s safer for humans

Sponsored Links Aerojet Rocketdyne Many spacecraft depend on hydrazine in their fuel, but it’s extremely hazardous — and that means very careful fueling processes that slow things down. NASA will soon have a safer option, however. It’s about to test-fly the Green Propellant Infusion Mission, a spacecraft that ditches hydrazine in favor of a namesake …

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Burger King’s Impossible Whopper comes to San Francisco

Burger King’s journey to bring a meatless, yet tasty, burger to all of its restaurants is making a stop-off at San Francisco. From today, the Impossible Burger — in the form of an Impossible Whopper — is available at the 111 Burger King restaurants both in the city and the wider Bay Area. The meat-slinger …

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