Volkswagen says it will decide this week to create a new company in the US to sell battery-electric vehicles under the long disused Scout brand. The first two vehicles would be a pickup truck and an SUV designed specifically for off-road use. The company’s supervisory board is expected to approve the plan on May 11, sources familiar with the company’s plans have told TechCrunch. The pickup truck will be approximately the size of the newly announced Ford Maverick, which in turn is about the size of the Amarok pickup truck Volkswagen sells in other markets.
Tesla has started to push a new software update to increase the top speed limit of Autopilot for vehicles with ‘Tesla Vision’ to 85 mph.Read More
EV charging network Electrify America has announced the start of a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with renewable energy developer Terra-Gen to build a sustainable solar farm in Southern California. The project, named “Electrify America Solar Glow 1,” is estimated to produce enough solar power annually to more than offset any energy delivered on […]
Major automakers are currently on track to fail to meet necessary climate goals to keep the world under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, according to a new report by InfluenceMap.Read More