3rd January 2023

Tesla Fined for Exaggerated Winter Range Claims

Tesla has been fined $2.2M by South Korean regulators for exaggerating the range of its electric vehicles during winter. Reuters reports that the nation’s antitrust regulator said it would...


2nd January 2023

Weekly Brief: Exciting Year Ahead for EV and AV Technologies

New Year’s resolutions rarely last more than a week or two. New Year’s predictions are equally unreliable. Give it a few months and what seemed certain at the outset...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


29th December 2022

California Bans Tesla Full Self-Driving Marketing

California has responded to growing concerns over Tesla’s automated driving claims by banning the use of “Full Self-Driving” in all its advertising and marketing material. Safety experts have long...


23rd December 2022

Tesla Faces Two More Probes into Possible Autopilot Failure

The US safety regulator is adding two more accidents to its growing list of collisions by Tesla vehicles fitted with the automaker’s automated driving system, Autopilot. Reuters reports that...


14th December 2022

Trucking Facing Bumpy Road to Alternative Fuel Power

In a world where EV passenger cars are increasingly common, we still aren’t seeing many heavy trucks powered by anything but good old-fashioned diesel. This leaves an impression that...

By Eric Volkman

13th December 2022

Tesla Looks Like Wobbling on Camera-Only AV Tech

Tesla may be finally admitting its camera-only approach to its automated driving system may not be up to the job as it makes an application to reinstall radar sensors...


7th December 2022

Letting Go of Steering

China’s search engine giant Baidu has unveiled an autonomous vehicle with a detachable steering wheel, with a view of using the new car as a robo-taxi service in China...

By Graham Jarvis


5th December 2022

Weekly Brief: Better Late than Never for Tesla BEV Truck

Tesla delivered its first batch of semi-trucks to PepsiCo, marking the start of what it hopes to be a new era for the trucking industry. PepsiCo ordered a fleet...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


1st December 2022

China Demands Tesla Recall over More Lighting Failures

Tesla’s recall woes continue with China’s market regulator demanding that the automaker recalls 435,132 models made in the country over faults with vehicle side or clearance lamps. The move,...


29th November 2022

Mercedes-Benz Facing BEV Performance Boost Backlash

Mercedes-Benz is facing a consumer backlash after announcing a performance boosting upgrade for its premium BEVs in the US on an annual subscription basis. The plan, which echoes Tesla’s...


28th November 2022

Weekly Brief: EV Start-Ups Scrambling for Investment

Denis Sverdlov, founder of electric vehicle start-up Arrival, stepped down as the company’s CEO. The move comes at the end of a tumultuous year for the company, which slashed...

Commentary By Andrew Tolve


25th November 2022

Musk Claims Full Driverless Function Available on all US Tesla Cars

Tesla is not commenting on Elon Musk’s claims that the automaker can now provide its Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta technology to any owner who wants it in North America....