2016 is almost over and here are some of the great car deals to offer for you.
Volkswagen, its Audi and Porsche luxury brands, BMW, Daimler, and Ford’s European division have joined forces to build more electric car charging sites across Europe. The joint venture wants to create 400 charging sites next year in order to boost the demand on electric vehicles.
French government offered an old nuclear plant site for Tesla to build its electric car manufacturing facility. The plant site is shutting down and Tesla’s existence could help support local residents with jobs.
Dyson with its new air purifier is aiming to create fresh air within the household environment. The company's newly launched Pure Cool Link air cleaner pledges to clean up the pollutants enveloping the home atmosphere.
Tesla cars sale fell below analyst expectation and its inability to roll out the Model X as promised lead J.P. Morgan analyst to reduce its profit projection for the fourth-quarter.
Faraday Future comes as a new challenger for Tesla in building electric car. The Chinese-backed startup company has invested $1 billion to build factory in America. Other than electric car, Faraday Futures also prepares "rolling smartphone" as a different business model in automotive industry.
Apple Inc. is preparing the electric car code-named Titan to be shipped in 2019. In fact, the company had already hired 1800 experts to its development team. According to the Wall Street Journal, the Project Titan had been tripled its team to 1800 members by now. Apple is pushing the project as it targets 2019 for the shipment of the electric car. The report said the company has no plans to make the car fully autonomous on its initial launch, though the driverless car is still part of the plan.
A group of wealthy internet entrepreneurs and investors in China are putting their money on NextEV, a rival to U.S. electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc.
Charging an electric car in the United Kingdom may soon be as convenient as charging a phone. The British government is testing later this year a motorway that enables electric cars to charge as they drive, using magnetic induction technology.
Uber Inc said on Friday it struck a deal with Chinese automaker BYD Co Ltd to test a fleet of electric cars for its drivers. The test program, which kicked off a few weeks ago in Chicago and could eventually expand to other cities, is the Silicon Valley startup's first attempt to focus on an electric vehicle, said Uber spokeswoman Lauren Altmin."We've seen interest in the program already from current and potential Chicago partners (drivers)," Altmin said.
Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is discussing a settlement in a lawsuit brought by electric car battery maker A123 Systems, which accused the iPhone maker of poaching top engineers to build a large-scale battery division.
After more than two years since it filed for bankruptcy due to lack of cash and halting production, Swedish car automaker Saab AB via its parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEV) AB started making cars today.