It seems like every day there’s a new think piece out there decrying the subsidies that renewable energy, alternative fuels, and the vehicles that can run them receive. Yet when it comes to the substantial government assistance for oil companies, those same critics are conspicuously silent.
Building cars is hard. Building an affordable electric car is exceedingly hard.
It is unusual for the United States, Saudi Arabia and Russia to see eye-to-eye, much less try to achieve common energy policy goals, even indirectly.
It seems like every day there’s a new headline about the dominance of America’s petroleum sector. Read more
California and the auto industry mostly agree that the state should maintain a role in setting vehicle emissions standards despite Trump administration efforts to curb its authority, according to the head of the California Air Resources Board.
You probably have noticed that gasoline prices are again on the rise. Predictably, I have already seen stories arguing about President Trump’s culpability in this current price rise.
A draft Trump administration proposal to ease automobile efficiency standards is said to call for revoking California’s unique authority to set its own limits, a move that would set off an explosive battle with the nation’s most populous state.
Earlier this month, Consumer Reports said it couldn’t recommend the Tesla Model 3, after finding what it called “big flaws” in the electric sedan’s braking distance. But the publication reversed its decision on Wednesday, saying an over-the-air software update promised by CEO Elon Musk fixed the issue.
If salespeople at car dealerships don’t encourage shoppers who are already interested in buying electric cars, it could be detrimental to national goals to reduce energy use and emissions from transportation—especially now
In his grand goal to bring electric driving to the masses, Elon Musk has been doing his best Henry Ford impression. To date, that has included his own take on Ford’s famed quip: “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.”