electric vehicle

Harley-Davidson suspends LiveWire production over a charging glitch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Harley-Davidson has suspended the production and delivery of its LiveWire electric motorcycles. During final tests, the company discovered a problem related to the vehicle’s charging equipment. The company told The Wall Street Journal that tests to pinpoint the issue are progressing well, but it did not say when production will […]

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Faraday Future founder files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Faraday Future founder Jia Yueting has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in a bid to settle his exorbitant personal debts. The move is part of a larger recovery plan, and it’s meant, in part, to regain credibility for Faraday Future. Though there’s no guarantee that it will help. […]

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Porsche’s Macan EV will fully replace its gas counterpart in a few years

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Autoblog Porsche’s electric Macan won’t give its combustion engine counterpart much room to breathe. The automaker’s deputy chairman Lutz Meschke told Autocar in an interview that the Macan EV will sit alongside the gas version when it arrives in 2021, but only for a “couple of years.” After that, you’ll […]

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Tesla may open ‘Centers’ to get around pro-dealership laws

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jonathan Brady/PA via AP Tesla may be planning an end-run around state laws that bar direct car sales and protect dealerships. Electrek sources claim the automaker is planning to open “Tesla Centers” in major urban areas that would theoretically avoid legal trouble by focusing on the sale of energy, not […]

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Yamaha’s latest EV concepts include two city scooters

Engadget RSS Feed Yamaha clearly wants to make a name for itself in electric two-wheelers. It’s coming to the Tokyo Motorshow on October 24th with four brand new EV concepts, three of which are built for intercity jaunts. The centerpieces are the E01 (pictured at left) and E02 (right) urban scooters. The E01 is equivalent […]

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BMW plans to debut a 1 Series electric hatchback in 2021

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links BMW While we’ve know for a while now that BMW plans to make electric variants of all its most popular vehicles, the company has now shared more definitive plans. In an interview with Auto Express, Robert Irlinger, the company’s EV division chief, revealed BMW plans to debut an electric version […]

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Tesla will let you customize your car’s horn and movement sounds

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Tesla isn’t done with whimsical software updates just because Netflix and Cuphead have reached your car… in fact, there’s a good chance people outside the car will notice. Elon Musk has revealed that Tesla cars will “soon” have the option to customize horn and low-speed movement sounds. The […]

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Tesla acquires battery expert in bid to make its own cells

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto via Getty Images Tesla appears to be pushing forward with plans to make its own battery cells. Electric Autonomy has discovered that Tesla quietly acquired Hibar Systems, a Canadian company with expertise in automated battery manufacturing for electrified vehicles, laptops and “similar products.” It was recently working on […]

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NHTSA reviews claims Tesla should have recalled 2,000 cars

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Roberto Baldwin/Engadget Tesla’s software updates normally bring a host of improvements, but some owners are less than thrilled with the implications for their cars’ performance and safety. The NHTSA is reviewing a petition asserting that Tesla should have recalled 2,000 Model S and Model X units after a battery safety […]

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Analog Motion’s AMX is a light and affordable e-bike for commuters

Engadget RSS Feed Most electric bicycles are expensive. Like, ‘you must have two grand lying around’ expensive. Cheaper e-bikes exist but only a handful of manufacturers offer anything close to the $500 mark. One of the exceptions is Analog Motion, a four-person startup that crowdfunded a line of e-bikes called the AM1 last year. The […]

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