‘Evidence’ Saudi-led coalition aims to destroy food production in Houthi-controlled Yemen – report

As the war in Yemen rages on, a new report says there is “strong evidence” that the Saudi-led coalition has aimed to destroy food production and distribution in areas of the country controlled by Houthi rebels. The report, titled ‘Strategies of the Coalition in the Yemen War: Aerial Bombardment and Food War’, is a compilation […]

A Wall Street analyst just toured the Tesla factory, and says the SEC’s settlement with Elon Musk is overshadowing beefed-up Model 3 production (TSLA)

Benjamin Zhang/Business Insider Tesla hit the headlines again last week following the SEC’s lawsuit and subsequent settlement with its CEO Elon Musk.  One Wall Street analyst who recently toured Tesla’s Fremont, California factory says that the regulatory news is overshadowing significant upgrades at the facility.  Now all focus is on the company’s ability to deliver cars […]

Tesla reportedly met its ambitious quarterly Model 3 production goal

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is having a lousy week, but the company might have something to crow about. A source speaking to Electrek (historically accurate with these rumors) has reported that Tesla met its lofty target of building at least 50,000 Model 3 cars over its summer quarter, producing about 51,000 examples of the ‘entry-level’ […]

Panasonic completing 3 new cell production lines at Tesla’s Gigafactory

Enlarge / An automobile chassis sits on display inside a Tesla Motors Inc. store in Munich, Germany, on Monday, March 30, 2015. (credit: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg via Getty Images) In a Tuesday interview with Bloomberg, the head of Panasonic’s Automotive Division said that the company was on track to complete an additional three battery-cell production lines at […]

The Vision iNext is BMW’s Crystal Ball, Slated for Production in 2021

BMW has showcased the new flagship SUV for the electric i brand. Called the Vision iNext, the vehicle’s aim is to make customers appreciate what’s on the inside — which is important when you’re moving into mobility and out of driving. BMW claims that the model represents the union of vehicular autonomy, connectivity, electrification, and […]

Digital Side Mirrors Become a Production Reality, but You Can’t Get Your Hands on One Just Yet

I’ll admit it — my brow furrowed after first glimpsing the digital side mirrors adorning the Japanese-market 2019 Lexus ES. Strange, foreign, and unnecessary, the automaker’s new “Digital Outer Mirrors” seem like an answer to a question no one asked, but obviously someone did. My next thought was how this would meld well with automakers’ infuriating […]

Genesis Essentia is not yet headed for production, despite some reports

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Coupe,Concept Cars,Electric,Future,Luxury,Specialty,Genesis But what the N.Y. Auto Show favorite does get made? What would it be like? Continue reading Genesis Essentia is not yet headed for production, despite some reports Genesis Essentia is not yet headed for production, despite some reports originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 07 […]

Mercedes teases production electric SUV ahead of September 4th reveal

Mercedes is nearly done with showing off concepts and prototypes for the EQC. The automaker has teased the production version of the electric SUV in a video that promises a full reveal at its September 4th event in Stockholm. While it’s only the briefest peek, the clip makes clear that this won’t be quite as […]

Behave: Jaguar Putting Electric E-Type Into Production

The sexiest car ever built rides again, only this time it won’t emit pollutants from its slender, chrome tailpipes. Jaguar Land Rover Classic, the automaker’s parts and servicing arm for old British tin, has announced a production version of its 2017 E-Type Zero concept will be made available to buyers. Yes, this is the vehicle […]

Tesla reworked 86 percent of Model 3s to reach production target

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Green,Plants/Manufacturing,Tesla,Sedan,Electric,Luxury Its first pass yield rate was much lower than competitors. Continue reading Tesla reworked 86 percent of Model 3s to reach production target Tesla reworked 86 percent of Model 3s to reach production target originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 21 Aug 2018 15:45:00 EDT. Please see […]