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Here’s how many Model 3 cars Tesla has made so far this year

Tesla is in a race to ramp up its manufacturing of the Model 3 — a process CEO Elon Musk has called "production hell." The effort has been beset by bottlenecks, and the company has gone as far as flying equipment in from Germany to speed up the process.
Audi's electric car plans won't be deterred by the arrest of company CEO Rupert Stadler.

The downfall of Audi’s CEO won’t affect the company’s plans to take on Tesla, experts say

Audi CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday in Germany. Like the rest of the auto industry, Audi is on the verge of a significant shift toward electric vehicles. But analysts said Stadler's arrest won't disrupt Audi's electrification plans.
The Porsche Taycan will arrive in 2019.

Porsche’s Tesla rival will be called the Taycan — here’s what we know about the car

Porsche's first fully-electric car will be called the Taycan, the company revealed on Friday. It will have a range of over 300 miles, produce over 600 horsepower, and accelerate from 0-60 mph in under 3.5 seconds.

Tesla’s new Gigafactory robots that are supposed to help it ramp up Model 3 production aren’t working yet

The new robots Tesla had flown in from Germany in May that are supposed to help with battery production are still not fully operational. Yet, CEO Elon Musk said he remains confident that the company will be able to reach its goal of making 5,000 Model 3 cars per week by the end of June.

The number of electric cars on the road has more than doubled over the last three years

Electric cars that can cover more distance, are more aesthetically pleasing, and give drivers flexibility are contributing the rapid growth, as is an increase in the number of charging points.

Internal documents reveal Tesla is blowing through an insane amount of raw material and cash to make Model 3s, and production is still a nightmare

About one-third of the raw material Tesla tries to turn into Model 3s at its Gigafactory ends up as scrap, internal documents show. It's not efficient. It's not environmentally friendly. It's not technologically impressive. And it might not be safe either.
The Chevy Bolt performed well in unusual circumstances.

I drove an electric car for the first time under intense conditions — and it performed surprisingly well

I drove an electric vehicle, a Chevy Bolt, for the first time on an autocross course. Almost none of the maneuvers required by the course would apply to everyday driving, but the course demonstrated how the Bolt could hold up in unusual circumstances.
Ford's F-150 4X4 XLT Sport is one of AAA's Top Green Vehicles of 2018.

These are the 10 best cars to buy if you care about the planet

In early May, AAA announced the 2018 winners of its Top Green Vehicle award. Tesla's Model S and Model X won a combined four of the 10 categories. The vehicles were evaluated on 13 criteria, including fuel economy, safety, performance, and ride quality.
The original Volkswagen microbus went out of production in 2013 due to safety concerns.

VW’s iconic microbus is making a comeback in 2022 — and it’s getting a big update

Volkswagen's I.D. Buzz will feature a customizable interior and features that will eventually move the car toward autonomous driving.
Carlos Ghosn

The CEO of the world’s largest car company flexes on Tesla, touts best-selling electric cars, and says range anxiety is no longer an issue

Carlos Ghosn, the CEO of the Renault Nissan Alliance, the world's largest automotive company, said the secret formula to building successful electric vehicles is to give them just enough range to suit customer's needs while also making them accessible to more buyers.