Tesla’s Navigate on Autopilot feature, which enables autonomous lane change on the highway, has suggested a lane change into oncoming traffic for a Model 3 driver. expand full story
Ecobee smart thermostats w/ HomeKit from $120, LED light bulbs, and more in today’s Green Deals
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BMW is leaning toward making its next-generation i8 sports car an all-electric model, according to a new report.
Apple reportedly offered to buy Tesla at around $240 per share back in 2013.
The bid from six years ago is now being reported as Tesla’s share price has dipped under the price Apple was allegedly willing to pay. expand full story
Honda is now taking reservations for its upcoming all-electric Honda e urban car in four European markets.
Tesla significantly reduced the base price today of its newly upgraded Model S and Model X vehicles that launched just a month ago. expand full story
In today’s EGEB:
- Xcel Energy shifting to solar — and more — as it plans to phase out coal in Minnesota by 2030.
- Construction has started on a large wind project in Kansas.
- The Brits are helping the US with offshore wind, as coastal populations adjust to turbines.
- A small Canadian town looks to hit 100% renewable energy by next year.
Tesla is finally starting to expand the rollout of its new more powerful Supercharger V3 stations a few months after unveiling the latest generation of its fast-charging stations. expand full story
Unu, one of Europe’s leading budget electric scooter companies, has a brand new ride. Unu just launched their second generation electric scooter, which comes with a total redesign.