Daily Archives: November 19, 2016

Musk: Tesla Model 3 Supercharging Plan Will Prioritize Road-Trip Juice

Tesla Model 3

Buyers of the Tesla Model 3, the upcoming $35,000 mass-market electric car from the California automaker, could get free access to its Supercharger network of DC fast chargers—although, perhaps, if and only if they’re on a long-distance road trip. Tesla recently announced plans to reel in free and unlimited use of its Superchargers, a perk that’s ...

Buick Velite Concept Sounds Familiar, Looks Familiar, Is Actually All New

China

November 19, 2016 at 9:00 am by Greg Fink | Photography by THE MANUFACTURER Some 12-plus years ago, the Buick Velite convertible made its debut at the 2004 New York auto show. That concept never went anywhere, but now the tri-shield brand has taken the wraps off another show car bearing the name Velite. Unveiled at the Guangzhou auto show ...

Lyft Urges NHTSA: Help States Work Together on Automated-Vehicle Policy

Lyft mustache logo seen in car window

Even as the federal government assumes a larger role in shaping rules of the road for self-driving cars, concerns persist that a new policy doesn’t do enough to help automakers and tech companies deploy cars across the country. In public comments submitted in response to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s new Federal Automated Vehicles Policy, representatives ...