Mach-E Held Back by Legacy Dealerships

So, you placed your order for a Mustang Mach-E. You’re all set and know what car you’re going to get and how much you’re going to have to pay for it… right? Don’t be so sure. Gustavo Henrique Ruffo makes a great point over at InsideEVs with an article titled “Ford Still Carries an Extra […]

Drivers Use Phones 20% of the Time

Bloomberg has a story featuring data from a company called TrueMotion that apparenly helps insurance companies monitor phone usage while driving: Across the U.S., many states have distracted-driving laws in place. Yet federal studies estimate over 3,000 people a year die from distracted driving, and safety experts believe the actual number is far higher. Bloomberg To give you some context […]

Autonomy Within Reach: Tesla Seeds 2019.40.2

A few select users running the old Nvidia hardware have started receiving the first seeds of Tesla software 2019.40.2. Tesla seems to be rapidly releasing minor features that will bring Autopilot to a feature complete state, and this update continues that trend with two new additions: Adjacent Lane Speed Adjustments Stop Sign Detection Adjacent Lane […]

EV Battery Prices Fell 87% This Decade

As we approach the end of 2019 and begin to enter the 20s it’s kind of amazing to look back at just how far battery costs have fallen this decade: Battery prices, which were above $1,100 per kilowatt-hour in 2010, have fallen 87% in real terms to $156/kWh in 2019. By 2023, average prices will […]