US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted

US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted

US Ban on Laptops in Airline Cabins Lifted The ban on laptops in the cabins of planes flying from the Middle East to the US is over, as federal officials say that large airports in the region have taken other steps to increase security. Those measures include checking electronic devices to make sure they do […]

China’s Building the Equivalent of 3 Musk Gigafactories

China’s Building the Equivalent of 3 Musk Gigafactories

China’s Building the Equivalent of 3 Musk Gigafactories $TSLA Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) hype-mister, Elon Musk, gets the attention, but small companies in China have plans to build battery factories that can supply an additional 120 gigawatt-hours of power a year by Y  2021. By comparison, Mr. Musk’s Tesla plant in Nevada will have the capacity to make 35 gigawatts-hours […]

The World of EV’s Need Massive Supply of High Grade Lithium

The World of EV’s Need Massive Supply of High Grade Lithium

The World of EV’s Need Massive Supply of High Grade Lithium Experts say that the amount of lithium being produced in North America will not be enough to meet the growing demand for EVs (electrical vehicles) but that some of problem might/might not be alleviated via recycling, According to a report from the US EPA: […]

Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars

Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars

Paris Auto Show: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Says No Electric Cars $RACE Almost daily we see another major automotive brand announcing a battery-electric power initiative aka EV. But, not at Ferrari. The Italian Supercar maker is determined that there will be no silent surge of power in its near future, even as Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche, and BMW all […]

BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory

BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory

BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) to Triple Size of California Factory $BYDDF Chinese car, bus and battery maker BYD (OTCMKT:BYDDF) announced recently that it will expand its EV (electric vehicle) plant in Lancaster, California, 3X’ing the size of its facility, employment and production capability in next 3 years. Stella Li, President of BYD America, said at a groundbreaking […]

Tesla Model S (NASDAQ:TSLA) Catches Fire in France

Tesla Model S (NASDAQ:TSLA) Catches Fire in France

Tesla Model S (NASDAQ:TSLA) Catches Fire in France, Burns to Ground $TSLA A Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) EV (electric vehicle) caught fire during a promotional tour in southwest France, and those aboard escaped unharmed. A brand new Tesla Model S abruptly caught fire while prospective buyers were test-driving it as part of a event organized by the […]

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk

“Zero Emissions” from Electric Vehicles is Bunk $TSLA Electric vehicles (EV) are seen by many as the harbinger of an environmentally Neutral future. Industry as assure consumers of “Zero Emissions,” and US President Barack Hussein Obama promised a 1-M on the road by Y 2015. Another, failed promise from the “Hopemiester” as less than 450-K […]