February 24, 2024

EV Madness: ‘100% Electric’ Google Bus Loses Power, Smashes into Multiple Cars on San Francisco Street

A “100% electric” Google commuter bus left a trail of damaged cars and concerns in its wake on Castro Street in San Francisco Monday after reportedly losing power and rolling down a hill out of control. One person was reportedly hospitalized with injuries sustained in the accident. SFist reports that an electric Google commuter bus

J.D. Vance Plan Hikes Auto Worker Wages by Abolishing Biden’s Electric Vehicles Mandates

Sen. J.D. Vance (R-OH) wants to offer much-needed wage hikes to American auto workers by replacing President Joe Biden’s Electric Vehicle (EV) mandates with tax credits for gas-powered cars made in the United States at high-wage plants. Vance’s “Drive American Act” would eliminate more than $100 billion in EV subsidies from the Biden administration and

UAW President: 20% of Big Three Powertrain Workers Stand to Lose Jobs Under Electric Vehicle Transition

On Monday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” UAW President Shawn Fain discussed endorsing a candidate in the 2024 presidential race and stated that there are issues with workers possibly being left behind in the transition from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles, and stated that “20% of the powertrain workers in the Big Three stand

Pete Buttigieg Struggles to Find Reliable Electric Vehicle Charger 

United States Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg, an ardent proponent of electric vehicles (EVs), admitted he has trouble finding reliable electric vehicle charging stations while he is traveling on the road.  Buttigieg complained to the Wall Street Journal about public EV charging stations as President Joe Biden’s administration launched an effort to revamp the more than

Driverless Electric Car Mayhem Is Exactly What This City Deserves

Remember when progress meant making things better? Of course that was before progressives reversed the meaning of the word. Very much like woke now means sound asleep. In many ways, San Francisco has become the poster child for total incompetence. From providing drug addicts with drugs, to allowing people to defecate and urinate on the […]

The VW Microbus is back: Electric Volkswagen ID. Buzz van revealed for USA

Volkswagen is grooving back to the future. The automaker has revealed the ID. Buzz minivan that will be going on sale in the U.S. next year. The all-electric vehicle’s design was heavily inspired by the classic VW Microbus. Two-tone paint combinations will be offered for even more of a retro touch. THE VW ID.2ALL IS […]

Republican Attorneys General Blast Biden Admin’s Proposed Electric Vehicle Regulations

Attorneys general for Kentucky and West Virginia are leading a letter signed by more than 2src Republican state attorneys general that blast President Joe Biden’s administration over its proposed Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule that would force auto manufacturers to make more electric vehicles. The proposed rule would force auto manufacturers to grow today’s 8.4

Jeremy Renner uses electric wheelchair at theme park while recovering from traumatic snowplow accident

Jeremy Renner enjoyed spring break with his family at an amusement park, thanks to the help of an electric wheelchair. The 52-year-old “Mayor of Kingstown” star has kept his fans updated with his recovery efforts following the near-fatal accident at his home near Lake Tahoe on New Year’s Day, when he was crushed by a […]

Electric Vehicles Bleeding Red Ink: Ford Is Losing Billions on EVs

Ford Motor Company says its electric vehicle (EV) unit, “Ford Model e,” is losing billions of dollars, and should be viewed as a startup company. Model e has lost $3 billion before taxes over the last two years, and is expected to lose another $3 billion this year as the company invests in the new technology

Ford, Chinese Firm Plan $3.5B Electric Vehicle Battery Plant in Michigan

Ford Motor Company and China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. (CATL) are planning a $3.5 billion electric vehicle battery plant in Marshall, Michigan. The plant, celebrated by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D), will be owned by Ford through a subsidiary while collaborating with CATL — China’s premier electric vehicle battery supplier. Ford hopes to open the plant in

Forget Tesla and Electric Cars. E-Bikes Are the Future of Transportation.

There was a time—an instant really—when it seemed like e-bike advocates had captured lightning in a bottle.The E-BIKE Act, a bill introduced by Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) in 2021, was placed in the Inflation Reduction Act that was passed by the House of Representatives in 2022. It would have rewarded

‘Con Man:’ Founder of Electric Truck Company Nikola Convicted of Fraud

Trevor Milton, the founder of electric truck maker Nikola, was convicted of fraud after being accused of bragging about nonexistent technology in an attempt to inflate his company’s stock price. “Trevor Milton is a con man,” Assistant U.S. Attorney Jordan Estes said. “He lied to investors to get their money, plain and simple.” On Friday, a federal

Schneider Electric Recalls Surgeloc™ Surge Protection Devices Due to Fire Hazard

Due to the extraordinary circumstances surrounding COVID-19, some of the remedies identified in recall press releases may not be available at this time. Consumers should check with recalling firms for further details. It is important to remember that CPSC and recalling firms urge consumers not to use recalled products. Recalled Schneider Electric Surgeloc Surge Protection…

Trump: I’d Get ‘Electric Chair’ for Cheating on Debates Like Hillary

GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — Republican nominee Donald Trump told an audience of roughly 8,000 cheering fans that if he had cheated in presidential debates the way rival Hillary Clinton had, he would be sent to the “electric chair.” Trump was commenting on the revelation by Wikileaks on Monday that CNN commentator Donna Brazile, who is […]

FBI Warns of Cyber Threat to Electric Grid – WATCH

Three months after a Department of Homeland Security intelligence report downplayed the threat of a cyber attack against the U.S. electrical grid, DHS and the FBI began a nationwide program warning of the dangers faced by U.S. utilities from damaging cyber attacks like the recent hacking against Ukraine’s power grid. The nationwide campaign by DHS […]

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