Emerging Technology

Tesla Model S will get Performance-Boosting Battery

  Tesla has dropped hints that it’s ready to extend the range of its electric cars (there was an allusion to a “P100D” hidden in firmware), but it now looks like that long-distance technology is getting closer to fruition. Dutch regulators have  Dutch regulators have approved the100D and P100D versions of both the Model S and Model X, hinting …

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GM buys tech start-up

General Motors has sent the all-electric Chevy Bolt EV to the streets of Scottsdale Arizona for trial runs. Cruise Automation, the autonomous driving systems company recently purchased by GM for $581 million, is wasting no time expanding tests of its latest self-driving car, the Chevy Bolt EV. After two short months of being brought under the …

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BlueIndy Parent Company Wins Bid for EV Car-Sharing Project in Singapore

French-based company Bolloré Group has won the bid for an electric car sharing project in Singapore. It’s the first such project in Asia for the company. According to Singapore officials, by the year 2020, the car sharing fleet will consist of 1,000 vehicles. The government spent a year studying 13 different proposals before picking Bolloré. Singapore’s …

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Evercar, formerly Vision Fleet, is Expanding Drastically

Featured in the April/May 2016 issue of Charged Magazine, Michael Brylawski, CEO and founder of Evercar, talks about his company and how he plans to expand in the future. Brylawski is an MIT graduate who founded Vision Fleet about three years ago and later changed the name to Evercar to better align with their vision. …

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Indianapolis Airport is Going Blue – BlueIndy Opens Largest Station Yet

The all-electric carsharing service, BlueIndy, has launched one of its largest stations at the Indianapolis International Airport. The new station will have 20 spaces to provide airport customers with BlueIndy’s carsharing vehicles. To use a BlueIndy electric vehicle, the rate is $8 for 20 minutes plus a $6 airport surcharge. After 20 minutes, it’s 40 …

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BlueIndy program featured in Automotive News

Earlier this week, Automotive News published a feature article on the BlueIndy all-electric car sharing program in Indianapolis, which highlighted its early adoption rates of more than 500 members in the first few weeks of operation. One early adopter, who already got rid of her personal vehicle, said, “I’m thrilled not to have the car …

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