Never Mind Tesla, BMW’s the Real Deal for a Buyout

No sooner had Elon Musk tweeted his tentative proposal to take Tesla Inc. private, than a Source: BMW Unlike Tesla, BMW gets no credit for its long-term thinking, which includes early investments in electric vehicles such as the i3 – not the prettiest car, to be sure, but very impressive technically.…

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Volkswagen will build two all-electric vehicles in the United States

Volkswagen is just one of a number of multinational car companies that is pushing into electric fleets, likely triggered by the overwhelmingly positive response of Tesla's all-electric vehicles.Image: timothy a. clary/AFP/Getty Images Volkswagen wants to electrify the United States. The German automaker confirmed to European car website Autocar that it…

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Lets Talk About All Those Electric Scooters

NB: Since you’re in Los Angeles: Given that the scooter business in the U.S. kicked off in Santa Monica, and that the city recently passed a pretty California is debating whether surfing should be the state sport and getting pushback from skateboarding advocates. I’m with the skateboard faction.) The other half of…

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Why Subaru Is Happy to Be Last in Electric Race

Subaru owners are a green bunch. They tend to bike, camp and kayak more than other drivers and inordinately live in the parts of the U.S. with the toughest emissions mandates. The company plays to this ecological image by producing more than 1 million vehicles each year Crosstrek SUV, combining gas engines with electric motors. A fully electric…

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