Fastest charging for Porsche Taycan will be exclusive to CCS standard

2020 Porsche TaycanPorsche last month rolled out the Taycan electric car in Japan for the first time, with a charging demonstration in cooperation with the charging-hardware provider ABB. The demonstration charger featured with the Taycan, which will have Japan’s ubiquitous CHAdeMO charge port when it’s for sale in the country, was said to be capable of...

Lasers or magnets? Tesla patents suggest windshield-wiper innovation

Tesla CybertruckThe Tesla Cybertruck has a very large windshield. And while it might be coincidence, it so happens that Tesla has been paying more than the usual attention this year to advanced technology that keeps windshields clean. One of these pieces of technology might include a laser-based system. Such a system, as detailed in a range of possibilities too...

2012-2017 Mitsubishi i-MiEV recalled for brake issue

2016 Mitsubishi i-MiEVAlthough the Mitsubishi i-MiEV electric car may seem like a relic from another time, when the best chance of EVs succeeding cast them as super-utilitarian urban lightweights, the Japanese automaker still builds the i-MiEV, and it was discontinued for the U.S. just over two years ago. Last week a new recall for the 2012-2017 i-MiEV, in U.S. spec...