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Germany is buying more electric cars than California. That's good news for Tesla.

The growth has been fueled in part by aggressive subsidies for buyers.

A former Tesla employee who filed a whistleblower tip is paying the company $400,000 for divulging trade secrets, following a 2-year dispute with Elon Musk

The proposed settlement, which Tripp has agreed to, follows more than two years of conflict between Tripp and Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

The rise and fall of the Nikola Badger, the all-electric Cybertruck rival that never was

Nikola Motor Company's Badger all-electric pickup truck was one of the most highly anticipated products from the startup, and on the EV market as a whole.

This Swedish startup created an electric, autonomous freight vehicle that it says will hit roads next year

Einride has created what it calls the world's first electric autonomous heavy cargo transport vehicle that has been driven on public roads: the Pod.

100-mph Tesla Model 3 crash sent hundreds of scorching battery cells flying, started a fire in a house, and took 3 hours to clean up

Two cells broke through nearby windows — one landed in someone's lap, while the other landed on a bed and caught the sheets on fire, the police said.

Uber is reportedly in talks to sell its self-driving vehicle division to a startup run by former Uber, Tesla, and Google executives and backed by Amazon

ATG has been hobbled by a deadly crash, infighting, and unreliable tech — leading investors to lose patience and sparking rumors the company would try to offload the struggling unit.

Nikola says it built the first prototype of its electric semitruck as it reports third-quarter losses and grapples with fraud allegations

It built the prototype in partnership with manufacturer IVECO, and plans to finish four more prototypes by the end of the year.

Ford just unveiled its $45,000 all-electric Transit van it says will be 40% cheaper to maintain than the gas-powered one

The E-Transit will be available as cargo, cutaway, or chassis cab versions, and will have three different height and body length options.

Fully electric vehicles will see a faster transition and more investment than hybrids, GM's chief sustainability officer says

"I think we'll see a faster transition to pure EV's," GM chief sustainability officer Dane Parker said.

Walmart teams with electric self-driving carmaker Cruise in the retail giant's latest push for futuristic delivery technology

"Technology that has the potential to not only save customers time and money but also be helpful to the planet is technology we want to learn more about," Walmart SVP of Customer Product Tom Ward wrote.

The first Tesla taxi in NYC just hit the streets as the city's only electric yellow cab. The plan is for hundreds more to join it.

One year after New York approved the Tesla Model 3 to enter its fleet of yellow cabs, the first one has hit the streets.

Porsche created a huge EV charging truck that can recharge 10 Porsche Taycans at once — see how it works

The charging truck has a power rating of 3.2 megawatts with its 2.1-megawatt hour battery system.

The maker of this new electric bus of the future just received an $118 million investment from BlackRock to build a US factory

Arrival has unveiled a zero-emissions public transit bus with configurable seating arrangements to promote social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic.

This Swiss EV startup will be led by a bunch of former Tesla, BMW, Porsche, and Volkswagen bosses

Piëch Automotive is a Swiss EV sports car startup that’s headed up by ex-BMW, Tesla, Porsche, and Volkswagen employees.

Walmart Canada more than triples its order of Tesla Semis to 130 electric trucks

The new order comes as part of Walmart Canada's plan to convert 20% of its fleet to electric by 2022.

Wall Street is ditching automakers like Ford and GM in favor of untested electric car startups

Legacy automakers have been in a slump during recent years, while newer startups continue to climb.

Rivian's 'beautiful' cars, $6 billion war chest, and deals with Amazon and Ford put it at the front of the pack of startups vying to be the next Tesla, VCs say

Rivian and Lucid Motors are the electric-vehicle startups most likely to follow Nikola and Fisker by going public, experts say.

Chinese Tesla rival Nio wants to lower the price of owning an EV by selling cars and leasing their batteries

On Thursday, Chinese electric vehicle maker Nio announced plans for a "battery as a service" option with its cars.

Cadillac just unveiled its Lyriq electric car

The first all-electric vehicle the brand has ever produced and that will challenge Tesla.

This $24,000 electric motorcycle lets owners swap out parts over time to avoid becoming obsolete

The Luna is the first street-legal electric motorcycle from Brooklyn-based startup Tarform.

These are the 5 leaders in the self-driving-car race

Business Insider takes an in-depth look at the most expansive self-driving-car tests taking place in the US in a new report.

Airbus' self-flying plane just completed successful taxi, take-off, and landing tests, opening the door for fully autonomous flight

The project's successful completion opens the door for fully autonomous flights as autopilot already handles most of the functions while airborne.

How a former soldier went from self-taught truck driver to helping Alphabet's Waymo usher in the era of self-driving semis

Jon Rainwater instructs safety drivers for Waymo Via, the self-driving company's freight and deliveries unit.

Elon Musk says Tesla's 'full self-driving' option will get more expensive - again - on July 1

The full self-driving package will increase in price by $1,000, to $8,000.

Henrik Fisker says most electric-vehicle startups will die off in the next 3 years as they struggle with the same thing that almost made Tesla go bankrupt

Production challenges nearly put Tesla out of business, but the electric-car maker is beginning to overcome them.

A wave of consolidation is coming for the autonomous-vehicle business as industry insiders say it's getting harder for startups to raise money in the wake of COVID-19

The economic disruptions caused by the spread of the novel coronavirus may speed up consolidation in the autonomous-vehicle industry, Aurora Innovation CEO Chris Urmson said in an interview Business Insider

Cruise adds a chief legal officer as the nearly $20 billion self-driving startup bolsters its executive ranks (GM)

Cruise has hired prominent California lawyer Jeff Bleich, a former US Ambassador to Australia, as its chief legal officer.

This startup wants to fly you from Manhattan to Boston in 36 minutes for less than the price of a first-class airline ticket — here's how

Aerospace startup Transcend Air is aiming to offer airline-style service between the downtown areas of major cities using vertical take-off and land aircraft.

A startup backed by Goldman Sachs is measuring shadows from space to track the world's oil supply — and it's yielding shocking numbers that no one else has

Orbital Insight is using a novel combination of satellite imagery, radar and computer vision to estimate global oil supply.

Tesla is hiking the price of its semi-autonomous 'Full Self-Driving' package soon in anticipation of new over-the-air updates

Tesla plans to bump up the price of its "Full Self-Driving" feature on July 1, Elon Musk said in a tweet on Friday. 

An Autonomous Trucking Startup Stays the (Very Long) Course

Ike chief engineer Nancy Sun talks about how self-driving technology will create a safer, more productive industry.

Brutal chart shows just show much Uber's core ride-hailing business has been hollowed out by coronavirus

New data from SuperFly shows Uber rides in the US have fallen by as much as 94%.

Detroit Auto Show canceled amid plans to repurpose its venue as temporary coronavirus field hospital

Several other car-related events have been canceled or delayed due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

This $200,000 electric sports car comes with a holographic driving instructor and a giant tail fin for aerodynamics

UK-based boutique carmaker Apex Motors unveiled its latest electric supercar, the AP-0 concept, earlier this month.

There are now 7 upcoming electric pickup trucks like the Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T — here's how they will compare

There are currently seven electric pickup trucks on the horizon in the US: Tesla's Cybertruck, Nikola's Badger, Bollinger's B2, Lordstown Motor's Endurance, Ford's electric F-150, GMC's Hummer EV, and Rivian's R1T. All of the vehicles have varying specifications and prices. Of the 11 different specifications compared, Tesla's Cybertruck came out as "best in category" five times.

How Cruise is testing its self-driving cars after the pandemic forced its vehicle fleet off California roads

General Motors' autonomous vehicle unit Cruise is still testing its cars while its fleet is off the roads in California amid the coronavirus pandemic.

These are the 5 leaders in the self-driving-car race

In this report, Business Insider Intelligence takes an in-depth look at the most expansive self-driving car tests taking place in the US, and offers insights on the leaders in the self-driving car race.

See inside a $4,000 electric 3-wheel camper with a full kitchen and room for 2 adults

Elektro Frosch has created an electric camper on three wheels that comes with a tent, kitchen, and awning.

Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle has been a total flop, but here are 12 other e-bikes from scrappy upstarts that may find the success it couldn't

Harley-Davidson's CEO stepped down late last month amid struggles at the company, including lackluster sales of the brand's first electric motorcycle, the LiveWire.