Tesla drops annual servicing for 'as needed' repair model
Electric cars are less maintenance heavy.
Volkswagen will use Tesla batteries at its charging stations
Tesla PowerPacks will be placed at more than 100 charging stations.
The Senate is considering extending EV tax credits
If it passes, new Tesla buyers can cash in on $7,500.
Renault-Nissan and Didi plan self-driving ride service in China
Didi is talking to Kia and others about robo-vehicles, too.
China's extension of EV tax rebates is good news for car makers
Buyers will get a 10 percent deduction for three more years.
Toyota and Panasonic explore 'prismatic' EV batteries together
Toyota is looking to Tesla's favorite battery supplier for its own EVs.
Can Tesla avoid becoming the BlackBerry of electric cars?
Building cars is hard.
Mazda and Toyota will work together to design EVs
Supplier Denso is also part of the 'supergroup' for electric cars.
Williams redesigns the chassis for lighter and stronger EVs
The new chassis creates less waste, is stronger and 40 percent lighter than existing vehicle platforms.