The Electric Road Trip team is digesting two months of in-depth national reporting on the electric vehicle and mobility in America. Stay tuned for our final analysis in the Nov. 13 edition of the newsletter.
— Joel Kirkland, E&E News enterprise editor
IN THE NEWS
Regulators are investigating battery safety and software management issues in Tesla's Model S and Model X cars after a series of fires led to claims that Tesla mishandled the dangerous defect. E&E News
Critics of Toyota have turned their attention to the car company's latest public relations campaign, accusing it of overhyping its record of fuel efficiency and emissions reductions. E&E News
Engineers say a new battery design could make it possible for electric vehicle drivers to get up to 300 miles on a 10-minute charge. E&E News
With an impeachment trial looming, members of Congress and interest groups are stepping up pressure to pass an extension of the federal EV tax credit. E&E News