Tesla Motors, the company that is building the successful electric car Tesla Model S, is using Ubuntu to power its displays and is looking for designers. Tesla Motors has made a name for itself with its insane performance electric cars.
2013 Toyota RAV4 EV Test Drive and Assessment – Electric and Efficient The RAV4 EV is the result of a partnership amongst Toyota and electric automobile maker Tesla. Actually, it's the outcome of a partnership in between Toyota Motor Corporation's President Akio Toyoda and Tesla's Chairman, Item Architect and CEO, Elon Musk. Read far more [...]
Apple VP of Product Design Doug Field is leaving the company for Tesla according to a press release from the automaker today. Field will head programs that will drive the development of new vehicles for the electric car maker.
Ford Motors today is announcing the acquisition of Livio Radio, a maker of a platform for in-car apps, with a focus on audio and music services. This is the car-maker’s first technology acquisition in 13 years. The Ferndale, MI-based startup — now a subsidiary of Ford’s Global Technologies Group — will continue to operate under the original name.
Tesla Motors has launched its Chinese site, Tousule.cn, as it prepares to sell its electric cars, the Model S and Model X, in China (h/t TechNode). The site is currently taking pre-orders with with a reservation fee of RMB 250,000, or about USD $41,000 USD.