Electric Cars

 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes previews first of ‘EQ’ electric cars with SUV concept

Mercedes-Benz’s much-hyped electric car concept has finally made its 2016 Paris auto show debut. Like Volkswagen’s own I.D. concept on display in Paris, the star of Mercedes’ stand previews the first of the automaker’s next-generation electric cars. The concept is called the... read more

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2016 Tesla Model S P100D on the drag strip

Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 s, quarter-mile in the 10s

The 100-kilowatt-hour electric car has arrived in the form of the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D, and boy is it quick. The folks from DragTimes got access to one of the... read more September 25, 2016 by


 
Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3

Venturi and Ohio State University set 341.4 mph electric car record

French firm Venturi may be most widely recognized for its expensive, oddball electric cars like the America SUV and Fetish sports car, but it’s also known in some... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Tesla 8.0 software update

Here’s what’s new with Tesla's 8.0 software update

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday started beaming out its version 8.0 over-the-air software update to its customers’ Model S and Model X vehicles. As the company outlined... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive revealed

Smart was one of the first mainstream automakers to introduce an electric car when it launched its original ForTwo Electric Drive last decade. Now it’s become the first... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Formula E car in New York City

Formula E to race in New York

It may have missed out on a Formula One race but New York City will get to host back-to-back rounds of the Formula E Championship. Organizers of the electric car racing... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
Nikola Motor Company electric UTV

Nikola Motor Company reveals wicked all-electric UTV

Nikola Motor Company is the Utah-based startup that promises to bring the world an extended-range electric semi truck. They say it will have 2,000 horsepower and a massive... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV priced from $37,495

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has stuck to its word of bringing the 200-plus-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV to market for about $37,500. On Tuesday GM confirmed the starting price... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2016 Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloce (SV)

Lamborghini mulling electric car based on Porsche Mission E tech?

Could Lamborghini completely skip the hybrid concept and go straight to pure electric power? Autobild says the Italian firm is considering a supercar based on technology... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain confirmed for 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes-Benz is going after the premium soft-roader segment dominated by Audi’s Allroad offerings and Volvo’s expanding Cross Country range. Mercedes has... read more September 15, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Zava Prometheus

Italian firm promises 1,341-horsepower electric car

An Italian firm by the name of Zava claims to be developing an electric car capable of accelerating from 0-62 mph in 2.0 seconds. Such pace would make Zava’s car... read more September 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV promises 238-mile range

Chevrolet on Tuesday confirmed its 2017 Bolt EV electric hatchback will be coming with an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles. That beats Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] 215-mi... read more September 13, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Tesla's 8.0 software update addresses Autopilot shortcomings

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Sunday provided the first details on a software update that addresses some of the shortcomings of its semi-autonomous driving aid known as Autopilot. The... read more September 11, 2016 by


 
2017 Karma Revero

2017 Karma Revero preview

No, it’s not 2011 all over again. And no, you’re not looking at a Fisker Karma. This is the 2017 Karma Revero. The extended-range electric sedan was formally... read more September 9, 2016 by


 
Varsovia concept

Varsovia concept brings electric luxury by way of Poland

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has proven that a startup company can bring its own vision of motoring future to the road, although in its case there were taxpayers taking much of... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
Jaguar electric SUV test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Jaguar electric SUV spy shots

Within hours of Jaguar unveiling its I-Type 1 Formula E race car, a test mule for the automaker’s first production electric car has been spotted. The test mule is based... read more September 8, 2016 by


 
 

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