Electric Cars

 
Tesla Supercharger fast-charging system for electric cars

Could Elon Musk's Tesla take on 7-Eleven next?

Charging an electric car isn't exactly the same as stopping at a local fuel station to fill up in a matter of minutes. In fact, owners of electric vehicles often wait for 20 to 30 minutes while their car charges. Tesla may be interested in making the wait time at its Supercharger stations a tad... read more

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Arnold Schwarzenegger introduces the Kreisel Hummer H1 electric conversion

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s dream of an electric Hummer H1 comes true thanks to Kreisel

Arnold Schwarzenegger was influential in getting AM General’s military-duty Humvee converted for civilian use in the 1990s. Since then his environmental consciousness... read more September 20, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Mitsubishi e-Evolution concept debuting at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

A Mitsubishi Evo concept is coming, and it's an electric SUV

After multiple generations, Mitsubishi put its rally-bred Lancer Evolution out to pasture last year. Execs at the Japanese firm have been hinting for several years about a... read more September 19, 2017 by


 
Reservation for EQ electric SUV on Mercedes-Benz’s Norwegian website

You can already reserve Mercedes’ EQC electric SUV in Norway

The first product from Mercedes-Benz’s new EQ sub-brand for electrified cars will be a small electric SUV labeled the EQC. The vehicle was previewed by the Generation... read more September 19, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz EQA concept, 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Batteries included: Mercedes, VW pledge allegiance to electrification

The 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show was full of new cars and futuristic designs, but one word hummed in the background: electrification. Many major automakers announced that they... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Tesla mobile battery swapping rig patent

Patent filing suggests Tesla still interested in battery swapping

Tesla first toyed with the idea of battery swapping three years ago, only to walk away from the service less than one year later. Despite this, the electric-car maker may... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Nissan IDx NISMO (left) and IDx Freeflow concepts, 2013 Tokyo Motor Show

Could Nissan IMX trademark hint at IDx-like electric car?

Nissan has recently been discovered to have filed a trademark filing for the “IMX” name with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The filing, discovered... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Genesis G70

Genesis cars won't get N treatment

Contrary to previous claims, Hyundai’s new N performance division won’t be tuning models from Genesis anytime soon. That’s the word of Genesis boss Manfred... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Fuso eCanter

Daimler beats Tesla to electric truck production with Fuso eCanter

Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck... read more September 17, 2017 by


 
GKN Twinster eAxle

GKN Drivelines introduces off-the-shelf torque-vectoring eAxle

Last week we saw Bosch reveal its "e-axle" off-the-shelf" electric powertain solution for automakers who don't have the means or inclination to develop their own. Now another... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Production Porsche Mission E to be priced like Panamera

Now that Porsche has ushered the 2019 Cayenne out into the world, it will be dedicating most of its resources to its next major launch: the production version of the Mission... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Samsung multifunctional battery technology

Samsung SDI's latest electric-car battery cells: energy capacity up 50 percent

Companies that fabricate lithium-ion battery cells rarely stage elaborate displays at global auto shows. Korean maker Samsung, though, feels its latest advance in... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Magna Powertrain three-motor Model S setup

Magna Powertrain adds extra motor to Tesla Model S for better handling

What happens when a third electric motor is added to a Tesla Model S? Not additional power, but increased handling prowess. That's according to Roadshow, which recently had a... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-AMG Project One concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Mercedes boss says Formula E tech could fuel Project One successor

The 1,000 horsepower-plus Mercedes-AMG Project One is merely days old, and like each year's iPhone we're already talking about the next greatest thing. Specifically, a... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

2018 BMW i3 preview

The i3 wasn’t the home run BMW had hoped when it launched the vehicle for 2014. As Tesla has shown with its Model S, electric car buyers in the premium segment... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Tesla pushes back semi truck reveal to October 26

With production of the Model 3 now underway, Tesla’s next major product announcement will be the unveiling of an electric semi-trailer truck. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
 

 
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