Electric Cars

 
Teaser for Techrules GT96 debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Techrules supercar adopts McLaren F1-style central driving position

A Chinese company by the name of Techrules will use the 2017 Geneva auto show to introduce an extended-range electric supercar with a three-seat layout and central driving position, à la the McLaren F1. (Note, McLaren is working on its own modern three-seat supercar.) Unique to the Techrules... read more

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric has 124-mile range, $30,335 starting price

Hyundai is joining the ranks of automakers with an electric car on offer thanks to its 2017 Ioniq Electric. The compact hatch is Hyundai’s rival to the Toyota Prius and... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about how the Tesla Model S can do the 0-60 run in 2.28 seconds

How the Tesla Model S hits 60 mph in 2.28 seconds

The 0-60 mph times for the Tesla Model S keep getting lower and lower. The new P100D package really helps put all of the horsepower to the ground efficiently, and makes the... read more February 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots

A prototype for the next-generation Nissan Leaf has just been spotted. The redesigned electric compact hatch is expected to debut later this year, as a 2018 model. The... read more February 11, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Report: Tesla Model 3 pre-production to start February 20

Since the reveal of its Model 3 prototype a year ago, Tesla has been adamant that deliveries will start by late 2017. By all accounts things appear to be on track as Tesla on... read more February 9, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air spotted driving through San Francisco

Spotted: Lucid Air whirring through San Francisco streets

What would you do with a 1,000-horsepower pre-production electric sedan if you were given the keys? Well the folks at Lucid Motors took their Air for a spin... at slow San... read more February 7, 2017 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots

The first test mules for Mercedes-Benz’s electric SUV based on the Generation EQ concept from the 2016 Paris auto show have been spotted. The test mule is using the... read more February 2, 2017 by


 
Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

Saab 9-3 production to live on… in China

Production of the Saab 9-3 sedan will restart for the second time, only this time around the cars will be sold under the NEVS brand, feature electric powertrains and be... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
Arnold Schwarzenegger with Kreisel Mercedes-Benz G-Class electric conversion

Arnold Schwarzenegger helps Austrian firm Kreisel launch electric G-Class

He may be famous for owning Hummers, Unimogs and even a tank, but Arnold Schwarzenegger is also a strong proponent of more ecological forms of transport. He demonstrated this... read more January 26, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla announces Model S 100D with 335-mile range

Ever since last August’s introduction of a 100-kilowatt-hour battery in its Model S P100D, it was known that Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] would eventually offer a 100D minus the... read more January 24, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D runs 0-60 in less than 2.4 seconds

Tesla Model S P100D blasts to 60 in under 2.39 seconds

For the last few years, the Tesla Model S has been, well, ludicrous when it comes to moving off the line from a standstill. The Ludicrous and Insane driving modes are just... read more January 23, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Dendrobium supercar debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Singapore firm develops Dendrobium electric supercar with a little help from Williams

A firm out of Singapore has confirmed plans to unveil an electric supercar called the Dendrobium at the 2017 Geneva auto show. The firm is Vanda Electrics whose first two... read more January 18, 2017 by


 
Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

FCA CEO hints at production version of Chrysler Portal concept

Earlier this month Chrysler took the wraps off a self-driving electric minivan concept called the Portal at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Car concepts shown at the... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Why the Faraday Future EV is called the FF 91

Alphanumeric naming schemes for automobiles are nothing new. We don't love them but we understand why an automaker resorts to such naming conventions. It sets out a strategy... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

778-hp Tesla Model S Electric GT racer does 0-62 mph in 2.1 seconds

Organizers of the Electric GT Championship on Thursday at the 2017 Autosport International in the United Kingdom confirmed some of the specs for the series’ race car... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D in ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode

Tesla ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode slashes Model S P100D 0-60 mph time to below 2.5 s

Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D was already the quickest car to 60 mph currently on sale, but the Californian company has released a software tweak that unleashes... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
 

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