Electric Cars

 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Price for Tesla's Autopilot jumps $500 without hardware change

Buried somewhere between longer range and furious acceleration (and resulting "meh" by the collective automotive journalism brain trust), Tesla on Tuesday nudged up the price of its Autopilot feature. The fine folks over at Electrek were paying attention and noticed that Tesla's online configurator... read more

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Tesla Model S, Rimac Concept_One and Ferrari LaFerrari drag race

Rimac Concept_One destroys Ferrari LaFerrari, Tesla Model S in acceleration test

We all know electric cars are quick off the line but it seems even the quickest internal combustion cars don’t hold a candle to the new generation of battery-powered... read more August 17, 2016 by


 
2015 Ford Focus Electric

Ford to launch Model E family of electrified cars?

In 2014 Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk revealed that Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] was blocking his company from using the Model E name for its small sedan, which as a... read more August 16, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla P100D option for Model S, Model X show up in Dutch database

Type approval for the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X in Europe reveal that the next step up in performance for the popular electric sedan and SUV will be in the... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
LeEco LeSee concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Chinese tech giant LeEco confirms car plant

After wowing audiences in April with the unveiling of its LeSee concept car at the 2016 Beijing auto show, Chinese tech giant LeEco appears to be moving ahead with plans to... read more August 12, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Report: Mercedes preps EQ nomenclature for new electric sub-brand

It seems that Mercedes-Benz is inching closer to revealing it's forthcoming all-electric sub-brand. These electric sub-brands are all the rage right now with automakers, and... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Karma Revero

Karma Revero: First look at reborn extended-range electric sedan

The long road to getting the Fisker Karma back in production is approaching its end. It was in early 2014 that China’s Wanxiang bought the remains of Fisker, including... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

A YouTube channel with the name of Tesla Racing Channel has posted a video showing a Model S breaking into the 10-second range at a quarter-mile drag strip. The car is a... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Karma to build cars in China, including Atlantic small sedan

It was only yesterday that we reported on the plans of Karma, an automaker owned by Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang and born out of the remains of bankrupt Fisker... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
2019 Audi A7 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Is Audi testing an electric A7?

Earlier today we brought you spy shots of a prototype for the next-generation Audi A7. On closer inspection, there appear to be signs that suggest the prototype might be for... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
Rimac Concept_One, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Rimac gives behind-the-scenes look at testing of 1,088-hp Concept_One electric supercar

Croatian firm Rimac showed us its Concept_One electric supercar in production trim in March at the 2016 Geneva auto show. The company is still fine tuning the design, though... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
Karma Revero

Mimicking Tesla, Karma to sell cars through company-owned stores

Karma, the company born out of the remains of bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive, hopes to be selling its updated version of the Fisker Karma by the end of 2016. The... read more August 8, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz modular platform for electric cars

Report: Mercedes plans sub-brand for new electric cars

Mercedes-Benz plans to launch a handful of electric cars over the coming years to counter models already offered by Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA], as well as newcomers from its... read more August 5, 2016 by


 
Nissan BladeGlider

Nissan BladeGlider prototypes point to possible EV sports car

Nissan unveiled the BladeGlider, an electric sports car, as a concept car at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. Today, the company showed two working prototypes in Rio De Janeiro... read more August 4, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Worker

Mercedes-Benz mulls electric Sprinter van

Many automakers are focusing on electric cars, but what about an electric van? Mercedes-Benz is reportedly considering an electric version of its next-generation Sprinter... read more August 3, 2016 by


 
Tesla presentation slide from June, 2012 outlining 'Gen 3' platform variants

Musk confirms Model 3-based Model Y SUV, Model X-based van

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has fleshed out some of the plans he alluded to in his overarching “master plan” announced on July 20. In the original post... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
 

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