Electric Cars

Teaser for Faraday Future electric car debuting at 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Faraday Future teases electric car ahead of 2017 CES debut

Faraday Future has given us our best look yet at its first production model, which was recently confirmed for a debut at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. The Chinese-backed electric car startup on Thursday released a teaser video that shows the car running silently at what appears to be... read more

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Teaser for Fisker electric sedan

Report: Fisker may be stuffing the online ballot box

Our good friends over at The Truth About Cars have an in-depth and interesting story about some—let's say, inconsistencies—associated with media coverage of... read more October 21, 2016 by

Teaser for Fisker electric sedan

Fisker teases Model S-rivaling sedan with butterfly doors

Henrik Fisker in October announced he was starting a new car company under the Fisker name. His former effort, Fisker Automotive, went bankrupt in 2013, its assets later sold... read more October 21, 2016 by

Tesla Autopilot

Tesla Network will be an Uber-style ride-sharing service for self-driving cars

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday made the announcement that its cars can be ordered with the hardware necessary for full self-driving, i.e. Level 5 autonomy, the ultimate goal... read more October 21, 2016 by

Teaser for Faraday Future's first model

Faraday Future to unveil production model at 2017 CES

Chinese tech giant LeEco on Wednesday organized its first major press conference in the United States, mainly to talk about new smartphone and television products. The event... read more October 21, 2016 by


Tesla and Panasonic look to manufacture solar cells in Buffalo

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] and its battery partner Panasonic have signed a letter of intent over a deal to manufacture solar cells and modules in Buffalo, New York. The deal would see... read more October 19, 2016 by

Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE)

Genovation’s electric Corvette priced from $750k

Genovation, an engineering skunkworks based in Rockville, Maryland, is working on an electric Chevrolet Corvette called the Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE). The company... read more October 19, 2016 by

Patent drawing for Volkswagen electric car concept - Image via Autoblog

More VW concept patents surface, hint at future EV family

New patent drawings depicting futuristic concept cars have turned up in the European Union Intellectual Property Office’s database. The drawings, found by Autoblog and... read more October 18, 2016 by

Audi of America president Scot Keogh with Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Los Angeles auto show

Audi electric SUV to be called the 'e-tron'

Audi’s electric SUV due in 2018 will simply be known as the “e-tron,” CEO Rupert Stadler has confirmed. His comments signal the end of rumors the vehicle... read more October 17, 2016 by

NextEV supercar - Image via Autohome

First look at NextEV’s 1,000-horsepower electric supercar

It was in September that Chinese electric car startup NextEV released a teaser shot for a supercar the company is currently working on. The first photo and some new details... read more October 13, 2016 by

Audi R8 e-tron

Audi cancels R8 e-tron, again

Audi’s R8 e-tron launched at the 2015 Geneva auto show has been canceled. It’s not clear how many have actually been delivered but an Audi spokesman confirmed to... read more October 13, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model X

Tesla drops entry-level Model X 60D after 3 months

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] in mid-July announced the entry-level 60D option for the Model X. Its arrival helped bring the price of entry for the electric SUV down to $75,200. Just... read more October 11, 2016 by

Engineering Explained explores the development side of Formula E

How powertrain competition could help push Formula E forward

Formula E is... not the most thrilling racing out there at the moment. The quality of the teams and the drivers are high, yet there's something to be said about the lack of... read more October 10, 2016 by

Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Centennial edition

Maserati electric car not until 2020, says engineering boss

The major luxury automakers are working on electric cars that come close to matching their internal combustion counterparts for range. The first of these should start... read more October 10, 2016 by

2016/2017 Formula E Hong Kong ePrix

Lackluster start for Jaguar in Formula E

Saturday’s opening race of the 2016/2017 Formula E Championship held in Hong Kong wasn’t the miracle start we’re sure Jaguar would have hoped for. The... read more October 10, 2016 by

Porsche 918 Spyder versus Rimac Concept_One at the drag strip

Rimac Concept_One takes on Porsche 918 Spyder at the drag strip

We’ve already seen it destroy Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] LaFerrari over the quarter mile. Now the Concept_One from Croatian firm Rimac is taking on the Porsche 918... read more October 10, 2016 by


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