Electric Cars

 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla in talks with Shanghai to build cars in China

Tesla may be adding another facility beyond its NUMMI California facility and assembly plant in Tillburg, Netherlands. The automaker has confirmed it is working with the Shanghai government to take the necessary steps to begin producing cars in China. Right now, Tesla is plagued by the country's 25... read more

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Audi e-tron Sportback concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Audi e-tron Sportback to join e-tron SUV at Belgian plant

Audi’s e-tron Sportback concept unveiled in April at the 2017 Shanghai auto show will spawn a production model of the same name in 2019. On Wednesday, Audi confirmed... read more June 22, 2017 by


 
Polestar logo

Polestar becomes standalone brand for high-performance electrified cars

Originally an independent motorsport team dedicated to racing Volvos, Polestar would later start tuning Volvo road cars and eventually be bought out by the Swedish automaker... read more June 21, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Report: Volkswagen ID Buzz Microbus approved for production?

Volkswagen has teased the return of the iconic Microbus for years, but it seems the German automaker finally intends to make it a reality. A new report from Auto Express has... read more June 19, 2017 by


 
Richard Hammond with the Rimac Concept_One prior to his crash on June 10, 2017

Rimac provides more details on Richard Hammond’s crash

“The Grand Tour” host Richard Hammond was involved in a major accident on June 10 while taking part in a Swiss hill climb. He was driving the 1,206-horsepower... read more June 18, 2017 by


 
Formula E Championship first official test day, Donington Park

Porsche may join Formula E in 2018

Formula E may be attracting yet another high-profile brand to its form of electric motorsport: Porsche. According to a new report from Autosport, Porsche is mulling over the... read more June 16, 2017 by


 
Green4U Panoz Racing GT-EV race car

Don Panoz’s Green4U unveils electric race car concept, hints at road-going version

Entrepreneur Don Panoz, founder of the Panoz motorsport and sports car brand, as well as the DeltaWing project, is back with yet another automotive startup, this time focused... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
Jaguar I-Pace concept, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

Jaguar I-Pace already in production, though US arrival not until 2018

Jaguar is poised to trump its German rivals in the mainstream electric car race by launching the new I-Pace electric SUV this year. Audi and Mercedes-Benz won’t have... read more June 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

After eclipsing Ford and GM, Tesla's market value briefly surpasses BMW

The market value of Tesla [NSDQ: TSLA] rallied once again last week and the automaker briefly surpassed BMW in market capitalization. According to Bloomberg, Tesla's stock... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Volvo S60 and V60 Polestar

Report: Volvo's Polestar planning standalone electric sports car

Volvo's Polestar performance division previously dropped hints about its electrified future, but it has bigger plans: it's going to build its own electric sports car... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Fisker EMotion debuting on August 17, 2017

Fisker reveals more of EMotion, says electric sedan won’t have graphene batteries at launch

Revived electric car startup Fisker has released more details on its EMotion electric sedan, though it’s not all good news. Fisker says the EMotion will launch with... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
Richard Hammond in hospital following his crash in a Rimac Concept_One

Richard Hammond posts video following major crash in Rimac Concept_One

Following his major accident on Saturday behind the wheel of a Rimac Concept_One, “The Grand Tour” host Richard Hammond posted a video message for fans. The video... read more June 12, 2017 by


 
Crashed Rimac Concept_One driven by Richard Hammond - Image via ‘The Grand Tour’

Richard Hammond crashes Rimac Concept_One during “The Grand Tour” filming

“The Grand Tour” host Richard Hammond managed to walk away without serious injury after a violent crash on Saturday. The former “Top Gear” host was... read more June 10, 2017 by


 
Nio Formula E race car, EP9, ES8 and Eve concept car

Nio wants to sell a Level 4 self-driving car in US in 2020

Chinese electric car startup Nio’s first volume model, the ES8 SUV, will enter production in China in late 2017. (The company has already built a handful of EP9... read more June 9, 2017 by


 
Acura NSX EV concept, 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Acura mulls electric power for next NSX

Honda is considering a pure electric powertrain for its next-generation Acura NSX. Recall, the automaker entered a pure electric version of its current NSX in the 2016 Pikes... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
Honda Clarity lineup at Honda R&D Center, Tochigi, Japan, June 2017

Honda presents 2030 Vision strategy, aims to have Level 4 self-driving car by 2025

Honda has outlined its plans for the coming decade in a company-wide strategy dubbed the 2030 Vision. As outlined in the strategy, Honda plans to follow the now-familiar path... read more June 8, 2017 by


 
 

 
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