Electric Cars

 
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 have since surfaced on Chinese website Autohome. The single photo reveals a two-seater coupe with similar proportions to a... read more

October 13, 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


 
Teaser for Faraday Future's first model

Faraday Future and LG claim world’s highest energy density automotive batteries

California-based, Chinese-backed electric car startup Faraday Future has formed a partnership with LG Chem for the supply of lithium-ion batteries to power its cars. LG Chem... read more October 7, 2016 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

AMG to launch more electric cars, but first hybrids

Mercedes-AMG was one of the first with a high-performance electric car when it introduced the SLS AMG Electric Drive at the 2012 Paris auto show. Although it wasn’t a... read more October 6, 2016 by


 
Teaser sketch on Fisker website

New Fisker’s Tesla Model S rival will use batteries made with graphene

Henrik Fisker on Tuesday launched a new car brand called Fisker, the name the Danish designer and entrepreneur used for his previous car brand, the failed Fisker Automotive... read more October 6, 2016 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Leilani Münter named first American driver in Electric GT series

Leilani Münter has tried her hand at a number of racing series, and now she's found a new one that fits perfectly with her views on life. Münter has been named the... read more October 5, 2016 by


 
Fisker Inc.

Henrik Fisker revives Fisker brand for electric car startup

Fisker is dead. Long live Fisker. Danish designer Henrik Fisker’s previous car company Fisker Automotive may have flopped, but that hasn’t stopped the serial... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
Mercedes AMG's Nico Rosberg at the 2016 Formula One Chinese Grand Prix

Mercedes poised to join Formula E in 2018

Mercedes-Benz has dominated Formula One over the past few seasons and soon it could do the same in the burgeoning electric car racing series that is Formula E. Formula E... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
Alleged patent drawing for BMW i5 - Image via Autoguide

Is this BMW's oft-rumored i5?

Alleged patent drawings of a BMW model rumored to be called an i5 have surfaced. The drawings were discovered by Autoguide and are claimed to have been filed by BMW with a... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
GLM G4, 2016 Paris auto show

Savage Rivale Roadyacht reborn as GLM G4 electric sports car

It’s been a while since we last heard from Dutch supercar startup Savage Rivale. The company made headlines in 2011 when it unveiled a four-door, four-seat convertible... read more September 30, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes previews first of ‘EQ’ electric cars with SUV concept

Mercedes-Benz’s much-hyped electric car concept has finally made its 2016 Paris auto show debut. Like Volkswagen’s own I.D. concept on display in Paris, the star... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept

VW ID concept to spawn 300-plus-mile electric hatch in 2020

The Volkswagen Group in order to shed any vestiges of its diesel emissions cheating scandal is embracing vehicle electrification with open arms. The automaker is committed to... read more September 29, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW ID electric concept revealed, production version coming 2020

Volkswagen is planning to pull the covers off a new concept at the 2016 Paris auto show that previews the first of its next-generation electric cars. However, the automaker... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
Teaser sketch for NextEV supercar

NextEV teases 1,000-horsepower electric supercar

There’s a handful of automotive startups out to challenge Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] as well as the more established makes, with new electric cars. Many of these are... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
 

 
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