Electric Cars

 
Teaser for Faraday Future concept car debuting at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Faraday Future Electric Car Concept Coming To 2016 CES

A Chinese-backed electric car startup by the name of Faraday Future will make its first public showing at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show next January. The company, which operates from a facility located to the south of Los Angeles, will roll out a concept car said to be inspired by its... read more

November 24, 2015 by
 
Karma

Karma (Formerly Fisker) To Source Parts From BMW

About a month ago we learned that the automaker formerly known as Fisker, which now operates under the control of Chinese parent Wanxiang, had changed its name to Karma... read more November 13, 2015 by


 
2016 Hennessey Venom GT Spyder

Hennessey Mulls All-Electric Venom GT

Hennessey just upped power on its Venom GT to a staggering 1,451 horsepower, and as hard as it is to believe the company says an even more potent model, the Venom F5, is... read more November 11, 2015 by


 
Tesla Model S owner tests Autopilot system from back seat

Don’t Be This Idiot: Tesla Model S Owner Tests Autopilot System From Back Seat

In the same week Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk announced the company will be implementing some constraints on its Autopilot autonomous system to prevent some of the... read more November 10, 2015 by


 
Faraday Future

Chinese-Backed Electric Car Startup Faraday Future Plans $1 Billion U.S. Plant

In August, we first learned of the plans of Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting for a new electric car company rivaling Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA]. It turns out Yueting’s... read more November 9, 2015 by


 
Detroit Electric SP:01 assembly

Detroit Electric SP:01 Sports Car Enters Production: Video

Detroit Electric, led by former Lotus executive Albert Lam, has started production of its SP:01 electric sports car, two and a half years after the company first announced... read more November 2, 2015 by


 
'Revenge of the Electric Car' premiere: Bob Lutz arrives in a Chevy Volt

Bob Lutz Asks: Is Tesla Doomed?

Bob Lutz has never been shy about speaking his mind, and now he has something to say about Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] that's likely to start some heated conversations. Despite... read more October 29, 2015 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Nissan IDS Concept Hints At Next-Gen Leaf: Live Photos & Video

Nissan has a handful of concepts on show this week at the 2015 Tokyo Motor Show, one of which is a small electric hatch that may just preview some of the styling and... read more October 28, 2015 by


 
Mitsubishi eX Concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mitsubishi eX Concept Previews Future All-Electric Outlander Sport: Live Photos

Mitsubishi has been showing off a series of compact crossover concept vehicles in recent years that are meant to preview a successor to the Outlander Sport debuting at next... read more October 28, 2015 by


 
Four-motor Honda CR-Z, Honda R&D Center, October 2015

Honda Studying Four-Motor EV, We Drive A Prototype

Since the rebirth of the electric car movement this century, several automakers have toyed with the idea of powering a car by positioning a motor at each wheel. Honda may be... read more October 28, 2015 by


 
Aston Martin RapidE concept

Aston Martin Gets Serious About EVs, Rolls Out Electric RapidE Concept: Video

While rivals in the sports luxury segment such as Lamborghini and Ferrari [NYSE:RACE] are shunning fully electric cars, Aston Martin is embracing the technology as a clever... read more October 22, 2015 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Hit Hard In Consumer Reports Reliability Rankings

Remember this past August when the Tesla Model S broke Consumer Reports' own 100-point scale during testing? The Model S P85D tested received a score of 103 points as it... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
Saab 9-3-based development mules for Turkish national car project

Saab Owner NEVS Licenses 9-3 Tech To Turkey For New National Car Project

Fresh from securing a deal with state-owned Chinese automaker Dongfeng to help stave off bankruptcy, Saab’s struggling parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
Tesla Autopilot Test

Tesla Owners Begin Posting Autopilot Videos

Well, that didn't take long. Yesterday, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] released its Version 7.0 software update which contains the new Autopilot feature, and Model S drivers have... read more October 16, 2015 by


 
Volvo commits to electric car development

Volvo electric car coming in 2019

Volvo unveiled a fully electric C30 compact hatch in 2009 that it used for research purposes and even loaned out to customers to learn more about how people use electric cars... read more October 15, 2015 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla Version 7.0 Software Update Activates First Autopilot Features

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] has been teasing Model S owners with its planned Autopilot autonomous driving system for quite some time now. The hardware necessary for the system... read more October 15, 2015 by


 
 

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