Electric Cars

 
Tesla Model S

Tesla Reports First Profit: $11 Million In First Quarter Of 2013

Despite sinking hundreds of millions of dollars in developing its Model S electric sedan, which only went on sale last year, Californian startup Tesla has reported its first profit in the company’s history during the first quarter of 2013, something predicted by the automaker’s CEO... read more

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BMW i3 Concept MkII

BMW i3 To Be Priced Similar To 3-Series

BMW’s upcoming i3 electric car will be priced similar to a well-equipped 3-Series sedan, which means a starting price in the low $40,000 bracket. This is in line with... read more May 6, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S Residual Value Increased, Is It Enough?

With its new financing scheme, Tesla Motors received a great deal of criticism for its unrealistic price estimates as well as the residual value built into the finance/lease... read more May 3, 2013 by 


 
Chris Porritt

Aston Martin Chief Engineer Chris Porritt Joins Tesla

While things may look quiet on the surface, there are major shuffles taking place within Aston Martin. Just days ago it was reported that the company’s CEO, Dr. Ulrich... read more May 3, 2013 by 


 
Venturi Buckeye Bullet high-speed electric vehicle

Venturi Electric Land Speed Car Aims For 430 MPH--And More

French automaker Venturi used to be known for its distinctive supercars, often turbocharged to give the humble mechanicals a lot more potency. More recently, it's supplied... read more May 1, 2013 by 


 
2014 BMW i8 spy shots

BMW i8 To Move (Silently) Forward Without M Variant

Even if you're not a super spy sent on a mission your superiors deem impossible, you should still be interested in the upcoming 2014 BMW i8. Besides showing off its extremely... read more April 30, 2013 by 


 
2013 Tesla Model S

Tesla Claims "World's Best Service And Warranty Program"

Quiet, clean, quick, and stylish, the Tesla Model S is, clearly, the best production electric car in the world. Now Tesla Motors is seeking to complement its electric sedan... read more April 29, 2013 by 


 
Volkswagen DSG dual-clutch transmission

10-Speed DSG Among Volkswagen’s Future Tech

Given the proliferation of announcements for eight-, nine- and even 10-speed automatic gearboxes of late, it would appear the world’s major automakers were giving up on... read more April 29, 2013 by 


 
Tesla Model S

Would You Track Your Tesla Model S If Laguna Seca Had A Supercharger?

For all the grief we've given Tesla Motors and Elon Musk (most of it well deserved), we still really enjoy driving the Model S sedan. Fast, quick, with abundant torque and... read more April 26, 2013 by 


 
Strategic Recovery Institute EV1

SRI EV1 First Electric Off-Road Race Car To Run Baja Peninsula: Video

Electric cars are many things: efficient, quiet, high-tech, expensive. With few exceptions, however, electric cars are not exciting. This is one of those exceptions. The... read more April 26, 2013 by 


 
Renault Twizy F1 concept

Meet Renault’s F1-Inspired Twizy

The Renault Twizy is an electric city car that retails for less than $10k and has a power output starting as low as 4 kilowatts (5 horsepower) and topping out at about 13... read more April 26, 2013 by 


 
2012 Emgrand EC7

Geely And America's Detroit Electric To Develop EVs Together

Detroit Electric, a startup based in downtown Detroit, Michigan, will be teaming up with Chinese automotive giant Geely to develop a new range of electric cars and related... read more April 26, 2013 by 


 
Solarwatt Carport System

BMW To Offer Solar-Powered Charging Systems To EV Customers

Tesla pioneered the idea of harnessing solar power to create an incentive to lure potential customers to its cars. Late last year the Californian startup opened the first of... read more April 25, 2013 by 


 
Formula E Championship stops by Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles Welcomes Formula E Championship: Video

Like it or not, electric motorsport is coming. In fact, there’s already an FIA-sanctioned event for electric cars, the Formula E Championship, whose inaugural season... read more April 24, 2013 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model X all-electric crossover with 'Falcon Doors' open

Will We Ever See The Tesla Model X?

Tesla Motors has reached beyond its initial startup status to penetrate the skepticism of much of the automotive media. We're not among that group, despite our love of their... read more April 17, 2013 by 


 
2011 Tesla Roadster Sport. Photo by Joe Nuxoll.

Want A Tesla Model S? Recycle Your Roadster

The Tesla Model S, is, despite the company's somewhat questionable practices, a brilliant car. It also happens to be electric. It's also quite in demand. So what to do now... read more April 17, 2013 by 


 
 

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