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LAPD BMW i3

LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3 and a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S for testing. It turns out officers preferred the i3. ALSO SEE: 2017 Volvo S90 first... read more

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2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S price dropped to $67,200 for new 60-kwh option

You can now buy a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S from as low as $67,200 thanks to a new entry-level model with a 60-kilowatt-hour rating. The car comes with rear-wheel... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
Pair of Acura NSX supercars to take on 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

All-electric Acura NSX to tackle 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Be sure to follow this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as there will be a very special car racing to the clouds. Acura has confirmed an NSX-based prototype... read more June 9, 2016 by


 
Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept, unveiled at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas

Faraday Future hires ex-Ferrari exec, plans to test cars in Michigan

Mysterious Chinese-backed electric car startup Faraday Future has hired an experienced executive away from Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], one of the best signs yet the company is... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X P90D after crash while owner was parking  [photo: owner 'Puzant']

Model X accelerating out of parking spot was driver error, says Tesla

A Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model X owner while recently parking his electric SUV ending up crashing into a nearby building. The owner, who goes by the name... read more June 8, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X

Musk: Software fix coming for Model X doors

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk says a software update to be released by the automaker soon will fix a host of problems related to the "falcon wing" doors that are a... read more June 4, 2016 by


 
2017 Genesis G80 Sport (Korean spec)

Genesis to have electric cars, own performance brand

The head of Genesis, Manfred Fitzgerald, has confirmed that the new Hyundai luxury brand will offer electric cars. “We will definitely go as Genesis brand down the road... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW i’s focus changes to autonomous cars

With electric cars becoming mainstream, the BMW i sub-brand originally established for the zero-emission cars has changed its focus to autonomous driving technology... read more June 3, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Musk: Tesla Superchargers won’t be free for Model 3 owners

One of the advantages of buying Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S or Model X over a rival electric car is that it gives you free access to a growing network of... read more June 1, 2016 by


 
Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

Report: VW looking to build battery plant, electric car platform for larger cars

As it tries to dig itself out of the diesel scandal, Volkswagen is paying more attention to electric cars. The German automaker has already discussed an all-electric version... read more May 31, 2016 by


 
Bosch e-kart concept

Bosch creates electric go-kart

Bosch has created an electric go-kart that could change the face of entry-level motorsports. Electric cars are known for, among other things, their instantaneous torque... read more May 24, 2016 by


 
Volvo 40.2 concept

Volvo to launch both small and large electric cars

Coinciding with the reveal of its new concepts previewing its next-generation compacts a week ago, Volvo confirmed plans for a second electric car. Volvo first announced its... read more May 23, 2016 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive  -  First Drive, May 2014

More details on Mercedes' plans for 4 new electric cars

Earlier in the year we learned Mercedes-Benz was working on at least four new electric cars. The four cars were said to include two sedans and two SUVs. According to Autocar... read more May 23, 2016 by


 
2014 BMW i3 REx, Catskill Mountains, New York, Oct 2014

BMW sued over i3’s extended-range electric powertrain

BMW has been hit with a class action lawsuit regarding a potential issue afflicting the extended-range version of the automaker's i3 electric car. According to the suit... read more May 22, 2016 by


 
2015 Tesla Model S P85D, May 2015   [photo: George Parrott]

Tesla Model S to tackle Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Electric cars have proven to be the weapon of choice for many tackling the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in recent years. In fact, last year’s overall winner was powered solely... read more May 20, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Startup teases new recruits with Tesla Model 3

Imagine your first day at scientific instruments manufacturer Practichem: You're issued a company badge, a laptop, and... a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model 3. That's what the... read more May 19, 2016 by


 
 

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