Electric Cars

 
Arnold Schwarzenegger with Kreisel Mercedes-Benz G-Class electric conversion

Arnold Schwarzenegger helps Austrian firm Kreisel launch electric G-Class

He may be famous for owning Hummers, Unimogs and even a tank, but Arnold Schwarzenegger is also a strong proponent of more ecological forms of transport. He demonstrated this during a recent visit to his homeland where he helped launch an electric Mercedes-Benz G-Class built by local firm Kreisel... read more

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Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

FCA CEO hints at production version of Chrysler Portal concept

Earlier this month Chrysler took the wraps off a self-driving electric minivan concept called the Portal at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Car concepts shown at the... read more January 17, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Why the Faraday Future EV is called the FF 91

Alphanumeric naming schemes for automobiles are nothing new. We don't love them but we understand why an automaker resorts to such naming conventions. It sets out a strategy... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

778-hp Tesla Model S Electric GT racer does 0-62 mph in 2.1 seconds

Organizers of the Electric GT Championship on Thursday at the 2017 Autosport International in the United Kingdom confirmed some of the specs for the series’ race car... read more January 16, 2017 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D in ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode

Tesla ‘Ludicrous Plus’ mode slashes Model S P100D 0-60 mph time to below 2.5 s

Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D was already the quickest car to 60 mph currently on sale, but the Californian company has released a software tweak that unleashes... read more January 12, 2017 by


 
Rimac Concept_One has a drift setting in its traction control system

1,088-horsepower electric Rimac Concept_One goes drifting

Oh, to be the Earl of Pembroke. For one, you get to tell people to call you Lord. Second, you also happen to be the founder of a the Wilton Classic & Supercar, which is... read more January 10, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained asks if a big hill can recharge a Tesla

Can a big enough hill recharge a Tesla?

Like most other electric and hybrid vehicles on the market, the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X are both fitted with a system that allows them to recapture energy and... read more January 10, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Volkswagen gets a charge out of its electric Microbus concept

Volkswagen is putting on a full court press when it comes to SUVs and alternative energy vehicles. Shifting sentiment in the aftermath of Dieselgate won’t be easy, but... read more January 9, 2017 by


 
Honda NeuV concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Honda unveils NeuV and Riding Assist concepts at 2017 CES

Honda’s theme of its 2017 Consumer Electronics Show presence is something it calls the Cooperative Mobility Ecosystem, where via artificial intelligence, robotics and... read more January 6, 2017 by


 
Watch the Faraday Future FF 91 do 0-60 mph in 2.39 seconds

Watch the Faraday Future FF 91 do 0-60 mph in 2.39 seconds

Electric car startup Faraday Future on Tuesday unveiled its first car, the FF 91. The luxury SUV, which makes its official debut on January 5 at the 2017 Consumer Electronics... read more January 4, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Faraday Future reveals 1,050-horsepower FF 91 electric crossover due in 2018

Faraday Future, the startup electric brand with Chinese backing based in Nevada, introduced its first production-intent vehicle today on the sidelines of the 2017 Consumer... read more January 3, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Ecosport

Ford to offer electric SUV with 300-mile range by 2020

As part of its plan to introduce 13 new electrified vehicles in the next five years, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] on Tuesday announced they would build an all-electric SUV... read more January 3, 2017 by


 
Ford electrified cars

Ford details 7 of 13 electrified cars due by 2020, including Mustang Hybrid, electric SUV

In late 2015, Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] pledged to spend $4.5 billion over a five-year period to develop 13 new electrified cars by 2020. Ford on Tuesday identified seven... read more January 3, 2017 by


 
Chrysler Portal concept, 2017 Consumer Electronics Show

Chrysler Portal concept is an electric van with Level 3 self-driving capability

Given the dearth of new product at Chrysler, it’s easy to think parent company Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has forgotten about the brand. (With the demise of... read more January 3, 2017 by


 
Rimac Concept_One faces off against a Bugatti Veyron

How does the Rimac Concept_One fare against a Bugatti Veyron?

The Bugatti Veyron may no longer be the king of internal combustion horsepower. The Bugatti Chiron's 1,480 horses now takes the production horsepower crown, but 1,200 ponies... read more December 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S Electric GT race car

Electric GT racing series upgrades to Tesla Model S P100D

Starting in 2017 is a new electric car racing series called the Electric GT Championship in which teams compete using race cars based on the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. The... read more December 21, 2016 by


 
 

 
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