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Youxia X

Chinese Company Simultaneously Rips Off Tesla And 'Knight Rider'

Imitation might be the most sincere form of flattery. But looking at the new offering from Youxia Motors, we're going to guess Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] founder Elon Musk is more pissed off than flattered by the car the Chinese company revealed over the weekend. ALSO SEE: Porsche 918 Spyder Driver... read more

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2014 Porsche Panamera S E-Hybrid, Catskill Mountains, NY, Apr 2015

Porsche Reportedly Bringing Electric 'Pajun' Concept To Frankfurt

It's no secret that Porsche is planning to bring a zero-emission vehicle to market. In 2011, the company revealed the Boxster E Electric Prototype, and recent patent filings... read more July 21, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model X testing on California road, Mar 2015  [Twitter: ModelXnews]

Tesla Model X Will Get Ludicrous Speed, Could Be World's Quickest SUV

The Tesla Models S just keeps getting better. With the Ludicrous high-performance mode option, announced late this past week, the Model S will go a step beyond the Insane... read more July 20, 2015 by 


 
2014 Tesla Model S P85D, road test, Dec 2014  [photo: David Noland]

Forget 'Insane': Tesla Model S Adds 'Ludicrous' Mode, 90-kWh Battery Option

After the conference call this morning, we can confirm that Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk is a fan of Spaceballs. Of course, we learned some other things too. The sexiest... read more July 17, 2015 by 


 
Faraday Future

California's Faraday Future Promises New Electric Car By 2017

Calling new Californian electric car company Faraday Future's plans ambitious might be a bit of an understatement. Details come from Motor Trend, though at this point, we... read more July 16, 2015 by 


 
Volkswagen V-Charge

VW Working On Automated Parking And Electric Car Charging: Video

Even if you're pretty enthusiastic about driving, parking is probably more of a chore than a joy. That's why Volkswagen is working on a way to potentially skip over that... read more July 15, 2015 by 


 
Rhys Millen and the eO PP03 at the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Rhys Millen Takes Overall 2015 Pikes Peak Victory Under Electric Power: Video

Sunday saw the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb get underway in nearly perfect conditions, and surprisingly this year the overall winner was an electric car, the eO PP03 from... read more June 30, 2015 by 


 
Morgan EV3 electric 3 Wheeler prototype

Morgan To Premiere EV3 Electric 3 Wheeler Prototype At Goodwood

We all know that the Morgan 3 Wheeler is one of the greatest tools that you can use to enter motoring heaven. It's an open-top, reverse-trike, motorcycle-engined marvel... read more June 24, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Motors 'popup store' to display electric cars, Santa Barbara, CA, May 2015

Tesla Model 3 To Be Revealed In 2016, Enter Production In 2017

With Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] having missed some promised deadlines for the launch of its Model X SUV—it’s now due this fall—many industry watchers have... read more June 23, 2015 by 


 
Fisker Karma in Los Angeles

The New Fisker Plans To Start Karma Production In California

Since buying up the remains of bankrupt automaker Fisker Automotive in early 2014, China's Wanxiang has been adamant it will be able to relaunch Fisker’s Karma... read more June 18, 2015 by 


 
2015 Tesla Model S 70D in new Ocean Blue color

Tesla Walking Away From Battery Swapping

Tesla Motors' [NSDQ:TSLA] next big advancement in reducing range anxiety was its battery-swapping solution. The technology was announced in 2013 but has only made it to one... read more June 12, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model X testing on California road, Mar 2015  [Twitter: ModelXnews]

Tesla Model X Anticipated In “Three Or Four” Months

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] let out a few pieces of information during its shareholder conference earlier this week, and CEO Elon Musk also shared that the company’s... read more June 12, 2015 by 


 
Mercedes-Benz energy storage system

Mercedes Starts Sales Of Tesla Powerwall-Rivaling Home Energy Storage

Well, that escalated quickly. Just a month after Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] announced its new Powerwall battery-based energy storage system, Mercedes-Benz has come out with a... read more June 11, 2015 by 


 
2016 BMW X1 sketch

BMW Rumored To Be Working On Tesla Model X Rival

BMW is the latest automaker rumored to be working on a rival for Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] upcoming Model X electric SUV. The German automaker is committed to adding... read more June 10, 2015 by 


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

Mercedes-Benz To Follow Tesla With Its Own Home Batteries

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] may be the first automaker to try selling standalone battery packs for powering homes and businesses, but it may not be the only one for long... read more June 5, 2015 by 


 
Tesla Model S P85D breaks the dyno

Tesla Model S P85D Breaks The Dyno With Instant Torque: Video

Here you have it folks: the Tesla Model S P85D is so ferociously, inconceivably badass that it actually broke the damned dyno the instant the hammer was dropped. The... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
 

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