Electric Cars

 
Nikola One electric semi truck

2,000-hp Nikola One electric truck racks up thousands of pre-orders

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] is no longer the only company out there named after inventor Nikola Tesla. But Nikola (pronounced Neek-oh-la) Motors has a very different product line in mind. The Nikola One is a 2,000-horsepower electric semi truck that uses a natural gas turbine as an onboard generator... read more

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Flat lithium-ion battery back for next-generation Mercedes-Benz electric cars

Mercedes: Next-gen batteries to double density, halve costs

The biggest hindrance to electric cars has been their limited range and poor battery durability. However, thanks to companies like Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] electric cars are... read more June 15, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz wireless inductive charging system

Mercedes confirms wireless charging for S550e plug-in hybrid

Anyone that’s owned a plug-in car of some sort will know the pain of coming home late, fiddling around with a cable and actually plugging the car in for charging. The... read more June 14, 2016 by


 
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... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz modular platform for electric cars

First look at Mercedes' modular platform for electric cars

Mercedes-Benz has crafted a dedicated platform for its next-generation electric cars. Revealed this week during a tech briefing at the automaker’s headquarters in... read more June 13, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Musk: 37 of 40 Tesla Model S suspension complaints were fraudulent

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently examined the suspension of the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S after receiving a number of complaints about parts... read more June 12, 2016 by


 
Tesla Motors production line for Tesla Model S, Fremont, California

NHTSA probes Tesla Model S suspension

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is examining suspension components on Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S sedan after receiving dozens of complaints of... read more June 10, 2016 by


 
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


 
Mercedes-Benz electrified cars

Report: Mercedes to preview first of its Tesla rivals in Paris

Mercedes-Benz has been offering electric cars for several years but these have all been niche products limited to only a handful of markets. The list includes “Electric... 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


 
 

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