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Teaser sketch on Fisker website

New Fisker’s Tesla Model S rival will use batteries made with graphene

Henrik Fisker on Tuesday launched a new car brand called Fisker, the name the Danish designer and entrepreneur used for his previous car brand, the failed Fisker Automotive. Whereas Fisker Automotive focused on extended-range electric cars, the new Fisker will focus on pure, battery-powered... read more

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Alleged patent drawing for BMW i5 - Image via Autoguide

Is this BMW's oft-rumored i5?

Alleged patent drawings of a BMW model rumored to be called an i5 have surfaced. The drawings were discovered by Autoguide and are claimed to have been filed by BMW with a... read more October 4, 2016 by

Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ Concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes previews first of ‘EQ’ electric cars with SUV concept

Mercedes-Benz’s much-hyped electric car concept has finally made its 2016 Paris auto show debut. Like Volkswagen’s own I.D. concept on display in Paris, the star... read more September 29, 2016 by

Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept

VW ID concept to spawn 300-plus-mile electric hatch in 2020

The Volkswagen Group in order to shed any vestiges of its diesel emissions cheating scandal is embracing vehicle electrification with open arms. The automaker is committed to... read more September 29, 2016 by

Volkswagen I.D. electric car concept, 2016 Paris auto show

VW ID electric concept revealed, production version coming 2020

Volkswagen is planning to pull the covers off a new concept at the 2016 Paris auto show that previews the first of its next-generation electric cars. However, the automaker... read more September 28, 2016 by

Teaser sketch for NextEV supercar

NextEV teases 1,000-horsepower electric supercar

There’s a handful of automotive startups out to challenge Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] as well as the more established makes, with new electric cars. Many of these are... read more September 28, 2016 by

2016 Electric GT Championship Tesla Model S race car

Tesla Model S-based Electric GT racing series launched in Ibiza

In March we brought you news about an electric car racing series being developed for production-based cars, namely the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. At a ceremony held at Ibiza... read more September 27, 2016 by

Teaser for Mercedes-Benz electric car concept debuting at 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes teases electric car concept debuting in Paris

Mercedes-Benz has been offering electric cars for several years but these have all been niche products limited to a handful of markets. The list includes the Electric Drive... read more September 27, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model S P100D on the drag strip

Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 s, quarter-mile in the 10s

The 100-kilowatt-hour electric car has arrived in the form of the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D, and boy is it quick. The folks from DragTimes got access to one of the... read more September 25, 2016 by

Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3

Venturi and Ohio State University set 341.4 mph electric car record

French firm Venturi may be most widely recognized for its expensive, oddball electric cars like the America SUV and Fetish sports car, but it’s also known in some... read more September 23, 2016 by

Tesla 8.0 software update

Here’s what’s new with Tesla's 8.0 software update

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday started beaming out its version 8.0 over-the-air software update to its customers’ Model S and Model X vehicles. As the company outlined... read more September 23, 2016 by

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive revealed

Smart was one of the first mainstream automakers to introduce an electric car when it launched its original ForTwo Electric Drive last decade. Now it’s become the first... read more September 23, 2016 by

Formula E car in New York City

Formula E to race in New York

It may have missed out on a Formula One race but New York City will get to host back-to-back rounds of the Formula E Championship. Organizers of the electric car racing... read more September 22, 2016 by

Nikola Motor Company electric UTV

Nikola Motor Company reveals wicked all-electric UTV

Nikola Motor Company is the Utah-based startup that promises to bring the world an extended-range electric semi truck. They say it will have 2,000 horsepower and a massive... read more September 20, 2016 by

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV priced from $37,495

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has stuck to its word of bringing the 200-plus-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV to market for about $37,500. On Tuesday GM confirmed the starting price... read more September 20, 2016 by

2016 Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloce (SV)

Lamborghini mulling electric car based on Porsche Mission E tech?

Could Lamborghini completely skip the hybrid concept and go straight to pure electric power? Autobild says the Italian firm is considering a supercar based on technology... read more September 19, 2016 by


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