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Genovation Extreme Electric car (GXE) based on the C6 Chevrolet Corvette

Electric Corvette sets new land speed record

Genovation, a startup based in Rockville, Maryland, has earned a new land speed record using a C6 Chevrolet Corvette converted to run on electric motors. The car is the same one that hit 186.8 mph at Florida’s Johnny Bohmer Proving Grounds on February 23, 2016. ALSO SEE: New Supra to feature... read more

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Tesla Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada

Tesla opens $5 billion Gigafactory

Less than two years after announcing plans to build its Gigafactory in Nevada, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday opened the doors and allowed media to take a look inside. A... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Morgan EV3 starts production with limited-edition run

Morgan EV3 whirs to life with initial limited-edition run

At the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, Morgan unveiled a glimpse into its future. It's the EV3, and it's an all-electric version of the company's beloved 3 Wheeler. A 62-horsepower... read more July 25, 2016 by


 
Audi e-tron Quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi to launch 3 electric cars by 2020, says CEO

The Volkswagen Group is committed to launching as many as 30 electric cars by the end of 2025. Many of these will be sold under the Audi brand, which will have its first... read more July 25, 2016 by


 
Geneva electric buses with 'flash charging' system

Geneva's 'flash charge' electric buses recharge in 15 seconds

Long charging times can be a drag for electric vehicles, whether they're private passenger cars or city buses. The Swiss city of Geneva wants to put more electric buses into... read more July 21, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Part 2 of Tesla Master Plan revealed, includes semi and pickup trucks

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday revealed an overarching strategy that lays out the electric car company’s plans for the coming decade. It is the... read more July 20, 2016 by


 
Enfield 8000 sets a new EV speed record

There's a new EV 1/4-mile speed record and the car is from the '70s

The Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S has no doubt proven that electric vehicles can be quick. Just wander over to YouTube and you can quickly find many videos showcasing... read more July 20, 2016 by


 
Formula E Championship logo

BMW to enter Formula E?

BMW may be the next major automaker to join the Formula E Championship. The electric car racing series already sees the likes of Audi, DS, Mahindra and Renault either... read more July 19, 2016 by


 
Lamborghini Aventador vs Tesla Model S P90D in 360 degree video

360-degree-view drag race pits Lamborghini Aventador against Tesla Model S

Everyone loves pitting all manner of supercar against the Tesla Model S P90D. Thanks to its twin-motor setup, all-wheel drive, and Ludicrous Mode, the Model S uses its nearly... read more July 18, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X

Tesla Model X now priced from $75,200 thanks to 60D option

It’s now easier than ever to get behind the wheel of a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model X thanks to the addition of a new 60D option. Tesla announced the... read more July 13, 2016 by


 
2011 Tesla Roadster 2.5

Tesla releases 340-mile range upgrade for Roadster

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] hasn't built its Roadster in almost half a decade, but the electric car builder hasn't entirely forgotten about the model. Now, it has released its... read more July 12, 2016 by


 
Scania hybrid truck concept designed for "electric highway"

Sweden opens world's first "electric road"

A 2-kilometer stretch of the E16 freeway near Gävle, Sweden, nicknamed the e-way might be the world's most advanced stretch of pavement. Electric current running through... read more July 9, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X

NHTSA probes Tesla Model X crash that allegedly happened in Autopilot mode

Within days of it emerging that a driver of a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S died on May 7 when his electric sedan in semi-autonomous Autopilot mode ran under a trailer... read more July 7, 2016 by


 
Pininfarina H2 Speed concept, 2016 Geneva Motor Show

Mahindra boss hints at upcoming Pininfarina electric supercar

Ever since India's Mahindra conglomerate bought Italian design house Pininfarina last winter, the rumor mill has been running especially wild. Now, Mahindra's CEO has... read more July 5, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 spotted at service center

Tesla Model 3 prototype nabbed at service center

A prototype version of Tesla's upcoming, entry-level Model 3 was spotted at one of the carmaker's service centers recently. While the prototype nabbed by an Imgur user... read more June 29, 2016 by


 
Electric racer Grimsel sprints to 62 mph in just 1.513 seconds

New electric car 0-100 kph record set: 1.513 seconds

In just 100 feet, an experimental electric vehicle engineered by students in Switzerland has accelerated to more than 60 mph. The little electric vehicle, which looks like an... read more June 23, 2016 by


 
 

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