Electric Cars

 
2016/2017 Formula E Team ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport race car

Audi to race in Formula E from 2017

The Formula E electric car racing series is starting to gain traction among the major automakers. Audi on Friday confirmed it will have a factory team ready to race in season four of Formula E starting in late 2017, joining other automakers DS, Faraday Future, Jaguar, Mahindra, NextEV, Renault and... read more

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Techrules AT96 TREV prototype

Italdesign founder to help shape China’s Techrules supercar

At March’s 2016 Geneva auto show, a Chinese firm by the name of Techrules rolled out a supercar concept driven by an extended-range electric powertrain where the... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
Citroën Cxperience concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Citroën hints at next C5 with Cxperience sedan concept

Citroën, part of French auto giant PSA Group, has revealed a radical sedan concept it plans to formerly unveil in late September at the 2016 Paris auto show. The concept... read more August 29, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Price for Tesla's Autopilot jumps $500 without hardware change

Buried somewhere between longer range and furious acceleration (and resulting "meh" by the collective automotive journalism brain trust), Tesla on Tuesday nudged up the price... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D

Industry take on Tesla P100D ranges from tepid to terrible

Tesla announced Tuesday that its increased battery capacity for its Model S and Model X meant the car could go farther, faster than ever before. The response from several... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla unveils Model S P100D, proclaims it the fastest accelerating car you can buy

What's more than ludicrous speed? Apparently, it's the new Tesla Model S P100D, announced today by company CEO Elon Musk. Capable of sprinting from a complete stop to 60 mph... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
Iconiq Seven concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week

W Motors and Iconiq unveil Seven electric van in Monterey

Monterey Car Week is known for its luxury and performance cars but this year’s event, currently underway, has seen the debut of an electric minivan concept from Chinese... read more August 19, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S, Rimac Concept_One and Ferrari LaFerrari drag race

Rimac Concept_One destroys Ferrari LaFerrari, Tesla Model S in acceleration test

We all know electric cars are quick off the line but it seems even the quickest internal combustion cars don’t hold a candle to the new generation of battery-powered... read more August 17, 2016 by


 
2015 Ford Focus Electric

Ford to launch Model E family of electrified cars?

In 2014 Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk revealed that Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] was blocking his company from using the Model E name for its small sedan, which as a... read more August 16, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla P100D option for Model S, Model X show up in Dutch database

Type approval for the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X in Europe reveal that the next step up in performance for the popular electric sedan and SUV will be in the... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
LeEco LeSee concept, 2016 Beijing Auto Show

Chinese tech giant LeEco confirms car plant

After wowing audiences in April with the unveiling of its LeSee concept car at the 2016 Beijing auto show, Chinese tech giant LeEco appears to be moving ahead with plans to... read more August 12, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

Report: Mercedes preps EQ nomenclature for new electric sub-brand

It seems that Mercedes-Benz is inching closer to revealing it's forthcoming all-electric sub-brand. These electric sub-brands are all the rage right now with automakers, and... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Karma Revero

Karma Revero: First look at reborn extended-range electric sedan

The long road to getting the Fisker Karma back in production is approaching its end. It was in early 2014 that China’s Wanxiang bought the remains of Fisker, including... read more August 11, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

A YouTube channel with the name of Tesla Racing Channel has posted a video showing a Model S breaking into the 10-second range at a quarter-mile drag strip. The car is a... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
Fisker Atlantic Design Prototype  -  2012 New York Auto Show

Karma to build cars in China, including Atlantic small sedan

It was only yesterday that we reported on the plans of Karma, an automaker owned by Chinese auto parts giant Wanxiang and born out of the remains of bankrupt Fisker... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
2019 Audi A7 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Is Audi testing an electric A7?

Earlier today we brought you spy shots of a prototype for the next-generation Audi A7. On closer inspection, there appear to be signs that suggest the prototype might be for... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
 

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