Electric Cars

 
Artega Scalo Superelletra, 2017 Geneva auto show

Artega Scalo Superelletra is an electric supercar designed by Touring Superleggera

German sports car marque Artega in 2015 and announced plans to focus purely on electric performance, and since then the company has presented the Scalo sports car and Karo quad bike. Artega says those vehicles served as testbeds for its first production electric car, the Scalo Superelletra, which... read more

March 8, 2017 by
 
Teaser for Techrules GT96 debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Prototype for Techrules GT96 electric supercar surfaces

Chinese startup Techrules is bringing an extended-range electric supercar to next week’s 2017 Geneva auto show, and we’ve got photos of a prototype. The prototype... read more February 28, 2017 by


 
Genovation GXE sets new electric car top speed record of 209 mph

Electric Corvette reaches 209 mph, sets new standing mile speed record

Genovation Cars is intent on proving that electric cars can perform. Last year, the Rockville, Maryland, company set the standing mile record for a street-legal electric car... read more February 27, 2017 by


 
2017 Bentley Bentayga

Bentley might go EV route for second SUV

Bentley officials on a number of occasions have hinted at a second SUV from the brand, one smaller than the current Bentayga. But to differentiate the second SUV from the... read more February 27, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3

Tesla says Model 3 production starting July, more Gigafactories, Superchargers coming

Since the reveal of its Model 3 prototype a year ago, Tesla has been adamant deliveries will start no later than the end of 2017. By all accounts things appear to be on track... read more February 23, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained walks us through the Motor Trend 0-60 run with the Tesla Model S

No, the Tesla Model S P100D doesn't do 0-60 in 2.28 seconds

It's all about math and physics, folks. At least that's the soup that fills the head of Engineering Explained host Jason Fenske, which is why he's so easily able to explain... read more February 22, 2017 by


 
Margot Robbie and the Nissan BladeGlider in Monaco

Margot Robbie races BladeGlider around Monaco as Nissan's new EV ambassador

You may know Margot Robbie from such movies as "The Wolf of Wall Street," "Suicide Squad," "The Big Short," and "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot." You may recognize the Nissan... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Techrules GT96 debuting at 2017 Geneva auto show

Techrules supercar adopts McLaren F1-style central driving position

A Chinese company by the name of Techrules will use the 2017 Geneva auto show to introduce an extended-range electric supercar with a three-seat layout and central driving... read more February 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV added to Maven car- and ride-sharing fleet in Los Angeles, California

Chevy Bolt EV added to Maven’s LA car- and ride-sharing fleet

Users of General Motors’ new car- and ride-sharing service Maven in the Los Angeles area are now able to access the automaker’s Chevrolet Bolt EV. More than 100... read more February 17, 2017 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

Smart to become electric car brand in US, Canada

Smart is about to become an electric car brand, at least as far as the United States and Canada are concerned. The head of the Smart and Mercedes-Benz brands in the U.S... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric

2017 Hyundai Ioniq Electric has 124-mile range, $30,335 starting price

Hyundai is joining the ranks of automakers with an electric car on offer thanks to its 2017 Ioniq Electric. The compact hatch is Hyundai’s rival to the Toyota Prius and... read more February 15, 2017 by


 
Engineering Explained talks about how the Tesla Model S can do the 0-60 run in 2.28 seconds

How the Tesla Model S hits 60 mph in 2.28 seconds

The 0-60 mph times for the Tesla Model S keep getting lower and lower. The new P100D package really helps put all of the horsepower to the ground efficiently, and makes the... read more February 13, 2017 by


 
2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 Nissan Leaf spy shots

A prototype for the next-generation Nissan Leaf has just been spotted. The redesigned electric compact hatch is expected to debut later this year, as a 2018 model. The... read more February 11, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air spotted driving through San Francisco

Spotted: Lucid Air whirring through San Francisco streets

What would you do with a 1,000-horsepower pre-production electric sedan if you were given the keys? Well the folks at Lucid Motors took their Air for a spin... at slow San... read more February 7, 2017 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC test mule spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC spy shots

The first test mules for Mercedes-Benz’s electric SUV based on the Generation EQ concept from the 2016 Paris auto show have been spotted. The test mule is using the... read more February 2, 2017 by


 
Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

Saab 9-3 production to live on… in China

Production of the Saab 9-3 sedan will restart for the second time, only this time around the cars will be sold under the NEVS brand, feature electric powertrains and be... read more January 31, 2017 by


 
 

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