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Fisker EMotion

Fisker teases Model S-rivaling sedan with butterfly doors

Henrik Fisker in October announced he was starting a new car company under the Fisker name. His former effort, Fisker Automotive, went bankrupt in 2013, its assets later sold to China’s Wanxiang which used them to start the new company Karma. The new Fisker is based in California and is... read more

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Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE)

Genovation’s electric Corvette priced from $750k

Genovation, an engineering skunkworks based in Rockville, Maryland, is working on an electric Chevrolet Corvette called the Genovation Extreme Electric (GXE). The company... read more October 19, 2016 by


 
Patent drawing for Volkswagen electric car concept - Image via Autoblog

More VW concept patents surface, hint at future EV family

New patent drawings depicting futuristic concept cars have turned up in the European Union Intellectual Property Office’s database. The drawings, found by Autoblog and... read more October 18, 2016 by


 
Audi of America president Scot Keogh with Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Los Angeles auto show

Audi electric SUV to be called the 'e-tron'

Audi’s electric SUV due in 2018 will simply be known as the “e-tron,” CEO Rupert Stadler has confirmed. His comments signal the end of rumors the vehicle... read more October 17, 2016 by


 
NextEV supercar - Image via Autohome

First look at NextEV’s 1,000-horsepower electric supercar

It was in September that Chinese electric car startup NextEV released a teaser shot for a supercar the company is currently working on. The first photo and some new details... read more October 13, 2016 by


 
Audi R8 e-tron

Audi cancels R8 e-tron, again

Audi’s R8 e-tron launched at the 2015 Geneva auto show has been canceled. It’s not clear how many have actually been delivered but an Audi spokesman confirmed to... read more October 13, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model X

Tesla drops entry-level Model X 60D after 3 months

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] in mid-July announced the entry-level 60D option for the Model X. Its arrival helped bring the price of entry for the electric SUV down to $75,200. Just... read more October 11, 2016 by


 
Engineering Explained explores the development side of Formula E

How powertrain competition could help push Formula E forward

Formula E is... not the most thrilling racing out there at the moment. The quality of the teams and the drivers are high, yet there's something to be said about the lack of... read more October 10, 2016 by


 
Maserati GranTurismo Convertible Centennial edition

Maserati electric car not until 2020, says engineering boss

The major luxury automakers are working on electric cars that come close to matching their internal combustion counterparts for range. The first of these should start... read more October 10, 2016 by


 
2016/2017 Formula E Hong Kong ePrix

Lackluster start for Jaguar in Formula E

Saturday’s opening race of the 2016/2017 Formula E Championship held in Hong Kong wasn’t the miracle start we’re sure Jaguar would have hoped for. The... read more October 10, 2016 by


 
Porsche 918 Spyder versus Rimac Concept_One at the drag strip

Rimac Concept_One takes on Porsche 918 Spyder at the drag strip

We’ve already seen it destroy Ferrari’s [NYSE:RACE] LaFerrari over the quarter mile. Now the Concept_One from Croatian firm Rimac is taking on the Porsche 918... read more October 10, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Faraday Future's first model

Faraday Future and LG claim world’s highest energy density automotive batteries

California-based, Chinese-backed electric car startup Faraday Future has formed a partnership with LG Chem for the supply of lithium-ion batteries to power its cars. LG Chem... read more October 7, 2016 by


 
2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG Electric Drive

AMG to launch more electric cars, but first hybrids

Mercedes-AMG was one of the first with a high-performance electric car when it introduced the SLS AMG Electric Drive at the 2012 Paris auto show. Although it wasn’t a... read more October 6, 2016 by


 
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... read more October 6, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S Electric GT Championship race car

Leilani Münter named first American driver in Electric GT series

Leilani Münter has tried her hand at a number of racing series, and now she's found a new one that fits perfectly with her views on life. Münter has been named the... read more October 5, 2016 by


 
Fisker Inc.

Henrik Fisker revives Fisker brand for electric car startup

Fisker is dead. Long live Fisker. Danish designer Henrik Fisker’s previous car company Fisker Automotive may have flopped, but that hasn’t stopped the serial... read more October 4, 2016 by


 
 

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