Electric Cars

 
Reservation for EQ electric SUV on Mercedes-Benz’s Norwegian website

You can already reserve Mercedes’ EQC electric SUV in Norway

The first product from Mercedes-Benz’s new EQ sub-brand for electrified cars will be a small electric SUV labeled the EQC. The vehicle was previewed by the Generation EQ concept unveiled at the 2016 Paris Motor Show, and it has already been spotted in test mule form. It’s confirmed to... read more

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Genesis G70

Genesis cars won't get N treatment

Contrary to previous claims, Hyundai’s new N performance division won’t be tuning models from Genesis anytime soon. That’s the word of Genesis boss Manfred... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
2017 Fuso eCanter

Daimler beats Tesla to electric truck production with Fuso eCanter

Tesla may have pushed back the reveal of its electric semi-trailer truck to October, but German auto giant Daimler is moving full-speed ahead with its own electric truck... read more September 17, 2017 by


 
GKN Twinster eAxle

GKN Drivelines introduces off-the-shelf torque-vectoring eAxle

Last week we saw Bosch reveal its "e-axle" off-the-shelf" electric powertain solution for automakers who don't have the means or inclination to develop their own. Now another... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept electric car

Production Porsche Mission E to be priced like Panamera

Now that Porsche has ushered the 2019 Cayenne out into the world, it will be dedicating most of its resources to its next major launch: the production version of the Mission... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Samsung multifunctional battery technology

Samsung SDI's latest electric-car battery cells: energy capacity up 50 percent

Companies that fabricate lithium-ion battery cells rarely stage elaborate displays at global auto shows. Korean maker Samsung, though, feels its latest advance in... read more September 15, 2017 by


 
Magna Powertrain three-motor Model S setup

Magna Powertrain adds extra motor to Tesla Model S for better handling

What happens when a third electric motor is added to a Tesla Model S? Not additional power, but increased handling prowess. That's according to Roadshow, which recently had a... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-AMG Project One concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Mercedes boss says Formula E tech could fuel Project One successor

The 1,000 horsepower-plus Mercedes-AMG Project One is merely days old, and like each year's iPhone we're already talking about the next greatest thing. Specifically, a... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

2018 BMW i3 preview

The i3 wasn’t the home run BMW had hoped when it launched the vehicle for 2014. As Tesla has shown with its Model S, electric car buyers in the premium segment... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Bentley EXP 12 Speed 6e concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Bentley ditches sub-Bentayga SUV in favor of electric sports car

From the sound of it, the Bentley Bentayga will soldier on as the luxury brand's sole SUV for the foreseeable future. Brand boss Wolfgang Dürheimer made this clear when... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz concept, 2017 Detroit auto show

Volkswagen readying flagship electric sedan concept for 2018 Geneva Motor Show

The Volkswagen Phaeton never quite reached the potential VW likely felt it had, but the German automaker is preparing a flagship sedan comeback—and it's going to be... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
2017 Audi R8 e-tron

More details on Audi Sport’s electric car plans

Only in August, Audi Sport boss Stephan Winkelmann let slip that the Audi go-fast division was working on an electric car. He didn’t reveal much, saying only that the... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Aspark Owl concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Japanese electric supercar you've never heard of promises 0-60 in under 2 seconds

Once a week it seems another new electric car company announces plans to introduce its own interpretation of a zero-emission future. Some of them even promise incredible... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Renault Symbioz concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Renault Symbioz concept shows how home and car become one

Renault has used the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal what it believes transportation in the year 2030 might look like. Spoiler alert: the car isn't just a means of... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Borgward Isabella concept, 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show

Borgward Isabella concept brings a storied name back from the past

Borgward emerged in the early to mid-1900s as an underdog German automaker that would, after some great successes, fold in the early 1960s. However, the storied brand was... read more September 13, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger for city centers

Tesla taking Supercharger network to city centers, starting with Chicago and Boston

Tesla has largely focused its Supercharger charging station network on highways and popular roads, but the Silicon Valley automaker will soon change that. Tesla announced it... read more September 12, 2017 by


 
 

 
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