Electric Cars

 
A Lamborghini Aventador SV lost to a Tesla Model X in the quarter mile

Lamborghini Aventador SV drag races Tesla Model X and Model S, loses to one

This is gasoline versus electricity. This is V-12 wail versus motor hum. This is a Lamborghini Aventador SV facing down a pair of Teslas on a quarter-mile dragstrip. First up is a Model X and then comes a Model S. It's a battle of about $150,000 versus well over $500,000. Unfortunately the owner of... read more

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Volkswagen Andretti Autosport Rallycross Beetle

Michael Andretti says Global Rallycross is perfect for EVs

The Red Bull Global Rallycross racing series kicked off in 2011. The series involves short sprint races of just a few laps in an all-out blitz for supremacy. The last few... read more August 22, 2017 by


 
Fisker EMotion

Fisker's 400-mile EMotion electric car coming to CES

Henrik Fisker's second go at independently producing its own car is set to kick off with the EMotion electric car at the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show. Fisker himself, the... read more August 22, 2017 by


 
Danish TC-X electric drag car

Full-bodied electric car dispatches the 1/8 mile in 4.89 seconds

It's not a world-record holder yet, but this full-bodied electric car built in Denmark is pretty darn close to becoming one. Recently. the 2,200-horsepower electric drag car... read more August 21, 2017 by


 
McLaren P1

Report: McLaren working on all-electric supercar

An inside source says that McLaren is embracing electric powertrains by developing an all-electric supercar that will arrive after the marque's F1 successor, the codenamed... read more August 20, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz at Pebble

New VW bus is coming; cargo van, hatchback also due by 2022

Volkswagen has been hinting at a return of its Microbus for years. VW first teased it in 2001. It then appeared as a concept car called the Bulli at the 2011 Geneva motor... read more August 19, 2017 by


 
Continental aluminum wheel and brake concept

Continental reveals aluminum wheel and brake concept for electric cars

Continental has showcased a prototype for a way to boost the braking efficiency of electric cars. Dubbed the "New Wheel Concept," Continental engineered the system to help... read more August 16, 2017 by


 
2013 Porsche Cayenne Diesel, 2012 New York Auto Show

German Chancellor Merkel says non-electrified cars will be phased out, but won’t say when

Governments, particularly in Europe, are under pressure to curb emissions. In July, both France and the United Kingdom agreed to ban the sale of cars powered solely by... read more August 15, 2017 by


 
2018 Tesla Model 3

Tesla Model 3's battery-pack size revealed in EPA documents

The Tesla Model 3 has officially begun rolling off the assembly line, but the car will see a staggered launch. Specifically, the Model 3 in production today is what has been... read more August 11, 2017 by


 
Chevrolet Bolt EV self-driving prototype

GM is testing a ride-sharing app for self-driving electric cars

General Motors envisions a future in which self-driving cars aren't simply owned personally; they also pick up and drop off individuals. Along with its Cruise Automation... read more August 10, 2017 by


 
Tesla Owners Italia Model S 100D sets range record

Italians drive Tesla Model S 669 miles to set record

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said it could be done, and now it has been. After once stating that the Model S was capable of traveling over 1,000 kilometers on a single charge (roughly... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
Artist’s impression of Faraday Future’s proposed plant in Hanford, California

Faraday Future leases Californian plant after receiving $14M rescue loan

After stopping work on its planned $1 billion plant in Nevada in July, electric car startup Faraday Future has managed to secure access to an existing plant that will allow... read more August 8, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz 2.0-liter four-cylinder diesel engine (OM 654)

German firms likely to stop ICE development in as little as 6 years, says major supplier

Continual improvements in alternative technologies coupled with environmental mandates that spur their growth may lead to automakers starting to abandon internal combustion... read more August 7, 2017 by


 
Flat lithium-ion battery back for next-generation Mercedes-Benz electric cars

German firm plans Tesla Gigafactory-rivaling battery plant

The race to capitalize on the growing need for electric car batteries is well and truly underway. Although Tesla has an early start with its massive 35-gigawatt-hour... read more August 6, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla reverts to using Model 3 platform for Model Y electric SUV

Tesla CEO Elon Musk surprised many in May when he said the upcoming Model Y small SUV would be based on a next-generation platform, and not the Model 3’s “Gen... read more August 3, 2017 by


 
ebee streelight charging station

As EV popularity increases, oil firms look to install chargers at gas stations

Oil giant BP could be one of the first major gas station providers to court electric car owners. The British multinational, which recorded revenues of $183 billion in 2016... read more August 2, 2017 by


 
 

 
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