Electric Cars

 
Alleged patent drawing for BMW i5 - Image via Autoguide

Is this BMW's oft-rumored i5?

Alleged patent drawings of a BMW model rumored to be called an i5 have surfaced. The drawings were discovered by Autoguide and are claimed to have been filed by BMW with a patent office in Japan in April of this year. It’s been rumored since 2012 that BMW would eventually plug the gap between... read more

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Teaser sketch for NextEV supercar

NextEV teases 1,000-horsepower electric supercar

There’s a handful of automotive startups out to challenge Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] as well as the more established makes, with new electric cars. Many of these are... read more September 28, 2016 by


 
2016 Electric GT Championship Tesla Model S race car

Tesla Model S-based Electric GT racing series launched in Ibiza

In March we brought you news about an electric car racing series being developed for production-based cars, namely the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S. At a ceremony held at Ibiza... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Mercedes-Benz electric car concept debuting at 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes teases electric car concept debuting in Paris

Mercedes-Benz has been offering electric cars for several years but these have all been niche products limited to a handful of markets. The list includes the Electric Drive... read more September 27, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S P100D on the drag strip

Tesla Model S P100D does 0-60 in 2.5 s, quarter-mile in the 10s

The 100-kilowatt-hour electric car has arrived in the form of the Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S P100D, and boy is it quick. The folks from DragTimes got access to one of the... read more September 25, 2016 by


 
Venturi Buckeye Bullet 3

Venturi and Ohio State University set 341.4 mph electric car record

French firm Venturi may be most widely recognized for its expensive, oddball electric cars like the America SUV and Fetish sports car, but it’s also known in some... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Tesla 8.0 software update

Here’s what’s new with Tesla's 8.0 software update

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Wednesday started beaming out its version 8.0 over-the-air software update to its customers’ Model S and Model X vehicles. As the company outlined... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive

2017 Smart ForTwo Electric Drive revealed

Smart was one of the first mainstream automakers to introduce an electric car when it launched its original ForTwo Electric Drive last decade. Now it’s become the first... read more September 23, 2016 by


 
Formula E car in New York City

Formula E to race in New York

It may have missed out on a Formula One race but New York City will get to host back-to-back rounds of the Formula E Championship. Organizers of the electric car racing... read more September 22, 2016 by


 
Nikola Motor Company electric UTV

Nikola Motor Company reveals wicked all-electric UTV

Nikola Motor Company is the Utah-based startup that promises to bring the world an extended-range electric semi truck. They say it will have 2,000 horsepower and a massive... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV priced from $37,495

General Motors Company [NYSE:GM] has stuck to its word of bringing the 200-plus-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV to market for about $37,500. On Tuesday GM confirmed the starting price... read more September 20, 2016 by


 
2016 Lamborghini Aventador SuperVeloce (SV)

Lamborghini mulling electric car based on Porsche Mission E tech?

Could Lamborghini completely skip the hybrid concept and go straight to pure electric power? Autobild says the Italian firm is considering a supercar based on technology... read more September 19, 2016 by


 
2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class All Terrain spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

Mercedes-Benz E-Class All-Terrain confirmed for 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes-Benz is going after the premium soft-roader segment dominated by Audi’s Allroad offerings and Volvo’s expanding Cross Country range. Mercedes has... read more September 15, 2016 by


 
Teaser for Zava Prometheus

Italian firm promises 1,341-horsepower electric car

An Italian firm by the name of Zava claims to be developing an electric car capable of accelerating from 0-62 mph in 2.0 seconds. Such pace would make Zava’s car... read more September 14, 2016 by


 
2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV promises 238-mile range

Chevrolet on Tuesday confirmed its 2017 Bolt EV electric hatchback will be coming with an EPA-estimated range of 238 miles. That beats Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] 215-mi... read more September 13, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot

Tesla's 8.0 software update addresses Autopilot shortcomings

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Sunday provided the first details on a software update that addresses some of the shortcomings of its semi-autonomous driving aid known as Autopilot. The... read more September 11, 2016 by


 
 

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