Electric Cars

 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Mercedes could be blocked from using EQ name in China

Mercedes-Benz used the 2016 Paris auto show to launch a new sub-brand for electrified cars called EQ. Since then Mercedes has used the EQ Power+ name on its 2017 Formula One car and Mercedes-AMG GT concept to denote the cars’ respective hybrid powertrains, and eventually the automaker will... read more

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Aston Martin RapidE concept

Aston Martin Rapide to ditch V-12, go electric-only route in 2018

It was at the 2009 Frankfurt auto show that Aston Martin launched its current Rapide. The stylish super sedan has only been offered with a V-12 ever since, but from 2018 it... read more March 21, 2017 by


 
Pininfarina H600 concept, 2017 Geneva auto show

Hybrid Kinetic says Pininfarina-styled H600 electric sedan coming in 2020

Chinese electric car startup Hybrid Kinetic says the Pininfarina-designed H600 concept unveiled at this month’s 2017 Geneva auto show will spawn a production model by... read more March 21, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

Tesla slashes most affordable Model S variant from lineup

So long, Tesla Model S 60, we hardly knew ye. The Silicon Valley automaker has announced its most-affordable Model S variant will be discontinued after less than a year on... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Genovation displays Carbon Revolution carbon fiber wheel at 2016 Big Boys Toys show

Genovation to fit carbon fiber wheels to electric Corvette

Genovation will fit its upcoming electric sports car based on the Chevrolet Corvette with carbon fiber wheels sourced from Carbon Revolution, the company said on Monday... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
Teaser photo of Jaguar I-Pace electric car in camouflage undergoing road testing, March 2017

Jaguar reveals prototype for I-Pace electric SUV

Jaguar will introduce an electric SUV called the I-Pace in 2018. The vehicle was previewed in concept form at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show and early test mules using... read more March 20, 2017 by


 
2018 BMW i3 facelift spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2018 BMW i3 spy shots

Engineers from BMW are out testing an updated version of the i3. The electric hatch didn’t generate the impact BMW had hoped when the vehicle was launched in 2014. It... read more March 17, 2017 by


 
Rimac Concept_One

Rimac adds power, battery capacity to Concept_One electric supercar

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost six years since we first laid eyes on Rimac’s Concept_One. Since then the company has been signing OEM supply... read more March 16, 2017 by


 
Porsche Mission E concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Production Porsche Mission E confirmed as oft-rumored 'Pajun' sedan

Talk of Porsche adding a second sedan to its lineup has been making the rounds since 2011. We’re talking about the oft-rumored Pajun, whose nickname, a portmanteau of... read more March 16, 2017 by


 
Lucid Air

Tesla Model S-rivaling Lucid Air to start at just $60,000

There’s nothing like a bit of competition to help you get more for your dollar. Case in point is the battle that could be about to erupt between electric car firms... read more March 15, 2017 by


 
Lamborghini Aventador S, 2017 Geneva auto show

Lamborghini open to electric supercar, says CEO

Lamborghini CEO Stefano Domenicali is open to launching an electric supercar but says the technology isn’t ready for the Italian marque just yet. Speaking with Reuters... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
Audi e-tron quattro concept, 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show

Audi to follow e-tron SUV with compact electric car

The Volkswagen Group is committed to launching as many as 30 electric cars by the end of 2025, many of which will come from Audi. Last summer, Audi CEO Rupert Stadler... read more March 14, 2017 by


 
Volvo commits to electric car development

Volvo's electric car to have 250+ miles of range, cost $35-40K

Volvo has announced that it plans to offer an all electric vehicle by 2019, and at the Geneva auto show the CEO of Volvo Cars USA let slip some more details of its EV plans... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
Nio Eve concept, 2017 SXSW

Nio previews US-bound electric car due in 2020

Chinese electric car startup NextEV launched its Nio brand in the United States on Friday with the unveiling of the Eve concept car at SXSW in Austin, Texas. Nio only burst... read more March 13, 2017 by


 
Detroit Electric SP:01 assembly

Detroit Electric secures $1.8B investment from Chinese firm

It’s been four years since revived electric car brand Detroit Electric first announced plans for a Tesla Roadster-esque sports car. The company managed to get the car... read more March 10, 2017 by


 
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... read more March 8, 2017 by


 
 

 
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