Electric Cars

 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla teases Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday revealed new details about the company’s planned Model Y electric SUV due in 2019, including this teaser shot. The Model Y will be a small SUV similar in size to the Model 3 due in July. It will also feature falcon wing doors like the larger Model X and target... read more

June 7, 2017 by
 
Faraday Future FF 91 during testing for 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

Faraday Future highlights FF 91’s dynamic qualities, confirms 2017 Pikes Peak entry

Faraday Future may be desperate for cash these days but this isn’t stopping the company from pressing ahead with plans for production of the FF 91 electric car. In a... read more June 6, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

AAA hikes Tesla insurance rates due to higher than average number of claims

Tesla owners carrying policies through AAA aren't going to like this news: rates are going up. AAA determined the Tesla Model S and Model X are both affected by abnormally... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota offloaded Tesla shares in 2016

Toyota on Saturday revealed that it sold its remaining shares in Tesla at the end of 2016. The Japanese automaker previously sold some of the shares in 2014. Toyota’s... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
Dubuc Tomahawk

800-hp Tomahawk electric supercar may enter production in 2018

Canada is home to production of some devilishly fast cars—notably the 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and Ford GT—but a homegrown supercar may see the light of... read more June 1, 2017 by


 
Faraday Future FF 91

Report: Faraday Future looks to raise $1 billion as Chinese backer stumbles

Electric car startup Faraday Future could be on the ropes. In November, Jia Yueting, the CEO and founder of tech giant LeEco, Faraday Future’s Chinese backer, announced... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Generation EQ concept, 2016 Paris auto show

Report: Mercedes planning electric hatch concept for 2017 Frankfurt auto show

Mercedes is committed to adding as many as 10 electric cars to its lineup by 2022, including SUVs, sedans, hatchbacks and even commercial vehicles. We were given a taste of... read more May 26, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3 leaked data suggests 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds

More details on the Tesla Model 3 have emerged ahead of the car’s July debut. Slides comparing the Model 3 with the Model S recently surfaced on a Tesla enthusiast site... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
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BMW i5 supposedly dead

BMW as recently as 2016 has stated it’s considering a family-oriented model for its i division, positioned between the current i3 and i8. However, the latest info from... read more May 24, 2017 by


 
Production-ready Jaguar I-Pace spotted in Monaco

2019 Jaguar I-Pace spotted during photo shoot

Jaguar’s I-Pace electric SUV has just been spotted completely undisguised. Posted by Agenda de l'automobile (via Jalopnik) on its Facebook page is this video showing... read more May 23, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Newburgh, New York, up and running - June 2015

Tesla reinstates free Supercharging for existing owners

Good guy Tesla has had a change of heart. Following news the company would begin charging for Supercharger station use, Elektrek reports Tesla will extend free charging to... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
Nissan IDS concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Next Nissan electric car likely to be SUV

Nissan will unveil a redesigned Leaf later this year, but the compact hatch is just one of multiple electric cars the automaker is planning. The next is likely to be a... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
Dynamic wireless electric car charging testing using a Renault Kangoo Z.E.

Renault demonstrates wireless electric car charging at 62 mph

Renault on Thursday took part in a demonstration of new charging technology that could prove a major boon to electric cars. The technology, being developed by Qualcomm with... read more May 19, 2017 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Home Battery Storage Unit

Mercedes-Benz partners with Vivint Solar for home energy storage in US

Tesla may have been the first to try its hand at home energy storage in the United States, but Mercedes-Benz is on deck. The German luxury brand announced a new partnership... read more May 18, 2017 by


 
Mini E

Fifth and final brand pillar at Mini will be upcoming EV

Peter Schwarzenbauer, the boss of Mini, in 2015 started talking about a refocus of the brand around five core models or pillars. Since he made those comments, we’ve... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
Video of Nio EP9 on the Nürburgring

Watch the Nio EP9’s record-setting 6:45.9 Nürburgring lap

On May 12, a team from Chinese electric car startup Nio took the company’s EP9 to make another attempt at the Nürburgring. The 1,342-horsepower electric supercar... read more May 17, 2017 by


 
 

 
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