Electric Cars

 
Detroit Electric headquarters in Leamington Spa, United Kingdom

Flush with cash, Detroit Electric to announce full vehicle lineup in September

Flush with cash from a major Chinese investor, Detroit Electric is on the verge of announcing a full lineup of electric cars the company plans to launch in the coming years. The historic American brand was revived in 2008 by a former Lotus engineer together with Chinese interests, and has since... read more

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Honda Urban EV concept teased ahead of Frankfurt auto show

Honda Urban EV concept teased ahead of Frankfurt auto show

Honda will use next month’s 2017 Frankfurt auto show to present a concept previewing a new electric car in the works. The concept is called the Urban EV, and right now... read more August 29, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Aston Martin RapidE debuting in 2019

Aston Martin wants in-house electric powertrain production

Aston Martin CEO Andy Palmer revealed this week he plans to offer a hybrid option on every model in the line-up by the middle of the next decade. And some models will offer a... read more August 29, 2017 by


 
2019 Audi e-tron spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2019 Audi e-tron spy shots and video

Audi is bringing an electric SUV to market in the form of the e-tron, and it's due next year, most likely as a 2019 model. First introduced as a concept at the 2015 Frankfurt... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
Volkswagen ID Buzz Concept

What it's like to drive a concept car

When an automaker says its concept vehicle is powered by unicorn farts, emits only cotton candy, and can accelerate from 0-60 mph in two shakes of a lamb's tail, don't... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla semi truck debuting in September

Report: Tesla semi truck to have 200-300 miles of range

Tesla in September will reveal the design of an electric semi-trailer truck currently in the works. Plans for the truck were first detailed a year ago in part two of... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
Audi e-tron Sportback concept, 2017 Shanghai auto show

Audi electric cars will come with solar roofs

Audi has inked a deal with solar panel expert Alta Devices to fit the energy-generating panels to the roofs of its future cars. Alta Devices, based in California, is renowned... read more August 25, 2017 by


 
NEVS 9-3 concept, 2017 CES Asia

NEVS partners with Chinese ride-sharing giant Didi Huaxing, Beijing tech firm

Chinese-backed, Swedish-based NEVS has forged two new alliances as it prepares to start production of electric cars based on former Saab platforms. NEVS’s goal is to... read more August 24, 2017 by


 
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... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
2018 Ford Fusion Energi

Ford exploring potential joint venture with Chinese company to build electric cars

China is the world's number one automotive market, and adding fuel to booming auto sales is the fact that electric cars are expected to grow exponentially. With this in mind... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
Ariel Hipercar

Electric Ariel Hipercar arriving in 2019 with 1,196 horsepower

If electric cars are the future, we're not all that sad if Ariel offers a glimpse of what can be achieved sans an internal-combustion engine. The small UK-based automaker has... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
97-year-old rides in Tesla Model S

What does a 97-year old think of a Tesla Model S?

It would take thousands of words to describe what has changed in the automotive industry over the past 97 years, but this video may do some of the work for us. YouTuber Zev... read more August 23, 2017 by


 
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


 
 

 
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