Electric Cars

Maserati Alfieri concept

Maserati’s Alfieri sports car could offer electric option, but don't get your hopes up

Most of the major luxury makes are racing to launch new electric cars to rival the offerings of Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] as well as place themselves in readiness for increasingly stricter emissions regulations coming down the line. BMW has its i sub-brand and Mercedes-Benz has confirmed plans to... read more

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Volkswagen Budd-e Concept

VW commits to 30 electric cars by 2025 in new strategy

While the Volkswagen Group continues negotiations towards finalizing a settlement of its emissions cheating scandal with regulators in the United States, the embattled... read more June 16, 2016 by

Tesla gallery at Nordstrom

Tesla to sell its electric cars at Nordstrom

Instead of traditional franchised dealerships, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] sells its electric cars directly to customers through a chain of company-owned retail stores. These... read more June 15, 2016 by

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

Mercedes: Next-gen batteries to double density, halve costs

The biggest hindrance to electric cars has been their limited range and poor battery durability. However, thanks to companies like Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] electric cars are... read more June 15, 2016 by

Mercedes-Benz wireless inductive charging system

Mercedes confirms wireless charging for S550e plug-in hybrid

Anyone that’s owned a plug-in car of some sort will know the pain of coming home late, fiddling around with a cable and actually plugging the car in for charging. The... read more June 14, 2016 by


LAPD picks BMW i3 over Tesla Model S: Here's why

The Los Angeles Police Department will buy 100 BMW i3 electric cars for non-emergency use. The LAPD announced plans for this order last year, when it took delivery of an i3... read more June 13, 2016 by

Mercedes-Benz modular platform for electric cars

First look at Mercedes' modular platform for electric cars

Mercedes-Benz has crafted a dedicated platform for its next-generation electric cars. Revealed this week during a tech briefing at the automaker’s headquarters in... read more June 13, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model S

Musk: 37 of 40 Tesla Model S suspension complaints were fraudulent

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently examined the suspension of the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S after receiving a number of complaints about parts... read more June 12, 2016 by

Tesla Motors production line for Tesla Model S, Fremont, California

NHTSA probes Tesla Model S suspension

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is examining suspension components on Tesla Motors’ [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S sedan after receiving dozens of complaints of... read more June 10, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla Model S price dropped to $67,200 for new 60-kwh option

You can now buy a Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S from as low as $67,200 thanks to a new entry-level model with a 60-kilowatt-hour rating. The car comes with rear-wheel... read more June 9, 2016 by

Pair of Acura NSX supercars to take on 2016 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb

All-electric Acura NSX to tackle 2016 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

Be sure to follow this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb as there will be a very special car racing to the clouds. Acura has confirmed an NSX-based prototype... read more June 9, 2016 by

Faraday Future FFZERO1 Concept, unveiled at 2016 Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas

Faraday Future hires ex-Ferrari exec, plans to test cars in Michigan

Mysterious Chinese-backed electric car startup Faraday Future has hired an experienced executive away from Ferrari [NYSE:RACE], one of the best signs yet the company is... read more June 8, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model X P90D after crash while owner was parking  [photo: owner 'Puzant']

Model X accelerating out of parking spot was driver error, says Tesla

A Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model X owner while recently parking his electric SUV ending up crashing into a nearby building. The owner, who goes by the name... read more June 8, 2016 by

2016 Tesla Model X

Musk: Software fix coming for Model X doors

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk says a software update to be released by the automaker soon will fix a host of problems related to the "falcon wing" doors that are a... read more June 4, 2016 by

2017 Genesis G80 Sport (Korean spec)

Genesis to have electric cars, own performance brand

The head of Genesis, Manfred Fitzgerald, has confirmed that the new Hyundai luxury brand will offer electric cars. “We will definitely go as Genesis brand down the road... read more June 3, 2016 by

BMW Vision Next 100 concept

BMW i’s focus changes to autonomous cars

With electric cars becoming mainstream, the BMW i sub-brand originally established for the zero-emission cars has changed its focus to autonomous driving technology... read more June 3, 2016 by


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